Eating at the End of the World
The bright yellow house is the restaurant and the red one, the café in Siglufjörður
Siglufjörður feels like it is as far north as you can go. This former herring centre is set in a beautiful fjord and is a very popular place to hike from and enjoy the extraordinary birdlife and nature. The pristine beauty of the landscape is matched only by the atmosphere of the town, where there is much to see and do.
When you have built up a good appetite in the nature, you know you can dine at one of the best restaurants outside Reykjavik.
Hannes Boy is the bright yellow building right on the harbour, just a few feet from the boats, landing their fresh fish. Inside, the wood-beamed restaurant, with its lantern wall lights, wooden tables and chairs is bright and cheerful. The menu includes fish and lamb and you’re guaranteed a delicious meal in the inspiring atmosphere of this warm and welcoming fishing town.
If you’d rather have something lighter, the Kaffi Rauðka in the equally bright red building next door is your place. This is a lively place—especially on Friday and Saturday nights, with its live bands. It’s a great spot for lunch, for getting to know the local people and enjoying their lifestyle. – HÞ
Gránugata 5 • 580 Siglufjörður
+354 467 1550