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Potturinn og Pannan

Brautarholti 22, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 551 1690
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood gratin” (11 reviews)
“lamb” (26 reviews)
“haddock” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Brautarholti 22, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was slightly disappointed with this restaurant after reading the reviews on here. The starter was really disappointing We had deep mozzarella balls and deep fried scampi and in our opinion were preprepared fast freezer food that was quickly heated up. The main course was better...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant was recommended as being city style without the city prices. Well it certainly wasn't cheap, however, by Icelandic prices it was very reasonable. The service was great with the young staff being very pleasant. The portion size was good and you certainly got...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to try the lamb and were not disappointed. Very generous portions, unlike the rest of Reykjavik. Great atmosphere with friendly staff and excellent food. This place was recommended by relatives that live in Iceland. It will not disappoint. Well worth the visit. Try...More

Thank Carolj
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Not far from the city center, but outside the main touristic routes, frequented mainly by locals, the Potturinn og Pannan is a restaurant that serves delicious dishes à la carte (seafood, Icelandic lamb and Italian dishes are top notch). Besides that, there's also daily meals...More

Thank Sérgio C
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Fabulous meal. Something for everyone on the menu and even our picky teenage son ate everything on his plate. Reasonably priced (in Reykjavik terms!). Brilliant service!

Thank TracyTraveller123
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We wanted to experience an Icelandic meal during our trip. This restaurant did not disappoint. The seafood gratin and the braised lamb with béarnaise sauce were excellent suggestions by the staff. Both our plates were cleaned spotless! 😉 Lovely place to sit and talk, eat,...More

Thank ShermanFamily4
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The food quality was excellent. I had wolfish one night. It was delicious. It was the cheapest thing on the menu. Another night I had salmon on risotto. This is a simple restaurant that was packed. It must be reasonably priced for the locals but...More

Thank Varty_10
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly good food good service. Environment fairly nice. Menu with good variety of tempting courses

Thank Birgir F
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We ate lunch here with a large group and the food was quite good. The service was quick as we had a buffet and it was a pleasant experience. I would have no problem coming again in the future.

Thank Saskwatches
Reviewed 14 September 2017

If you are looking for local food and want to be surrounded by local people, this is a place to be. The decor is not that spectacular, but that's not what we came for. The food was very good! We had leek soup with fresh...More

Thank lily85
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17 January 2017|
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Response from potturinn |
Hello our opening hours are as follows: Every day/alla daga kl. 12:00-22:00 ---------------------------------------------- Except/nema: Sunday/sunnudag kl. 16:00-22:00 Kind ragards Haukur... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brautarholti 22, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 551 1690
  • E-mail
Potturinn og pannan (The Pot & pan, since 1982) is a family friendly restaurant, popular for it's relaxed atmosphere and delicious cooking, offered at reasonable prices. We offer the modern traditional Icelandic Cuisine, based on our cultural heritage and local culinary traditions.
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