Delve deeper into the world of cheese at Frogner Special, where the experience extends beyond the counter. Established in 1926, this iconic cheese shop in Oslo’s Frogner district, owned by the passionate cheese expert Jan Arne Moen, offers a diverse selection of fine cheeses from all around the world. For those eager to expand their cheese knowledge, Frogner Special also offers cheese courses.
As you enter Frogner Special, you’re not just stepping into a cheese shop; you’re embarking on a journey guided by Jan Arne’s extensive knowledge of cheese production and the diverse world of cheese makers. The cheese counter consists of a diverse selection, from classics like Parmesan, Gruyère, and Roquefort to award-winning Norwegian gems sourced from local producers nationwide.
Frogner Special has more to offer than only cheese; it’s a culinary treasure trove. The shelves showcase other delicious items such as compotes, fruit ciders, fig marmalade, and heather honey from Østerdalen. It is definitely a shop to visit if you would like to explore different types of balsamic vinegar and olive oil to enhance your culinary experience. It is also a place to indulge your sweet tooth with offerings from Marzipan Compagniet and Danish Summerbird, including chocolate, macaroons, cakes, pies, desserts, and dinner dishes crafted in the shop’s back room.