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££ - £££, European, Soups
Hafnarbraut 2, Hofn 780, Iceland
+354 478 1818
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sole” (10 reviews)
“bruschetta” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Scandinavian, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Hafnarbraut 2, Hofn 780, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We ate here in early August. I chose it because of wanting to eat Langoustine and the portion on their menu was smaller (but quite adequate) than the Humarhofnin Restaurant next door. Nyhofn is a really small intimate restaurant. The food was tasty and the...More

Thank Kayednz
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This was a tough pick as there are a number of restaurants in Hofn. This place turned out to be a quaint little place with some nice history to the building and even better food. The staff was very nice and quick to seat us...More

Thank JSabs11
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely food, very beautifull place and specially lovely staff, I have to give them a special thanks because I forgot my sunglasses in the restaurant, and when I noticed it I was already a 3 hour away drive from there. When I contacted them they...More

Thank PedroSequeiros
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We had langoustines which were exquisite. The focaccia langoustine is very good but the tails are a little bit less tasty than the main langoustines course. Not a big choice of desert bit it is usual for Islandic restaurants. A bit pricy. All other restaurants...More

Thank Thra
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The staff was really friendly in this nice, charming restaurant. The food was excellent! You don't have a lot of options in Höfn, so I definitely recommend it.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Great food and friendly staff! Prices are high like everywhere in Iceland but we didn't regret spending our money there. We can definately recommend this place :)

Thank bridget1981
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We dined here after a long day's driving. The menu is not extensive but features local seafood and lamb. The quality of the ingredients was excellent and the servings were generous without being too big. Ee shared the langoustine pizza (excellent!) then had the sole...More

Thank Marina J
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We loved this place. We had had a vey long day exploring south east cost before we ended the day near Hofn. We were looking for a nice relaxing place to eat and Nyhofn ticked all the boxes. It is a small and cosy place...More

Thank NuDL2013
Reviewed 16 July 2017

My wife and I both very much enjoyed our dinner. I had a good vegetarian choice and the restaurant was responsive to her need as a celiac for gluten-free food. She had sole and it was excellent. Helpful waiters. The restaurant isn't cheap (over $100...More

Thank Parabopete
Reviewed 4 July 2017

It is a cute seafood place in Hofn. It is located in a house with history and the seafood was wonderful! It is a must stop for the anyone wanting to try the langoustine!

Thank wisdaisy
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Questions & Answers
cathy d
3 March 2017|
Response from María G | Property representative |
Hello Cathy. I am sorry but the Restaurant does not open until the motnh of may.
22 April 2016|
Response from María G | Property representative |
I am sorry to have to disappoint you but yes we are open in summer only and will be opening around May 2oth this year. Best regards María
23 September 2015|
Response from María G | Property representative |
Hello Gordon. I am sorry that my restaurant is closed for the winter. There is a very good restaurant Humarhofnin next door to us that will stay open in the winter. Best regards María
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$49
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hafnarbraut 2, Hofn 780, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  East Region  >  Hofn
  • Phone Number: +354 478 1818
  • E-mail
Nyhofn Nordic Bistro is located by the harbor in the first family house built in the small fishing village Hofn in 1897 by the merchant Otto Tulinius. Nyhofn Restaurant offers local seafood dishes, lamb, vegan dishes and various small dishes and desserts. Fully licenced.
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