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Gamla Kaupfelagid

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$$ - $$$
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Kirkjubraut 11, Akranes, Iceland
11:45 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:45 - 21:00
Fri 11:45 - 03:00
Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I had the best steak ever. This restaurant is really really good. Excellent service, nice atmosphere and playing Icelandic music. It was really cosy and outstanding quality of food. My 100% recommendation !

Thank Inga S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We had never heard of the restaurant before we came there so we asked around and found out that it had been there for some time. However it was now run by new owners. Judging by our experience they will hopefully be there for years to come. Not overly crowded and the atmosphere was relaxed with soft Icelandic music playing... More 

Thank 204gunnars
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

I had dinner in this restaurant on my last day of travel in Iceland. i had the salmon mango sauce and a margarita and it was delicious. the servers are very nice and professional. very good place to eat.

Thank Morgan B
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

When travelling Iceland we ended up in this little restaurant by chance (running from the rain) and we ended up having an excellent dinner. The fish was excellent, very interesting combination with local vegetables and herbs. It went well with the local beer, there were more options than the standard ones. The people were friendly and helpful and the atmpsphere... More 

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Kopavogur, Iceland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

My husband and I had the Shut Up Burger for lunch and yes I can't shut up about it. Tasty, jucy, just the perfect balance needed for a burger.

Thank Dögg M
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

This was a nice find. I ordered a calzone, which was amazing! My husband ordered a chicken sandwich which he said was good, but not great. The service was slow, but it was relaxing and the food made it worth it.

Thank jonesdynasty
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86 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

En route from Reykjavik to Akureyi, we located this small dining establishment. With a non-descript exterior, it was a little difficult to find however I am glad we persevered. The meal was outstanding: delicate cod, subtly sauced and accompanied by a bountiful array of vegetables, and chocolate molten lava cake. Attentiveness to presentation was readily apparent. My hat's off to... More 

Thank GRG
Stamford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Quality food and decent value for Iceland. Akranes is an underestimated little spot that's well worth visiting. Very good meal of salmon on a bed of asparagus and mashed potato. The staff were courteous and happy to chat all things local.

Thank Robsski
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Not sure who some of the other reviewers had, but our waiter was very nice and on top of our service. We got the vegetable pizza and the parma ham salad as well as the brownie desert, and all of the dishes were delicious. We were really happy to find such good food in Akranes!

Thank Benjamin G
Akranes, Iceland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The food was fine, but the service not so much. Glases and cutlary were smudge and one persons dinner arrived much later.

Thank Hjordis112

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$50
European, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:45 - 21:00
11:45 - 21:00
11:45 - 21:00
11:45 - 21:00
11:45 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirkjubraut 11, Akranes, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  West Region  >  Akranes

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?