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Gamla Kaupfelagid

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Kirkjubraut 11, Akranes, Iceland
11:45 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:45 - 21:00
Fri 11:45 - 03:00
Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Serves delicous food. Had the grill menues (1 time chicken breast / 1 time beef sirlion). Both of the dishes were very tasty. The meats were grilled exactly on the spot and had been served with excellent fries, coleslaw and a side salat. The staff is very friendly and we felt very well at this restaurant. Thumbs up!

1 Thank Daniel B
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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258 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Akranes for 2 nights, and there's limited choices for restaurant. Eating on a Monday I was assured by my customer that there was no need to reserve, and he was right, a few free tables. We all chose different burgers, with me choosing the Shut Up burger and fries. The food took around 15 minutes to arrive, and... More 

Thank Meloquin
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this place from a menu at our guesthouse and a recommendation from our host. Very attentive and friendly young staff and excellent food! We started with a soup featuring local wild mushrooms, and our entrees were the Cod with potatoes and "apples" (tomatoes, actually) and I had Lamb, with garlic potatoes and asparagus. All artfully prepared and warming... More 

Thank tmccomb
Worcester, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Come here to get some good pan-european food; pasta, etc., but also note the fresh Icelandic faire as well. This is definitely a spot local folks come for a meal out, so don't expect the normal touristy offerings (we were happy to be without them!). The staff are very polite, and the atmosphere is clean and comfortable.

Thank Mason H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

The food here was really, really good. The atmosphere very cozy. My boyfriend had the "Shut Up Burger." He said it was one if the better burgers he's had in his lifetime - it was juicy, cooked medium rare with good accompaniments on the burger, nice bun and a decent sized meal. I had the salmon and was very happy... More 

Thank Lara A
Akranes, Iceland
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2 reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Good food and good service. Went out for a dinner with my family, happy with everything. Nice place, we will come again.

Thank jonrunar23
Akranes, Iceland
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I have been there a few times. Always very happy. Must recommed the salmon. It is just wonderful. By far my favourite dish :)

Thank igunnars
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Brilliant loved it, good food and service Family dinner best place in west of Iceland Recomend for everyone

Thank Ólafur J
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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243 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were lucky that we came here early in the evening as, unlike others who came later, we got a table. The staff were really good and recommended dishes. The fish (cod) was excellent but they also recommended the salmon and the combination of ingredients interesting. The pudding with a melting middle was a triumph. The accompanying ice cream looked... More 

Thank Janekdownunder
Texarkana, Texas
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This is such a nice restaurant. I may have had the best hamburger ever here. All of us agreed it was wonderful food. It was busy with local residents and tourist.

Thank Linda H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 50
European, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:45 - 21:00
11:45 - 21:00
11:45 - 21:00
11:45 - 21:00
11:45 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirkjubraut 11, Akranes, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  West Region  >  Akranes
  • Phone Number: 354-431-4343

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?