A Homegrown Harvest

Savor a feast of flavours at Friðheimar.

The thermal tomato greenhouses at Friðheimar offer a unique experience for any foodie.

A glowing beacon amidst the dark winter landscape, Friðheimar harnesses the power of nature, producing delicious crops of tomatoes all the year around.

It’s a family business through and through. The husband and wife team Knútur and Helena use green energy, pure water and organic pest controls to produce fresh, flavoursome tomatoes.

For further information, contact the Hotel Rangá reception, or visit www.fridheimar.is

Take a tour around the greenhouses and see the bees busy at work. Relax in the Mediterranean-like warmth and enjoy a sensational homegrown lunch in the family run restaurant. Sit back and soak up the heady aromas of the tomato plants. Enjoy a cheeky shot of schnapps served in a fresh tomato or sample one of the tomato based cocktails such as a Happy Mary: a winning formula of green tomato juice, Hendricks Gin and bitter lemon.

For a light lunch indulge in the mouth-watering Friðheimar Tomato Soup served with sour cream, home baked bread, cucumber salsa all presented with your very own basil plant – scissors on the side. The restaurant also serves delicious pastas, pies and ice-creams all with a tomato edge twist.

All in all, the Friðheimar experience is a warming retreat, the perfect pick-me-up for those travelling in the winter moths where daylight is all too short and sweet.

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