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The Settlement Center Restaurant

Brakarbraut 13-15, Borgarnes 310, Iceland
+354 437 1600
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (74 reviews)
“bread” (109 reviews)
“soup” (87 reviews)
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CUISINES
Grill, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Brakarbraut 13-15, Borgarnes 310, Iceland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The traditional fish soup was very good but such a small amount compared to the same soup in other restaurants. Only a few pieces of fish at a higher price. I guess because you are in the Settlement Center.More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jord7
SettlementCenter, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for you kind and informative review. I find it though surprising that you found the portion small. If you take it as a main course we serve it in a bowl and you can have as much as you like -...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a conference dinner here. It was quite nice and the food was good. The service wasn’t the best, but guess there is to reasons for that. Firstly we were quite many at the conference, so was bit hard to keep track on everything and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank robertmakitie
SettlementCenter, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review and rating. And thank you for finding reasons if the service was not up to your highest expectations. You are right - it is a very low season now so we are running on minimum regular staff - and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked the atmosphere in this place. The waiters are really nice, polite and helpful. The food is great and the restaurant architecture is different than others icelandic restaurant.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank istan25
SettlementCenter, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for this very generous and friendly review. So glad you enjoyed your visit. Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Settlement Center RESTAURANT As a CHEF can recommend this place for sure Food was really good specially LAMB a la cart dish Service nice and polite Interior not so special needs more cozyMore

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lotekas
SettlementCenter, Manager at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your generous rating. Glad to receive such good review coming from a professional. Interior is always a subject of taste. Very many people like the lightness of it specially in the summer. In the dark winter we normally lit it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were traveling from Reykjavik to Akureyri & stopped here to eat. It was early & we were only customers at the time. We loved the bread with lava salted butter. I can’t remember what we ordered but it was 4 different menu items &...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GlennaBeck
SettlementCenter, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this generous rating and review. So glad were left with good memories of you visit. Hope to see you again. Happy New Year. Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant came recommended from our hotel and it really was a delicious lunch set in a very comfortable restaurant! The buffet was vegetarian with a great selection and very reasonably priced for Iceland! The staff were very friendly and the a la Carte menu...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Liz B
SettlementCenter, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you so much for your very generous review. Yes our lunch buffet is popular due to the variety of dishes and the price. We like to be able to offer good food at reasonable price - at low season it is very quiet and...More

Reviewed December 10, 2018

WE had dinner here at the recommendation of a tour guide and were very delighted. Everything was delicious!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Patricia M
SettlementCenter, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you so much for your very generous review. We are grateful that your tour guide recommended our restaurant and we live up to your expectations, Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed December 9, 2018

Very good Icelandic menu. I had the Plokkfiskur, awesome after wrapping up a chilly day on Ring Road journey. Super friendly staff, and the manager is very kind.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Thaddeus S
SettlementCenter, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thank you for your very generous review and rating. So glad you enjoyed the Plokkfiskur our Icelandic speciality. Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

The food was good, but the service left much to be desired. The atmosphere is nice. There is a store downstairs where you can buy all kinds of Icelandic things. We definitely spent some money there. This was the restaurant where I ordered horse. It...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank espanolita56
SettlementCenter, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed the food, the atmosphere and the shop. I must say it surprises me if you had poor service. I do not know what was wrong but our staff is normally very attentive and warm. I will...More

Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

We came here on a sunny afternoon mid October. We went for the a la carte menu. The Icelandic mash with local cod was a nice warm hug from the nippy winds we came in from. I had the lobster tail linguine. It was divine!...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kirkukland
SettlementCenter, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Thank you so much for your very generous review. So glad you found us and enjoyed the food and the service. Best regards Sigridur Margret

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Questions & Answers
Seline R
February 27, 2017|
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Response from Settlement C | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. The traditional Icelandic food that is on the menu is the lamb soup for ISK 1980 as starter and ISK 2500 as main course and the traditional mashed fish with dark rye bread for ISK 2800. We also... More
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Kaarina T
July 21, 2016|
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Response from yettie_trapper | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry we did not have lunch there only dinner and I did not note the hours of the lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brakarbraut 13-15, Borgarnes 310, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  West Region  >  Borgarnes
  • Phone Number: +354 437 1600
  • E-mail
Description
In our restaurant we invite you to a friendly and relaxed atmosphere and good quality food at reasonable prices. The Settlement Center is located in one of Borgarnes oldest houses. Yet the restaurant is modern and newly refurbished with due respect to old times. The menu is a blend of traditional Icelandic cooking with international flavors to it. The Restaurant is open daily from 10am - 9pm
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