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The golden house gallery

Holmen 13, Balestrand 6899, Norway
+47 915 62 842
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Art Gallery with a difference

Not only an art gallery with 2 very different styles of artist but also a small interesting museum... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2016
Ferndown, United Kingdom
A golden visit to Balestrand's Golden House

We enjoyed an evening at The Golden House. A magical place which is a small restaurant, artist... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2016
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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This near 90 year old building in the heart of Balestrand is first and foremost a private art gallery. The Balestrand artists Bjørg Frøisok Bjøberg and Arthur Adamson show their original art work in two rooms on the ground floor. You will also find Bjørg's art shop Known as Golden Moments. A variety of art cards and reproductions from her water colours. Arthur's art installation Golden Memories on the second floor, leading to the crystal dome. Guided tours of the house available on request. Arranged talks about their work also available.
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10 Oct 2016
“Art Gallery with a difference”
11 Aug 2016
“A golden visit to Balestrand's Golden House”
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Holmen 13, Balestrand 6899, Norway
+47 915 62 842
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Not only an art gallery with 2 very different styles of artist but also a small interesting museum housed on the upper floors.

1  Thank shelleylbaxter
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed an evening at The Golden House. A magical place which is a small restaurant, artist gallery and a collection of objects, wonderously arranged around this beautiful house. We ate lovingly prepared and presented fish soup, reindeer stew and 'the best cake in the...More

1  Thank MrMrsPSJ
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We loved the work of the local artist here who had amazing cards and pictures for sale - especially the wood carving on Urdes stave church.

3  Thank John S
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is an original. Restaurant and art gallery in one. Food was true home style cooking - very hearty and warming. Good portion sizes, friendly staff. Would recommend to everyone. Loved their house it was so interesting-visit!

2  Thank Caileannbeag
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We called in to the Golden House Gallery for lunch, since it is both an art gallery and a restaurant. The place is run by a couple. He is originally English, she is Norwegian. I believe that both are artists. Lunch was standard café fare,...More

2  Thank Linda P
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Good art in a couple of distinct styles, well hung in a nice building. Owners also run the Pilgrim Restaurant next door.

1  Thank Philip G
Reviewed 6 February 2015

This was the best restaurant we enjoyed in Norway. The husband is the cook, and the wife is the server. Both are well known artists. The wife directs the local choir and sang Norwegian folk songs while we dined. The food was excellent. Taking a...More

5  Thank SeekerofSun
Reviewed 13 May 2013

What a fab find this was for 5 female travellers from the UK. Fresh, simple, locally sourced food. Cooked well and tasting delicious. Would recommend the freshly caught fish. Served by the proprietor with a dodgy Norwegian accent........ We were fortunate to find that the...More

3  Thank Ljgreenfield
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