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Kryddlegin Hjortu

Hverfisgata 33, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 588 8818
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“soups” (169 reviews)
“hummus” (47 reviews)
“fajitas” (17 reviews)
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Mexican, Indian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hverfisgata 33, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We entered Kryddlegin Hjortu, purely by chance. A lucky choice. There is an unusual menu with mainly Indian food but a small choice of other foreign meals. Prices are on par with other Reykjavik restaurants and the meals for our party of four were delicious....More

Thank alister b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here twice while in Reykjavik. Great food and excellent service made us go back and it was good value for money, which can be hard to find in Reykjavik

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The salad bar and soup selections really are excellent and composed of excellent fresh ingredients. If you don't have a lot of time, just get the soup and salad and start helping yourself immediately. If you order a meal from the menu, you'll ultimately be...More

Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed 25 July 2017

While not a vegetarian restaurant, it was veggie friendly. My husband had a couple of choices and went with the spinach lasagna with veggies. I had the fish of the day with a cilantro (or coriander as they called it) sauce with couscous. He thought...More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Although this a predominantly Indian food restaurant, I opted for the quesadilla choice and really enjoyed it. It came with cheese sauce, salsa and sour cream on the side. The server even asked asked me if I wanted the jalapeño that was part of it...More

Thank imgreengranny
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Me and my girlfriend went here twice to fill our travelling stomachs with amazing fresh salads and a range of soups (Icelandic Lamb Stew was the s@#t!) and the second time around we got free Middle Eastern desert straight from the smiling chefs. Great price...More

Thank Belly131
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This is quite a simple restaurant close to but away from Reykjavik's Main Street. However it is nicely appointed and comfortable. It has a small Asian menu. It also has a good all you can eat soup and salad bar. There is a choice of...More

Thank Elspeth B
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my SO came for lunch and had to wait for nearly an hour for our meals being prepared. I had to go myself to ask the staff what was up, as they seemed neglect us totally. The waitress did later come to apologize...More

Thank Janne H
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The salad and soup bar was delicious! I wasn't sure about this place because I was really just looking for some place that I could get garlic naan bread. I got that and so much more!! The mushroom soup was amazing, and the salad bar...More

Thank Katee W
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere but food was mediocre. My order got messed up which was a pain as i didn't eat at the same time as my friend. In fairness they got me a replacement without a quibble and let me have the wrong order too. Perhaps...More

Thank rossageraghty
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Questions & Answers
10 March 2015|
Response from hera58 | Property representative |
Hello if it is a group ,yes you need to order a table 2 people no i dont think you need to :)
Cathy M
13 February 2015|
Response from hera58 | Property representative |
Yes we have :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hverfisgata 33, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 588 8818
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Hello, we have something for everybody, we have our famous Soup and Salad Buffet. Now our Menu has grown. Now we have Mexican Fiestas, Indian specials, Amazing Fish Dishes and our gourme Lasagne Veggie or Beef. Our Chicken is Free range from Isfugl. Our food is made love and healing.
Our Saladbar is unlike anything, we have a great selection and always 4 soups 2 Vegetarian and 2 Chicken soups and on Thursdays we have our famous Lamb Soup. Hverfisgata is open Mon-Tuesd-Wedn from 11:30 - 21:00 and at Thurs-Frid-Saturd 11:30 to 23:00 and Sundays 17:00-22:00.
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