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

Reykjavik Reykjavik offers its guests more than two hundreds of restaurants, bars and cafes, which specialize in various culinary trends. The Sjavargrillid restauran offers its customers to try the best dishes of Scandinavian cuisine, the majority of its original dishes are grilled following special recipe. In particular, people who like seafood dishes will appreciate this restaurant as one of the most popular dishes on its menu is a lobster cooked following original chef’s recipe.
Genuine gourmands of Indian cuisine will have the opportunity to visit the Austur India Fjelagid restaurant, which has gained recognition of the local residents and city’s guests. The restaurant features pleasing romantic atmosphere in its hall, the guests will be fond not only of the great assortment of excellent dishes, but also of the restaurant’s perfect service. Among the most in demand restaurant’s dishes there is lamb carry, naan garlic and tikka masala chicken.
The Fiskfelagid restaurant offers its guests a gat assortment of seafood dishes meeting every taste and gastronomy fancy. All the clients can take a table in a comfortable restaurant hall, every table is equipped with an standalone lighting system. Among Fiskfelagid’s dishes the visitors will find classic treats and exotic delicacies, so sushi admirers will not be disappointed. Copyright
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The Grillmarkadurinn restaurant offers its guests to rest after a long day of city touring and enjoy local cuisine dishes. As one can guess from the restaurant’s name, it specializes in grilled dishes cooking. The guests can taste all the dishes from the menu enjoying the restaurant boisterous and cheerful atmosphere. One of the most original gastronomical establishments in Reykjavik is the Kitchen Eldhus restaurant, which menu includes popular dishes of Nepalese cuisine.
Reykjavik Attentive service staff will help to choose from a variety of dishes on the menu, seafood fans will like shrimps tandoori and vegetarian diet followers will appreciate a number of dishes made of rice. Among budgetary establishments of the city the most remarkable and heavily visited place is the Harry's restaurant specializing in Asian cuisine. Its menu offers quite a vast assortment of meals and treats meeting each taste, among its delicacies guests will find original meat dishes and vegetable treats, also the guests can complete their meal with inimitable eastern desserts. Among the most visited cafes in the city tourist will discover the C is for Cookie eating house. Sweets addicts will be impressed by the greatest assortment of candies, that’s why children like this café very much.
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Where to go for dinner in Reykjavik: recommended cafe and restaurants

Fjalakotturinn Restaurant
Where: Adalstraeti 16, Reykjavik; Telephone: +354 514 6060;
Fjorugardurinn - The Viking Restaurant
Where: Strandgata 55, Hafnarfjordur, Reykjavik; Telephone: +354 565 1213;
Einar Ben
Where: Ingolfstorg, Veltusundi 1, Reykjavik; Telephone: +354 511 50 90;
Where: Adalstraeti 2, Reykjavik; Telephone: +354 511 1212;
Where: Bankastraeti 2, Reykjavik; Telephone: +354 551 44 30;
The Lobster House
Where: Amtmannsstig 1, Reykjavik; Telephone: +354 561 33 03;
Where: Laugavegi 40 a, Reykjavik; Telephone: +354 561 05 00;
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Reykjavik
♥   Restaurant 'Dill' Reykjavík. Type - Creative. 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Gallery' Reykjavík. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Matur og Drykkur' Reykjavík. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Grillið' Reykjavík. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'VOX' Reykjavík. Type - Modern cuisine. 2.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique sights around Reykjavik

Lagoon Bar

From the series “The Most Extraordinary Bars and Café on the Planet”
The usual uniform of the waitresses of the bar are original swimming suits. Girls are ready to bring the order to any part of the lagoon. In the bar you can try not only popular cocktails but also branded ice-cream, handmade baguette and a lot of other cunning snacks. For those, who want to do something after the water procedures the large terraces with tables are available. … Read further

Hakarl Rotten Shark in Cafe Loki Restaurant

From the series “The Most Disgusting Dishes in the World”
The most famous and impressive delicacy in Iceland is hakarl, rotten shark meat. This delicacy is able to strike with its odor and appearance rather than taste. Rough viking meal is cooked the same way as long time ago. Greenland shark meat is cut and then hung on special wooden supports. Chefs have to wait patiently until it reaches the desired stage of decay. It is important to note that hakarl may be cooked of shark fillet or shark stomach. Experts claim that these two types of meat are very different in taste. … Read further

National cuisine of Iceland

The Icelanders' behavior at the table may shock foreigners. Icelanders often eat very fast. It is perfectly normal to leave the table while others are still eating, use a toothpick right at the table, talk with one's mouth full, and put more food on the plate before it was offered. Also, Icelanders always stretch for salt or food across the table because asking others to pass anything is considered bad manners. … Open
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