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Bjargarsteinn mathus

€€ - €€€European, , Seafood
Solvellir 15, Grundarfjorour 350, Iceland
+354 438 6770
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (26 reviews)
“seafood soup” (27 reviews)
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European, Scandinavian, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Solvellir 15, Grundarfjorour 350, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What is not love here?! I was so impressed with the food, ambiance, service, history of the old home, and every little touch. We arrived right at 5 after visiting Kirkjufell. We were promptly sat a window seat with excellent view. The halloween decorations were...More

Thank kendralawless
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I arrived at Grundarfjordur, in a very windy day of November, I was expecting to either buy myself dinner at a supermarket or having to dine at 5pm (because after that everything would be closed). Instead, asking at the local info point (which is...More

Thank Fra_Buk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in a small village but food was surprisingly good. Best meal we had in Iceland. Fish and scallop and chocolate cake were simply awesome. A must try if you by any chance are around.

Thank VWKO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I read all the reviews and was eager to dine at this restaurant. We had to venture out in a storm of 65 mph wind with sideways pelting rain, almost thought of cancelling as the storm tried to blow the doors off the car! So...More

Thank BrendaW730
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food- I started with the Caesar salad. Yes, boring sounding, but I was craving fresh food and this did not disappoint. Traditional romaine tossed with a wonderful variety of greens with a delicious chicken and dressing. Tiny mozzarella balls were a delightful addition. I...More

Thank April W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first and only ever review, for anything, but after our surprise find of this gem I felt I had to share. Most reviews have said it all but it really was an outstanding meal, superb service and worth 5 stars everyday of...More

Thank richardsondouglas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best meal in Iceland and also the best meal, restaurant and service for a long time. Fantastic food, can't recommend highly enough. Hugljuf was superb in her knowledge and service. Thank you very much

Thank Pauline R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best meal I had in the 8 days I was in Iceland. The servers were all so friendly and helpful. And the food is incredible. I ordered the mussels, seafood soup & fish of the day which were all phenomenal. Everything was...More

Thank Cherub918
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went to probably 6 different restaurants in reykjavik before heading out onto the snaesfellsness peninsula, and this was by far our favorite restaurant of our stay in Iceland. Our service was excellent. We didn't have a reservation but they made every effort to accommodate...More

1  Thank wagnerc142018
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This place is a few steps walk from the guesthouse we stay near Kirkjufell. The restaurant was tastefully designed. The staff went above and beyond to make our dining experience a wonderful one! Thank you so much :-) We really enjoyed the food tonight. A...More

1  Thank sirikamolt
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Questions & Answers
7 November 2016|
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Response from Selma R | Property representative |
Richard Leeds and Geraldine Leeds Yes Pleace contact us if you want to make a reservation. mathus@bjargarsteinn.is Best wishes Team Bjargarsteinn
Allison D
28 January 2016|
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Response from Carlos C | Reviewed this property |
I believe winter hours are limited to dinner only.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Solvellir 15, Grundarfjorour 350, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  West Region  >  Grundarfjorour
  • Phone Number: +354 438 6770
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On Snaefellsnes peninsula, in the harbour area of Grundarfjördur town, stands a small house named Bjargarsteinn. The house was transported 140 kilometers from Akranes town to its current location, where it has a new role as a restaurant. Bjargarsteinn's menu caters to both local and international taste buds and will include seasonal dishes that are bound to be a delicious treat for all food connoisseurs.
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