Country restaurant offering local quality in contemporary settings with an amazing view - That is what our restaurant is all about. 

Located right outside Höfn in Hornafjörður and offering a panoramic view over the largest glacier in Europe, it is a unique experience to enjoy dinner at Fosshotel Vatnajökul's restaurant. A country restaurant with a fine dining touch, brought by the renowned chef Saevar Karl.

The ingredients come from local farmers and fishermen where the spotlight is on the langoustine, the fjord's most renowned dish but the langoustine fishing industry is creating over 100 jobs in the small town of Höfn.


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Further information and reservations please call our reception +354 478 2555 email us at

Fosshotel Vatnajökul's restaurant is open from 12:00-22:00. The hotel bar is open daily and offers a wide range of beers, wine and cocktails. Happy hour every day from 16-18 on draft beers and House wines.


Soups And Salads

All soups and salads are served with bread and butter.

Lobster Soup - Langoustine ceviche and chives oil.1.990 ISK
Wild Mushroom Soup - Truffle oil and hazelnuts.1.890 ISK
Chicken Salad - Cashew, pickled red onion and creamy mustard dressing.2.150 ISK
Green Salad - Tomato, cashews and pickled red onion.1.790 ISK
Small Courses
Smoked Mackerel - Potatoes, chives and bacon foam.1.890 ISK
Baked Cheese - Brie cheese, honey and cashews.1.790 ISK
Cauliflower - Raisins, mustard seeds and Prosociano.1.790 ISK
Meat and Cheese Platter - Selection of smoked and cured meat fish and vegetables.2.990 ISK

All plates from the grill are served with fries and ketchup

Grilled Beef Ribeye - Baked vegetables and pepper sauce.4.250 ISK
Beef Burger 175g - Bacon beer jam, pickles and mustard sauce.2.390 ISK
Lamb Burger - Pulled lamb, pickled red onion and truffle sauce.2.390 ISK
Bean Burger - Bean paddy, pickled bell peppers and mustard sauce.2.150 ISK
Grilled Chicken - Baked vegetables and beer sauce.3.150 ISK
Fish and Langoustine
Langoustine - 300g of langoustine and garlic butter.5.490 ISK
Fish and Chips - Cod, french fries and tartar sauce.2.390 ISK
Arctic Char - Baked vegetables and yogurt sauce.3.490 ISK
Lobster Burger - Pickled red onion and tartar sauce. 3.350 ISK
Chocolate Cake - Caramelized pecans and salt caramel ice cream.1.490 ISK
Skyr - Blueberries and cream.1.490 ISK
Crème Brûlée - Vanilla and white chocolate.1.490 ISK
Lobster Feast - Lobster soup with langoustine ceviche and chives oil. Garlic roasted langoustine and Skyr with blueberries and cream.6.990 ISK
The Local Feast - Smoked mackerel with potatoes and bacon foam. Grilled beef ribeye with baked vegetables and pepper sauce. Crème Brûlée.  6.990 ISK
Vegetarian Feast - Cauliflower with raisins, pickled mustard seeds and prosociano. Bean paddy with baked vegetables and yogurt sauce. Chocolate cake with caramelized pecans and salt caramel ice cream.4.950 ISK