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Sogn Fruitpark & Cider House

Sjotunsvegen 32, Balestrand 6899, Norway
+47 90 83 56 73
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Ranked #9 of 11 Attractions in Balestrand
Owner description: Sogn Fruitpark & Cider House: a combination of cider production, cultural activities, serving of food and cider tasting for groups. The Cider House is... more » Owner description: Sogn Fruitpark & Cider House: a combination of cider production, cultural activities, serving of food and cider tasting for groups. The Cider House is situated in a fruit orchard with 100 different varieties of fruit including varieties imported from France and England. From the terrace there is 180 degree view over the Sognefjord. We take group bookings for lunch, dinner and other meals in the restaurant. The restaurant is also open for individuals in July. As far as possible we use organic and local products. Sale of Balholm fruit juice and fruit and berry products. « less
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

After reading reviews of this restaurant the reality proved to be quite different. Ordering a selection from the Medz menu and choosing to do the three cider tasting the results were underwhelmingly. The cibbatta bread was stale, the Norwegian flatbread had stale pieces. The scallops were very ordinary, the meatballs and the salad also. The table flowers matched our drooping... More

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GardEH, Manager at Sogn Fruitpark & Cider House, responded to this review

We are sorry to read about your disappointing experience. High expectations are the consequence of good reviews, and we can not always fulfill these. We can only say we are sorry for your disappointing meal. We are happy to learn that you found other good alternatives in Balestrand. We all work hard and do our best to provide our guests... More

Olga, Washington
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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Beautiful grounds and structure, delicious home cooked lunches, tours of the cider making operations with an opportunity to buy juices right off the presses. Very nice staff, mostly extended family.

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Oslo
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

The restaurant at the Cider House is the best place to eat in Balestrand. If you are lucky, the owner will show you the cider caves in the basement.

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