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Lava Restaurant

240 Grindavik, Grindavik, Iceland
+354 420 8815
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Ranked #4 of 9 restaurants in Grindavik
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $27 - $67
Cuisines: Seafood, Scandinavian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

If you have to wait for more than 60 minutes for 1 main course... then the fun is over. Finally the main courses came, except one. So we waited another 7 minutes and the food was almost cold. We got a small discount for the discomfort.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I ate lunch here during a trip to the Blue Lagoon and was blown away by the gourmet quality of the food. I had the seafood prix fixe and the flavors were elegant and original, and presentation gorgeous. Given how unexpectedly great the food was, I think that this place is not overpriced at all, especially given that tax and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Service very efficient and helpful, enjoyed the evening, exceeded my expectations. Wife had lamb which was well prepared and tender, mine was Langoustine with Blue Ling also creative and tasty. Italian dry white matched the meal. Well done.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The LAVA restaurant at the Blue Lagoon in Iceland was GREAT! The service as well was excellent! They even offered to give my handicapped husband a ride back to the bus when we finished. How great is that? We had fish and it was cooked lightly the way we love it! Elegant settings and a great view!

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Newport Beach, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I had dinner at the lava restaurant as part of the premium package. The lobster bisque was amazing. The lamb main course was good not great. For the price, I want great. The restaurant is nothing special itself - no real atmosphere - so don't bother eating here - much better options back in town.

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Brooklyn, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The food here is absolutely amazing, but the price is far from it. Since it is only one of 2 places you can eat you might be stuck with it.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

It's an amazing restaurant I like the ambiance alot. It has high ceilings and glass walls and the food was great so when go in at Blue Lagoon make sure you include it with your package coz you will save more than doing it separately. The food and drinks are good and it's the only good restaurant in the spa.Very... More

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Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This luncheon came with our Blue Lagoon package-and food was wonderful. We asked our spa attendant what was good, and he advised that one cannot go wrong with fish, so go fish! We had the appetizer course plus an entree. Platings were very artfully done.We chose salmon and cod for first courses. We chose the Blue Ling entree. Very nice!... More

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Dublin
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71 reviews 71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

If you plan to visit Iceland it is expensive so start saving and then go enjoy. And so you really should then give the whole Blue Lagoon package a go. We did it in the middle of our nine days and it was amazing. Booked for 1730hrs, a bit quieter then, stayed in the lagoon and enjoyed, then out and... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Over cooked lamb, undercooked vegetables, flavour combinations that don't work. Rude staff no check backs .All the ambience of a school sports hall.

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