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Fjorugardurinn, the Viking Restaurant

Strandgata 55, Hafnarfjordur 220, Iceland
+354 565 1213
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“lamb shank” (12 reviews)
“pasta” (9 reviews)
“cod” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Strandgata 55, Hafnarfjordur 220, Iceland
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We stayed next door at the Viking Hotel. Although there were no specific vegetarian options they provided us with a nice ravioli meal with a bread and pesto starter. We enjoyed apple pie with cream and ice-cream for dessert. A Viking strolled around singing songs...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pamhardman
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Came here with my family last Sunday night. It was empty when we came in. Ordered the catch of the day which was cod, cheeseburger, lamb shank and a child’s meal of chicken drumsticks. There was no live entertainment on this night. After we ordered...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank BudgetJetsetter_com
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Although it was crowded the night I was there, I didn't have to wait too long for my food. I had fish of the day and it not only looked appetizing, it was. A bit pricey, but this is Iceland! Waitress was attentive. The entertainment...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lucinda T
Unnur V, Manager at Fjorugardurinn, the Viking Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Dear Lucinda Thank you for sharing with us your experience, it means a lot to us . We are proud to serve our Icelandic fresh fish and glad you liked it, not to mention to hear you had a good night sleep. Wish you all...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018

Come hungry. The steak sandwich was a lot of food and reasonably priced. There was also a man and a woman that walked around and sang songs while you dined.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank ms971
Unnur V, Manager at Fjorugardurinn, the Viking Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Dear guest Thank you for taking time to share with us your experience we do appreciate that. We are happy you liked our steak sandwich and hope you enjoyed the musicians.

Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Had the Viking feast and it was all of strange, quirky and very good. Reasonable priced considering this is Iceland

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank EliM1360
Reviewed September 5, 2018

So have you seen those reality shows where they eat dinner here and there's a bustling crowd, lively feasting, chaotic music and a room full of Vikings? Yeah. That's not real life. There was literally one other family in the restaurant when we were here...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 91buckeyefan
Birna V, Manager at Fjorugardurinn, the Viking Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

I´m sorry to hear you did not like our place :( But I don´t know why you thought it was like in some TV show... This is a Viking Restaurant with live entertainment most nights. You did probably come in on a quiet night, that...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

We took the fish of the day (good) and the lamb shank (very good). Good service. Too touristic and too kitsch to feel to be in thr viking era. Anyway a good dinner.

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank paolovbossi
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I made the trip from Reykjavík to the Viking Restaurant as I had anticipated a great atmosphere and fun environment. When we walked into the restaurant we could basically hear crickets...that is to say almost no one was there. As there was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Ceilidh S
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place with viking food and live music at the tables. You can have sheep head, lamb chops, skyr and other viking dishes. But also hamburgers and pasta. There is something for everybody. But service is bad. The place was chilly because...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Lars S
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

We had high expectations going in (maybe that was our own fault) based on reviews and the way the website presented itself. However, we missed one important detail: THERE IS NOT VIKING ENTERTAINMENT EVERY NIGHT. The food was OK. Just OK. And Iceland is expensive...More

Date of visit: June 2018
6  Thank James T
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Ceilidh S
March 18, 2018|
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Response from ilankab2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
May 22, 2016|
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Response from Denver_BJ_10 | Reviewed this property |
We went in the off-season, there are hamburger, soup and fish dinners on the menu, no buffet. From the pictures in the hotel, it looks like the Viking feast goes on during a weekend of summer.
Linda D
February 2, 2015|
Response from OriginalZeeuw | Reviewed this property |
Been there a couple of times last September, really cool place. fantastic, friendly and helpfull staff! Entertainment is constant and lovely, there's usually staff walking around in Viking outfits. A main course can vary in... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $45
European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strandgata 55, Hafnarfjordur 220, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Hafnarfjordur
  • Phone Number: +354 565 1213
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