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 18-21 and bar from 17-23 .The hotel bar is open daily and offers a wide range of beers, wine and cocktails. Happy hour every day from 17-18 on draft beers and House wines.


Soups And Salads

All soups and salads are served with bread and butter.

Lobster Soup - Langoustine and lime (150 ml/300 ml).
1.990/2.990 ISK
Potato soup - Smoked cod and chives oil (150 ml/300 ml).
1.490/2.490 ISK
Green Salad - Tomato, cashews and pickled red onion.1.790 ISK
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
Smoked sheep - Hazelnuts, baked beets and balsamico.1.990 ISK
Main Courses
Lamb - Baked carrots, roasted almonds and rhubarb sauce.3.950 ISK
Grilled Beef Ribeye - Salt baked beet, home made chips and mustard sauce.4.790 ISK
Arctic Char - Baked onion, potato purré and herb sauce.3.490 ISK
Grilled Celery Root - Potato purré, carrots and coconut-onion foam. 3.350 ISK
Langoustine - Garlic butter, baked rutabaga, salad and home made chips.5.990 ISK
Chocolate Cake - Caramelized pecans and salt caramel ice cream.1.490 ISK
Skyr - Blueberry meringue and toasted oats.
1.490 ISK
Crème Brûlée - Vanilla and Icelandic moss.1.490 ISK
Birch mousse - White chocolate, birch meringue and crowberries.1.490 ISK
Lobster Feast - Lobster soup with langoustine ceviche and chives oil. Garlic roasted langoustine. Birch mousse.7.950 ISK
Hornafjörður Feast - Smoked mackerel with potatoes and bacon foam. Grilled beef ribeye with baked vegetables and pepper sauce. Crème Brûlée.6.150 ISK