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Restaurant Reykjavik

Vesturgata 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 3030
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (114 reviews)
“salmon” (73 reviews)
“pavlova” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vesturgata 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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41 - 50 of 563 reviews

Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

As part of our tour of Iceland, we had our welcome dinner here. The buffet was wonderful, turkey, beef, lamb, salmon, whale and “rotted Shark”, along with all the trimmings including a cod dish with potatoes, cheese and lots of butter, I’m sure. Everything was...More

Thank truane1148
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Stopped for lunch. Buffet for 2250kr plus drinks 2 for 1. Great value for money. 3 courses buffet. Super quality. Service very good. Choose from , soup, salad bar, hot fish course, desert and ice cream. Based in Old Harbour area.

Thank John D
Reviewed 16 January 2018

love the salmon and the dessert, but there are more variety of food to choose from,if your not a seafood lover they also have meat and for vegetarian as well.

Thank chie71
Reviewed 12 January 2018

The dinner buffet is very good and has a great variety for everyone! The staff is very friendly. This restaurant is also located in a beautiful and old house in the center of the city.

Thank Harpad88
Reviewed 6 January 2018

The staff in this restaurant were really lovely and really helpful. Although I didnt personally get on very well with the seafood (just not my taste), our party had a fantastic evening and everyone else really enjoyed the food. Really nice looking restaurant inside as...More

Thank Allie S
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing buffet with a variaty of choices and a very good service. Very good music and relaxing atmosphere. Completly enjoyed it.

1  Thank Alina T
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Booked in advance for Christmas dinner at this restaurant and very happy we did as the place was very busy (in a good way). We enjoyed our dinner very much and loved the buffet style as we could help ourselves to as much as we...More

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We choose this restaurant for our NYE dinner and were not disappointed! The service was excellent, the atmosphere was festive and all the food was delicious. We enjoyed the buffet that allowed us to try traditional Icelandic fare and included something for everyone on it....More

Thank Kathryn G
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We had a very enjoyable meal and were able to try several traditional Icelandic foods that were new to us. I read other reviews and was a little concerned at first, but after eating here, I can say they were bogus complaints. The buffet was...More

Thank Quinton T
Reviewed 2 January 2018

The atmosphere was happily buzzing and organized. I highly recommend booking this once a year, Christmas Eve Buffet treat. It was a highlight of our trip. Ham, beef, turkey, goose, cured salmon, many kinds of fish and seafood, cauliflower, carrots & potato stand out. Yummy...More

Thank Karen L
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Questions & Answers
Kathy R
19 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from TheTraveller114 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
Alex D
12 May 2016|
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
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vesturgata 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 552 3030
  • E-mail
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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