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The Settlement Center Restaurant

Brakarbraut 13-15, Borgarnes 310, Iceland
+354 437 1600
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (67 reviews)
“bread” (95 reviews)
“soup” (77 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
10:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
Grill, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Brakarbraut 13-15, Borgarnes 310, Iceland
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11 - 20 of 634 reviews

Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

The museum is well set out and gives alot of local and history of the local area and The settlement of Iceland. Staff ate knowledgeable and helpful. The restaurant upstairs is a must. Beautiful fresh food in a light airy setting. Options are a buffet...More

Thank Liz M
Settlement C, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thank you so much for your very generous review. Hope you are having a wonderful stay in West Iceland. Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

This is one of the coolest looking restaurants ever! There is a gorgeous rock wall and the lighting is dim and romantic. My fiancée and I went here for a beer and starters and were very happy with it. We had mussels and cheese bread....More

Thank Alliway
Settlement C, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you so much for this very generous review. We are so glad your visit was such a wonderful experience. We would love to see you again next time you visit Iceland. Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent food with Icelandic ingredients. Nice space with good lighting and good service. Would definitely go again!

Thank John H
Settlement C, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you so much for this generous review. Hope to see you again. Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The day we visited the Settlement Center was cold and rainy. Perfect for a hot bowl of soup and that's exactly what my wife and I enjoyed at the restaurant upstairs. She had a wonderful bowl of fish soup in an interesting tomato based sauce....More

Thank mafischl
Settlement C, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you so much for this very generous review. So glad you found shelter from the stormy weather it has been unusually bad this last week. Hope you enjoyed Iceland despite of the cold and wind. Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely place great museum and the lunch buffet was pretty good even for a non veggie 😁 Staff were to class and so helpful. Great food.

Thank AndrewfromYork
Settlement C, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you so much for your very generous review. Glad you enjoyed your lunch buffet. Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed 24 February 2018

Chose this one based on all the good reviews and ended up having a lovely dinner, although I would give 3.5 if it were an option. Atmosphere is quaint and cozy, service was attentive and friendly. Menu has plenty of options for authentic Icelandic cuisine,...More

Thank eakthomas
Settlement C, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you for your review. Sorry you visit did not live up to your expectations but I can asure you the meat soup is not out of a can. But I am glad you would come back and give us another chance. Enjoy your stay...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018

We had dinner two nights in a row here, and both times were great! The service and atmosphere was casual, friendly and attentive. There was a lot to choose from on the menu, and I was especially happy to see vegan options. The vegan/veggie burger...More

Thank 3amann
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We only ate there since the museum was already closed. But the lamb was amazingly good. And I have eaten lots of lamb. All sides were good as well. And service was very good.More

Thank Marc A
Settlement C, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you so much for your very generous review. Sorry you did not get to see the exhibits. You must have arrived late - we close both restaurant and exhibitions at 9 pm but we have to close the entarnce to the exhibits at 8pm...More

Reviewed 19 February 2018

We ate dinner at an early time, so we didn’t need to make a reservation. The waitresses were nice. The restaurant is very nice and easy to find. There is a parking just adjacent. The dishes are served nicely and were tasty. We came after...More

Thank Oz999
Settlement C, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you so much for your very generous and informativ review, Hope you had a wonderful time in Iceland despite of the unpredictable weather.. Best regards Sigridur Margret

Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I had the lunch-buffet and after a lovely introduction by the staff I ate amazing food, freshly prepared, with fresh herbs and spices. Returned the next day. Best food ever!

Thank Britta48
Settlement C, Owner at The Settlement Center Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you so much for your very generous review. So glad you could come agein. Best regards Sigridur Margret

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Seline R
27 February 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
22 July 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
US$10 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
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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