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Reviewed 3 days ago

Within the charming little village of Stykkisholmur, everything in this beautiful place reminds you the sea, both the dehor facing the harbour, with deckchairs and a bench obtained from a small boat, and the interior, warm, cosy and welcoming. The menu is rather limited because...their ambition is to offer locally-sourced, seasonal and sustainable options, but the result is very good.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are just a few options for food in Stykkisholmur but this definitely one you dont want to miss. I had delicious fish soup, followed by amazing cod. Husband had the most amazing looking scallops (and so many of them!) Definitely need reservations. It's a...smaller location so you want to make sure you secure a spot. Great wine selection and delicious dessert.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luckily we got the reservation since somebody cancelled. The food was delicious and the staffs are very friendly and made us feel warm welcome. We tried tasting menu which includes most of dishes from the a la cart menu. We like each of them.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First dinner in Iceland and it was perfect. Recommend the tasting menu - both cod dishes we had were sublime. Atmosphere and service made it an experience we will remember.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a really delicious dinner here and very highly recommend this restaurant. The service was great and the atmosphere is very pleasant with lots of character. We also appreciated the distancing between tables which made us feel very comfortable.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location at the harbour in Stykkisholmur is very excellent in cosy small restaurant. The service and savety features were one of the best I have seen although not disturbing the good experience. The quality and selection of seafood were soo good and the cooking...get my highest value, excellent as well and all from fresh local material. Well done and worth the visit. The wine selection were good as well (imported). I will visit this resaurant again next year.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really excellent dinner - wonderful fish and appetizers. Warm small local bespoke restaurant on the water. Would HIGHLY recommend

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are a couple of great restaurants in Stykkisholmur, to the point it could be a gastro destination in its own right. By far the best is Sjavarpakkhusid. We enjoyed a wonderful 6 course meal in a relaxed setting. Standouts were the grayling roe &...waffles, cod and yoghurt foam and cardamom biscuits, Staff were lovely and friendly. Truly superb and definitely the best meal we had in Iceland! Definitely book ahead as there is limited space.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed August 11, 2021 via mobile

We booked but arrived late but after a few minutes the staff found a table for us. The inside is small room but so amazing... We choose the lumpish cooked perfectly and so tasty... The staff very friendly. Finally i suggest a visit in this...restaurantMore

Date of visit: August 2021
Sara H, Owner at Sjavarpakkhusid, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2021

Thank you for the beautiful words, good to hear you enjoyed your experience, see you again soon!

Reviewed August 6, 2021

Delicious. My favorite meal in Iceland. I did the prix fixe. Not only do you get to sample like half the menu, but you get enough food for almost two people. All of the dishes were excellent. Service was solid and it's got an unpretentious...vibe.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Sara H, Owner at Sjavarpakkhusid, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2021

Thank you for the kind words, we're happy that you liked your experience. Hope to see you again soon!

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August 14, 2016|
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Response from Bill T | Reviewed this property |
We didn't make a reservation in early July, and we had no problem getting a table.
June 25, 2016|
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Response from anthonymW1144HW | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Went on a cold January night. No waiting. Good luck.
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Sjavarpakkhusid is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5