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Hjemme hos Wenche

Vesterveien 138, His 4817, Norway
+47 980 41 802
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“evening sun” (2 reviews)
“the river” (2 reviews)
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European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Vesterveien 138, His 4817, Norway
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

What can you say, this a a special place to visit and eat, it was originally a mental hospital but now serves some really authentic seasonal food. Wrenches and her family are such friendly hosts this place is not to be missed. The food never...More

Thank Adrian H
LiseArendal, Salgssjef at Hjemme hos Wenche, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure having you as our guest. We hope to see you back soon! Best regards, Lise, Hjemme hos Wenche

Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Try the fish soup! Try the view! Try the service! And try chatting with Wenche! It's all recommended and you will enjoy your visit at "Home at Wenche's" for sure! We will revisit for sure!

Thank Eivind M
LiseArendal, Salgssjef at Hjemme hos Wenche, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

Hi, Thank you for your great words! Welcome back soon, Best regards Lise Bakke, Hjemme hos Wenche

Reviewed 15 March 2016

Excellent service, fantastic home made food, very Nice view by the river. Highly recommended by the local population.

Thank Øystein R
LiseArendal, Salgssjef at Hjemme hos Wenche, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

Thank you for your great review! Welcome back at your next convenience, Best regards, Lise

Reviewed 13 March 2016

The place is situated at the isle of Hisøy close to Arendal city with evening sun. The kitchen are preparing tasty, short travelled and attracting food. I have been at Wenches several times, both with business and private occasions. I had both fish, spareribs and...More

Thank Jan B
LiseArendal, Salgssjef at Hjemme hos Wenche, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

Thank you for your review! Welcome back at your next convenience, Best regards, Lise

Reviewed 10 February 2016

At Hjemme Hos Wenche on the isle of Hisøy just outside the city of Arendal you are welcomed like royals, or even better - friends! This is a family driven restaurant where the food comes from local farmers and producers and is prepared with love...More

Thank ChristinaArendal
LiseArendal, Salgssjef at Hjemme hos Wenche, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2016

Thank you for your great review! It was a pleasure having you all joining us in the kitchen and enjoying great food. Welcome back at your next convenience, Best regards, Lise

Reviewed 12 October 2015

Wenche - this is great! A hidden gem along Nidelva, fantastic place, interesting and multifunctional - romantic and amazing views. The food is among the best along this coastline. Well done!

Thank Travellerall0ver
LiseArendal, Salgssjef at Hjemme hos Wenche, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2016

Thank you for your review! Welcome back, best regards, Lise

Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is one of my favorite places. I go here every summer with my family: Fantastic food, atmosphere and service. I recommend this restaurant to all

Thank ThomasOslo42
LiseArendal, Salgssjef at Hjemme hos Wenche, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2015

Thank you for your valuable feedback! We hope to wish you back soon. Best regards, Lise

Reviewed 14 August 2015

The place is situated at the river with evening sun. Wenche and her team are preparing tasty, short travelled and attracting food. We had tapas, which were delightful. Service is very good. The wine list could be upgraded.

1  Thank Amanda031CapeTown
LiseArendal, Salgssjef at Hjemme hos Wenche, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2015

Hello, Thank you for your feedback, we hope to see you back soon! Best regards, Lise, Hjemme hos Wenche

Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Very nice food! Choose the fish! #theluxurylife The service is a bit slow and confusing so do not be in a hurry. Drink som wine and enjoy the beautiful view!

1  Thank Unni O
LiseArendal, Salgssjef at Hjemme hos Wenche, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2015

Thank you for your feedback, we hope to welcome you back again soon. Best regards, Lise, Hjemme hos Wenche

Reviewed 10 August 2014

At Wenche's - or in Norwegian "Hjemme hos Wenche" - is probably the best restaurant in the Arendal area. Where else can you get an exquisite meal, at the waters's edge, prepared by wonderful cooks, and served by knowledgeable and smiling waitresses. Even with a...More

1  Thank HaarekNorwegian
LiseArendal, Salgssjef at Hjemme hos Wenche, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2014

Thank you very much for this great review! It was a pleasure having you and your wife at our restaurant. We look forward to your next visit, Best regards, Lise

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$18 - US$47
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vesterveien 138, His 4817, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Southern Norway  >  Aust-Agder  >  His
  • Phone Number: +47 980 41 802
Description
Looking for a wonderful meal? We have both set menues and ala carte menues suitable for everyone. Local produce is essential in all our cooking, and we are more than happy to tell you the story of every ingredient. Beautiful surroundings, peaceful and enjoyable gardens by the waterside of "Nidelva". Take a walk in the garden before or after your meal, enjoy a glass of sparkeling as the sun goes down, or maybe one of the beers from our local brewery "Nøgne Ø". Come by boat, car or horse if you wish!We are open regardless of the weather as we have seeting inside and outside. Open everyday in from 30th of June until 28th of July. Open all year around for pre booked parties.
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