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The Settlement Center Restaurant

Brakarbraut 13-15, Borgarnes 310, Iceland
+354 437 1600
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (68 reviews)
“bread” (101 reviews)
“soup” (82 reviews)
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CUISINES
Grill, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
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LOCATION
Brakarbraut 13-15, Borgarnes 310, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came here on a sunny afternoon mid October. We went for the a la carte menu. The Icelandic mash with local cod was a nice warm hug from the nippy winds we came in from. I had the lobster tail linguine. It was divine!...More

Thank Kirkukland
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I spent the night in Borgarnes in route from Keflavik to Dalvik. Our host at the guesthouse we stayed at suggested the Settlement for dinner. The food was excellent, the staff was very friendly and prices were reasonable. We stopped for the...More

Thank Bob_Burnham
SettlementCenter, Manager at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your very generous review. Glad you enjoyed your visit so much you came again next morning for the exhibits. Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not be fooled by exteriors! This unassuming building battened down against a fierce wind - on the inside was utterly charming, welcoming and snug. Unusual setting tucked against the cliff face, and visible inside. The aroma of food invaded the nostrils as we spent...More

Thank KatrinaN711
SettlementCenter, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your very generous review and rating. Well we are located in the oldest houses in Borgarnes with a lot of history and charm though it may not look much from the outside. But I am glad you came in and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We both opted for the three course meal, I had a quick change as I don’t eat meat, which was no problem. The started was smoked trout on rye, it was alright. Second course was fish with vegetables and sauce, fish was very mild and...More

Thank redbirdness
SettlementCenter, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your detailed review. So sorry your visit did not live up to your expectations. But I am glad you found the food ok. I will post this review on our inner web to find out why you were not taken better care...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Friday night, we were looking around Borgarnes. We came upon The Settlement Museum with a Restaurant. What a hidden gem. We have a party of six adults with different types of diets to go with each one of us. They were able and very...More

Thank Dawn4218
SettlementCenter, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It is so rewarding to know when our guests are so well taken care of - thanks to my staff. I will make sure they all read this. Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stopped here for lunch and had a great meal. I had the buffet which was great; others ate off the menu and enjoyed it as well. I thought the selection was varied and there were some wonderful vegetable dishes, even if...More

Thank irvingtonevk
SettlementCenter, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your very generous review. Glad our group all enjoyed both the wellness buffet and dishes from the menu. Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After cruising through a nice gift shop, we opted for dinner here. Three of us had the lobster pasta dish which was absolutely sensational. The reviews that say the bread is the best in Iceland were true. Service was good. The lamb was average -...More

Thank Filipendulous
SettlementCenter, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your very generous review even you did not find the lamb as good as in Salt. Still the lamb is a very popular dish on our menu with our special rosemary- date sauce. But am glad you liked the lobster...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having driven from Reykjavik, we wanted somewhere to get lunch and saw this restaurant. We wanted food a little early (11:15) because we had been traveling from the UK since the early hours, but this wasn't an issue. The staff explained that they didn't normally...More

Thank joekV489MV
SettlementCenter, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your very generous review and rating. Glad our staff could speed up the buffet. Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was beautifully presented and tasted great. Can't ask for much more than that after a walk round the exhibitions.

Thank cheesetoastie87
SettlementCenter, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your very generous review. Glad you enjoyed the food and your visit to the exhibitions. Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were struggling to find an open restaurant so decided to try the Settlement Center restaurant. I was very surprised to see they were so gluten free friendly. I had the lamb soup with gluten free bread and then the cod dinner special. What a...More

Thank Mitch L
SettlementCenter, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your very generous rating and review. So glad you chose our restaurant and liked the food. Enjoy your stay in Iceland. Best regards Sigridur Margret

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Seline R
27 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
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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