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Rangarbakkar, Hella 850, Iceland
+354 487 5577
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good48%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (47 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
“fish and chips” (18 reviews)
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Rangarbakkar, Hella 850, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is relatively fine. When you travel to country side, you need to lower your expectation in any expect. You can actually watch the Aurora Borealis from the patio of the restaurants after dinner.

Thank SyaDyke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed the night in Hella wanted a break from hotel meals so chose this restaurant down on the river we were glad we had booked because within minutes it was packed great atmosphere great service we had pizzas and fish and chips which we're...More

Thank brian t
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Not many restaurants to choose from in Hella and we actually drove to a few before deciding to come here. The parking lot was completely empty and there was no one in the restaurant when we arrived. You sit wherever you would like and they...More

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Good food and Pleaseant staff. If your staying in the lodges and would like a quiet meal and potential of seeing the lighta this is your place

1  Thank Ablender86
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Most of the other reviews got it exactly right: Fabulous food, creative presentation, plain but thoughtful environment, prompt efficient service. Worth the price (12010kr for two of us). We hesitated to walk in because we saw a tour bus in the parking lot. No problem:...More

Thank timebes
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Menu selection is not as big as I expected but they do have enough including horse steak. I was wondering what local cuisine they would serve. Salmon or lamb soup ? I wanted to have lamb soup but they didn't have it unfortunately. They do...More

Thank mamacita1001
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Stayed two nights in the cabins and had breakfast and dinner both nights in the restaurant. Menu is small, but has good variety. Ate pizza one night and a burger the next. Very few people there at this time of year.

Thank CLK56
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Ate here twice, lunch and dinner. Our visit was in October so there were not many people at the restaurant. Food was excellent, with several Icelandic specialties. The restaurant was recommended by several locals.....good recommendation.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

awesome restaurant for good & typical cuisine... fish & chips was really delicious.. nice view to the river.

Thank Louisa L
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We were here 3 years ago & had to come back! The smoked salmon appetizer was most delicious & plenty to split for 2 people. We also had their new duck entree which was succulent & fabulous! Still one of our favorite restaurants!

Thank Xina D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rangarbakkar, Hella 850, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  South Region  >  Hella
  • Phone Number: +354 487 5577
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Arhus is located along the Ranga River, 100 km east of Reykjavik on the Ring road, Route 1. It is set in idyllic fields on the banks of the river. The restaurant serves a rich variety of local plates and global favourites. We also have a fully-stocked bar and a terrace overlooking the river, perfect for relaxing on a sunny evening.
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