Open arms, a welcoming approach and personalised top-quality treatment. That is how one could describe a Christmas party at Trugstad Gård, the quaint retreat only ten minutes from Oslo Airport that will show you just what true Norwegian holiday magic is all about. A noted establishment run by predominantly Danish staff, Trugstad Gård boasts the kind of atmospheric, service-minded culinary flair only years in the industry can provide. General manager Andy Friedrichs calls it “a flexible and forthright warmth”, which is noticeable from the moment you set foot within the premises’ white wooden walls. “We’ve been in the business for a long time,” he begins. “Therefore we know just how to create a relaxed, personal ambiance.