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1862 Nordic Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


European, Scandinavian
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Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed September 3, 2019

I love this restaurant. I particularly like their fish. I highly recommend this place and I like to sit at the window and look at the sea and the boats.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Sigridur H
Reviewed August 6, 2019

We ordered the sample smorgasbord, goulash soup and bistro salad all of which were very good which is a rarity nowadays in Iceland.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Susanne D
Reviewed June 9, 2019

We found this place tucked away in the Conference Centre on the waterfront. Many men were sitting around playing and learning chess, but we were made welcome. I had the lamb soup and husband had the fish soup. Both were very good. Quite expensive but...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019

I wanted to try out this place due to it's great scenario location and checked the homepage for brunch info, but no price or other info where there, just timing, so I figured, since its open I can always go for the menu, if the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Gylfi G
Reviewed April 20, 2019

Came with a friend for lunch. I had a selection of small open scandinavian sandwiches. THIS WAS SO GOOD!. Totally recommend. Ingredients very fresh and everything freshly made. Price was affordable. A lot of things on the menu looked good. They also have a daily...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank THoragunnarsdottir
Reviewed March 4, 2019

we enjoyed our meal here however make sure you have a long time as it was slow to come and they do leave you to sit untill you call for attention, the food was worth the wait and our second favourite meal while here in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank DRMikeMCD
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Need to have plenty of time to eat. Service was slow and we had to rush to finish meal to go whale watching eventhough we had asked and were assured we would be served quickly - we were there over an hour and a half....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SHEI999
Reviewed August 5, 2018

A group of 7 20 year old girls went for brunch, we have been here before and the brunch buffet was really good but today there was no buffet and they didn't let us know when we called to make a reservation, so when we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

Had a coffee here before the whale watching boat trip. Pleasant view of the jetty/harbour, plus top up & free WiFi so no complaints!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank NutmegNorwich
Reviewed January 29, 2018

This neat little Bistro is inside the rather brutalist architect-style cultural centre, called the Hof, set on the waterside. Overlooking the water, at the far end of a high-ceilinged hall, there is a small bar and kitchen with a nice selection of uncomplicated dishes, open...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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