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Frances is housed in the previous visa section of the former US Embassy in Oslo, facing Henrik Ibsens gate and the Palace Garden and is a place that transforms during the day. Named after Frances Elisabeth Willis, the US ambassador to Norway from 1957 to 1961.

We are first andforemost a bar, so you can drop by anytime for drinks and bar snacks – no reservation needed, but please do if you feel for it...


We have a wine list with more than 2000 wines from regions and producers throughout the world and our comprehensive list by the glass changes every week.


If you would like to dive into the world of wines, Frances is the perfect place. Contact us for a deep dive in our wine cellar or en informal wine tasting with friends in the bar.

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Head Chef Tzahi Anidjar creates dishes with flavours from the Middle East and Mediterranean. We have a rich bar menu and weekly 5-6 course meny, as well as lunch. All dishes can be shared with good friends.

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Frances is an excellent spot for a quick mid-morning espresso or a slow mid-afternoon pour over and cinnamon bun. You’ll likely find a group of regulars sitting around the bar and catching up with the owners, and the staff will gladly engage in conversation about the coffee.