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Gamli Baukur

Gamli Baukur

Gamli Baukur in Husavik, Iceland

Gamli Baukur is one of Húsavík’s most popular restaurants. The restaurant was established in 1998 and serves fresh seafood from Húsavík. There is also a selection of meat dishes and hors-d’oeuvre.

The name of the restaurant comes from an old house, built in 1843 as a residence for Vigfús Schulsen, the district magisstrate in Húsavík. Old Gamli Baukur served as a restaurant from 1884 to 1904 and again as a private residence until 1960 when it burnt down in a fire. The rebuilt Gamli Baukur, built in 1997,  is located just opposite Húsavík harbour. While dineing at Gamli Baukur, you are likely to catch a glimpse of the local fishermen bringing in the catch of the day.

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