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Austurbakki 2 | Austurbakki 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 519 9750
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“lunch” (20 reviews)
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Austurbakki 2 | Austurbakki 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped at this restaurant for hot chocolate on a cold, windy, rainy day. The seating area is large enough that we were comfortable sitting there until we were ready to brave the weather. The atmosphere is open and spacious. The hot chocolate wasn't that...More

Thank CKT808
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thought we would shout ourselves coffee and cake at the Harpa which is a beautiful building inside and out. The staff could barely be bothered to serve us and there were only 2 other people eating. Everything was an effort. Had just spent two weeks...More

Thank charmainev348
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for a coffee and cake. The coffee was ok but the carrot cake was a little too much. However, customer service was incredibly poor considering the location and the quality service usually upheld in Iceland. The waitress was uninterested and rolled her eyes...More

Thank Lammaclean
Reviewed May 6, 2018

The food here is good, not exceptional, but was one of our best values in Iceland due to due things; we ate here during happy hour, so glasses of wine were 2 for 1 and we used a coupon for twenty per cent off. Arctic...More

Thank UtahMarty
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Smurstodin is a casual restaurant housed on the ground floor of the Opera House known as, Harpa, on the East end of the waterfront in Reykjavik, Iceland. As we noticed on our visit, it is a particularly popular meeting place. Those headed to a concert...More

Thank hiddenvacation
Reviewed March 27, 2018

We visited HARPA on our last day and decided to have lunch at this restaurant. There were very few people in the place and we were offered to sit where we wished. Service was prompt and friendly. My wife ordered the the open face sandwich...More

Thank leh003
Reviewed March 11, 2018

We were visiting Harpa and decided to have coffee and cake here before moving on. We were seated quite quickly and our order taken, but then we waited and waited and waited. We watched other people complain about being forgotten, but still we waited. We...More

Thank Meadens
Reviewed March 10, 2018

The staff are very miserable and unfriendly! Just don't bother, walk a bit further and buy a coffee from someone that will make you welcome 😡

Thank Jean N
Reviewed March 9, 2018

We were there during happy hour, busy, but staff was great at getting non reserve patrons seated. The soup was wonderful and the salad really good and crisp. The staff was pleasant, helpful and friendly.

Thank Joni H
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

The service was terrible and slow as well as the staff members attitude toward the customers was negative. The food itself was tasteless and overpriced. Definitely not going there again

Thank Edda J
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $30
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Austurbakki 2 | Austurbakki 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 519 9750
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Treat your palate to a delightful celebration. Smurstodin is an elegant, newly opened restaurant in Harpa. It is a prime location to have lunch at during the Advent, for both large groups and smaller gatherings. The menu's main fare are open faced sandwiches in the style of the New Nordic Cuisine Movement. Icelandic grown and harvested ingredients which are the cream of the crop at any given time are accentuated to the fullest. Treat your palate to something truly riveting!
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