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Hotel Ranga

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$$$$
European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
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Ranga 1, Hella 851, Iceland
+354 487 5700
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Bristol, England
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed as a family for two nights during Feb half term. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Weather unfortunately was not good so did not see Northern Lights. Our bedroom was too small to accommodate the sofa bed and our bed was very uncomfortable. Breakfast was delicious and dinner was good but incredibly overpriced even by Icelandic standards. We... More 

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Tavistock, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel on a tour company's recommendation. They got this selection absolutely spot on. The staff were amazing and could not have been more helpful. The room was spotless, even beyond my wife's very exacting standards! The food was expensive, but you don't have to eat in every night. Breakfast was very good indeed. We had to stay... More 

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Rainford, England, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely hotel. Good food. Staff were excellent. I would advise booking one of the special deals directly with the hotel

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Potton, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked our stay with Discover the World tour group, lovely hotel, very clean, staff extremely friendly, food excellent. Unfortunately the Northern lights didn't appear the two nights we stayed, but it didn't spoil our stay too much as we saw so many wonderful things while out and about

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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100 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I only spent one night here, but it was lovely. The grounds, the room (with heated towel rack – so appreciated in the winter!) – and the common areas were all super comfy. I loved the pool room and the bar (with the bar seats!). Dinner was wonderful and had a great wine selection. Breakfast was included and plentiful. And... More 

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Thank BookOfTravel
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63 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food amazing and modern but yet traditional. We tried puffin and fermented shark but still had chicken and lamb dishes. Staff amazing and so friendly. 5* food and pretty restaurant. Telling us the northern lights were showing whilst we were in restaurant was a lovely touch too.

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue and brilliant services. Everything is about details here and the hotel's staff really got it. From the reception to the restaurant, everybody is there to make your staying perfect. Even the owner of the hotel comes to greet his guests during dinner and he doesn't mind to bring you anything you might need. The rooms are beautiful, cozy,... More 

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Thank Marcel P
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here for New Year's Eve. Fabulous set menu, very reasonable for Icelandic prices! Great bar staff and restaurant staff. Even got to see the northern lights at 8.45pm on NYE. Staff vet kindly covered our dinners while we had a look at them.

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Burley in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although rated as a four star hotel I rate the cuisine as five star, excellent quality, varied choice with local specialities especially the fish choices and out of the ordinary food. The complimentary hors d ' oeuvres was a nice touch

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Suffolk
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food, so much of it, we could hardly get through the three courses!. Beautiful restaurant with view.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ranga 1, Hella 851, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  South Region  >  Hella
  • Phone Number: +354 487 5700
Description
Rangá restaurant is an acclaimed gourmet restaurant overlooking one of Iceland's finest salmon rivers, East-Rangá River. The restaurant's motto is the concept of a "Farmers Market" - in effect using predominantly local ingredients of the highest quality and freshness - following seasonal availability. The menu is inspired by modern Nordic cuisine. The world renowned Christmas Buffet with European and Scandinavian gourmet dishes is available November to December every year. The wine list and bar selection is extensive and is sure to satisfy even the most demanding connoisseur.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?