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Myrin Mathus

) #168 of 350 Restaurants in Reykjavik International,
Vatnsmyrarvegur 10, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 1288
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tongue” (2 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (2 reviews)
Closes in 23 min
07:30 - 21:00All hours
International, Scandinavian
Vatnsmyrarvegur 10, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The sheep's head exceeded my expectations!! Every part was delicious...don't forget to eat the eyeball!!

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had been looking forward to the experience of trying a sheep head. Did so as well and it was very different, the meat was very tender. However a bit bizarre experience so I did not finish it. Recommend it to try if you pass by.

Thank Anton L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with few friends and we all loved the food and the whole place, just awesome! Service was very friendly, also the restaurant is very cool furnished and you kind of feel like you are in place in another country where the sun and...More

Thank eveline1601
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice service, and good price. Nice place for couples, I will visit this place again for sure. I recommend this place for everyone.

Thank Wiktoria B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Well, absolutely outstanding food! We had the cod and my friend had the special, both very enjoyed them. We were both very full from just our mains. Thanks!

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I have been in this place, and I can be very honest that place is very nice. I ordered food, and I got food agree with my expectations. During my visit, I was observing people working in this place, and I saw that hospitality was...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Good price and great service. I recommend this place for couples :) I will visit Myrin Mathus again for sure!

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 12 May 2017

really nice "home cook" diner. Have few dishes at lunch special and of menu. Location is really nice if your taking a bus to the KEF airport, it at the bus departure hall. Better to have a bite there than at the airport.

Thank Siggi S
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I finally walked all the way from my hotel to the BSI terminal cafe just to have a go at Svio, the Sheep's Head. It was actually an affordable dish compared to most Icelandic cuisines served in restaurant. The sight might turn you off as...More

Thank King L
Reviewed 14 December 2016

If you're an adventurous food enthusiast like me, then Fljott Og Gott can provide you with some sheep meat, presented in an interesting way (yes, half a face!). In the US (and many other countries), people are far removed from where their meat comes from....More

Thank kidmedbot
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
International, Scandinavian
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vatnsmyrarvegur 10, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 552 1288
Myrin Mathus is one of Icelands oldest restaurants.
It first opened 1976 and was formerly know as "Fljott og Gott".
Myrin Mathus is a family-oriented, authentic and non-pretentious restaurant that aims to please. Myrin Mathus is very centrally located in the heart of downtown Reykjavik or at the BSI bus terminal, the home of the Flybus.
Myrin Mathus is the home of the sheep head. Available all day, every day.
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