Functions in spectacular surroundings – flavours of happiness at Simenstad
Simenstad Manor Farm is ideal for both large and small functions, and caters for private as well as corporate groups. With two main buildings and stunning gardens, space is plentiful. The beautifully decorated rooms and halls from the 1700s create the perfect setting for everything from small get-togethers to large banquets. Your functions will be tailored to your needs in collaboration with Brit, the hostess, who is an experienced events organiser and opens the doors to stately rooms and halls.
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When you are a guest at Simenstad, the kitchen table is abound with colourful, flavour-packed dishes from the kitchen – temptations from the old baker’s oven, the AGA, the herb and kitchen garden, the fruit orchard, and the very best from the village. The food is enjoyed in a stately, authentic setting. Life's great occasions deserve spectacular surroundings. You can also include as part of your function the guided tour “From hall to hall at Simenstad”, or the popular story about Braastad Cognac.
Simenstad Manor Farm has excellent collaboration partners offering accommodation close by. We are happy to put you in contact with these providers and also with coach operators. For large events such as weddings, accommodation in different price categories is often required.
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Simenstadkjøkkenet restaurant – seasonal food in a stately setting
A visit to Simenstad is a unique journey in food and culture. You are welcomed into a private home, and get to experience a vibrant farm and hosts who are thrilled to share their cultural heritage. The food at Simenstad is home-cooked and personal with lots of flavour, and the generous portions are served in stately surroundings. In summer, visitors can enjoy the gardens where there is plenty of seating and also a pavilion.
Simenstadkjøkkenet restaurant is synonymous with authenticity, local produce, and excellent cuisine. The result is pure, honest, and safe seasonal food. Everything is made from scratch, and is based on local ingredients. We are lucky to have these resources right our doorstep, and we have been awarded Green Gourmet accreditation. Green Gourmet is organic, healthy, colourful, and unusual food such as sides for meat and fish or full vegetarian menus.
Everyone visiting Simenstad asks to see the kitchen – the heart of the farm – with the AGA oven which is ideal for slow-cooking, the beautiful fireplace, and the interior inspired by Aulestad, Bjerkebækk and Mårbacka
Flexible opening hours for groups
Simenstad welcomes pre-booked groups outside of set opening hours. 80-people capacity in historical rooms and halls from the 1700s. The culinary experience can be combined with the guided tour “From hall to hall at Simenstad”, talks about farm life past and present, Alf Prøysen, the story about Braastad Cognac, cultural history themes, or “the literary kitchen”. A visit to Simenstad and the Prøysen Museum is a popular combination.