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Myrin Mathus

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Vatnsmyrarvegur 10, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 1288
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07:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 06:00 - 21:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there with few friends and we all loved the food and the whole place, just awesome! Service was very friendly, also the restaurant is very cool furnished and you kind of feel like you are in place in another country where the sun and cocktails are everywhere! Fully recommendation!

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Thank eveline1601
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice service, and good price. Nice place for couples, I will visit this place again for sure. I recommend this place for everyone.

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Thank Wiktoria B
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well, absolutely outstanding food! We had the cod and my friend had the special, both very enjoyed them. We were both very full from just our mains. Thanks!

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Thank Martin C
Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been in this place, and I can be very honest that place is very nice. I ordered food, and I got food agree with my expectations. During my visit, I was observing people working in this place, and I saw that hospitality was delivered so this is crucial aspect because many restaurants in London has a problem with... More 

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Thank Matthew C
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good price and great service. I recommend this place for couples :) I will visit Myrin Mathus again for sure!

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Thank Tony D
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really nice "home cook" diner. Have few dishes at lunch special and of menu. Location is really nice if your taking a bus to the KEF airport, it at the bus departure hall. Better to have a bite there than at the airport.

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Thank Siggi S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I finally walked all the way from my hotel to the BSI terminal cafe just to have a go at Svio, the Sheep's Head. It was actually an affordable dish compared to most Icelandic cuisines served in restaurant. The sight might turn you off as it literally looks like a head on the plate, but I had mine served hot... More 

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Thank King L
San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

If you're an adventurous food enthusiast like me, then Fljott Og Gott can provide you with some sheep meat, presented in an interesting way (yes, half a face!). In the US (and many other countries), people are far removed from where their meat comes from. Vegetarians and PETA folks know this well, that some (probably adorable) living organism died and... More 

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Thank kidmedbot
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Kind of cafeteria style. The stew was very tasty, but overall I would say the food was just okay. Reminded me a little bit of an IKEA cafeteria.

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Thank gokujou
San Francisco
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144 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

I came here only because I heard they had the best sheep head in town. It is a diner located at the bus terminal in Reykjavik. The restaurant was clean with fast and friendly service. The sheep head was delicious. From the succulent meat on the cheek, the delightful chew of the tongue, and the delicate delicious eye ball, this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Cuisine
International, Scandinavian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:00
Thursday
07:30 - 21:00
Friday
07:30 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vatnsmyrarvegur 10, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 552 1288
Description
Myrin Mathus is one of Icelands oldest restaurants.
It first opened 1976 and was formerly know as "Fljott og Gott".
Myrin Mathus is a family-oriented, authentic and non-pretentious restaurant that aims to please. Myrin Mathus is very centrally located in the heart of downtown Reykjavik or at the BSI bus terminal, the home of the Flybus.
Myrin Mathus is the home of the sheep head. Available all day, every day.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?