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Bjargarsteinn mathus

Solvellir 15, Grundarfjorour 350, Iceland
+354 438 6770
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood soup” (32 reviews)
“lamb” (42 reviews)
“scallops” (27 reviews)
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European, Scandinavian, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Solvellir 15, Grundarfjorour 350, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this restaurant 3 times in our various trips to Iceland and can thank tripadvisor for the “chance” visit first time round (it was Mathus which has just appeared or a pizza place...). The food is out of this world and considering food...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

We arrived at Bjargarsteinn at 7 pm on a weeknight without a reservation. Hint: Make a reservation before you go. We finally were seated at 9 pm, and the wait was more than worth it. The meal may have been the most memorable of my...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Birgit P
Reviewed November 13, 2018

What is not love here?! I was so impressed with the food, ambiance, service, history of the old home, and every little touch. We arrived right at 5 after visiting Kirkjufell. We were promptly sat a window seat with excellent view. The halloween decorations were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kendralawless
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

When I arrived at Grundarfjordur, in a very windy day of November, I was expecting to either buy myself dinner at a supermarket or having to dine at 5pm (because after that everything would be closed). Instead, asking at the local info point (which is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Fra_Buk
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Located in a small village but food was surprisingly good. Best meal we had in Iceland. Fish and scallop and chocolate cake were simply awesome. A must try if you by any chance are around.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank VWKO
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

I read all the reviews and was eager to dine at this restaurant. We had to venture out in a storm of 65 mph wind with sideways pelting rain, almost thought of cancelling as the storm tried to blow the doors off the car! So...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BrendaW730
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Delicious food- I started with the Caesar salad. Yes, boring sounding, but I was craving fresh food and this did not disappoint. Traditional romaine tossed with a wonderful variety of greens with a delicious chicken and dressing. Tiny mozzarella balls were a delightful addition. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank aprilw892
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This is my first and only ever review, for anything, but after our surprise find of this gem I felt I had to share. Most reviews have said it all but it really was an outstanding meal, superb service and worth 5 stars everyday of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank richardsondouglas
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

The best meal in Iceland and also the best meal, restaurant and service for a long time. Fantastic food, can't recommend highly enough. Hugljuf was superb in her knowledge and service. Thank you very much

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pauline R
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

This was the best meal I had in the 8 days I was in Iceland. The servers were all so friendly and helpful. And the food is incredible. I ordered the mussels, seafood soup & fish of the day which were all phenomenal. Everything was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank danigirl918
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Questions & Answers
November 7, 2016|
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Response from Bjargarsteinn | Property representative |
Richard Leeds and Geraldine Leeds Yes Pleace contact us if you want to make a reservation. mathus@bjargarsteinn.is Best wishes Team Bjargarsteinn
Allison D
January 28, 2016|
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Response from Carlos C | Reviewed this property |
I believe winter hours are limited to dinner only.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Solvellir 15, Grundarfjorour 350, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  West Region  >  Grundarfjorour
  • Phone Number: +354 438 6770
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On Snaefellsnes peninsula, in the harbour area of Grundarfjördur town, stands a small house named Bjargarsteinn. The house was transported 140 kilometers from Akranes town to its current location, where it has a new role as a restaurant. Bjargarsteinn's menu caters to both local and international taste buds and will include seasonal dishes that are bound to be a delicious treat for all food connoisseurs.
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