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The golden house gallery

Closed Now: 11:15 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Wonderful experience

This would be a unique place anywhere in the world and we were lucky enough to get a tour through... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Larry J
Definitely Worth a Stop

This is a combination of two galleries and a very nice little resteraunt next door (try the troll... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
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The respective galleries of Balestrand´s artists in residence Bjørg Frøisok Bjøberg and Arthur Adamson are located on the Quay area in the centre of Balestrand. Their art gallery house is easily recognisable because of the spectacular glass dome on...more
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Holmen 13, Balestrand 6899, Norway
+47 915 62 842
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

This would be a unique place anywhere in the world and we were lucky enough to get a tour through the entire gallery. Artwork, antiques, memorabilia and more with a truly charming guide. The resident artists' work is well worth the visit. If the restaurant...More

1  Thank Larry J
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This is a combination of two galleries and a very nice little resteraunt next door (try the troll soup!). Prices for paintings and prints was quite reasonable and be sure not to miss the second gallery upstairs as it's a bit out of the way...More

2  Thank VSCasey
Reviewed September 29, 2017

Both Arthur ad Bjorg are excellent artists and wonderful hosts. I would thoroughly recommend visiting them and their gallery

3  Thank samanthacribben
Reviewed October 10, 2016

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

4  Thank shelleylbaxter
Reviewed August 11, 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

4  Thank MrMrsPSJ
Reviewed June 24, 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.

5  Thank LindandJohn
Reviewed July 28, 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!

3  Thank Caileannbeag
Reviewed July 24, 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

4  Thank Linda P
Reviewed May 19, 2015

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

3  Thank PhilipG426
Reviewed February 6, 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

7  Thank SeekerofSun
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