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Marco Polo

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Sverrisgota 12, Torshavn, Streymoy, Faroe Islands
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

This place is not very cosy, the food is not particular good and everything comes from some factory - so it is basically just re-heated food. Service is so-so and price is somewhat high for what you actually get. For instance, was the wine list insanely overpriced.

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Thank Janus M
Vildbjerg, Denmark
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

No comment is neacacery find another place. The food is cafeteria like, ok, but way expensive. First course was a shrimp dish with all 2 Schrrimps at plus 15 euro

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Thank Allan B
Derby, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Attractive building wasted on a very poor restaurant. Waiter looks as if just come out of 5 th yr secondary school, food at best indiferent, massivly over priced.

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Thank jim b
Stockholm, Sweden
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Poor service, smokey smell, food eatable but not worth money, at all! Go somewhere else instead of wasting time and money here.

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Thank Björn F
Vejen, Denmark
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

It is sold like an Italian restaurant and some of the menus are supposed to be. I choose a pasta dish with salmon, and the salmon was very dry, the pasta sauce had a strange taste that I never have tasted before. Normally its not posible to spoil a Tagliatelle con Salmone, but the chef was for sure not Italian.

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Thank EastwoodDK
London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

I visited this restaurant with my mother during a family trip to the region last year. The food was good but I was confused over their drinks menu - they advertised a number of cocktails but, when I tried to order them, they did not have any of the ingredients. For any of them. Not a single one. You might... More 

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Thank Cristian L
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

Torshavn turns out to be completely closed down between Christmas and New Years when we were there. Marco Polo attracted our attention as the only place that wasn't completely packed and had a table for us. The desolated restaurant looked like a really bad sign at first, but when the food arrived it was ok.Nothing to write home about, but... More 

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Thank SanneZanne675
Singapore, Singapore
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528 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

This is not fine dinning. Spotted this after visiting Pizza King. It is behind Pizza King and next to Cleopetra Pub. Ordered a soup, chips and coffee. The place looks short-handed and cozy small. Fortunately this is after lunch and it is not very crowded. We have time left after visiting most of Torshavn's places of interest. So its window-shopping... More 

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Thank Edmund K
Cape Town
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

This choice for family lunch was by far the worse choice we made on our travels through Scandinavia. Not only was the food by far the most expensive we had in 6 countries, it was unexciting, uninspiring and unimaginative . Service was OK - but then it was only the 5 of us and one other table of 2 people.... More 

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Thank Johann_CT
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

We shared a pizza and it was fast food standard but not by price. Beer was watery. The service was friendly though, mind we were the only customers.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sverrisgota 12, Torshavn, Streymoy, Faroe Islands
  • Location: Europe  >  Faroe Islands  >  Streymoy  >  Torshavn

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