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Bjaaland Bygderestaurant


Vårstaulvegen 1, 3848, Morgedal

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Bjaaland Bygderestaurant can be found in the premises of the old Olav Bjaaland Museum in Morgedal. The name of the restaurant was chosen to honor Olav Olavson Bjaaland, South Pole sailors and pioneers from Morgedal. The collection from the old museum, you can see at Norwegian Ski Adventure in the same village.

The host at Bjaaland Bygderestaurant
The village restaurant is run by Hellene and Thomas. Hellene comes from Tasmania in Australia and Thomas from Morgedal. After many years together at work and traveling around large parts of the world, they moved to Morgedal in 2016, together with their two children. Hellene is a chef and Thomas is wine connoisseur, and after a while they opened Bjaaland Bygderestaurant.

The food is made from local ingredients
When you eat at Bjaaland Bygderestaurant, you get food that is made from scratch. The hosts are very concerned about using local and organic ingredients in the food they make, where it's possible, in addition to ingredients and drinks from others who love what they produce. The focus is on organic and nature-friendly producers.

Different days, different food experiences
On Friday night, the hosts offer simple dishes that are meant to be shared with family and good friends in a kind of food and wine bar. Saturdays you are served is a 6-course dinner, without them taking themselves too seriously.

Fridays and Saturdays in even-numbered weeks
On Fridays in even-numbered weeks, you get a selection of small dishes and snacks. You get the food served to the table and everything is shared.
On Saturdays in even-numbered weeks, you can be allowed to unfold a little, take the chance to taste something new. The food comes to the table in several rounds as a tasting menu with several dishes.

The village restaurant has only 40 seats, so you have to book a table.
NOTE! Table reservations are required on Saturdays.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Tarjei M
      Trip Type:
      Lokal opplevelse av globalt kaliber
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 9th July 2022
      Fantastisk kveld. Maten var av høyeste nivå, alt fra nærområdet. Servitørene satte seg ned med oss og gav oss en matopplevelse jeg kommer til å huske. Dette må oppleves! Read full review
    • Guro Grytli S
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      Fantastisk matopplevelse! Fantastic experience!
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 9th July 2022
      Wow. En av mine beste matopplevelser noen gang. Fantastisk mat!! Kreativt, delikat og veldig smakfullt. Helt utrolig hyggelig personale som gjorde at vi storkoste oss hele kvelden. Anbefales på det... Read full review
    • 751morganb
      San Francisco, California
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Hidden gem
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 26th August 2021
      This restaurant surprised us in all kind of ways. We were there on a Friday and they served tapas. For a very kind price, we ate local food, and what a taste! The food was marvellous the way it... Read full review

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    Tel: 469 63 631

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