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Ranga Restaurant

Sudurlandsvegur, Hella 851, Iceland
+354 487 5700
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (38 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Sudurlandsvegur, Hella 851, Iceland
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11 - 20 of 273 reviews

Reviewed 7 February 2018

If you like fish, this is wonderful. I also had lamb and beef. Both were somewhat tough but very tasty.

Thank Harvey B
Reviewed 6 February 2018

First, I would like to stay I did not stay at this hotel. I did want to stay but they were booked up the night I needed. So, I decided to try and get dinner here instead because I heard great things. When I arrived...More

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This rustic restaurant boasts peaceful views and a friendly, helpful staff. The food is presented tastefully, but you’ll pay a lot for dinner and wonder why; breakfast was good and was included for those of us staying over at the very modest accommodations in the...More

Thank TripsEndN
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

The restaurant here was fantastic. The service and food were exceptional. We tried almost everything on both the dinner and breakfast menus and everything was presented beautifully and tasted wonderful. The wine selections were good. Everything was reasonably priced for Iceland.

Thank ctsurgn
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel and really enjoyed our stay (separate rating of 5* for that.) However, the meal in the restaurant on our second night was really disappointing - it was expensive (even for Iceland) and the food was somewhat bland. It’s a real...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Excellent service, manager and all the staff were very friendly. We enjoyed a lovely evening with great food. The hotel is on Northern Lights watch, so if there is a sighting they will even alert you during dinner!

Thank Catherine A
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The restaurant, part of the Ranga Hotel, is beautiful and picturesque -- in a setting like no other. We had reservations for Christmas Eve and all-in-all had a fine experience. In addition to the ambiance, highlights included the Smoked Puffin, a unique item that everyone...More

Thank Dangerspork
Reviewed 31 December 2017

The food at the hotel is not to be believed. We stayed 2 nights and only wished that we could have eaten there again!

Thank RyeBearss
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We were lucky to stay at hotel when they had a traditional Icelandic buffet for dinner- was a treat to try all sorts of foods like reindeer meatballs, smoked goose and different types of cured salmon. Also there were quite a few locals dining as...More

Thank D5686HJbarbarab
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Worthy of a visit! We enjoyed the puffin and reindeer on the menu. Great service! Very pricey but a good treat!

Thank Caz-Wood
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7 September 2016|
Response from anina172016 | Reviewed this property |
Did not stay there only ate in restaurant. So many beautiful places to walk and run would recommend that instead.
7 September 2016|
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Response from Ragushill | Reviewed this property |
Honestly don't remember! Pack your headlamps - it will be dark most of the day😀
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sudurlandsvegur, Hella 851, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  South Region  >  Hella
  • Phone Number: +354 487 5700
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Rangá restaurant is an acclaimed gourmet restaurant overlooking one of Iceland's finest salmon rivers, East-Rangá River. The restaurant's motto is the concept of a "Farmers Market" - in effect using predominantly local ingredients of the highest quality and freshness - following seasonal availability. The menu is inspired by modern Nordic cuisine. The world renowned Christmas Buffet with European and Scandinavian gourmet dishes is available November to December every year. The wine list and bar selection is extensive and is sure to satisfy even the most demanding connoisseur.
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