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Slippurinn

Strandvegur 76 | Westman Islands, Vestmannaeyjar 900, Iceland
+354 481 1515
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Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Closed
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Strandvegur 76 | Westman Islands, Vestmannaeyjar 900, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 307 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We are sooooo glad we went to the Westman Islands and were able to get a reservation at Slippurinn! It's a family-run restaurant and it's worth a visit to the island just to eat there :)

Thank MsTravels100
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Slippurinn is a friendly but sophisticated Icelandic restaurant near the harbour in the Westmann Islands. They serve traditional dishes and ingredients in inventive ways. Worth a splurge!

Thank LDNTucks
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Local ingredients, great atmosphere, sensational food, passionate staff, all in one of the most extraordinary places on earth

Thank Laura S
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

We popped over to Heimaey island as part of our tour of the south cost...and we were so glad we did. Everything about this restaurant is fantastic. The food, the staff, the location and the restaurant itself. The staff are incredibly friendly and knowledgeable. The...More

1  Thank Liane D
Reviewed September 6, 2017

One of the best restaurant in Iceland. Great atmosphere. I ordered the fish and it was one of best I have gotten. Highly recommended.

Thank G. Petur N
Reviewed September 5, 2017

My wife and I visited Iceland for our first anniversary and while Vestmannaeyjar was a highlight of our trip, our dinner at Slippurinn was a highlight of our visit to Vestmannaeyjar. The building is a beautifully repurposed former warehouse for repairing ship engines - understated...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed September 4, 2017

The historic industrial past of the building provides the setting for lovely meals prepared with care using many local ingredients. You won't find. better, fresher food anywhere in Iceland. Fish dishes 'to die for' and some very unusual. The Rhubarb Cake was lovely and the...More

Thank DCL0
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Enjoyed our meal in this nice Restaurant. Good food, good service and great atmosphere. Thank you. Elisabet

Thank Elisabet G
Reviewed August 30, 2017

I ate here during my stay on Heimaey as part of my trip along the south coast of Iceland and I would say without a doubt that my meal at Slippurinn was one of the highlights of my trip. The food was outstanding, and everything...More

Thank MergPlatelip
Reviewed August 27, 2017

Having been in Iceland regularly I have tried my fair bit of lobster soups, but this one at Slippurinn is the best. The creamy soup is poured over a lobster-tail and the experience of umami, condensed lobster flavor and creaminess is of another world. We...More

Thank Noemi F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $40
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strandvegur 76 | Westman Islands, Vestmannaeyjar 900, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  South Region  >  Westmann Islands  >  Heimaey Island  >  Vestmannaeyjar
  • Phone Number: +354 481 1515
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Description
WE ARE OPEN FROM MAY-SEPTEMBER We are proud to mention that in October 2015, Slippurinn was ranked as Iceland's second best restaurant according to the White Guide / Best restaurants in the Nordics. Slippurinn is a family run eatery by the harbour in a 100 year old building that once housed a machine-workshop that served the old shipyard. It's casual, friendly and excellent quality. Our philosophy is simple and honest, we cook our food from scratch using the best ingredients in season. We get most of our vegetables from farmers on the south coast and we go next door to the fish market to get the freshest fish possible. We grow our own herbs and salads and forage the island for wild herbs and seaweeds. Our unique cocktails made from local herbs are a must try! The highly ambitious kitchen is run by chef Gísli Matthías Audunsson. Indiana his sister, is the general manager and bar manager and mom Katrín is the front of house.
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