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Geysir Bistro Reykjavik

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Would you like to take time from their everyday routine, sit down in a cozy environment, watch the bustling life itself, rushing in and enjoy the restaurants and services. Bistro is located in the center of the Vortex in the heart of Reykjavik. Bistro is offered a varied menu with an emphasis on the Icelandic specialties mixed with dishes with an international twist. We pride ourselves on freshness, variety and professionalism. We use fresh Icelandic ingredients in all our dishes. Whether the desire is delicious meal for lunch or a cozy evening in a small or large group offers Bistro welcomes you in a comfortable and homey atmosphere.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian, International
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews lamb burger wiener schnitzel fish and chips onion soup lobster herring langoustines potatoes soups skyr cake catch of the day lovely meal minke whale nice atmosphere ate here recommend this restaurant
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Reviewed 2 days ago

we both had fish and chips - one large, one small it was very very good - lovely big chunky fish, and a very light batter - in fact, it might have been no batter at all, just browned in cooking very chunky tartare sauce...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank thelawyer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our hotel recommended this place so we thought we’d try it. I feel like we were at a different restaurant than all of the other reviewers. I’m not sure if it’s because we visited in the low season or what, but if I’m going to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ElissaJ50
Björn J, Director of Sales at Geysir Bistro Reykjavik, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Elissa Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. Your feedback helps us improve on our service and overall experience of our guests. We are really sorry to hear that you did not like the lamb dish on our menu. The...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were really impressed with the level of dining in Reykjavik, with the fresh fish dishes generally being of a high standard. For our last meal we went to Geysir Bistro and I ordered the salted cod with the burnt butter, almonds and figs. It...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JaneSA213
Reviewed 5 days ago

We wanted to sample Icelandic food and this restaurant was recommended by our hotel. The food was beautiful and well presented. We asked for the advise of the waiter and had a lamb dish and fish dish, both were excellent.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Monica M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were here with our tour group on the last night of the tour. The restaurant was fairly busy when we arrived and we were seated at two tables, about twenty people at each. I started with French onion soup, a nice beginning on a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank X2135ZVbillc
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on our first night in Iceland. The drinks were not expensive but I thought the meal was. I had a burger- great fries. But my burger was raw inside. My sister had the fish special of the day and liked it. We...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Spiketon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an excellent lunch, very reasonable and good quality of food. Very convenient location, friendly service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mahtanid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our 4th night we decided to tone down the craziness in our dining choices. I went with fish & chips, while my wife had the langustine pasta. As you can imagine, on an island in an ocean, it was the freshest seafood we'd ever...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank theOnlyNate
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted something light, so we made a meal of Starters - the house-baked bread & spreads; scallops with a hazelnut butter, green apples & nuts; and the fantastic Icelandic tasting platter. We even loved the curly fries we ordered on the side. For dessert...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DebMC123
Reviewed 9 November 2018

My friend and I are picky eaters. We stopped in but it was a saturday night and they were so crowded that they couldnt seat us. We went back the next day and had a great meal. The food was really good. The portions were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank chrisspynyc
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