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Lava Restaurant

240 Grindavik | Blue Lagoon, Grindavik, Iceland
+354 420 8800
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“rack of lamb” (45 reviews)
“tasting menu” (45 reviews)
“cod” (105 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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240 Grindavik | Blue Lagoon, Grindavik, Iceland
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Fantastic Food. I did the lamb, it tasted awesome. Some of my friends ate catfish and that also tasted very good. A great way to end the visit to Blue Lagoon

Thank Jan K
BlueLagoonIceland, Manager at Lava Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Dear Jan K, Thank you for a lovely experience! We are delighted to know that you enjoyed our service. Kind regards, Lava Team

Reviewed 9 June 2017

Visited Lava for my husbands 32nd Birthday. The dinner was delicious and the fish was so fresh. Highly recommend to dine here if visiting the Blue Lagoon

Thank LuxeTourista
BlueLagoonIceland, Manager at Lava Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Dear Taradise15, Thank you once again. Your words mean everything to us and we will continue to do our best. Kind regards, Lava Team

Reviewed 8 June 2017

We split the haddock appetizer and lamb at lunch two weeks ago, and it was the best food I ever put in my mouth. You didn't even need a knife to cut the lamb, which was so tender and delicious. There was NO waste on...More

Thank SueLovesDuke
BlueLagoonIceland, Manager at Lava Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Dear SueLovesDuke, Thank you so much for your kind words. Your praise means everything to us and we will continue to do our best! Kind regards, Lava Team

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, good attention to customers if they want to develop a luxury service they are already on the good way.

Thank Eugenio B
BlueLagoonIceland, Manager at Lava Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear Eugenio B, Thanks so much for sharing a nice review! We look forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards, Lava Team

Reviewed 5 June 2017

Last month was my second visit to LAVA. Since I do not want "fast food", sandwiches etc, we had dinner at LAVA. My last visit was for lunch and they had a set menu which I loved. But there was not such offer at dinner....More

1  Thank ITGirlNYC
BlueLagoonIceland, Manager at Lava Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear ITGirlNYC, Thank you for sharing with us your experience at Lava. There might have been misunderstanding that the wine bottle was not supposed to be offered free to the Silica guests. We will definitely look into this matter further and make sure that such...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

When you book Blue Lagoon, there is an option to make a reservation for this fabulous restaurant. Just do it. It's miles from anywhere, and aside from a great atmosphere, the food & service was first rate. I very much enjoyed the Lobster Bisque/soup and...More

Thank CodyMav
BlueLagoonIceland, Manager at Lava Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear Codym481, Thank you for your kind words. Your praise means a lot to us and we will continue to do our best. Have a great day! Kind regards, Lava Team

Reviewed 4 June 2017

My Mom and I were in Iceland to celebrate her 80th Birthday later this year and we had an absolutely lovely afternoon/evening in the Blue Lagoon and chose to end it dining at Lava... we were not disappointed by this decision! I had the Beef...More

Thank Buddles1
BlueLagoonIceland, Manager at Lava Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear Buddles1, You are too kind! Thanks again for sharing a nice review. We truly look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, Lava Team

Reviewed 4 June 2017

The three course meal is a comparatively good value in Iceland given the high prices there. Our group sampled the fish, lamb, and beef tenderloin and everyone enjoyed their meals. The food was well-prepared and beautifully presented. The bread service included several kinds of very...More

Thank LauraG050
BlueLagoonIceland, Manager at Lava Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear LauraG050, Thanks so much for sharing with us a nice experience. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of it! Kind regards, Lava Team

Reviewed 30 May 2017

This is a great place for a meal as part of your spa day. The food here is every bit as beautiful in presentation and as tasty as the other top restaurants in the country. Very well worth it.

Thank TravelinMan612
BlueLagoonIceland, Manager at Lava Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Dear TravelinMan612, You are too kind. Thank you so much for coming and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience! Kind regards, Lava Team

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We just did a two week restaurant tour of Europe and this was by far our favorite restaurant. The service was amazing! Everyone was so sweet and kind. We ordered the 3 course Icelandic meal and every bite was better than the last. The bread...More

Thank Modeljedi
BlueLagoonIceland, Manager at Lava Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Dear Modeljedi, Thank you once again. Your kind words mean so much to us and we will continue to do our best. We wish to see you again in the near future! Kind regards, Lava Team

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Garcia P
29 March 2017|
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Response from nameisjeff | Reviewed this property |
We went at about 7:30pm but I am not sure what time it starts from.
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15 February 2017|
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Response from carlversuslife | Reviewed this property |
When I visited last month the restaurant was near full (approx 140 people), of which about 9-10 were in robes - just as a heads up... It's acceptable but you'll be very outnumbered.
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Margaret S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 24 - USD 60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Grindavik | Blue Lagoon, Grindavik, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Reykjanes Peninsula  >  Grindavik
  • Phone Number: +354 420 8800
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Description
LAVA Restaurant combines modern design with the wild spirit of Icelandic nature. Built into a stunning lava cliff, with views over the lagoon, it is an unforgettable setting for a relaxed lunch, a family dinner or a romantic evening meal.
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