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Vogafjos Cowshed Cafe

) #1 of 15 Restaurants in Lake Myvatn ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, European,
Vogafjosi, Lake Myvatn 660, Iceland
+354 464 4303
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (62 reviews)
“geysir bread” (40 reviews)
“arctic char” (64 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Vogafjosi, Lake Myvatn 660, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had an excellent dinner to top off a soak in the nearby Myvatn Hot Springs. Service was attentive, food was delicious. We had this appetizer which was a sample plate of fish, cheese and a strong schnapps like drink. The geysir bread is really tasty.

Thank Creditking
Reviewed 1 week ago

This would have to be my favorite meal in Iceland. We came by after a soak in the Myvatn Nature Baths, cold and ready for a hearty meal. Service was friendly and the views of the lake and the greenery were great. Everyone ordered the...More

Thank Brittany R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, amazing view and excellent service! Dont miss the hamburger, it is delicious. It is a great spot to have lunch.

Thank isavadu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called in here for dinner after an hour soaking at the spa and it was a great way to finish the day. I had soup of the day which was spectacular, it was gluten and dairy free and came with gluten free bread to...More

Thank Sam F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our birding guide recommended this. We tried to book but were not staying on site. Suggested coming after 8.30 We had a few spare tables then , but people still coming in at 10.00 Lovely meal, nice interior, And lovely views of the lake. One...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was very busy when we arrived. We didn't have a reservation and sat at one of the tables that's closest to the cows. The soup was excellent. My hubby had the lamb slices (aka chops) and said they were excellent. The burger was...More

Thank travelfun001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we enjoyed the beef burger which was spicy - as well as the char. popular place. we were lucky to get a table. highly recommend.

Thank gilad54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch while touring the Myvatn area and my husband and I both had the slow-cooked lamb which is by far the best lamb we've ever enjoyed. It melted under the touch of the fork and the flavour was delicious. All this...More

Thank LynMacEachern
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can sit in the dining area and view them milking the cows. The food was very good but a little on the expensive side for what you get.

Thank Huntered
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let's get the bad out of the way, yes it's pricey. But, best meal of our trip. Food looked as good as it tasted. The lamb was excellent.

Thank Creeper523
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Carol H
What are the hours of the Cowshed Café?
12 March 2017|
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Response from Elmar A | Reviewed this property |
From their website; Opening hours during the winter time varies and from the 1st of November 2016 the opening hours of the restaurant are 10.00-21.00. Kitchen is open 11.00-20:30.
cathy d
Will we need to make reservations for dinner?
3 March 2017|
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Response from Stuart P | Reviewed this property |
We are there quite a few times and never reserved. We found the best time to arrive was just before 7pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vogafjosi, Lake Myvatn 660, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Northeast Region  >  Lake Myvatn
  • Phone Number: +354 464 4303
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