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Restaurant Reykjavik

Vesturgata 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 3030
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (101 reviews)
“salmon” (57 reviews)
“pavlova” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Vesturgata 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 465 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I had the seafood buffet. Most dishes were ok to good, I especially recommend trying the mink whale. A few of the seafood salads tasted pretty weird. The lamb was a bit underwhelming. The desserts were all way, way too sweet. Plus points for including...More

Thank ischwettmann
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eating out in Reykjavik is very expensive but we found the lunch buffet very good value at approx £18 per person. The selection is smaller than the evening buffet but that is reflected in the price. There is a soup option then cold salads and...More

Thank HolidayFan53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice variety of choice for vegetarians and non vegetarians. We had a group of 10 and they were very helpful in accommodating us. They had a great selection of Icelandic cuisine, especially fish!

Thank aquaticsoulphoto2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not planned to visit this site in particular. What a surprise! The best luch a had in Iceland, plus the cheapest buffet style; considering it is looks fancy and knowing icelandic prices. Recommended restaurant. Excelent food.

Thank Pakusso
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for dinner one night. It is a buffet and fixed price. I must admit; the array didn’t look appetising but it turned out to be very good. Again, friendly staff. Not too much to say about it really. I would just say...More

1  Thank Stamrish1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here as part of a group trek. Amazing range of starters if you like fish. Main course options were just ok. Three desserts to choose from. House wine around 6000 isk a bottle. Middle of the road sort of place. Probably better out there.

Thank jimbobadmiral
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tried the buffet here. The seafood items were excellent but the carvery (meat and veg) let the side down badly. One item (I can't remember whether it was lamb or beef?) was missing altogether, while the others were end pieces that had obviously been...More

Thank Passepartout999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to try the seafood buffet. Some items were interesting, but most were normal and a bit bland. Took a long time to be seated even though the restaurant was about a third full.

Thank Snowmanpez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across Restaurant Reykjavik as we were walking around the old town area-- after 10 days of very expensive food all over Iceland, we could not believe that they had a full buffet lunch-- with salads, pastas, soup, cold and hot fish/seafood and desserts all...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The standout with Iceland is the depth and warmth of the hospitality as well as the commitment to leaving customers satisfied. The food was marvellously new to me in its style and presentation. First time visitors may balk at the prices but before you do...More

Thank Anthony M
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Kathy R
19 February 2017|
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Response from slew87 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
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Alex D
12 May 2016|
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Response from Kaitlin M | Reviewed this property |
No, we did not order off the menu as we wanted to be able to try a selection of the local foods and that's not really an option if you order a meal off the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vesturgata 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 552 3030
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Description
Located in the heart of Reykjavík. Restaurant Reykjavík is famous for it`s fresh Seafood Buffet, and beautiful historical house. The house, which was built in 1870 and has had many uses through the years. Now one of the biggest and finest restaurants in Iceland.
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