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“Great first meal!”

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 February 23, 2019 via mobile

This was our first meal in Iceland and it did not disappoint. I had the salted cod with bacon which was delicious, the flavour combination was perfect. My fiancée had one of the burgers which was huge and juicy. One of our favourite meals in Iceland!

Date of visit: February 2019
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EldstoArtCafeG, Owner at Eldsto Art Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2019

Thank you so much for your rate

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Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Excellent service ! Great local specials but also excellent chips and fish and coffee. Warm and cosy atmosphere and friendly staff. To be recommended without doubt!

Date of visit: February 2019
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Gudlaug I, Owner at Eldsto Art Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Thank you so much for your rate :D

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Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

If you're in the area I highly recommend this place. Very friendly staff and even better eats! Art is really cool as well.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Gudlaug I, Owner at Eldsto Art Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Thank you so much :D Really appreciated

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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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