Dalakofinn is a restaurant and grocery store, situated at highway 1 in the town Laugar in Þingeyjarsveit municipality.
We are open all year round. In the summer time we also run a camping area right next to the local sports field, which is only a few hundred meters away from our restaurant.
Restaurant : The course of the day is available every weekday from 12 o’clock. We update our Facebook page every day with information about what’s for lunch. We put great emphasis on our food being of high quality and at an affordable price. Our pizzas are baked from scratch here at our restaurant with our secret recipe. Our burgers come from the local farm, Vallakot, which is only 3 km away from our restaurant. In the summer we get fresh trout from lake Vestmannsvatn, only 10 km north from us. Our menu is diverse and exciting, and we regularly add new courses to it. Have a look and see if there’s something you might like. We are certain of it!
In Dalakofinn we regularly hold events of many kinds. Over the winter months we hold our very own pub quiz, which we have named Dalasvar, which is usually held every month. We show all the biggest football matches on our giant screen, which we usually advertise in advance on ourFacebook page. We have excellent facilites for hosting meetings in our dining hall, which can fit up to 50 people. We include wireless microphones, sound system and a projector. Everything from big associations to small 3 person committees regularly hold meetings in our hall. Please feel free to contact us for any further information. Our “Lamb chop nights” have become an instant hit amongst our local customers, where people come together and get served lamb chops, old school style. Lots of butter, caramelized potatoes, red cabbage and peas. The feast is closed with ice cream for dessert. Feel free to become friends with us on Facebook to keep yourself up to date on our many events!
The camping area at Laugavöllur sports field
Since the summer of 2013 we have been running a camping area next to the local sports field. The swimming pool in Laugar and a new 6 hole golf course are in walking distances from the camping area. It is fair to say that the camping area is very well located, and all equipment is top of the line. The camping area has free wireless internet. See all information about the camping area and pictures, here.
In the field house are most of the service points of the camping area. There you’ll find toilets, showers free of use for visitors, washing machine and tumble dryer. On the top floor you will find chairs and tables, as well as cooking facilities with a fridge. Apart from the washing machine and tumble dryer, the facilities are free to use for our guests.
The grocery store is always open at the same time as the restaurant!
We work hard to take care of our costumers needs. We are constantly increasing our variety of groceries and it’s never been greater than today. We take great care to keep our store clean and our prices as reasonable as possible. Freshly made sandwiches get shipped to us several times a week.
Three times a week we get a shipment of meat products, such as ham, salami, pepperoni, sausages, bacon and various typical Icelandic products. We also have fresh chicken, local smoked salmon, eggs, coleslaw and herring. Please note that some products are seasonally available, such as the grill steaks from meat plant Norðlenska.
In our fruit and veggie cooler you will always find fresh products at a reasonable price. We receive shipments of fruits and vegetables once a week. Cucumbers, tomatoes and peppers we get directly from local greenhouses at Hveravellir. Apart from that we have bananas, oranges, apples, pears, kiwis, grapes, strawberries, plums, lemons, mushrooms, carrots, iceberg, cabbage, turnips, sweet potatoes, onions and garlic.
In Dalakofinn you’ll find a good selection of items to bake a cake, as well as many necessities for the home. Wheat, whole grain, rye, spelt, oatmeal, yeast, baking powder, sugar, brown sugar, flour sugar, rice, coconut powder, raisins, dates, apricots, prunes and figs. Apart from all that we have coffee, tea, honey, cacao and a selection of Siríus chocolates.
In Dalakofinn you will find cereals, jams, canned goods, soups, sauces, spaghetti, lasagne, a good selection of spices, red cabbage, beans, pesto, olives, ketchup, mustard, noodles, pita breads and tortilla cakes. We also have aluminium foils, baking paper, plastic wraps, charcoal and a good variety of plastic bags.
In our freezers you’ll find product such as chicken breasts, chicken legs, hamburgers, ground beef, spring rolls, shrimps, frozen fruits and berries, garlic bread, baguettes, hot dog buns, burger buns, french fries and frozen vegetables. We also have salted cod, as well as high quality cod and haddock, frozen at sea. Just remember to ask about the fish!
In our biscuit department everyone should find something to like. A good variety of classic Icelandic biscuits, mixed with a selection of common international brands, such as Oreos, Maryland, Homeblest, Ritz crackers and Tuc.
We have a great selection of candies and chips. Iceland has incredibly many brands of candies and we carefully try to select the best of the best from the many producers of candy in Iceland. Classic producers such as Nói Siríus, Góa, Freyja, Linda and Kólus to name a few. Apart from that we have all the classic international brands, such as Mars, Snickers, Bounty, Twix, Smarties and Mentos. As far as chips go, we mainly have Lay’s, Dorites, Bugles and Pringles. We also have a selection of chocolate “bites”, classic Icelandic treats to keep on your sofa table.
In Dalakofinn you’ll find all the necessary products to keep yourself and your surroundings clean. Toothbrushes, toothpastes, lip balms, deodorants, condoms, band-aids/plasters, soaps, q-tips, shavers, shampoos, mouth wash, toilet paper, sanitary pads, paper towels, toilet cleaners, floor cleaners and dish washing liquids.
We get deliveries of milk products three times a week and we offer all the necessities. Whole milk, semi skimmed milk, skimmed milk, various types of yogurt, cream, butter, skyr, cheeses, sour cream, camember and many more. We also have various types of juices.
If you are passing by, please look inside, we’ll give you a warm welcome!