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    Vollen Bakeri: A genuine local, top quality bakery

    by Saagar Updated Nov 15, 2004

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    Vollen bakeri

    This is a wonderful local bakery that produces their own stuff , not some kind of factory outlet. They are linked to Kafe Oscar (see my tip).
    They produce a wide selection of fairly traditional cakes and breads, and do things by order, too.
    They are consistently using ecologically certified raw materials.

    Favorite Dish: Youghurt bread and the "Vollen Bread".
    And terrifyingly, a lot of different cakes....

    For Christmas I will order their "kransekake", a towering dry almondpaste cake (not marzipan) that is absolutely delicious.... They apparently have success with making these to order.
    Open: Mon-Sat 9-17, Sun 10-17 during regular working hours.

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    Big Horn Steak House: For carnivores....

    by Saagar Written Nov 20, 2004

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    Big Horn Steak House is a chain restaurant that just opened a branch in Asker, too.
    The specialty is beef steaks, but they do have lots of variations of that theme, as well as some game meat and good salads.
    You write your own order where you indicate how you want your steak done. Quite an informal place, and the prices aren't over the top. Slightly western decor inside.

    Opening hours: Mon-Wed 16-22, Thu-Sat 16-23, Sun 15-22

    Favorite Dish: Mexican beef steak - grilled

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    Pose og Sekk or Vollen Grillservice: Your own BBQ party

    by Saagar Written Aug 14, 2006

    Asker is a summer consicentous community and a local friend told me when I needed a part-size grill/BBQ that surely there must be someone renting out such ones?
    So, through local research I came across the Vollen Grillservice also called Pose og Sekk, run by Christian Reffheng in Heggedal.
    Cost of a medium sized grill (I did for 25 people), coal, delivery, cleaning and pick up was NOK 725 per day/night.
    They can also do the actual provisioning of the food, the BBQing etc. also, but it is not a real catering company. Odd place, difficult access etc no problem.

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    several: Cost of beer in Asker

    by Saagar Updated Apr 4, 2011

    The price difference of beer ranges up to NOK 30 for half a litre. If you are a beer dog, beware of Baracoa outside Asker Kulturhus (centre) that have some kind of happy hour until 5 pm, NOK 46 per 0,5 L. Not exactly a bargain, but... The same place charges NOK 53 for the same after 5 pm. Pavarotti at Vollen, a very nice and maritime eatery charges NOK 58 for its pint, Misto in Asker centre NOK 59. The most expensive is at snobbish Holmen Fjordhotell where a 0,44 L cost NOK 55=NOK 69 per half litre, enough for an involuntary mouth to mouth resuciation afterwards. Hvalstrand, also upmarket, but at least you know what you are in for, will charge NOK 49 per 0,4 L= NOK 61 for the pint.

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    Skytterkollen: Food excellence - game

    by Saagar Written Jul 29, 2006
    Skytterkollen is a bit to the left of this lake.

    Coopting a neigbouring municipality restaurant again, Skytterkollen serves excellent food. So good that people travel from afar to get here.
    Serves up hearty meals based on game and fish. Their red deer steaks are great.
    Need to prebook during weekends.
    Located near a shooting range, and originally established as some sort of club house for the shooting club, it is now a restaurant and a day conference centre in its own right.
    Excellent hikig nearby, and many people combine a day hike with dinner upon returning to the Skytterkollen car park.

    Favorite Dish: Wild game, deer or roe deer preferably.

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    Tveter Gård (farm): Restaurant in the countryside

    by Saagar Updated Jul 29, 2006

    Tveter Gård is a municipally owned farm at Semsvannet lake just above Asker centre. While farming jher is obsolete, there are other activities in tha area. Considered the most beauriful farm in Asker. The main market is the local one and they regularly hold Sunday dinners, special events, holidays and connect food service to their other cultural and sports activities. Linked to the reknown (in oslo area at least...) restaurant company "Sult". See web site for further details.

    Favorite Dish: Specials vary from time to time and season to season.

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    Dolly Dimple's: Dolly Dimple's in Asker

    by Saagar Written Jan 8, 2006

    Dolly Dimple's is part of a large internatinal chain and thus not very exciting, and rather predictable. But they do good quick dinners and very good pizza for the Askerianians ("askerbøringene").
    They have a sit-down option, take home-option or they-bring-option.

    Favorite Dish: Got to be pizza.

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    Kosmos: Mexican out, Kosmos in!

    by Saagar Written Jan 8, 2006

    After saying good-bye to our Mexican fav Mucho Mas (you still find their restaurant in Oslo), Kosmos has moved in on the same premises.
    Aiming at being a family restaurant for a modern and well travelled clinetele, there isn't much that sounds like Norway on the menu. Nor do they seem to have much in terms of a food line. Very eclectic, in other words, and something for everybody, presumably. Very close to an American diner. Sort of place I think I would tire from, I like profile and ethnicity and strength in one direction or the other.

    Favorite Dish: Tuna salad is good here!

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    Misto: Misto, a place I have not been to...

    by Saagar Written Jan 8, 2006

    OK, got to admit it; I never went here.
    But let me list it for future review:

    Misto mixes a cafè and restuarnat concept, they do parties, Christmas buffets and catering, take-out, contains a delicatessen shop and food gift shop. How could I have missed it????

    Favorite Dish: - need to try it out first...

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    Hvalstrand Bad: Littoral food at Hvalstrand Bad

    by Saagar Written May 18, 2005

    Hvalstrand Bad is an old built-up sea bathing place with diving towers, piers and a restaurant in the 30-ies "Funkis" style. I personally do not care too much for the cubicle right-angles-style, but the setting is fine and the restaurant does have atmosphere.

    Favorite Dish: Special menu "3-meter'n" (the "3-meter dive").
    Expensive at NOK 395.
    Try other maritime dishes, too if your wallet fails to meet the obligations of the 3-meter'n or if your intention is to swim, not to sink. Freshly steamed shrimps are always good, seved with fresh bread, lemon and mayonnese.

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    Haveli: Asker's only South Asian

    by Saagar Updated Jun 17, 2005
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    Haveli will probably object to being ticked off as Indian restaurant (VT categories...). They proudly advertise themselves as Haveli Pakistani Tandoori Restaurant. With a sizeable Pakistani local population also frequenting Haveli, the food got to be good.
    Given that apart from Nagina's over in Sandvika it's also the only South-Asian (diplomacy employed here...) food restaurant in Asker, there is little other choice...
    Outdoor serving also.
    Open Mon-Sat 15-23, Sun 14-22.

    Favorite Dish: Tandooris here are good.

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    Intermezzo Cafe/restaurant: Lunch in Asker centre - Intermezzo

    by Saagar Updated Mar 10, 2011

    Intermezzo is located in Trekanten shopping centre.
    The food is youngish oriented, international with a bit of fashion flavour to it. Here you can get a variety from sushi to tapas, but it's the lunch menu that stands out. Good set lunches.
    Open Mon-Thu 11-24, Fri, Sat 11-01, Sun 15-23.

    Age limit 20 yrs after 8pm.

    Favorite Dish: Lunch menus. Food in a dead shopping centre after hours isn't my thing.
    I went here recently again, with others including children. The service was very bad, waiters inflexible when it came to adjust the food to children's needs, the portions small and prices high. I felt there was more focus style and design and Asican chic rather than service and actual food for the stomach.
    Not recommended for people with children.

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    all: Eateries at Trekanten shopping centre

    by Saagar Written Jun 17, 2005
    Trekanten shopping centre

    These are all eateries located in the Trekanten shopping centre:
    Cafe Opus (separate tip) Tel: 66760485
    Haveli Tandoori (separate tip) 66784200
    Intermezzo (separate tip) 66795760
    Haveli Kaffebar 66900728
    Kulinaris 48030527
    Lille Trille (separate tip) 48154321
    Petit Chocolaterie 98236925

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    EUR ASIA Internasjonal Mat: Missing Asia? Help is on the way

    by Saagar Written Jun 17, 2005

    Not a restaurant, but a pan-Asian grocery located in Sandvika. If you live in Asker or visit Asker for prolonged holidays (or a picnic in one of the nice coves here), you can stop by Sandvika - by car, bus or train - and do your Asian grocieries and other food items and necessities shopping here at EUR ASIA International Food.
    Open: Mon-Fri 9-19, Sat 9-18, Sun 12-18.

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    Tangen Pizzakro: Pizza while waiting for the Asker islands boat

    by Saagar Updated Jun 17, 2005

    Down by the harbour in Sandvika some 10 km east of Asker you will find Tangen Pizzakro, open Mon-Thu10-24, Fri-Sat 10-02:30, Sun 12-24.
    If you missed your boat out to the islands of Asker/Bærum ("Rigmor," see transportation tip), you can crash here and burn your time coiled around a pizza. Or, when coming back from a sunny day on the islands, or Kalvøya with the kids, drop by here for an easy dinner that makes everyone happy, including the cook.
    Outdoor and indoor, take-out.
    Some sort of happy hours 16-21, but I did not investigate whether this was valid for drinks too!? Doesn't sound real in this country.

    Favorite Dish: By definition, pizza. But which one? I am the pepperoni guy!

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