Private Reykjavik Food Lovers Tour - Traditional Icelandic Food

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Private Reykjavik Food Lovers Tour - Traditional Icelandic Food

Durations: 3 Hour(s)

Group Size

Group Size: 1+


Languages: English

When doing a Private Reykjavik food tour, don’t you want to try out the truly authentic food from Iceland? With our selection of local food treats you can check off a lot of things on your Icelandic food bucket list.

From £ 91.75 per person

  1. Meeting Point
  2. Tour Overview

    Private Reykjavik Food Lovers Tour - Traditional Icelandic Food

    When doing a Private Reykjavik food tour, don’t you want to try out the truly authentic food from Iceland?

    With our selection of local food treats you can check off a lot of things on your Icelandic food bucket list, and you sure won’t be disappointed with the quality of the restaurants we handpicked as our partners. The Reykjavik food walk is also good to get oriented in the old Reykjavik city center. All our guides are graduates from the Icelandic Tourist guide school but more importantly they know how to entertain as well as to educate.

    The only bad thing on this tour is the fermented shark, but hey, its an adventure and what does not kill you makes you stronger and cooler back home ;).

    One of the best things about doing a food tour is getting a sense of the history of the country while eating something delicious & exciting. You will also get tips on Food, Fun & Drink for the rest of our stay in Reykjavik so perfect as one of the first stops while in Reykjavik.

    This is of course a private food experience so we can start off anytime from 11 am - 19 pm depending on availability of our guides and we recommend to do the tour during the weekends because then we visit the Reykjavik Flea market extra because there is an excellent food market there that's fun to stroll through. The Flea market is open from 11 am - 5 pm Saturday and Sunday.


    Our stops include a brilliant new Gastropub, the oldest restaurant in Reykjavik, the legendary hot dog stand, a favorite food market (if open), The authentic Seabaron down by the old Reykjavik harbor and Icelandic Fish and chips. Make sure you arrive hungry!

    If you’re a food lover, then a leisurely stroll around the old Reykjavik city center, sampling traditional food from Iceland is going to be your kind of a foodie adventure.  You will learn what the Vikings ate and how Icelandic people have survived harsh winters thanks to our special cooking and preserving methods and then how our cuisine evolved to present day as young chefs are doing modern twists with the special Icelandic ingredients.

    Our Reykjavik Food Lovers Tour samples many different Icelandic dishes; both traditional classics and modern favorites. We know the best spot to get the famous Icelandic lamb soup (just like mamma makes it), The Icelandic lamb hot dog, Skyr (a type of yogurt) and a delicious Icelandic lobster soup that some say is the best in the world, but you will have to be the judge of that :).  You can even try some fermented shark if you dare.

  3. Tour Itinerary

    Day 1 : Food Tour Agenda

    Please arrive hungry and 5 minutes before the starting time.

    We visit our first place : Sæta Svínið or The Sweet Pig

    Sæta Svínið is an excellent Gastropub where they use the fresh Icelandic ingredients and offer traditional food with a modern twist.

    Here we startoff with an small Appetizer of a smoked Puffin

    Our 2nd stop is the oldest Restaurant in Reykjavik called Hressó or Hressingarskálinn

    Here we sample the very traditional and yummy Icelandic Lamb soup

    The one and only Icelandic hot dog stand

    Of course we sample the Icelandic lamb hot dog on our Reykjavik Food Lovers Tour

    The Seabaron restaurant by the old Reykjavik Harbour

    This is a very classic Reykjavik Restaurant which specializes in traditional icelandic food and one of our favorites.

    Here we sample Icelandic Lobster Soup, a small minke whale steak and sometimes the very special fermented shark

    Fresh fish from Geysir bistro

    This is Icelandic style Fish & Chips.

    They serve daily caught fish in their own very special batter.

    Back to Sæta Svínið for a Skyr Dessert and an Icelandic drink

    We finish our Reykjavik Food tour with a perfect dessert made out of the Icelandic dairy product Skyr.

    Here we also offer a beer, snaps or simply coffee & tea.

  4. What's Included

    This tour is all inclusive, expert guide and all food.  You won't leave hungry!

  5. What's Excluded

    Tips are welcome in Iceland if you feel the tour is of good quality but not a requirement

  6. FAQs

    Please Note:

    We try to adjust to special needs regarding the food but sometimes it's simply not possible sorry. Our food tour gives you a taste of traditional Icelandic cuisine which includes both meat, fish and dairy and the restaurants we visit specialize in that kind of food.

  7. Requirements

    Please dress according to weather, in Iceland that means be prepared for any kind of weather! :). It's only about 2,5 km easy walk all in all and please come hungry!

  8. Cancellation Policy

    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 24 hours or less before event

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