A HOUSE WITH HISTORY

-Saved By The Hippies-

Call us: 561 3303

IMGP2064.jpg

The Lobsterhouse

Gourmet nouvelle cuisine with exquisite dishes

If you want to enjoy gourmet French cuisine with a Nordic touch, then The Lobsterhouse is the right place for you. Our langoustine, Icelandic lobster, is widely known for it’s great taste and one of our most favorable dishes. Dining at The Lobsterhouse is an experience full of warmth and history.

The Lobsterhouse seats over seventy people and has banquet rooms available for smaller groups.

06052018_Humarhusid_0590.jpg

LANGOUSTINE FEAST

12.900 kr.

18.900kr with WINE PAIRING

LANGOUSTINE SOUP 

LANGOUSTINE | DILL OIL

GRILLED LANGOUSTINE 

 GRILLED LANGOUSTINE | GARLIC BREAD | VEGETABLE SALAD

CRÈME BRÛLÉE & RHUBARB

 

 
06052018_Humarhusid_1461.jpg

SEAFOOD FEAST

8.900 kr.

14.900kr with WINE PAIRING

LANGOUSTINE CROQUETTES

 REMOULADE | PARMAGIANO | TROUT ROE

PLAICE

SORREL GREMOLATA | SEA GRASS | MUSSEL BURRET MONTÉ

CRÈME BRÛLÉE & RHUBARB

Screen Shot 2018-06-23 at 12.23.29 AM.png

SURF ‘N TURF FEAST

9.990 kr.  

15.990kr with WINE PAIRING

LOBSTER SOUP

LANGOUSTINE | DILL OIL

BEEF FILLET

LANGOUSTINE | GARLIC AND POTATO PAVÉ | ONION JAM | MADEIRA SAUCE

CHOCOLATE

MILK & RED CURRANT

 
dark_spots_texture_background_50355_602x339.jpg

The Lobsterhouse

A house with history – saved by the hippies

The Lobsterhouse was built in 1838 and is located at Bernhöftstorfa, downtown Reykjavík. Stephen Gunnlaugsson, the head of state, built the house. Through the years it has hosted famous Icelandic poets like Hannes Hafsteinn and Stefán Thorarensen.

By 1970, the houses in Berntöftstorfa were capacity, the intention being to demolish all the houses and build government offices in their place. Before this came to be, a battle for the buildings preservations was held. It lasted for about a decade, but all the while the houses decayed and parts of them caught fire. In this house alone there were three different fires during the period of the preservation battle.

After much struggle the Torfusamtök, consisting of hippies, activists and architects, were finally victorious and got to rent the houses from the state with restoration and preservation as their main goal. Their successful work is apparent to The Lobsterhouse visitors.

 

Follow Us On Instagram

download-dark-texture-background-wallpaper-5892-2560x1600-px-high--15.jpeg

Eat Together

Every plate achieves that elusive, cuisine-defining balance of sweet, salty, and sour — even dessert.

IMGP2068.jpg