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Gallery Restaurant

) #137 of 355 Restaurants in Reykjavik $$$$ European, , Seafood
Bergstadastraeti 37 | Hotel Holt, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 5700
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster soup” (27 reviews)
“ribeye” (6 reviews)
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European, Scandinavian, Seafood
Bergstadastraeti 37 | Hotel Holt, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

First impression was not good because there was no staff there to greet us and we were waiting around wondering if anyone was working. However once he did appear he was warm and professional. The food was not as 'fine dining' as I would have...More

1  Thank trala
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This restaurant is in the Holt Hotel but you don't have to being staying there to eat there. The food was amazing, they brought out a little soup in a glass jar (I have know idea what the flavor was but wow). There was 4...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The menu was very varied and interesting and the food we had was beautifully presented and very good

Thank valerie p
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The Gallery Restaurant in Hotel Holt was our one splurge meal in Reykjavik. The food was as good or better as any five-star restaurant my husband have been to on other trips & in the DC area. The cuisine was uniquely Icelandic, excellently prepared, &...More

1  Thank pam30242
Reviewed 24 February 2017

My wife and I ate at The Gallery Restaurant while staying at Hotel Holt. I had the best ribeye steak I've ever had in my life ... it was absolutely delicious. Huge wine selection, fantastic and varied menu. Started with the lobster soup ... amazing....More

Thank RamblinJAG
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The service and food could not have been better. Top drawer in every way. Highly recommend, the only problem is choosing as all options are superb.

Thank tedj45
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I went to Gallery restaurant for a fine dining business lunch and it was absolutelly great :) I highly recommend it.

Thank Steinihfj
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Dining at Holt surrounded by the amazing art collection, that has lots of original pieces by some of Icelands most famous artists, is truly exceptional experience. The food, Icelandic classics with modern twist, and the service was very nice. The only negative was the dated...More

Thank Johannes B
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We had a superb meal here with family. The service was perfect the food delicious. My Pan fried cod was melt in the mouth delicious as were the Scallops, steaks and Reindeer. Amazing. There really was nothing anyone would fault. I would recommend this Icelandic...More

Thank jotob39
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

It has been a few years since we went to have dinner there last time. We took our friend for dinner since we thought it is a most prestigious resturant in Reykjavik. Yet it was a disappointment. In the past, waiter was expecting guests from...More

1  Thank Amy C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$85
European, Scandinavian, Seafood
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bergstadastraeti 37 | Hotel Holt, Reykjavik 101, Iceland (Formerly Gallery Restaurant - Hotel Holt)
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 552 5700
Gallery Restaurant was chosen the best restaurant in Iceland 2012 by Nordic Prize.The restaurant is set in an intimate room with beautiful artwork all around and offer several kinds of private rooms for groups and individual. The selection of our gourmet menus includes fresh Icelandic ingredients, steaks and seafood for lunch and dinner. Gallery Restaurant has never been better than right now, whether you are looking for a romantic meal with your loved one, dinner with friends or a family feast, this is the place to celebrate all that is good in life.Our walk-in wine cellar includes about 4000 vintage wines - why not try wine tasting in our cellar to set the mood for a memorable evening?Open every day from 12-14pm and 18-22:30pm.
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