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Festive Dinners Fit for Kings in Videy

By Iceland Review

Gallery Restaurant Hótel Holt has taken over the operation of the Videyjarstofa café and restaurant on Videy island, off the coast of Reykjavík. There, visitors will get the chance to taste the dinner served for Iceland’s “dog-day king” Joergen Joergensen in 1809.

Videy island and Videyjarstofa. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.

The menu includes sago pudding with raisins and red wine, lamb with mashed garden dock, Arctic tern eggs in sweet cream, waffles, flatbread and more.

The Joergensen dinner will only be available for a short period of time, later it will be replaced by other curious menus, a press release states.

Today is the first day of the Videy island summer schedule. This summer, sea tour operator Elding will offer frequent ferry trips to the island. Elding and Hótel Holt promise an “appetizing and uplifting” experience in Videy.

Click here to read more about Joergensen and here to watch a slideshow from the island.

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