Restaurants

Top Choice Icelandic in Hvammstangi

Sjávarborg

Hats off to this stylish restaurant above the Icelandic Seal Centre. Reserve ahead for a table by vast picture windows offering fjord views and a menu that roves from seared tuna to gourmet burgers to slow-cooked la…
Icelandic in Vatnsnes Peninsula

Geitafell

Roughly 25km from Hvammstangi (3km north of Illugastaðir) is the wonderfully unique Geitafell, a restaurant in a converted barn where fish soup is the star, served with salad and home-baked bread (skyr – a yoghurt-l…
International in Blönduós

B&S Restaurant

The usual suspects – soup, salad, burgers, fish and pizza – greet diners on the picture menu at this decent, albeit overpriced, place neighbouring the N1, but there are a few unexpected items if you go looking (eg h…
Fast Food in Hrútafjörður

Staðarskáli N1

Petrol, bathrooms, wi-fi, a store and a grill bar – stop in, as there's not much else along this stretch of Ring Road for a while (until Blönduós, if you're heading east).
Cafe in Hvammstangi

Hlaðan Kaffihús

At the harbour is this sweet old-time cafe, luring customers with the usual suspects: soup, panini, quiche and cakes, plus heartier meals of lamb chops and trout.
Supermarket in Blönduós

Kjörbúðin

Self-catering supplies.
Supermarket in Hvammstangi

KVH Supermarket

For self-caterers.