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Lava Restaurant

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240 Grindavik | Blue Lagoon, Grindavik, Iceland
+354 420 8815
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San Jose, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This restaurant is nestled inside the blue lagoon so you can dine in here with your robe on! We had reservations here since we got a premier experience and it came with a glass of champagne. Definitely try the tasting menu so you can sample everything. The lamb here is very tasty! Super moist and tender and does not have... More 

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New York City, New York
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798 reviews
516 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a huge treat. I celebrated my birthday with my family eating 5 star cuisine in robes with an amazing view. This was one of the highlights of our trip. We did the 3 course meal. It was delicious and well presented. We had champagne and enjoyed everything.

Thank lollygal
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Delicious upscale restaurant at The Blue Lagoon. The perfect way to end a day of relaxation. We soaked for hours in the lagoon, showered and changed and then went to lunch. You can go in your comfortable robe provided if you choose to go back to the hot spring again.

Thank Karen K
Livingston, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had lunch at the restuarant after our visit to the lagoon. The food was fabulous! The restaurant does get very busy, we had a reservation included with our lagoon package so that helped a lot. It has lovely views out to the lagoon. Staff were all friendly.

Thank Neubauten
Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food at this restaurant is of a very high standard and the presentation is that of a top quality London restaurant. We had tenderloin beef which melted in the mouth. Portion size is good overall very good value for money. The children's food, burgers, were also very tasty. The service was very attentive Would recommend as we couldn't find... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently had a three course set lunch at the Lava restaurant. It is very nice in there. The service is excellent and the food was delicious. The food and drink are expensive, but we were prepared for that as everything in Iceland is very expensive! I was happy to pay the money for such good service and fab food!

Thank susydoo
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After spending the day at the Blue Lagoon which was amazing we then went on to have dinner at the Lava Restaurant. The food was excellent, every dish was cooked to perfection. The ambiance was to die for !! Having the lagoon lit up in the back ground was something one would say they can tick off their bucket list... More 

Thank Tobyttt
Madera, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Blue Lagoon prefers that you order a package online prior to arriving. We checked it out and decided on the package that included the Lava Restaurant with complimentary champagne. Service was attentive, champagne was great. We ordered appetizers, Torched Icelandic Char and Baked Yellow and Red Beets. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank davidrich1
Tampa, Florida
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82 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We don’t usually spend much money on food, but decided to splurge as we ended our visit in Iceland and so glad we did. For ISK6200 a person we enjoyed a delicious salmon salad, bread, and out of this world rack of lamb (potatoes, roasted onions). We had purchased the premium package, so we each enjoyed a class of dry... More 

Thank Sunflower2213
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really lovely good but the wine is very expensive. Not the fault of the restaurant but a result of the taxes on wine and beer imposed by the government.

Thank bunny98765

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$53
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Grindavik | Blue Lagoon, Grindavik, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Southern Peninsula  >  Grindavik
  • Phone Number: +354 420 8815

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