Central Peninsulas restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Suðureyri

Fisherman Kitchen

The fine restaurant at the Fisherman hotel has striking place mats and menu covers made from fish skins. The food though refuses to be upstaged – assured creations might include garlicky pan-fried fish tongues, wolf…
Top Choice Cafe in Ísafjarðardjúp


One of the Westfjord's most atmospheric eateries, Litlibær is a 19th century, turf-roofed hut that's crammed with family photos and memorabilia. The owners were born and raised on this Skötufjörður farmstead and tod…
Top Choice Cafe in Þingeyri


Simbahöllin is a cool cafe in a restored 1915 general store with friendly staff serving tasty Belgian waffles during the day and hearty lamb tagines at night. Outdoor seating, fjord views and a cosy vibe ensure this…
Top Choice Seafood in Ísafjörður


Set in a building from 1781, warm, rustic Tjöruhúsið offers some of the best seafood around. The set-course, serve-yourself dinner includes soup, catches of the day (fresh off the boat from the nearby harbour), and …
Top Choice International in Ísafjörður


Sidle up to the rough-hewn wood tables inside this tin-clad house, or kick back on the sunny terrace for flavourful, relaxed meals and local beer on tap. Groovy tunes play as staff serve fish, burgers, pizza and Ice…
Icelandic in Ísafjörður

Við Pollinn

Although the minimalist decor at Hótel Ísafjörður's restaurant lacks pizzazz, the food more than makes up for it. The strong selection of local cuisine, especially fish, is prepared with flair and the windows offer …
Cafe in Suðureyri

Fisherman Cafe

Head to this cool cafe-bar for cakes and punchy espresso or locally landed seafood in the form of fish cakes and lobster soup – best washed down with one of their many craft beers.
Cafe in Flateyri


A friendly local woman serves up delicious daily soup (the fish stew is outstanding) with excellent fresh bread, and bakes cakes and irresistible waffles. There are simple guest rooms upstairs (double/family with sh…
Thai in Ísafjörður

Thai Koon

After a stretch of limited food options in remote Iceland, this small Thai canteen seems decidedly exotic. There’s no grand ambience but the curries and noodles are reliably tasty and served up in heaping portions.
Bakery in Ísafjörður

Gamla Bakaríð

For breakfast, lunch or a mid-morning sugar fix, Gamla is the best bakery in town and is usually packed for its full range of sweet treats (cookies, doughnuts and cakes) as well as fresh bread.