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Gamla Rif

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Rif ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, Soups
Haarif 3, Rif, Iceland
+354 436 1001
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  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish soup” (29 reviews)
“cakes” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Soups
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Haarif 3, Rif, Iceland
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Walking into this place was like walking into a home. Very cozy setting, friendly staff and delicious food. They had two food items on the menu when we went, fish soup and a vegetarian ciabatta and they were both amazing. They had several cakes and...More

Thank Jawdat S
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

It's a very small and cozy local that their speciality is the fish soup, and what a fish soup! Amazing! It's served with homemade bread also delicious! You can also order sandwich with feta cheese and tomato or bagel with homemade pesto. We order 2...More

Thank Xondetes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Just stopped by for the soup and a quick beer. Absolutely delicious and the staff is wonderful! Keep in mind, they only have fish soup and a sandwich or two for meals, so don't expect anything more than that. This all said, get the soup!...More

Thank Zach G
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We stopped the car at front, wondering if we came too early. A smiling face from kitchen window helloed, "Come in!" So we got in and had another nice fish soup. For some reasons, fish soups in Iceland tasted delicious in general. Besides fresh fish,...More

Thank HektorT
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This place is so cozy, I have to give it 5 stars! A traveler we met the night before in Reykjavik told us to come here and I am glad we did! This is the oldest house in Rif and was refurbished in 2006. There...More

Thank Kprocks
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We made a special detour into this little town and found a very cute cafe within sight of the coast and fishing wharf. The decor is lovely with rustic wood inside and a very nice deck with tables and chairs and flowers for sitting outside...More

Thank KateGay
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We loved this café with its warm, homey atmosphere. As a hiking group of 20 people travelling around Iceland we were delighted NOT to be lunching at a long table in a barnlike hall surrounded by dozens of 40+ tour groups. Instead, we found ourselves...More

Thank Jasmine039
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Lovely place with a tasty lunch of cod soup and fresh bread followed by rhubarb cake with cream and coffee. Friendly and efficient service.

Thank Poole11
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped by just for their famous fish soup (read about it in the traveling guide). The restaurant itself looks like a regular house, the same on the inside. Very cozy and nice, just like a real regular house. The fish soup was excellent. The...More

Thank aistoskinas
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The fish soup is quite extraordinary. It is curry based mixed with tomato and their secret ingredient: peaches.. Nice traditional Icelandic folk music in the background. Very friendly waitress (Bridget... enjoy your trip around the world..), her real Icelandic name is long and complex.. The...More

Thank Wayne H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haarif 3, Rif, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  West Region  >  Rif
  • Phone Number: +354 436 1001
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