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Gamla Kaupfelagid

Kirkjubraut 11, Akranes 300, Iceland
+354 431 4343
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“lobster soup” (8 reviews)
“burger” (21 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
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Bar, International, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Kirkjubraut 11, Akranes 300, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I almost stayed a second night just so I could go back a second time. I can’t say enough good things. Awesome food and personable staff. Met the owners and they were great people that really cared about your experience. The volcano dessert is a...More

Thank andrewpN6036AJ
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good food and friendly staff. I recommend the shut up burger which is the best burger I have tasted.

Thank astrosj2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am allergic to garlic, that is unfortunally in many food. There is never any problem at Gamla Kaupfélagið - just solutions. My favorite restaurant 👌🏼

Thank Árný Ö
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the middle of no where in Iceland, we had zero expectations and we were so wrong. The ambiance is that of a local neighborhood tavern, filled with lots of families with children enjoying a night out. But it was the amazing food which blew...More

Thank werhappy2travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing! We had the lobster soup, leek soup, lamb sandwich and cod! It was delicious. The lady working was amazing and sweet. We had a table of 10 and she didn’t even flinch! It was a perfect day in Akranes and this...More

Thank karlabierbach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate the burger and lamb shoulder and both were amazing! The service was fantastic too! We would definitely recommend this to anyone in the area!

Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat in Akranes and randomly chose Gamlakaupfelagid. What a fantastic dinner. My wife had the lobster soup, what a treat. She also had the pulled lamb sandwich. I had salmon and it was very tasty. It seemed like...More

Thank Mitch L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a detour from the golden circle and headed north. We wanted to stop for dinner and read wonderful reviews about this restaurant. I have to say we were pleasantly surprised. Like other reviewers, we enjoyed the lobster soup. It is a must! We...More

Thank Tanya S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm solo travelling around Iceland and I really wanted to try local food at least once. I found this place and decided to try it. It was very cozy, which is appreciated during colder Fall nights. The lobster soup is to die for, and the...More

Thank Guillaume E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I had dinner here last week. Charming spot on the main street. Excellent service and friendly. I had the cod with potatoes, blueberries and apples. It was my best meal in Iceland and the price was less than most places. My daughter...More

Thank misty2001
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $60
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirkjubraut 11, Akranes 300, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  West Region  >  Akranes
  • Phone Number: +354 431 4343
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