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“Go for the pottery, stay for the food”

Eldsto Art Cafe & Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 14 Restaurants in Hvolsvollur
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $56
Cuisines: Healthy
Description: Eldstó Art Café/Restaurant is an artistic place where all tableware is handmade on the premises by the owners G.Helga and Þór Sveinsson (Thor), potter. The coffee we serve is made of quality coffee beans and our cakes, bread and soups are local as well as our various small dishes. Icelandic lamb and fresh fish is on the menu and lettuce grown in the surrounding countryside. Having a delicious meal in our lovely Restaurant on your way to the south is an excellent idea. We have a special menu for groups.
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Description: Eldstó Art Café/Restaurant is an artistic place where all tableware is handmade on the premises by the owners G.Helga and Þór Sveinsson (Thor), potter. The coffee we serve is made of quality coffee beans and our cakes, bread and soups are local as well as our various small dishes. Icelandic lamb and fresh fish is on the menu and lettuce grown in the surrounding countryside. Having a delicious meal in our lovely Restaurant on your way to the south is an excellent idea. We have a special menu for groups.
Reviewed September 28, 2018

We stopped here on an impulse, so glad we did. The cafe is in an old house, so the tables are in several small rooms. Local pottery and artwork is for sale in each room. The excellent daily soup is all you can eat, with the best bread imaginable. The prices are average, for Iceland. There is free wifi, and in the building behind the cafe, a large craft market. Our waitress was very sweet and helpful.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Gudlaug I, Manager at Eldsto Art Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you we are glad that you liked everything

Kind Regards
Staff Eldstó
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

We both had soup with excellent bread - huge helping of lamb soup and a large salad. Food took a while to arrive, but it was quite busy. prices were reasonable.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

We loved this place so much we came back a second time. Service was the best we’ve had our entire trip! Worth a stop or two!

Date of visit: September 2018
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Gudlaug I, Owner at Eldsto Art Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Thank you so much, you are always welcome back

Kind regards Helga

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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Lightly salted cod was a bit overcooked and it had very little salt taste. The rest of the family had lamb shanks and were very pleased with their meal

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed a fresh salad and sweet potato fries. My friends has the cod dinner and lamb stew.
The cod was good— note the batter is very heavy and they removed it and ate just the fish. The lamb stew was good.
Very good service and friendly people!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank shelbyexplores
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Gudlaug I, Owner at Eldsto Art Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Thank you - so glad you enjoyed it

Kind regards Helga

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