Absolutely amazing food in a cozy environment. It's an 8 hrs drive for me, and I will most definitely be back!
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We visited the Paulsens Hotell and Cafe for the Saturday night Karaoke. What a laugh we had. We were made to feel so welcome and invited to participate with the regulars. Our friend Spud took the centre stage a few time to great applause The...More
Lovely old style café and hotel (we did not stay overnight, so I can't comment on the 10 hotel rooms), amazing interior. It appears to be in the danger of being closed shortly, if no new owners turn up. We had two dishes from the...More
Do you fancy a bit of nostalgia and old-fashioned "luxury"? Try Paulsens Hotel in Lyngdal, where time has stood almost still since 1894. 10 rooms, two with private bathrooms (!), Exceptionally friendly hosts (Bent and Jimmy), good food, individual breakfast service, and entertainment in the...More
Paulsens is a good example of a place that knows its strengths and how to use them to attract customers. Got a garage full of grandma's heirlooms? Know how to make tasty traditional dishes? A venue that is puts it all together? Bingo. If you...More
We got a plate with hams and cheeses on our table, and could then add home-baked bread, jam, omelett, vegetables, fruit, freshly cooked tea and coffee.
Had heard about this historic hotel and it´s restaurant. Friendly welcome by owner and cook! Ordered 3 different main courses - all very nice and filling, served by the cook himself. Whilst waiting for the food the owner sat down with us and answered our...More
My cousin recommended lunch here (she lives in a neighboring village). We were both extremely pleased with the salmon plate, overall service, and atmosphere. On my next visit to family in the area, I plan to dine here again. Highly recommended.
We stayed one night before we headed to out our cabin and it was the perfect choice for us! Yes, the Hotel is old and possibly might be a bit cold in the winter and the rooms are not perfectly quiet, but you cannot a...More
Me and my boyfriend ordered two different dishes to share; salmon and pork. Absolutely amazing food! The atmosphere in the restaurant was also excellent - so warm and cosy.