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Gamla Vinhusid

) #4 of 25 Restaurants in Hafnarfjordur $$ - $$$ Steakhouse, European,
Vesturgata 4, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
+354 565 1130
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
4 weeks ago
“Best Place To Get Whale Steak In Reykjavik Area”
26 Apr 2017
“Cozy ”
Closed Now
All hours
Steakhouse, European, Scandinavian
$$ - $$$
Vesturgata 4, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was terrible and food was okay, there were 3 tables at the time we were there , never offered more drinks and when we finally got to order drinks it took them 15 minutes to do 3 beers 2 glasses of wine and 1...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't expect to be blown away by the interior, instead get ready for good steaks at a very resonable price. This one of few restaurants offering horse meat which I tried and it tasted surprisingly good. My son didn't like the pizza and my wife...More

1  Thank Elmar A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been to this restaurant three times. Every time it was excellent. The Whale Steak is excellent and so it the horse steak. It's a neat, old building, too.

1  Thank Dorian M
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The food was really good, and really friendly service. Romantic and cozy place to eat with the beloved one.

1  Thank Vera A
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We had a very nice dinner with good friends. The horse meet was perfect and the service was super😀 We will be back.

2  Thank Theodor Francis B
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The interior of the historic building is simple and warm. We had perfectly cooked cod fish of the day and lobster soup. The staff was helpful and friendly and the food delicious.

1  Thank D'Ann J
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've been to this restaurant a few times a year and generally it is a nice meal, good service for fair price. Went with a group for a three course menu in April - Lobster soup was not warm and not tasty - Chockolate mousse...More

Thank Fourier_100
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Nearly 1400 before we arrived which meant most other lunchtime diners were finished. Good service and our starter, which we shared, of Gravlax arrived quickly and was very tasty. We both had an entrecote steak, cooked well and presented with a jacket potatoe, beetroot ju...More

1  Thank r4penn
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went for a birthday dinner on a friday. we had already ordered a table but when we came about 5 minutes late our table was not ready. We ordered a lamb fille, beef and a hamburger. I asked for the vine menu three times...More

1  Thank Harpa S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We were staying at an Airbnb in Hafnarfjordur and this was within walking distance so we ate here the first night. Nice little place with a mix of typical fare and traditional Icelandic food. One friend had the whale steak (he couldn't really describe the...More

2  Thank tnix13
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what is the menu
13 June 2015|
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Response from Kristín K | Reviewed this property |
Horse steak.lamb steak Whale steak. Beef steak. Soups salads cod salmon hamburger .. :) price from 2050 kr to 4650 kr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Steakhouse, European, Scandinavian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vesturgata 4, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Hafnarfjordur
  • Phone Number: +354 565 1130
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