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The Settlement Center Restaurant

Brakarbraut 13-15, Borgarnes 310, Iceland
+354 437 1600
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (47 reviews)
“bread” (68 reviews)
“salads” (21 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Seafood, European, Grill, Soups, Scandinavian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Brakarbraut 13-15, Borgarnes 310, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 716 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A beautiful old building. A kind staff. Good food. Reasonable prices. A lot of choice. What else is there to wish for? Definitely worth the 5 stars.

Thank NG67
Reviewed 2 days ago

We came here for lunch on our way from Akureyi to Keflavik. This is a long drive which makes this stop for lunch just about right. The food was delicious. There is a buffet for lunch but we chose to order off the menu and...More

Thank wardgarner
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were tired and hungry after some spectacular sight seeing on the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Arriving relatively late for Iceland we were welcomed and fed. Plenty of vegetarian choice, nicely presented food, interesting architecture.

Thank eddecross
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So many people's reviews were raving about their meal at this restaurant and now I know why. It was simply amazing and easily the favorite dinner that we had during our time in Iceland! Service was superb from the friendly host who sat us to...More

Thank ryan120
Settlement C, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Wow, thank you so much for this wonderful review. We are so happy that our efford is beeing successful. Now in this very busy season we know there is a danger of something going wrong - but we do everything we can to keep up...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had read the reviews and decided to have dinner here as our hotel was just a block away. We were not disappointed. The fish soup was excellent as was the lamb soup. The bread basket had delicious homemade bread and soft butter with lava...More

Thank joann87
Settlement C, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your very generous review. Glad your visit lived up to your expectations. Enjoy your stay in Iceland. Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped off here for a quick lunch while passing through. We were looking for something quick & simple - were offered the vegetarian buffet by the pleasant & helpful wating staff - and after seeing what was on offer, we decided to sit longer &...More

Thank 99TedP61
Settlement C, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your very kind review. Glad you took time enjoying the variety of salads we offer on the lunch buffet. Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OUTSTANDING !!! the lunch buffet unlike any we have ever visited.... Healthy and tasty... from the spicy black cabbage, sweet potato salad, a variety of hot dishes.... and the carrot soup.... ahhhh. Tried the local malt extract beverage... non alcoholic.... what a treat... servers are...More

Thank Manmap
Settlement C, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your very generous and inspiering review. This lunch buttet has been our mission on healthy food for many years. Why not eat healthy even one is travelling. Glad you appreciated it. Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good service and food. We had the lobster salad which was delicious. Service very nice and pro. The dinning room is ok

Thank Ed d
Settlement C, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. Enjoy your stay in Iceland. Best regards Sigridur Margrét

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a large group (85!), which the centre managed beautifully and with good humour. We were given little head sets and strolled through the interactive exhibits in groups of four. The audio was available in many different languages. Very interesting. A prearranged smorgasbord of...More

Thank MichTK
Settlement C, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. So glad you found we managed you big group well as we can not let so many enter the exhibitions at the same time which means that there is little wait. And then good humor helps a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have an amazing blue mussel dish that is quite delicious and served with homemade bread that is simply delicious - it is a must try! So worth the visit! The restaurant is in an old renovated house with a modern touch as one of...More

Thank Sivva
Settlement C, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. Yes there is a very special and cosy atmosphere there in the dark winter - specially if there is a snow storm. Then we lit the rock with small candles. Looking forward to seeing you in the...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Seline R
What Icelandic food do u have and for what price
28 February 2017|
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Response from Settlement C | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. The traditional Icelandic food that is on the menu is the lamb soup for ISK 1980 as starter and ISK 2500 as main course and the traditional mashed fish with dark rye bread for ISK 2800. We also... More
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Kaarina T
Hi, What hours is the wellness lunch buffet served? Takk. Kaarina
22 July 2016|
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Response from yettie_trapper | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry we did not have lunch there only dinner and I did not note the hours of the lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 45
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brakarbraut 13-15, Borgarnes 310, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  West Region  >  Borgarnes
  • Phone Number: +354 437 1600
  • E-mail
Description
In our restaurant we invite you to a friendly and relaxed atmosphere and good quality food at reasonable prices.

The Settlement Center is located in one of Borgarnes oldest houses. Yet the restaurant is modern and newly refurbished with due respect to old times.

The menu is a blend of traditional Icelandic cooking with international flavors to it.

The Restaurant is open daily from 10am - 9pm
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