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Cuisine of Keflavik for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Guests of Keflavik will have a chance to taste a lot of unusual dishes that have long become regular to locals. Pay special attention to fish dishes, which have been the basis of the local cuisine for many years. Local restaurants serve an original dish of cod tongues called “Gellur”. Some chefs simply boil them to serve with a vegetable garnish; sometimes Gellur is baked. In the latter case, it is distinguished by a more refined presentation and a richer taste.
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"Lundi" is a very interesting dish made from puffin meat - this bird species inhabits Icelandic islands. There are so many birds here that for locals their meat has long ceased to be a delicacy, while in some regions of the world puffins are considered very rare. The meat of these birds is quite tough and has a rich red color that does not change even after cooking. To make it more tender and juicy, it is boiled in a milk sauce, and in some restaurants, you can try the smoked meat.
Among meat dishes, it's also worth highlighting "Hangikot" - smoked lamb. Only natural birch wood is used for smoking, so the taste and aroma of the meat is very rich here. Before serving, the smoked meat is necessarily boiled to be served with a side dish of mashed potatoes or young green peas. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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In Keflavik's most luxurious restaurants you can try more original delicacies like whale meat. For gastronomic purposes, they use the meat of a special whale species - the minke whale. Their population is quite large so whale fishing is allowed here. Whale meat is usually served raw complemented by soy sauce and wasabi, this dish will surely appeal to fans of classic sushi. Also, local restaurants can offer kebabs and whale meat steaks, which taste a bit like tuna. Keflavik’s traditional restaurants please guests with a large selection of simple but hearty dishes. Here they cook wonderful meat soups with vegetables, serve traditional lamb meat dishes, as well as fragrant rye bread, which is another important component of the local cuisine.
Keflavik A very attractive restaurant is Rain where the region's most popular seafood dishes are served. Fish soups are especially popular among visitors, as well as fish baked with vegetables and cream sauce. The restaurant's menu contains rare Scandinavian delicacies, as well as a large selection of classic European food. The restaurant has moderate prices so it is very popular among visitors to the city.
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Charming Cafe Petite looks more like a classic Irish pub. Beer and ale lovers gather here every evening. In addition to traditional drinks, guests are offered a rich selection of original snacks. In this cafe, you can try some rare fish delicacies that are not served in regular restaurants. Its hall is decorated in vintage style, which makes the setting even more attractive.
Keflavik Fresh pastry lovers should definitely visit Sigurjónsbakarí, one of the most popular bakeries in town. It produces dozens of breads, as well as various buns and sweet pastries. The bakery hall has several tables for customers so you can try fresh hot pastries right on the spot. Sigurjónsbakarí is very popular with locals and tourists alike. Here you can get excellent fresh pastries to take away.
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Vocal Restaurant represents a classic Scandinavian cuisine delighting its guests with a refined atmosphere. You can try sumptuous dishes from tuna, whale meat, and other rare seafood. All the dishes are artistically presented, the restaurant will appeal to fans of relaxation in a romantic atmosphere. It is also worth noting that Vocal receives visitors until late in the evening so it will be a great place to organize a dinner.
Keflavik One of the tallest buildings in town houses exquisite restaurant Kef representing Scandinavian and classic international cuisines. Its hall with panoramic windows offers a stunning view of the city, it's not easy to find a more original place to dine. Guests are invited to taste the best fish dishes, salads prepared according to author’s recipes, and wines brought from European countries. Since its opening, the restaurant is considered one of the best in town, however, it manages to keep prices at an affordable level. Even budget travelers can afford to enjoy its luxurious setting.
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National cuisine of Iceland

Iceland is a small northern country whose population is just about 340,000 people. However, the country's culture is unique and exceptional, which can also be said about the traditional food of Icelanders. Local cuisine reflects the country's limited resources. Since Iceland is an island country, fish is the basis of the national cuisine. There are more than three hundred species of fish in Icelandic waters, including salmon, catfish, mackerel, haddock, pike, and others, so the choice is really vast. A very popular dish is “harðfiskur”, dried fish with salt, often cod or haddock, which is usually eaten with butter. It is served in almost all restaurants in the country, and it can be found in any supermarket. … Open
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Keflavik

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Keflavik (Iceland) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Keflavik restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Keflavik, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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