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The Golden House Gallery

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Address: Kaien, Balestrand 6899, Norway
Phone Number:
+47 915 62 842
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Art gallery, gift shop and exhibition of antiques/old items from...

Art gallery, gift shop and exhibition of antiques/old items from Balestrand. Centre of Balestrand. Balestrand artist duo welcomes you to a unique experience of light and colour. “Golden memories installation”. “Thought strokes” art film of watercolours, nature and life. The new crystal dome gives you a unique mountain/fjord view. Also opportunities to try watercolour painting. “Gallery shop” – art cards/products based on Norwegian life and nature. Open every day: 10.00 - 21.00 www.detgylnehus.no

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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 housed on the upper floors.

Reviewed 10 October 2016
shelleylbaxter
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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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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.

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 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 world.' The hosts are welcoming and help create a lovely genuine ambience in the house.... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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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.

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2 Thank John S
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Reviewed 28 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!

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Sydney, Australia
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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, so not much to say there. However, the art gallery is on another plane. The... More 

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Aspen, Colorado
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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.

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1 Thank Philip G
Boise, Idaho
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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 chance to eat something unique, I ate a combination plate of moose and reindeer. They... More 

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4 Thank SeekerofSun
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Reviewed 12 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 man with the dodgy accent was in fact Arthur Adamson, originally from Liverpool and an... More 

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