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Pakkhus Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Scandinavian, Seafood, European, Soups, International
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Krosseyjarvegur 3 | by the harbour, Hofn 780, Iceland
+354 478 2280
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The langoustine was a good as everyone said and all other dishes equally high quality and delicious Warm and efficient service, lovely cosy atmosphere, great location by the harbour. Not cheap but worth it!

Thank Petra H
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had to wait a bit, but it was so worth it. I tend to over order, which I did, and we ate it all! The ambiance is great, and the view of the boat/ship that brought in your food that day from the window was a nice added touch.

Thank neeners774
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was truly my best meal in Iceland! Everyone should try this out! Yummylicious! Wish i could revisit but I had to leave Hofn the next morning!

Thank azimriaz
The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with two friends. We had everything. Duck, lamb (delicious!), langoustines and the lovely lava pop rock desert. Best dinner of the whole Iceland trip! <3

Thank wwwanchi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I both had the lobster in cream sauce. It was delicious, the service was great and we cleaned our plates. There was bread that came with the meal that we dipped in the remaining sauce and it was AMAZING. One of the best meals we have ever eaten at a restaurant. It ended up being about $130... More 

Thank EmeraldH
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All restaurants cost a small fortune in Iceland so if you're going to crush your purse, you might as well do it at Pakkhus. The restaurant has been converted from an old warehouse and boasts character. Situated right on the dock, the fishing boat that catches the restaurants seafood is visible from the window - pretty much as fresh as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent the day driving from Vik to Hofn with a tour of the blue ice caves in between. We asked our tour guide where to eat and he said Pakkhus was hands down the best option and that as a local he goes there. I had the special of the day--the Ling served with potatoes and spiralized beets in... More 

Thank Alli R
New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful spot. An old barn converted into a restaurant. Both lobster dishes we had were wonderful as was the kefyr desert. The spot had nice harbor views and fantastic service.

Thank Ermela K
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Lovely restaurant, might be pricey, but the experience was well worth it. Attentive staff, even with a Christmas party going on downstairs. The meal was superb.

Thank Carol C
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This is seriously good, local food. Well prepared and presented by exceptional staff - so local in fact, my langoustine came off the boat outside that morning - we could see it through the window! As you may have guessed, I had the langoustine bisque followed by the lamb and both were delicious and are highly recommended. A good selection... More 

Thank edbroo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$41
Scandinavian, Seafood, European, Soups, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Krosseyjarvegur 3 | by the harbour, Hofn 780, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  East Region  >  Hofn
  • Phone Number: +354 478 2280
Open all year round. Pakkhus Restaurant is located by the harbour of Höfn. The menu offers variety of local food from the surrounding environment like lamb, fish, lobster (langoustine) and many other choices.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?