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Gamla Vinhusid

) #4 of 26 Restaurants in Hafnarfjordur €€ - €€€ Steakhouse, European,
Vesturgata 4, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
+354 565 1130
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“horse steak” (11 reviews)
“beef” (11 reviews)
“baked potato” (6 reviews)
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11:30 - 21:30All hours
Steakhouse, European, Scandinavian
€€ - €€€
Vesturgata 4, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here for dinner a week ago. The atmosphere is very nice. The prices are a bit expensive but typical for Iceland. The waitress was very friendly and the building is quaint. It was a nice evening out with hubby!

Thank nevillcanada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner there. We had lamb filet and could try whale steak which was very tasty. As dessert we had mango cake with fruits. Every thing is home cooking. The waiters are very friendly. The place is nice and situated in a house...More

Thank neurope2015
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

My cousin and I split the mink whale and it was absolutely delicious. We also had the traditional Icelandic meat soup. Price was a little high, but compared to other places it was average. Great service, great food, great stop.

Thank Megan F
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Service was terrible and food was okay, there were 3 tables at the time we were there , never offered more drinks and when we finally got to order drinks it took them 15 minutes to do 3 beers 2 glasses of wine and 1...More

Thank disabergmann_
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Don't expect to be blown away by the interior, instead get ready for good steaks at a very resonable price. This one of few restaurants offering horse meat which I tried and it tasted surprisingly good. My son didn't like the pizza and my wife...More

1  Thank Elmar A
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Have been to this restaurant three times. Every time it was excellent. The Whale Steak is excellent and so it the horse steak. It's a neat, old building, too.

1  Thank Dorian M
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The food was really good, and really friendly service. Romantic and cozy place to eat with the beloved one.

1  Thank Vera A
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We had a very nice dinner with good friends. The horse meet was perfect and the service was super😀 We will be back.

2  Thank Theodor Francis B
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The interior of the historic building is simple and warm. We had perfectly cooked cod fish of the day and lobster soup. The staff was helpful and friendly and the food delicious.

1  Thank D'Ann J
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I've been to this restaurant a few times a year and generally it is a nice meal, good service for fair price. Went with a group for a three course menu in April - Lobster soup was not warm and not tasty - Chockolate mousse...More

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12 June 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Kristín K | Reviewed this property |
Horse steak.lamb steak Whale steak. Beef steak. Soups salads cod salmon hamburger .. :) price from 2050 kr to 4650 kr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Steakhouse, European, Scandinavian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vesturgata 4, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Hafnarfjordur
  • Phone Number: +354 565 1130
  • E-mail
This house, known as A.Hansen house is of great historic intrest. Since its one of the oldest houses in the heart of Hafnarfjörður. The oldest house in town, the residance of noble Bjarni Sivertsen , now the towns museeum is adjuvent to A.Hansen and was built in 1803-1805. Only few steps further is Icelandic Maritime museeum. A. Hansen was built in 1880 by marchant Knudtzon,
In the current time our Head chef Silbene Dias, try to please all types of palates, with specialties in grills, A.Hansen also offers, quality in sandwiches and hamburgers homemade,and don't forget Vegan's also has space guaranteed here.
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