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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed February 9, 2019

We (two couples) went to Salthusid for dinner on a regular Friday night and this place completely exceeded our expectations, and it did so in so many ways. The atmosphere was very relaxed. The owner himself was cooking the meals, which is nice to know...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Leó Ingi L
Reviewed January 29, 2019

Went here after spending late afternoon/evening at the Blue Lagoon. Had a tasty meal of fish and chips which was served with salad and enjoyed. The restaurant was somewhat lacking in atmosphere due to us being alone there - but it was near to closing...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Neil D
Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

We walk in restaurant is empty..I MEAN NOBODY...another couple walks in behind us...after about 3 min lady comes from back and the couple behind us is locals and the lady that is part of that couple says they were here first basically...the restaurant employee asks...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank grabetravels
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

We went to Salthúsið from silica hotel (blue lagoon) and the owner picked us up from the hotel! He was friendly and so was his staff. This was our last meal in Iceland and it was our absolute favorite!!! If/when I come to Iceland again,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank madison12818
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were in Iceland for part of our honeymoon and had our first meal here. Without a doubt, this dinner experience was one of the highlights of our trip! The owner is extremely kind and generous. We had the lamb chops, house...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mtrav3l5
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Only visited as our flight was cancelled so not planned visit. Faultless! Staff very helpful food outstanding. The Lamb was gorgeous!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Fearless40125341688
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Due to a flight delay and a missed connection, I ended up being an accidental tourist in Iceland for a day and stayed in Grindavik October 5th to 6th. Getting in late to the Geo hotel, the staff recommended Salthusid for dinner, but it was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CHphoto
Reviewed October 13, 2018

This place was recommended to us by our hotel. We decided to try it. We went there & was met with 'have you got a reservation?'. No, we don't & from then on we were ignored. Stood there for 5 minutes wondering what to do....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Julie H
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

A place we always come back to! The lobster soup is a favourite and the lamb is delicious as well as the salty fish.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank UllaN116
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a very pleasant and tasty dinner here. The prices are not cheap and the portions are not large, but that’s fairly normal for Iceland. Inside was cozy, though the lighting was a little dark. The lobster soup was good as well as the...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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richard d
November 13, 2017|
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Response from RichardPiercy | Reviewed this property |
I reckon it is 10 - 15 min walk I find google maps on my phone very helpful for navigating when abroad
March 5, 2015|
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Response from Unnur02 | Reviewed this property |
Salthusid is on 2 floors, and yes it is wheelchair friendly for the first floor, not the second, but the first one is for eating and the second floor is more used as a lounge. Hope this helps and if you plan on going there I... More
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