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All 2 Eyrarbakki Restaurants

Rauda Husid (The Red House)

Budarstig 4, Eyrarbakki 820, Iceland
+354 483 3330
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Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Eyrarbakki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $56
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: European, Dessert, Seafood, Scandinavian
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Enjoy wonderful food in a historic building in the quaint seaside town of Eyrarbakki. A 45-minute scenic drive from Reykjavik, less than 15 minutes from Selfoss, and your gateway to the south coast. So stop by for a bowl of hearty soup on your way out or a feast fit for royalty on your way back to your accommodation after a day of sightseeing. The historical and relaxing atmosphere at Rauda Husid welcomes you to enjoy excellent food, such as delicious lobster/langoustine and fish direct from the fishermen, Icelandic lamb and other dishes along with good wine and personal service.
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English first
Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

While traveling around Iceland for a week, I ate at this restaurant three times. It was that good. Both the mussels and the lobster bisque were hands down the best I have ever had in my entire life. I even tried horse for the first time ever, and was surprised at how much I loved it. They even had a... More

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Taken here for a lobster feast after going caving in a lava tunnel by Arctic Adventures. An excellent meal. Only guests there on the Thursday night at 9pm. Good service in pleasant surrounds. A long drive from Reykjavik but worth it once we got there.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

i did not expect that i will eat lobster, i even was thinking to order something else, but i was surprised that the lobster was already ordered for us from our guide. it was sooo delicious. and till now, i can't believe i ate lobster. it's pretty amazing how the food is very well served, non toxic, you feel better... More

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North Wales
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We passed through Eyrabakki yesterday whilst exploring the area, and popped into the Rauda Husid for a quick hot drink. What a lovely place. Unfortunately didn't have a meal, but the food looked wonderful. We spent a good while chatting with the owner, who told us about the restaurant, the area and about some of the places around. Couldn't have... More

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New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We ate here the night before our wedding thanks to a recommendation by Pink Iceland. We had a group of 17 people and they did a wonderful job. The atmosphere is great and the staff was very friendly. The food was out of this world. I had the lamb which was cooked perfectly and tasted great. For desert I had... More

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Graested, Denmark
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

In the middle of nowhere close to the ocean - in rain, sun, snow and storm (all at once) I had an amazing lunch at this place. Very spartanic interieur but still warm and cozy. Great seafood and good service. If you ever come around - go visit

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calgary
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Was in a quiet town by the North Atlantic. Beautiful old Red House and awesome seafood. The dinner was great

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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Booked on line and drove out to the Rauda House Restaurant from Reykjavik which took about 45mins. It was a really special night for us, romantic, fantastic meal, we had the lobster tails to start followed by steak and shared the excellent lava cake and ice cream dessert. Not cheap but I felt it was worth it. Definitely recommend it.

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Radevormwald, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

It is certainly one of the best restaurants I've ever eaten, if not the best !!! You were not in Iceland, if you were not eating there :-) !!

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Calgary
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

A good rule of thumb when touring Iceland is to take your local guide’s advice when a restaurant is recommended. We arrived at Rauda Husid in Eyrarbakki at 2:00. It was quiet with only one other couple leaving. The Lobster bisque is excellent with the most tender lobster pieces I’ve ever experienced. It was accompanied by Green Salad that boasted... More

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Additional Information about Rauda Husid (The Red House)

Address: Budarstig 4, Eyrarbakki 820, Iceland
Phone Number: +354 483 3330
Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  South Region  >  Eyrarbakki
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 56
Cuisine: European, Dessert, Seafood, Scandinavian

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