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Strondin Bistro and Bar

Austurvegur 18, Vik 870, Iceland
+354 487 1230
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish stew” (23 reviews)
“pizza” (61 reviews)
“lamb” (24 reviews)
Bar, International, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Austurvegur 18, Vik 870, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved this place. The meal was great, and the location was perfect. A great way to end a phenomenal day. The Icelandic stew was delish!

Thank Sean S
Reviewed 31 October 2017

My husband and I had a nice casual meal here, with very friendly service, when staying at the Icelandair Hotel Vik. We were happy with the prices (Iceland average to low) and the food was fine. It wasn't gourmet, but that's not what we expected...More

1  Thank LindaNZ
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a restoraunt after a very active day. Really tasteful and good food,we took fish stew, burger snd chicken bites with pasta. good portions. claudia, maurice and antonio are very nice staff. we reccommed this place for good food ;)

1  Thank antea-zd
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We had fish stew each. It was about £20 each, and was basically a bowl of mashed potato with some white fish (cod?) in it, at room temperature. Pretty rubbish, but at least we were no longer hungry. Perhaps we were unlucky; the place itself...More

Thank p4tiny
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This place was newly opened and not overly crowded like the other places in Vik. We ended up eating there 2 nights in a row and enjoyed our meals a lot. They have a varied menu offering Icelandic delicacies and doing it well. Nice view...More

Thank kanoe
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The restaurant has great views of the beach and excellent service. The menu is a little limited and rather expensive, but the food is good.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant with knowledgeable staff. The food was amazing! We had Icelandic stew, arctic char, and lamb. Everything was divine. Great view if sitting on the right side of the restaurant. Located behind the N1 service station. There is another restaurant attached to the gas...More

Thank Backincincy
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We stayed overnight in Vik and decided to ear at Strondin Bistro & Bar. It was a short walk from our hotel. The food was very good. We had traditional Iceland food in the Farm Plate - cured lamb and smoked artic char- so delicious!...More

Thank cujen4
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We dined here two of the three nights we spent in Vik. Night one we split a great pizza (easily enough for two). Night two we had the hamburger (best ever had outside of the US) and the cod stew (really more of a porridge,...More

Thank Kathryn G
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We had a delicious meal at Strondin Bistro and were very glad to have found this place. The lamb filet was amazing!

Thank eGotty
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Questions & Answers
12 October 2016|
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Response from phelpssteph | Reviewed this property |
I am glad we made reservations, there was quite a wait for those who didn't have reservations. Our waitress was efficient and food came when expected.
Emily N
15 January 2015|
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Response from Derek D | Reviewed this property |
The front half of the Strondin (the part that is attached to the gas station and has basic burgers) is open all day, but the nicer Strondin Bistro in the rear closes at 2 and reopens at 6 for dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Austurvegur 18, Vik 870, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  South Region  >  Vik
  • Phone Number: +354 487 1230
"Sröndin Bistro & bar is a fine a la cart restaurant in Vík with good value of food, located in a building behind the N1 gas-station in Vík. Its menu is on their website".
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