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Hressingarskalinn

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Miõborg
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Austurstraeti 20, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 561 2240
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armonk, ny
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75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped here for lunch in Reykjavik because my husband wanted to have lamb stew. The lamb stew was more like a broth. I had the "must have" Icelandic Fish Stew - that was actually more like fish and potato in a creamy sauce. It was pretty good. One teenage son had a croc madame - not necessarily authentic Icelandic... More 

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Thank eli37
Copenhagen, Denmark
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92 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we went there for the lamb tenderloin and it was not dissappointing. the meat was taebder and tasty the roasted potatoes were good only th e carrots were overpowered with rosemary. Service was not gret nor efficient but he food was worth it. Price is very expensive but within range for Reykjavik.

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Thank LICV
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and me went here after we saw they served mussels, which was what we were looking for nearby our accomodation. We were seated quickly, but at a dirty table. The waitress was not very service minded and it was hard to find any resemblance to a smile. My boyfriend ordered the mussels and I the traditional Icelandic fishstew.... More 

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Thank Beathe Z
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

First impressions from the street was a bit rough and ready, but we gave it a punt anyway as we fancied a couple of items on the menu. Once inside the staff were really friendly and it had a nice relaxed atmosphere. The food was fantastic and the portion sizes were generous. We would recommend for people looking for proper... More 

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Thank Ben B
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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182 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This just happened to be our first meal in Reykjavik. Nice little pub with an atentive staff. We had some nice fish and chips and the soup was great! Nice Place!

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Thank xoft
1 review
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Our first night in Reykjavik and we stumbled across this place. After 10 minutes of no one turning up to serve us, or even ask for drinks, we eventually got a waitress. She was the most stern looking and sullen young person I have ever seen. We tried to engage in conversation with her, and get some recommendations, but she... More 

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Thank Bokbefok
Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is a little pub that many people stop in for a drink and then leave. We stayed for dinner and had one of their specials of the day - Roast lamb tenderloins, mashed potatoes, salad and roasted carrots. It was fabulous! The waffles and ice cream dessert was out of this world!!! I asked for a taste of the... More 

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Thank Kathleen5922
Tralee, Ireland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I expected more from Iceland when I ordered Cod. Alas, it was dreadful. It cost circa €30 and came out lukewarm with a basic undressed salad and unseasoned sweet potato purée. When I asked for some salad dressing, the waiter disappeared for 5 minutes went to the kitchen and came back to ask what type of dressing I wanted. Too... More 

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Thank aoifem04
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Had no clue where to go on our first night but we were starving and thought we'd try anywhere that looked ok. From the outside there seemed to be quite a few people inside and they have ribs outside on the menu and looked like they did a good selection of beer. We went and got a table but straight... More 

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Thank stephcooke17
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We went here on Friday and saw a great rock band who could play anything really well. Had a fun night and danced to some good tunes. I don't know what the foods like but its a good place for music the rock band finished after midnight then the disco started !. The drinks are not cheap but they had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Austurstraeti 20, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik>  > Miõborg
  • Neighbourhood: Miõborg
  • Phone Number: +354 561 2240

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?