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The culinary experience in the South is varied, and you can enjoy eating anything from locally produced food in the environment that it grows to a gourmet restaurant. There are many restaurants, many of which specialize in local ingredients, from rye bread baked in hot springs to delicious tomato dishes and drinks.

Hlöðueldhúsið - The Barn Kitchen
Culinary and Joyful experience at the Barn Kitchen with a group of friends or colleagues. We cook together from Icelandic ingredients straight from the farm.  The Barn Kitchen is in Þykkvibær, about 16km from the ring road, close to Hella. About a 90-minute drive from Reykjavik city center.  Groups of 8-16 people cook together with guidance.  Large groups of 20-50 people can order a visit and a feast.  Please send us an e-mail: hlodueldhusid@gmail.com, and we will send you an offer.
Efsti-Dalur II
In Efstidalur you will get a unique and different experience. Right in the middle of the Golden Circle, you get a glance of the farm life in Iceland. This family farm has opened up for tourists and offers a variety of products straight from the farm, such as the famous ice cream, skyr and feta cheese. The restaurant also offers beef from the farm and other local food. We welcome you to come and meet our family at work! For opening hours, please visit our Facebook site. The horse rental is open in the summertime.
Fjöruborðið restaurant
Fjöruborðið restaurant in the village of Stokkseyri is an enchanted place of delight. People have to tear themselves away from it – but that is all right. There is only positive magic inside, tickling both your stomach and your soul.
Ölvisholt brewery
Ölvisholt brewery is a craft brewery located near Selfoss in South Iceland. We craft various exciting beers from quality ingredients. Book a brewery tour and beer tasting at https://www.olvisholt.is/visit.html  
Flúðasveppir Farmers Bistro
 WE SERVE WHAT WE GROW Flúðasveppir is the only mushroom farm in Iceland, located in Flúðir, only 2km from the secret lagoon and in the middle of the Golden Circle. We also own one of the biggest horticulture farms in Iceland called Flúða-Jörfi. In our restaurant, Farmer's Bistro, which is located on the mushroom farm, we present the fascinating world of the mushroom and horticulture farm. Our goal is to raise awareness of the importance of food knowledge, tradition, and the geographical origin of food. For pre-booked groups (+10), we offer mushroom farm tours. Booking: booking@farmersbistro.is   
Ölverk Pizza & Brewery
Making small batch craft beers from brewery that is powered with geothermal energy and making high quality fire baked pizza has been perfected at Ölverk brewpub. Ölverk is located neatly in the Golden Circle route and is only a 35 minutes drive away from Reykjavik. The unique use of geothermal energy in the brewing process at Ölverk brewery makes it a must stop for everyone who likes good craft beer and are a planning a trip to the South region of Iceland.  The motivation behind Ölverk lies in deep passion for premium wood fired pizza and fine craft beer. Ölverk is family and locally owned, run by Laufey and her fiancé Elvar. They are a young local couple, with two sons, who together with Ragnar make a well balanced team with great future ambitions for their.Their reputation for local welcoming atmosphere, excellent high-quality craft beer and pizza has spread widely since opening in the spring of 2017.  Ölverk offers tours where the history of beer in Iceland discuss, geothermal activity in the Hengill area and the use of geothermal energy here in Hveragerði as well as in the whole of Iceland. The main focus of the tour, however, is the story of Ölverk, and our own special brewing process as the  Each guest gets to taste four different Ölverk beers during their tour. Our traditional brewery tour lasts 30-40 minutes and needs to be booked in advance.
Friðheimar
Food Experience In Friðheimar we create a pleasant Food Experience for our guests where lunch is enjoyed among the tomato plants, as the restaurant is located inside the greenhouse. Enjoy the special experience of entering a greenhouse with its fragrant tomato plants – and then sitting down to a feast of the famous and delicious Friðheimar‘s tomato-based cuisine – with tomato plants all around. Some would also like to raise a glass of tomato schnapps!  Visitors can also buy delicious food souvenirs such as tomato jam, cucumber salsa, and tomato drink. Everything homemade. We recommend booking a table in advance through www.dineout.is/fridheimar   Greenhouse visit and a Horse show or Visit to the stableWe also offer a Greenhouse Visit where guests are informed how Icelanders are able to grow vegetables the whole year round with help from nature!  A Horse show or Visit to the stable is available where the history and gates of the Icelandic horse are introduced in light and professional way in a nice environment. After the show, our guests are welcome to the stable where they can meet the horses, take pictures and talk to the riders.  Friðheimar is a farm operated by an Icelandic family who is breeding Icelandic horses and growing vegetables all year round with help from nature. A visit to Friðheimar is in perfect harmony with the Golden Circle route and is great entertainment for all age groups and especially people that are curious about family farm life in Iceland.  Please notice that the Greenhouse visit and Horse show/Visit to the stable need to be booked in advance via email (fridheimar@fridheimar.is) 
Selfoss Town Tours
Selfoss Town Tours is a new tour company located in the town of Selfoss. We specialize in history- and food tours around our town with an experienced local guide. We stop at interesting locations and taste delicious food in some of the restaurants in town. The goal of the tour is for our guests to have a good time, taste delicious local food and get to know the interesting history of Selfoss. 
Icelandic Mountain Guides
Arcanum Glacier tours Conveniently situated in south Iceland at the foot of Mýrdalsjökull glacier, the tour company Arcanum is one of Iceland’s best-known and respected glacier tour outfitters, providing safe and responsible tours for more than 20 years from the same location. “At Arcanum, we aim to reveal the secrets of Iceland’s astonishing natural phenomenons to the curious traveler,”. The glacier adventure will provide stunning photo opportunities to remind you of probably your best day in the wild and pure Iceland. Tours require no special skills and can be enjoyed by people of all levels in good health. For the snowmobile tour and the ATV, you need a valid driving license. Further information on www.mountainguides.is and www.arcanum.is   

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Iceland Untouched Meistaravellir 11 107 Reykjavík 696-0171
Exploring Iceland Fálkastígur 2 225 Garðabær 519-1555
Eat in Iceland Scenic Food Tours Ástjörn 7 800 Selfoss 697-9280