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Brimslóð Atelier Guesthouse

Brimslóð Atelier Guesthouse and Restaurant is situated right beside the sea in the oldest part of the village of Blönduós, which is located on Highway 1,243 km (approximately 3 hours drive) north of Reykjavík in the Northwest of Iceland.

At Brimslóð Atelier Guesthouse, we offer you cosy accommodation with magnificent views across the open North Atlantic Ocean to the Westfjords peninsula beyond, delicious home-cooked meals, and authentic Icelandic hospitality.

Brimslóð Atelier Guesthouse has total 10 rooms, 4 rooms with shared bathrooms and 6 suite with private bathroom.

At Brimslóð Atelier Restaurant we serve Icelandic heritage food with a modern twist. Home cooked meals, prepared with local ingredients.


DINNER

Dinner is an unforgettable part of any stay at Brimslóð Atelier and the perfect way to round off the day. Three-course set meals are served at our large communal table in the spacious dining room, with its large picture window, overlooking the sea as the sun goes down. We share delicious home cooked food, prepared with local ingredients, good conversation and great company. Our dining room is open at dinnertime for our overnight guests and for other guests who book at least one day in advance.

The owners Inga Elsa Bergþórsdóttir and her husband Gísli Egill Hrafnsson have collaborated on numerous food-related projects. They have researched, written, photographed, designed and published five books of their own in Icelandic, English and French. They are passionate food and cookery enthusiasts and in their books they share some of the knowledge and experience they have gained over the years. They are both trained tour guides and they have travelled widely in Iceland in connection with their work. They also run a travel agency specialising in photography tours.


Brimslóð Atelier has until now been our home studio, where we have worked on many of our food related projects. From researching traditional food preparation and preserving techniques, to production of our own books and radio programmes, to workshops and lectures about Icelandic and Nordic food. Brimslóð has inspired us in many ways and we have built up a growing connection with the region.

Foodworkshop - Nordic nature and nordic cuisine explored with Inga Elsa Bergþórsdóttir and Gísli Egill Hrafnsson. Inga and Gísli offer workshops of varying lengths to suit the different seasons, and tailor made to suit the size and composition of each group. They are always happy to respond to queries and new ideas for workshops.

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Brimslóð Atelier Guesthouse

Brimslóð 10a

GPS Points N65° 39' 35.433" W20° 18' 11.121"
Opening period All year
Categories Guesthouses , Restaurants

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