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Salka Valka - Fish & More

Skolavoerdustigur 23, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 571 1289
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish stew” (122 reviews)
“rice” (57 reviews)
“apple pie” (11 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Skolavoerdustigur 23, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

Dinner was delicious, we had the fish stew which was excellent. The waiter was friendly and charming and the wine list reasonable. To our amazement we sat outside as it was not too cold and throughly enjoyed the atmosphere and sights. And to cap it...More

Thank expatsal
Reviewed yesterday

Came here for dinner, and had the most delicious fish stew, perfect homely food! More moderately priced than alternative restaurants in Reykjavik (2600ISK for one fish stew). Very friendly staff also, definitely recommend.

Thank Olivia D
Reviewed 4 days ago

The staff are relaxed and attentive at the same time. The food quality is incredible, and the location is great. I recommend sitting near the front window. I happened to be there when the horses came down the street for the annual horse day, and...More

Thank NorthamptonSyd
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Located on one oh the two most busy streets in the city, a block and a half from the big and beautiful Lutheran church in direction to the sea. Sitting outside enjoying the sun and sharing first three slices of a sweet rye dark bread,...More

Thank Jorge B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful restaurant for traditional Icelandic food. I had the soup, which has a fish option and a veggie option, which is vegan. I had the vegan option and it was richly flavored, the perfect start to our trip. I paired it with an oat milk...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very nice place with great food. Very nice staff and welcoming atmosphere. We chose fish of the day and it was delicious. If you want to eat dinner with reasonable price, go there!

Thank Ula L
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and children fancied pizza so I took myself off to this restaurant and was lucky to nab the last table. I had fish of the day, which was beautifully steamed cod, served with rice, broccoli, sweet potatoes and two sauces. A pint of...More

Thank Ightham1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first meal in Rekjavik, late lunch when we were jet lagged and it was a chilly day. Stopped into this inviting restaurant and ordered the fish stew- it was so comforting and delicious- we loved it! It was a full and filling meal and...More

Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I agree with the other reviewers that said this place is overly priced - however, our meals were absolutely excellent. We had the catch of the day (cod) and the traditional fish stew. Both were awesome. The Icelandic bread was especially delicious. The staff was...More

Thank User4110
Reviewed 1 week ago

So i started out lost after getting off the bus at stop 8. I was tired and hungry when I went into a restaurant to ask for directions to Hotel Odinsve. The customer service and warmth I received were truly appreciated. If people take care...More

Thank Corey H
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shelley b
26 May 2017|
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Response from Envir0ment | Reviewed this property |
Put this way, there are better places to go for a meal. This place is overpriced...
Julia P
24 January 2017|
Response from cpixok | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skolavoerdustigur 23, Reykjavik 101, Iceland (Formerly Fish and More)
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 571 1289
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We like to think of Salka Valka as an extension of our own home-kitchen and living room. Experience a uniquely charming, soulful and welcoming atmosphere over hot & cold food, sandwiches & snacks, coffee drinks, organic teas & organic juices, wine & beer. Vegan options available daily. All food is fresh and prepared on the day. Might we add we are quite a colourful bunch of characters too, weird and wonderful! FREE Wifi available.
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