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Vogafjos Cowshed Cafe

Vogafjosi, Lake Myvatn 660, Iceland
+354 464 4303
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shank” (74 reviews)
“geysir bread” (49 reviews)
“arctic char” (77 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vogafjosi, Lake Myvatn 660, Iceland
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Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

We had a tasty local lunch and the kids had awesome burgers. I really liked my Christmas schnapps and prosecco cocktail! The kids loved that they were able to go and stroke the calves in the cowshed. Very nice afternoon., with a great view of...More

Thank Sophie M
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Iceland is infamous for being expensive, and hence eating out is always challenging. Having to pay so much when eating out, what one can only hope for is that the food is tasty and delicious. Cowshed is an interesting restaurant concept where the restaurant is...More

Thank JojoChan
Reviewed November 29, 2017

The food here was GREAT; fresh, tasty & interesting. There was also a good selection on th menu. We had the Goulash Soup & a Beef Burger along with beer. All of this was most enjoyable. If we had been staying in Myvatn a 2nd...More

Thank hawkesburyoz
Reviewed November 25, 2017

Novel concept of a cowshed and milking parlour visible through the windows of the restaurant. Eat and watch the cattle being milked, then taste some straight from the udders! Large portions, meat and dairy mostly form the farm itself. Vegetarian options. Staff faultless: Eva who...More

Thank FiFiLu
Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

We ate here while staying at the Guest house. The food was very good. The beer welcome after a crazy day of driving. It’s in the Cowshed so you can watch the cows being milked through the window. Geysir bread (baked in earth ) very...More

Thank jmcinuk
Reviewed November 18, 2017

A restaurant at a working farm! Great lamb shank, great service and great views. A great stop for lunch on a Lake Myvatn tour.

Thank VAPilot
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

If you are traveling on this side of Iceland, this is a must stop place: a genius project that reunites a farm with a cafe/restaurant in a very cozy and warm environment. The food is all locally home made or grown, the service is excellent...More

Thank elenadavi
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

We got here just in time for lunch after exploring the areas around. We ordered the beef burgers, it comes with a salad and cheesy potatoes. The meal was cooked to perfection, the taste of the patties was fresh, the burger sauce, cheese, beef, as...More

Thank Nelson C
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is placed in a part of an old barn where you can watch cows being milked and fed through a window - very nice idea. The food is of very high quality and a lot of products are locally produced on the farm....More

Thank Jan K
Reviewed October 27, 2017

This was a cute spot with nice lunch selections. My husband had the smoked salmon, which is some of the best I've ever tasted.

Thank Sandy W
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Carol H
March 12, 2017|
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Response from Elmar A | Reviewed this property |
From their website; Opening hours during the winter time varies and from the 1st of November 2016 the opening hours of the restaurant are 10.00-21.00. Kitchen is open 11.00-20:30.
cathy d
March 2, 2017|
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Response from Stuart P | Reviewed this property |
We are there quite a few times and never reserved. We found the best time to arrive was just before 7pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vogafjosi, Lake Myvatn 660, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Northeast Region  >  Lake Myvatn
  • Phone Number: +354 464 4303
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