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) #6 of 355 Restaurants in Reykjavik $$ - $$$ Seafood, European,
Nylendugata 14, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 517 1800
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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, European, Scandinavian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nylendugata 14, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate there with our two teenaged sons on our trip in early July. The food was fantastic. They offer several four course meals that two of us ordered. The other two ordered two tapas a piece based on the waiter's recommendation. These tapas were...More

Thank keltyw18
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Probably the best meal we had while in Iceland. We were staying right across the street and decided to give it a try. Expensive as per the norm in Iceland, but the food was to die for! While we skipped the horse steak, we ordered...More

Thank Oracle P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great food, we had the lobstersoup and horsemeat! It was great and price very fair, payed more in other places for not has good food! Service was very nice and fast. We sat in the second room and that was cosy and nice.

Thank Hugrun H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were staying at the Icelandair Marina opposite and had a couple of hours to kill before meeting up with our Tour Group meeting. Good beers at good prices , so we decided to come back for a meal and a few more beers. I...More

Thank bennynobrain
Reviewed 4 days ago

Relaxed ambience, hip aesthetic, with large wooden bar in center, couches and benches with cushions, and good food freshly prepared. It was pricey but not fine dining per see, its just all dining out is expensive in Reykjavik (but still worth it -- food was...More

Thank JenStFol
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a wonderful evening here and got a good taste of many of their dishes. Would certainly visit them again. Atmosphere is nice and service unobtrusive

Thank Sigrún
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was so delicious we ate there twice in a week. Great food, approachable price point, good service, and laid back atmosphere.

Thank Nikki S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent meal, atmosphere and service. 3 couples dined here during our bike tour around Reykjavik. Thumbs up

Thank Eggert M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the best restaurant we ate at in Iceland. Likely the best we've ate at anywhere in a while. Everything we ordered was exceptional, and surprisingly in Iceland, especially Reykjavik, reasonably priced. Beers were $7 rather than $12, and that delta was consistent throughout...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked on the basis of Tripadviser status at no. 5 restaurant in the city. Great quality food and service at a very good price for Iceland. Bottle of wine for less than £40 is rare....

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Luke John O
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Response from 318mary | Reviewed this property |
I think about €7 for starters and puddings and €15 for mains
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$46
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nylendugata 14, Reykjavik 101, Iceland (Formerly Forrettabarinn)
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 517 1800
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We serve starters of all sizes from around the world, made out of Iceland's freshest ingredients and seasonal game. Forrettabarinn is a true gem in the oldest part of town, in the fresh sea air down by the harbor.Our wine and beer-list matches perfectly the spirit of the ever changing menu of our sometimes "experimental kitchen".We offer you exciting new angles to traditional dishes with a vibrant atmosphere and warm service.
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