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“Delicious food and great hospitality!”

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 November 29, 2018 via mobile

We ate here on a stop over during a tour, lovely meal, we both had the Thor burger which was great. For dessert we had the cheese cake with caramel top and cinnamon cake, both delicious! I would highly recommend if you’re stoping here for food or the night.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Gudlaug I, Manager at Eldsto Art Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2018

Thank you so much, glad you liked it. Welcome back anytime

kind regards Helga

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Reviewed November 25, 2018

My wife and I just came back from having dinner here after checking into our hotel down the street. There's not a lot going on in Hvolsvollur, so options are fairly limited, but we were very pleased with our decision to have dinner here. It's a small place, and when tour groups come through, it can get pretty busy, so we had a wait, but it wasn't more than 5 or 10 minutes. The wait for our meals was longer -- close to an hour -- but when the food did come out, it was phenomenal.

We split a couple dishes, including the Italian Tomato Soup, the Thor's Hammer Hamburger, and the fish and chips. All were delicious, but the soup and fish were some of the best I've ever had -- fresh and very well prepared. Just what we needed after a long day touring the Golden Circle! If we're ever back in the area, we will definitely dine here again. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: November 2018
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Gudlaug I, Owner at Eldsto Art Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2018

Thank you so much for this nice review.
We are glad that you enjoyed your meal
Be more than welcome to us again

Staff Eldstó :D

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Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

I came with my friends and the food we ordered was delicious but better yet was the service we received by the Hungarian girl who was out waitress. We like the atmosphere and definitely recommend this place.

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

Thank you so much for this awesome review
We are happy if the customer is happy :D
I´ll make sure to tell the Hungarian girl (Kitti) will get this :D
Have a nice day

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Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Lovely little cafe if travelling around the south. Soup is unlimited with homemade bread for about £7

Date of visit: November 2018
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Gudlaug I, Manager at Eldsto Art Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2018

Thank you so much, welcome back

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Reviewed November 13, 2018

We had a party of 8 with different orders, sampled them all - each dish was cooked to perfection, the flavor was spot on and portion size didn't disappoint...desert another perfectly cooked choice...the staff were very attentive, service was quick and cost was usual for Iceland...Will definitely go back again, already planning next visit, perfect area for sight seeing and evening Aurora viewing...

Date of visit: November 2018
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