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Top bar recommendations from locals

Hostel
“It is a very nice, lively place to hang out with friends. They often have live music playing and they have a blackboard full of house brewed beers that you must try! There is a great mix of both tourists and locals. The food is also amazing. Must try the Kex Burger! ”
  • 105 locals recommend
Café
“73 km. drive from the guesthouse. Hot baths by Europes most powerful hot spring”
  • 12 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Located in a lovingly restored historic building in Eyrarbakki, a quaint coastal town in the Icelandic countryside, The Red House (Rauða Húsið) restaurant is one of the best kept secrets in Iceland. Well known among Icelanders, Rauða Húsið restaurant is most famous for its seafood, which is always direct from the fisherman.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“The motivation behind Ölverk lies in our passion for premium wood fired pizza and fine Icelandic craft beer. Ölverk's own unique in house brewery is powered by geothermal energy. A truly local beer.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“Great meeting place for beer lovers and foodies alike. The Beer Garden offers a multitude of good beer on tap as well as bottled beer from all over the world. We specialize in pairing the meal with the beer that elevates it.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Restaurant that offers Icelandic seafood and our menu also offers selection of meat and chicken dishes, salads, baguettes, deserts and ect. Comes with a breathtaking view of the Atlantic ocean.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Brewery
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  • 3 locals recommend
Scandinavian Restaurant
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“VOX Restaurant is an elegant, gourmet restaurant specialising in scenic meals from Nordic produce, and was recently featured in the Michelin Guide 2017, one of the most prestigious restaurant guides in the world. We are in direct contact with Icelandic farmers and the other producers responsible for providing us with fresh quality ingredients. The highly ambitious Chef achieves both an international and original feel and the service is professional and personal.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Hostel
“In Hotel B59 you can watch football games and have a great dinner or lunch(small buffet) for a fair price. Spa in the basement.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Kaffi Selfoss is family owned, offering drinks, as well as hamburgers, etc. Often live music and also a big screen showing football games :) Located in the same house as Hotel Selfoss, just by the bridge, can´t be missed ! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“This place has nice food, bar is good and even has nice events as a music place or night club.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A nice place for coffee but it's also a restaurant with a varied menu. The tourist center (Katla Center) is located in the same house.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
“The Saga Centre in Hvolsvöllur offers a unique Njal's Saga exhibition, where Njal's Saga, the most famous of the medieval Sagas of Icelanders is Introduced in several languages. The exhibition gives an overview over the world of the Sagas, the Viking age and the age of the settlement, but it was in the region of Hvolsvöllur that Njal's Saga did 'take place' exactly one thousand years ago. In The Saga Centre is also an modern art gallery, the Saga Hall – a replica of a Viking longhouse with historic refreshments, model of Þingvellir AD 1000, Co-op museum, the new Njal's Saga tapestry in progress, elegant gift & souvenir shop and Viking costumes and weapons for the kids to play with. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“Popular Sports Bar that has a fantastic lunch special for only 1,590 kr per person, featuring Icelandic lamb and other delicacies on Fridays!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Hotel
  • 1 local recommends
Tour Provider
“ITS A SMALL TOWN ... OFF EVERYTHING - CLOSEST TO THERE - (24 KM) - WITH SWIMINGPOOL, COFFIE/FOOD, MUSEUM´S - PHARMACY, DOCTORS (VIA WEEK DAYS) - BAR - SOUVENIR SHOP UNA AND TRUCKS TO TOUR THE COUTNRY - PLUS MORE - WE ARE IN THIS AREA ALL WITH IN THE NATIONAL PARK KATLA - OFF KATLA VULCAN/5 BIGGEST GLACIERS OFF THE COUNTRY ICELAND ARE LOCATED IN THE AREA - AND SEEN VERY GOOD IN GOOD DAYS FROM THE FARM - ISLANDS VESTMANNAEYJAR ARE SEEN OUT OUR WINDOW - WELCOME - ”
  • 2 locals recommend