Blog

24
Jan
2018

Rauða Húsið offers fine dining in a historic setting Our upper floor has two private banquet halls for small or large groups with views over the village of Eyrarbakki, the sea, and the mountains. The smaller hall can seat up to 50 guests, the larger up to 90-120 depending on seating arrangements. Taken together, the […]

12
Nov
2017

Starting tomorrow, our winter opening hours go into effect. The days are getting shorter, the darkness is coming sooner, and visitors to Iceland are making the most of the limited daylight hours. We get it! Once you’ve finished your day of sightseeing or activity, come and enjoy a wonderful meal with us before you head […]

20
Nov
2016

In Iceland the Christmas Season has traditionally been centred around food. It is a time when people eat a lot of good food and, here in Iceland, meat has generally been a mainstay of people’s diets during this season. During recent years the development has been such that it is not just during the thirteen […]

16
Nov
2016

Winter opening hours at Rauða Húsið begin 5 December. Mon-Thu: 17:00-21:00 Fri-Sat: 12:00-22:00 Sun: 12:00-21:00 December – Christmas and New Year’s We will host our traditional Skate and Stingray Buffet on 23 December at 12:00 and 18:00. The Beer Flood dance will be on Friday, 30 December. The Beer Band will play music to dance […]

18
Apr
2016

Bakkinn Music Festival returns to Eyrarbakki 21.-23. April. Concerts will be held here at Rauða Húsið, as well as next-door to us at the church and Árnessýsla Heritage Museum. Valgeir Guðjónsson will play a concert here at Rauða Húsið 21. April at 17:00. The concert will be held upstairs in our north hall and will […]

13
Feb
2016

Even though there is still snow on the ground, summer is starting in Eyrarbakki. Our summer opening hours go into effect on Monday, 15. February. Most of the year and all summer long, we were open for lunch and dinner daily. Get your Golden Circle or South Coast journey off to a great start with […]

21
Oct
2015

Rauða Húsið will be OPEN: 23. December – á la carte menu from 17:00-21:00, plus our 3-course or 5-course Christmas dinner or traditional Skate buffet for the adventurous 26. December – open for dinner 17:00-22:00, plus live music and a great party at the Beer Flood Dance from 23:00 27. December – open for lunch […]

19
Oct
2015

Do you dream of seeing the aurora borealis? Whether you are making a special trip to Iceland to see the northern lights or you live here and you just want to make the most of it, here are some tips and resources for finding and photographing the aurora in Iceland with or without a guide. […]