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Geirsgata 7C, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 511 2300
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (109 reviews)
“pulled lamb” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Geirsgata 7C, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

Great introduction to Iceland as this was the first meal of our trip. Had a table overlooking the harbour. Started with onion soup followed by fish. Great value meal. Warmed us up a treat.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Wayfarer100
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent meal right balance of tastes and loved it all. From christmas cocktail to Catfish. My husband had pulled lamb. Perfect all round service and food.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Culture4957
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked to go here 3 months ago prior to Iceland holiday. Just leaving our hotel when I received an email saying they had to cancel us as a large party had booked in ! Wasn't happy but they were apologetic and promised discount if we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jeremy e
Reviewed 1 week ago

Höfnin at the old Harbour served a wonderful "catch of the day" at easter sunday for lunch. The plate was nicely decorated and the cod with aspargus, potatoes and the scallops were delicious. It is a cute little place, has very comfortable chairs and a...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Eliane S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious meal - one of the best in my life. My husband couldn't stop talking about the food for days! We both had different fish dishes and they were both outstandingly good. Wine was fairly priced and was also good, and the service was brilliant....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Paloma S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for lunch at 12h (no reservations but there were still some tables free despite the small size of the restaurant ) as we saw it recommended on another website and were not disappointed. Nice location with good views of the harbour, the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank debomimine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Off the beaten path seafood restaurant with a romantic environment set right in the harbor. Unique recipes and excellent quality ingredients! Be sure to make a reservation in advance.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for lunch. Excellent fish courses .I had haddock, my wife catfish. My wife's desert also really enjoyed

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank jeremye14
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Just back from our lunch at Hofnin which we all enjoyed immensely. We picked this place because we wanted to eat somewhere pretty with nice icelandic food but still relatively casual and this seemed to fit the bill, being right on the harbour front. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank familyhols12345
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner here as part of our long weekend in Iceland on holiday. Must say the food was second to none, both the ingredients and the preparation. Only thing that was a little annoying was the flippancy of the younger waitress. If a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Beenie_19
Sigrun S, Guest Relations Manager at Hofnin, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you for posting the review, it's much appreciated. We are happy to hear you liked the food. Your remark about the waitress will be looked into. We do hope you had a nice time in Iceland and welcome back. The Höfnin Team

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Questions & Answers
3 September 2017|
Response from andrewsP3194YW |
I would advise you contact the restaurant directly for a reservation this large on such a busy night. hofnin@hofnin.is
8 June 2017|
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Response from swigle | Reviewed this property |
The website states closing time is 10pm.
31 May 2017|
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Response from PhilipHead | Reviewed this property |
You park in a city car park or in a nearby street.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Geirsgata 7C, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 511 2300
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Hofnin has a beautiful seaside view overlooking the harbour.
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