Our story

In 2021, two couples, Viktor and Jenný from Iceland and Inma and Álvaro from Spain, met for the first time. We met that summer in Flateyri, working together in a Spanish restaurant and became really good friends after an adventurous hiking trip across Hornstrandir. Very soon we found out that we shared passions like adventures, nature and of course FOOD. It was during that trip when we realised that we could fulfil our dream together, opening our own restaurant.

LIGHTHOUSE INN

Our restaurant is located inside the cozy log-style hotel Lighthouse Inn in Suðurnesjabær

Our TEAM

This dynamic duo and husband and wife Álvaro Andrés Fernández and Inmaculada Verdú Sánchez are two out of the four owners of El Faro and El Faro ́s excellent Spanish head chefs. They both studied the culinary arts in Basque Country and share a passion for making people happy with their very tasty and unique food.

We can’t wait for you to have a taste!

The other half of the El Faro owners team is the lively couple Viktor Gíslason and Jenný María Unnarsdóttir. Being from the area they always wished for a fun restaurant like this in their beloved home town of Garður where their family owns and runs the hotel Lighthouse Inn. As the rest of our team, they love to make the customers feel welcome and you can expect to see their smiley faces greeting the customers in the dining room or at the bar.

Our dream

We sincerely want to make El Faro a place where people can come and enjoy our unique location with amazing food, service and company.

We hope that our guests will always go home with a good feeling and smile on their faces knowing that they will always be welcome back to have good times at El Faro!

As the Spanish say to wish everyone a good meal

“Buen provecho!”

Opening hours

Spanish Kitchen
Wednesday - Sunday from 18.00 - 22.00.

Weekend Brunch
We host a Spanish Brunch as a pop up event on some weekends from 12.00 - 15.00. Stay tuned on our social media for brunch news!

Happy Hour
Every day from 16.00 - 18.00

Coffee Shop
Open every day from 13-17 except on Mondays/Tuesdays from 13-22

Bar Opening Hours
Monday - Thursday + Sunday open until 23.00.
Friday - Saturday open until 00.00. 

Contact
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Location

Norðurljósavegi 2, 251 Suðurnesjabær, Iceland
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Email

Phone

(+354) 790 7111

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