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Vogafjos Cowshed Cafe

) #1 of 15 Restaurants in Lake Myvatn €€ - €€€ Cafe, European,
Vogafjosi, Lake Myvatn 660, Iceland
+354 464 4303
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shank” (62 reviews)
“geysir bread” (41 reviews)
“arctic char” (65 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Vogafjosi, Lake Myvatn 660, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 602 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant. I've had a burger from their own farm with homemade bread and cheese which was very good. My girlfriend had the artic char which was delicious! Would definately visit again!

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had fun visiting the cows, the baby cows licked our hands! Then inside the restaurant we shared their specialty ice cream flavors - lava cake and angelica with chocolate sauce and whipped cream! What a treat. I would go again.

Thank Kathryn P
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had a 3 course meal, which started nicely with the taster starter - no fault there. However, this is where the enjoyable meal experience stopped. My lamb was cooked properly in some places and almost raw in others. The chocolate dessert was rubbery, which...More

1  Thank 2017traveller42
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped here for lunch and found the food to be excellent and a big meal. The lunch was filling and we skipped desert, something they are famous for, so we came back that night just for desert. We were glad we came back for...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The restaurant can oversee the Myvatn Lake. The food is good especially the ice cream and coffee. The milk is from their cowshed! However, it is quite expensive.

Thank M C
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely restaurant. We read the reviews and were not disappointed. Quite apart from the nice angle of seeing into the cowshed and being able to pet the cows, it had a very interesting menu and good food as well when one had been...More

Thank Marion M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch in this restaurant. The staff were smiley and the food was very good. We enjoyed the atmosphere and seeing the cows contently eating their hay in their stalls, through glass. I would recommend this for a relaxing experience as there...More

Thank Bridget R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Laundry dropped today and pick up tonight. Prices are reasonable. Getting excellent. Now tonight to get the laundry.... Magic

Thank Andy N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

"Can I have warm chocolate cake and ice cream" "No that is only for the 3 course menu" "Okay so can I have the chocolate cake warmed up?" "Yes" "And can I have the ice cream?" "Yes"

Thank BizBackpacker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would have enjoyed my burger but it was so red in the middle, I could not eat it. Under my burger, my plate had "moo, moo, moo" on it and I think my burger was still doing that! I did enjoy the potatoes and small...More

Thank MTLeaf
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Carol H
12 March 2017|
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Response from Elmar A | Reviewed this property |
From their website; Opening hours during the winter time varies and from the 1st of November 2016 the opening hours of the restaurant are 10.00-21.00. Kitchen is open 11.00-20:30.
cathy d
3 March 2017|
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Response from Stuart P | Reviewed this property |
We are there quite a few times and never reserved. We found the best time to arrive was just before 7pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vogafjosi, Lake Myvatn 660, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Northeast Region  >  Lake Myvatn
  • Phone Number: +354 464 4303
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