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They are everywhere. Quite a few are in the capital and larger towns, but some can be found in the most unlikely places such as an old barracks in a field or a shed by the sea.

Black Beach Restaurant
The Black Beach restaurant and coffee house is located in one of the most amazing nature highlights of the south, Reynisfjara. In a short walking distance from the basalt formations and the cave Hálsanefshellir the restaurant offers a breathtaking view of Dyrhólaey and the ocean. The restaurant was built in 2014 and is an architectural beauty where the building blends into the terrain and rocks from the beach were used as building material in the walls. The coffee house offers; hot soup, freshly made cakes and sandwiches, local discs such as waffles with local ice cream, soft drinks, coffee and tea. The restaurant offers traditional Icelandic food like lamb, beef and fish. We offer free wifi to our guests.
Hunkubakkar
Hunkubakkar Guesthouse has to offer 20 rooms in total.  There are 6 rooms with shared facilites, 6 bigger cottages for 3 and 4 persons and 8 double rooms with privat bathroom. The houses are close to the main building where the reception and lobby room/bar and restaurant is situated. In our restaurant we serve local dishes and our own grilled lamb from our farm. There can be seated up to 50 persons and we gladly welcome groups for dinner and coffe/cake buffet. The surroundings of Hunkubakkar is very beautiful and green. There are many hiking trails arround and Hunkubakkar is situated very centrally for many of the most famous „pearles of nature“  like Fjaðrárgljúfur canyon, Laki crates, Fagriwaterfall, Landmannalaugar, Skaftafell and the Glacier lagoon.  Clik here for bookings
Gamla fjósið
Gamla fjósið or the Old Cowhouse is a family restaurant located on the farm Hvassafell in south Iceland, just beneath the magnificent mountain Steinafjall and the famous volcanic glacier Eyjafjallajökull. After the eruption in Eyjafjallajökull in 2010 tourism increased significantly in the area. The family seized the opportunity and turned an old abandoned barn into a unique restaurant.  Hvassafell is a cow farm with 70 dairy cows that are fed with grass and corn that grows in the area. The bulls born on the farm are the key ingredients in the delicious menu of the restaurant. The Old Cowhouse takes pride in offering excellent service and a delicious menu that consist of fresh, natural produce from the farm and surrounding areas.
Skaftafell Visitor Centre, Skaftafell
Skaftafellsstofa is an information and education centre where visitors can find answers to their questions about the Skaftafell area, along with information about hiking trails, accommodation and nearby recreational options. The centre has an exhibition room with a film about the soutside of Vatnajökull National Park. At the campsite there is WC, (also for disabled), running water (hot & cold), shower, gift shop, cafeteria, coach service, service station, walking paths, hiking guide, outdoor grills, washing machine. Exhibition showing the geology of the National Park. Service station close by and various other opportunities. For information ask at the service desk.  The camping ground is open all year round
Héraðsskólinn Historic Guesthouse
Staying a night should be more than just a place to stay. That’s why we at Héraðsskólinn Historic Guesthouse believe in more than just a room. With us you can walk in the footsteps of Icelandic history while enjoying all the amenities of a hotel, an on-site restaurant and so much more. We are located in the heart of the Golden Circle, only an hour away from Reykjavik. Built in 1928 by one of the most loved politicians in Iceland with a great help from the most amazing architect to be  a center of culture and education, Héraðsskólinn was the place were Halldór Laxness our Nobel prize winning writer wrote his most famous book Independent People in Room 12 on the 3rd floor of the building. The school was redecorated in 2013 with mostly original furniture and pieces to restore its amazing history and culture for our guests.  We are very proud to present this historic and beautiful guesthouse/hotel to you.
Lindin Restaurant
Restaurant Lindin is located at Laugarvatn, which is around 100 km from Reykjavik, placed midways between Þingvellir and Gullfoss - in the hart of the Golden Cirle. Restaurant Lindin is an international cuisine where you can relaxin a comfortable atmosphere and enjoy an excellent meal. Open all year, daily from 12:00-22:00.Kitchen closes half an hour before closing time. We can cater to maximum of 280 people. We are located beside the Fontana steambath. Find us on Facebook here.     
Hendur í höfn
Hendur í höfn is a beautiful bistro and a culture house in the small fisherman´s town Þorlákshöfn, just 30 min. drive from Reykjavík. We focus on being environmentally friendly and we make everything from scratch with the best possible ingredients, mostly directly from Icelandic farmers. Therefore we always serve clean and fresh ingredients that we cook with lots of love and respect for our customers. We emphasize on making every customer happy and always have a great selection of vegan and gluten free food, bread and of course delicious cakes. Hendur í höfn is so much more than a bistro. It is the heart of Þorlákshöfn, where locals come together to have a good meal, read a book, work on their computers, knit together and of course to come and enjoy the events that are held regularly. But it is not only the locals that come to enjoy but also tourists and people living in Reykjavík and other towns around Þorlákshöfn. So it is the perfect place for tourists that want to have a little local experience. The charm in the events at Hendur í höfn is without a doubt the proximity with the artists. It comes close to the feeling of having them in your own living room. The recipe of the perfect evening is to come for a dinner on a concert night, enjoy the performance and then see the northern lights when you walk out of Hendur í höfn (in winter time of course!).
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.
Sólvangur Icelandic Horse Center
Sólvangur is an authentic horse breeding farm in South Iceland where people can learn about and meet the Icelandic horse, visit the stable, take riding lessons, drink coffee or enjoy refreshments at the Stable Café, or even stay for a few nights in the peaceful countryside. The farm is owned by a family with passion for horses and a lot of experience and knowledge in the field. Today there are around 60 horses on the farm, as well as some other animals. The horses are well trained quality horses and the instructors are licensed riding teachers. Sólvangur is the place to visit if you love horses or even if you are just a little curious about them, as the Sólvangur team strives to educate and give people the chance to get closer to the Icelandic horse. Suits well for individuals of all ages, small groups and families. 
Thingvellir National park
At the campground there are WC´s, showers, washing machines and a outside grill. In the service centre visitors can pay for camping and fishing permit and seek further information about the area.There is a small cafeteria which services soup, sandwiches and pizza.Summer opening hours 09:00-20:00 Winter opening hours 09:00-18:00
Icelandic HorseWorld
We welcome you to the horse breeding farm Skeiðvellir. If you want to get to know the Icelandic horse while traveling in Iceland you have come to the right place. Skeiðvellir is a family run horse breeding and training farm which is home to around 100 horses. We offer a unique chance to get to know our remarkable horses and explore the beautiful landscape on horseback. For those who don´t want to ride but do want to interact with and get to know more about the Icelandic Horse, we offer a guided tour of the stable with where you'll get a chance to be up close with the horses, pet them to your heart's content and learn of their long history and what makes them a truly unique breed of horses. Furthermore, for a small fee, we offer a little horse rental for children, where they can try sitting on a horse and riding it as a guide leads them around in the riding hall. Open daily 09:00 – 17:00.

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