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Ranga Restaurant

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Ranga 1, Hella 851, Iceland
+354 487 5700
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Hafnarfjordur
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Hotel Ranga offers an excellent dining experience. From a fully stocked bar that allows you to enjoy a nice drink before dinner (or a great one after) and feel the atmosphere of the place. The place is built right next to a flowing river and can offer some amazing aurora views that would make for an amazing end to... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Hotel Ranga for two nights. The hotel is quite comfortable with well appointed rooms. The staff was friendly and helpful. We were pleased to meet the owner who introduced himself to us during dinner. He seemed really interested in our travels and experiences in Iceland. We had dinner both nights at the hotel and found the... More 

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From moment one, Hotel Ranga met and exceeded my expectations! Email communication in advance of our trip was timely, detailed and so welcoming! Our suite was gorgeous! We stayed in the South American jr suite and it was perfect. We had everything we needed for a perfect stay! The restaurant is exceptional: plenty of options for vegetarians and a great... More 

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started with the seafood soup and wild mushroom soup, both very tasty. I had the Arctic char and my wife had the cod. They were probably the best we had on the trip. For dessert, we had the carrot cake which had an unusual presentation, but very good.

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San Diego, California
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great group of staff members all very friendly knowledgeable and helpful. Got a wake up call for the northern lights and saw a good show. Dinner was very expensive but was excellent the dining room has 360° windows looking out at the river and farmlands host and waitress was extremely nice. Rooms are very clean and the entire hotel a... More 

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Manchester, Connecticut
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful rooms, beautiful views, fantastic staff! We stayed two nights and wish we could stay longer! The food at the restaurant was also fantastic!

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George Town, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It took about three hours to drive from Reykjavik to Ranga hotel. The hotel is clean and quiet. Staffs are nice. The food was delicious!

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Thank oo_evelyne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely hotel with good facilities, including comfortable bar, good quality restaurant and outdoor hot tubs. The only think that let it down was the room lighting. There didn't seem to be enough lighting once it was dark. This was frustrating for a very short-sighted person!

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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed three nights and absolutely loved the place. We were there in March so fishing wasn't an option, but they did organise ATV driving and horse riding and gave us some good tips on hiking. Food was tremendous and the staff were great. We'll be back......... in summer !

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Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Everyone who wants a first class hotel in South Iceland goes to the Hotel Ranga; it has a well deserved reputation for luxury and fine dining. The set menu is around $100 without wine, so prices are not cheap. The rooms are a mix of standard twin, deluxe twin, and suites. We had one of each. I suggest not booking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ranga 1, Hella 851, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  South Region  >  Hella
  • Phone Number: +354 487 5700
Description
Rangá restaurant is an acclaimed gourmet restaurant overlooking one of Iceland's finest salmon rivers, East-Rangá River. The restaurant's motto is the concept of a "Farmers Market" - in effect using predominantly local ingredients of the highest quality and freshness - following seasonal availability. The menu is inspired by modern Nordic cuisine. The world renowned Christmas Buffet with European and Scandinavian gourmet dishes is available November to December every year. The wine list and bar selection is extensive and is sure to satisfy even the most demanding connoisseur.

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