The restaurant at the Settlement Centre located in one of Borgarnes‘s oldest houses, invites you to a friendly and relaxed atmosphere and good quality food. The large windows, stripped wood floors and modern furniture give it a wonderfully stylish vibe with due respect to old times.
The restaurant serves up a tasty array of choices. Choose from an assortment of traditional Icelandic eats (lamb, fish stew etc) then flip to the back of the menu and read up on the history of the town´s oldest buildings (including the one you´re sitting in!)
A local favorite is the lunch buffet of soup, salads, and homemade breads prepared fresh daily.
The restaurant at the Settlement Centre
- Brákarbraut 13 – 15 – 310 Borgarnes
- Tel: +354 437 1600
- open all year 10am-9pm
About the exhibitions
The sagas offer a thrilling glimpse into Iceland’s legendary history and there is no better way to experience them. The Settlement Center offers you the unique chance to immerse yourself in the captivating stories of Iceland’s past with two permanent exhibitions. From tales of the first settlers, to the adventures of the Viking legend Egill Skalla-Grimsson, history comes to life in all its excitement.
With a background in television and theatre, we take a fresh approach to exhibiting, bringing the past to life in a fascinating and colorful way.
Enjoy delicious, traditional Icelandic dishes at our fantastic restaurant. Choose from lamb, fish stew and lobster – or make the most of our famous lunch buffet. A chance to relax at Borganes’s best eatery.
The Settlement Exhibition
Experience what it feels like to set foot on an undiscovered land. The stories of the first settlers reveal tales of survival on a harsh and untouched island they claimed as their own.
The Egils Saga Exhibition
Iceland’s most famous saga comes to life. Discover the adventure of this captivating tale through the work of a range of artists. Atmospheric, fun and fascinating, you’ll experience the legends of the past and meet some skeletons along the way. In the words of one young visitor, ‘It was scared – but I want to go again!’
The gift shop
Our gift shop is the perfect place for presents. If you are looking to take a piece of Iceland home with you, we offer a range of great gifts for the whole family.