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Ranga Restaurant

€€€€Seafood, European,
Sudurlandsvegur, Hella 851, Iceland
+354 487 5700
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Sudurlandsvegur, Hella 851, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were lucky to stay at hotel when they had a traditional Icelandic buffet for dinner- was a treat to try all sorts of foods like reindeer meatballs, smoked goose and different types of cured salmon. Also there were quite a few locals dining as...More

Thank D5686HJbarbarab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worthy of a visit! We enjoyed the puffin and reindeer on the menu. Great service! Very pricey but a good treat!

Thank Caz-Wood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the reindeer and lamb both were excellent The Ranger was part of the chefs visa lamb was separately on the menu I had the seafood stew which is also absolutely fabulous

Thank Theresa r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although expensive (to be expected, its Iceland), the food and service was exceptional and you can't find many places with such a view. A real treat during our stay with the people at Ranga.

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very tasty , well presented, quality food, all good food is a bit pricey in Iceland thats a fact but this well worth a try , the battered fish is awesome, the PUFFIN good but is an acquired taste,for most people and the preserved shark...More

Thank Gshockxxx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The male proprietor, manager (grey-haired and in his 70's) will sit at your table uninvited. He will then engage in salacious conversation in an intimidating and condescending way. He is very demeaning towards women and seems to engage the younger ones. You may have uninvited...More

Thank Awaw A
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We ate here on 2 nights. I had arctic char on the first night and reindeer and goose on the second - both were amazing. Wine is very expensive as it is in all hotels and the food is not cheap but it is excellent...More

Thank Jan O
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This hotel has a five star menu and service. We had reindeer carpaccio, salmon with vegetables and a brownie with vanilla ice cream. Full bar with the best spirit brands. Service was fast and excellent. There are no options outside anyway.

Thank Miguel B
Reviewed 3 November 2017

The food is absolutely beautiful, the setting is immaculate, the staff are awesome and friendly so all-in-all pretty perfect. I could not find a single fault in the ex[perience.

Thank phototraveler29
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The pan-fried cod and the lamb were amazing. We actually noticed many guests from other hotels who actually drive to this hotel's restaurant to have their dinner here. Great service staff.

Thank _K_i_m__MarieOntario
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7 September 2016|
Response from anina172016 | Reviewed this property |
Did not stay there only ate in restaurant. So many beautiful places to walk and run would recommend that instead.
7 September 2016|
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Response from Ragushill | Reviewed this property |
Honestly don't remember! Pack your headlamps - it will be dark most of the day😀
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sudurlandsvegur, Hella 851, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  South Region  >  Hella
  • Phone Number: +354 487 5700
  • E-mail
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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