The first big concert at Hvalbakur

Last night, 13th of November, the Icelandic band, Todmobile played for locals in our new facilities. Todmobile were simply amazing and we are pretty sure that all the guests who came enjoyed the evening. It’s nice to see that Húsavík has acquired a new and elegant facility which is suitable for concerts. Hopefully we will…

Mærudagar starting!

The annual town festival, Mærudagar, starts this Thursday the 22nd of July.  In Húsavík, the word “mæra,” the first half of the local festivals name, means sweets or candy.  Thus, the festival might be called “Candy days” in English.  These Mærudagar have been held the last fifteen years, starting off in 1995, growing bigger each…

What's going on in Gamli Baukur?

Gamli Baukur is brimming with life these days as the summer is of course the busiest time of the year. Let‘s Talk Local is an interesting comedy show about the settlement of Húsavík and the surroundings, performed every day at 15:30 in Gamli Baukur. Wednesday nights are Pubquiz nights and during the summertime it is also…

Happy customers

Last week a small group from Spain spent a few days in Húsavík and fell in love with Gamli Baukur. They came first to watch their team Barcelona win the Champions league and instantly fell for our unique restaurant. According to the group they found in Gamli Baukur the best beer, the tastiest food and the biggest…

The summer is here

The summer has finally arrived here at Gamli Baukur, the sun breakes through the clouds now and again and the number of tourists increases every day.   The staff has been busy the last days preparing for the summer. The preparation includes two courses that the staff attended last week. One was held by experienced…

Amazing town festival now over

Mærudagar (e. Sweet Days), annual town festival, finished on Sunday. The festival was very successful, locals and guests enjoyed all sorts of happenings and gatherings in Húsavík. The weather was, and still is, amazing and made the festival even more memorable.     People enjoying the weather in front of Café Skuld     Two…

A great Bluesconcert

A great Blues concert was held at Gamli Baukur last weekend when Andrea Gylfadottir and her team consisting of Guðmundur Pétursson on guitar, Birgir Baldursson on drums, Róbert Þórhallsson on bass and Einar Rúnarsson on hammond.   Blúsmenn Andreu About 70 people enjoyd these world class musicians and some claimed it being their best concert…