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Gamla Rif

Haarif 3, Rif, Iceland
+354 436 1001
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish soup” (32 reviews)
“cakes” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Soups, Scandinavian
$$ - $$$
Haarif 3, Rif, Iceland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The fish soup and Icelandic desserts are served in a beautiful house. There´s a children´s corner with toys, a waiting area that is a fully furnished sitting room as if in a home, and beautiful views from the windows.

Thank gal8573
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely family place in Rif that is a must stop if you are travelling around Snæfellsnes. The fish soup is amazing! Great atmosphere and people.

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely little place that serves great fishsoup and excellent pies. The waitress and the cook are very friendly and make you feel welcome at once. Very busy at lunchtime!

Thank Anna N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner on a Sunday evening. The fish soup was nicely creamy with a lovely homemade bread. Friendly atmosphere and a great value for money, thank you so much.

Thank 34eb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite:) Great cakes, best coffee, beautiful old house and super lovely service in a cosy little village RIF close to harbour :)

Thank Júníana Ó
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two women make amazing cakes and sea food in the most quaint little cafe/restaurant imaginable. We went twice.

Thank jspence316
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, good food and then specially the fish soups and ciabatta with tomatoes. The coffee house looks so cute both in and outside😍 If you are driving by you need to stop here

Thank Rakel L
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The fish soup was the best ever. The bread and desserts were equally good. Great lunch at what seems like the end of the world!

Thank amookru
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Loved the small and cozy place they have, very tidy, amazingly delicious fish soup! Friendly staff, loved the way the cook came out of the kitchen to check on how the customers like her soup!! Lovely woman!

Thank Gratiela I
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This quaint restaurant is a warm harbor on a chilly day in Iceland.The fish soup is world famous and excellent. The bread is exceptional and a nice compliment to the soup. The hostess is charming and engaging. This is a great lunch for a traveling...More

Thank John M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, European, Soups, Scandinavian
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haarif 3, Rif, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  West Region  >  Rif
  • Phone Number: +354 436 1001
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