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“Excellent meal”
Review of Kolabrautin

Kolabrautin
Ranked #222 of 521 Restaurants in Reykjavik
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$70
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Miõborg
Description: Kolabrautin Ristorante is located on the fourth floor of the Harpa concert hall. We offer Italian cuisine paired with local ingredients, providing our guests with a taste of Iceland merged with Italian traditions. With spectacular views, in Iceland's most phenomenal building, a trip to our restaurant is a must for anyone that enjoys good food and beautiful surroundings.
Reviewed 14 May 2015

If you like amazing food and good service Kolabrautin is the place to go. We came for our 20th anniversary. We toasted in excellent sparkling wine from the Lombardy regent. For main course we had slow cooked lamb and filled tortelli pasta served with tomatoes and basil both courses tasted amazing. With the food we drank excellent Chianti red wine from Tuscany.. For desert we had ice-cream with pepper meringue and yogurt in three textures with apples and mint, mind-blowing deserts.
Everything about the place is good Spectacular view over the harbor and very good value for money.

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Thank 671kristin
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Reviewed 13 May 2015

I went to Kolabrautin with my wife. The evening was excellent, a mixture of great view, excellent service, nice and all the time smiling staff and last but not least great food.

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Thank Jafet Egill G
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Reviewed 12 May 2015

For fantastic Italian dining in beautiful settings, Kolabrautin is your place.
Leifur Kolbeinsson, the owner, has been doing Italian food for decades, both in Iceland and abroad, including London´s legendary River Café.
The wine list is exceptional, all Italian, with every region of the country represented, definitely unrivaled in Iceland´s restaurant scene.
The views of the city and the harbour are great, and the artworks are museum-worthy.
Strongly recommended.

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Thank jon s
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Reviewed 10 May 2015

We were about ten people who had a beautiful dinner that was a tasting menu that included a proper main course and a wonderful, unusual dessert. Highlights of the food were the salmon starter that was slow-cooked salmon with fennel, mustard and dill oil. I also enjoyed the maincourse that was lamb with savoy cabbage and parsnip. The dessert included interesting things like thin merangue plate that had plenty of chili, a licorice mousse, blueberries and somethin else that I have forgotten. It was interesting and very unusual. Even though the dinner was a delight and perhaps indeed one of the best I've had it was a little uneven. One of the small dishes that served as starters, beet root with onions, was not good. The onions were rather bitter and serving them raw like this was for me too bold. For some of the people in my company the parsnip was not cooked through and their left big chunks on their plates. The chili in the merengue was perhaps a little too strong; but I might misjudge this because strong chili makes me cough. Along the food we had chosen the wine menu, which was excellent. Unfortunately the waiter presented the wines in the other end of the table, and in the noicy room it was impossible to hear what they were. The service did not quite reach the level of the food in general. Several times someone in the company was left without a dish, but of course this was immidiately corrected. The presentations of the food and the wines were very difficult to hear. The venue is absolutely beautiful, but acoustics are really challenging.

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Thank Sirpa2013
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Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

We went to Kolabrautin on the last night of our holiday for a special occasion and could not have asked for more. The restaurant was surprisingly quiet (it was a Monday evening) but that just made it like our own piece of paradise.
The views of the sunset through the evening were spectacular over the harbour. The service was perfect and the good was delicious. We had the four course set menu, and whilst there was too much food, each course was delicious.
I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Reykjavik!

Thank gcolclough88
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