Dining under the stars, in the middle of nowhere.

Located right under the highest peak of Iceland, Hvannadalshnúkur (2110m), we want to take you on a one of a kind food journey. The cooking is inspired by the Icelandic nature surrounding the hotel where we emphasize on quality and creativity in our dishes. The restaurant offers seating for up to 180 people in a geometrical-style environment.

The restaurant offers seating for up to 180 people in a geometrical-style environment, a reference to the glacer and of course the famous Glacier Lagoon which is only minutes away from the hotel.

Opening hours:

Breakfast buffet from 6:30-10:00.
Lunch buffet from 12:00-15:00.
Á la Carte service from 18:00-22:00.

Additionally, bar menu is available from 13:00-22:00. Happy Hour is everyday from 16:00-18:00 with 2 for 1 on draft beers and house wines and from 22:00-23:00 we offer 50% off strong alcohol.

Reservations

Book By Email

Further information and reservations please call our reception +354 514 8300 email us at glacier@fosshotel.is.

Menu

Starters
   
Farmer's Brie - Baked brie covered in honey, cashew and pecan nuts, scented with rosemary.
2.190 ISK
Silky red beet soup - Roasted almonds, almond cream and black leek.
1.990 ISK
Celery root - Salt baked celery root, apples, pickled fennel, mustard seeds and horseradish buttermilk.2.490 ISK
Creamy langoustine soup - Scallops, shrimps and dulse.
2.490 ISK
Smoked lamb carpaccio - Double smoked lamb “carpaccio”, honey, rose pepper with blueberries and hazelnuts. The lamb is smoked and dried for three weeks before it's ready.2.990 ISK
Coffee and vanilla cured salmon - Rye bread, dill and black caviar.2.890 ISK
Raw tuna - Fennel, coconut, trout caviar and pickled apples.2.790 ISK
Goat cheese salad - Crispy bacon, pickled red onion, apples, avocado and cranberries.2.290 ISK
Chicken salad - Roasted cashew nuts, croutons, mandarin, crispy egg and sour cream.2.890 ISK
Garden salad - Roasted walnuts, cranberries, fennel and pickled red onion. 1.990 ISK
Cheese and meat platter - Sheep meat from Skaftafell, dried beef from Húsavík, spicy sausage, white and blue cheese. Served with jam pistachios honey and crisp. Perfect for sharing.
3.990 ISK
  
Mains
 
Torched cod - Lightly salted cod, black and white onions, potato and black pepper Béchamel.
4.290 ISK
Salmon in two ways - Chives polenta, cauliflower, pine nuts, spice bread and scallion with chicken Velouté sauce.
4.890 ISK
Wolffish and king crab - Golden beet, fennel, cucumber, soya and green kale.5.290 ISK
Icelandic beef tenderloin - Potatoes, carrots, ceps, shallot and truffle beef glaze.6.790 ISK
Lamb two ways - Grilled lamb and shank from the local farmers, potatoes, red beets, parsnip and Béarnaise foam.5.990 ISK
Golden cauliflower - Baked cauliflower, potatoes, crispy cheese, almonds, kale, apricot and noisette Béarnaise.4.290 ISK
Jerusalem artichoke - Cranberries, couscous, pointed cabbage, black mustard seeds.4.180 ISK
Vegetable spring roll - Chives polenta, chia, broccolini, crispy egg, and green kale4.290 ISK
 
Desserts
 
Green apple sorbet - Rosemary, torched meringue, white chocolate.1.790 ISK
Dark brownie - Dark brownie, salted caramel, baked white chocolate, pistachio praline and pistachio ice cream.1.890 ISK
White mousse - White chocolate, meringue and rhubarb.1.790 ISK
Brûlée and strawberries - Strawberry granita, strawberries and sorrel sorbet.1.890 ISK
Glacier Lagoon ice cream - Three kinds of flavours with baked white chocolate crumble and berries.1.790 ISK
Skyr and violets - Skyr parfait, dulce chocolate, thyme oats crumble and violet sorbet.1.890 ISK
 
Set Menus
 
Farmer’s Feast - Goat cheese salad crispy bacon, pickled red onion, apples, avocado and cranberries. Lamb two ways potatoes, red beets, parsnip and Béarnaise foam. Skyr parfait, dulce chocolate, thyme oats crumble with violet sorbet.8.790 ISK
Vegetarian feast - Salt baked celery root, green apples, celery, horseradish buttermilk and pickled mustard seeds. Homemade spring roll, tofu, root vegetables, mozzarella and crispy egg. White chocolate, meringue and rhubarb.7.390 ISK
Fisherman’s feast - Creamy langoustine soup, scallops, shrimp and dulse. Cod lightly salted, black and white onions, potato and black pepper Béchamel. Dark brownie, salt caramel, white chocolate, pistachio praline and pistachio ice cream7.790 ISK
Öræfi feast - Let the chefs put together a five courses menu from the best ingredients that Iceland has to offer. This menu is for the whole table only.9.490 ISK