The 6 best places to eat in style on Iceland

The food on Iceland is so delicious. On your next trip check out these 6 stylish Nordic restaurants to eat in style on Iceland, in and around Reykjavik. Never mind, if you can’t remember their names, the Icelanders make it easy for you. The meat and fish restaurant is called Grillmarket, the fish restaurant is called MAR and the red house restaurant is… Yes, painted in red.

 

 

Grillmarket

The Grillmarkaðurinn is a stylish Nordic restaurant in Reykjavik. Our recommendation is the delicious 7 courses tasting menu. They also serve whale fish meat! @grillmarkaðurinn

 

Grillmarket in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Grillmarket in Reykjavik, Iceland. Photo by Grillmarket.

Amberlair Crowdsourced Crowdfunded Boutique Hotel - Grillmarket Downstairs Reykjavik, Iceland

Grillmarket in Reykjavik, Iceland. Photo by Grillmarket.

Grillmarket in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Grillmarket in Reykjavik, Iceland. Photo by Grillmarket.

Grillmarket in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Grillmarket in Reykjavik, Iceland. Photo by Grillmarket.

 

 

Kol

KOL restaurant is casual fine dining restaurant with a big bar in close to the Hallgrímskirkja in Reykjavík. The design concept is sleek, elegant and a mixture of warm modern Icelandic feel with international touch wherein furniture of designer Tom Dixon play the main role. The name “KOL in Icelandic” comes from the unique charcoal oven which lends a rustic flavour to the dishes. The restaurant serves burgers, lamb, beef, oysters and foie gras. @kolrestaurant

 

KOL Restaurant in Reykjavik.

KOL Restaurant in Reykjavik. Photo by restaurant.

KOL Restaurant in Reykjavik.

KOL Restaurant in Reykjavik. Photo by restaurant.

KOL Restaurant in Reykjavik.

KOL Restaurant in Reykjavik. Photo by restaurant.

KOL Restaurant in Reykjavik.

KOL Restaurant in Reykjavik. Photo by restaurant.

 

 

Tryggvaskali

Tryggvaskáli is located in a former hotel with romantic private dining rooms, an hour drive from Reykjavik. They offer salmon, reindeer carpachio and gorgeous lamb filet. @tryggvaskali

 

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Tryggvaskáli Restaurant in Selfoss. Photo by restaurant.

Tryggvaskáli Restaurant in Selfoss.

Tryggvaskáli Restaurant in Selfoss. Photo by restaurant.

Tryggvaskáli Restaurant in Selfoss.

Tryggvaskáli Restaurant in Selfoss. Photo by restaurant.

Tryggvaskáli Restaurant in Selfoss.

Tryggvaskáli Restaurant in Selfoss. Photo by restaurant.

Tryggvaskáli Restaurant in Selfoss.

Tryggvaskáli Restaurant in Selfoss. Photo by restaurant.

 

 

Red House

Rauða Húsið is famous for its tasty lobster and the lamb with a crust. It is also an awesome place to watch the Northern Lights. @raudahusid

 

Rauða Húsið in Eyrarbakki, Iceland.

Rauða Húsið in Eyrarbakki, Iceland. Photo by Red House.

Rauða Húsið in Eyrarbakki, Iceland.

Rauða Húsið in Eyrarbakki, Iceland. Photo by Red House.

Rauða Húsið in Eyrarbakki, Iceland.

Rauða Húsið in Eyrarbakki, Iceland. Photo by Red House.

 

 

MAR

MAR is the best lobster soup restaurant in Reykjavik. Forget the soup at Saegreifinn! @marrestaurant

 

Amberlair crowdsourced crowdfunded boutique hotel - MAR restaurant in Reykjavik, Iceland.

MAR restaurant in Reykjavik, Iceland. Photo be MAR.

MAR restaurant in Reykjavik, Iceland.

MAR restaurant in Reykjavik, Iceland. Photo be MAR.

 

 

Dill

Dill offers culinary meals with fresh ingredients in a modern industrial chic atmosphere in the Nordic House in Reykjavik. @dillrestaurant

 

Amberlair crowdsourced crowdfunded boutique hotel - Dill restaurant in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Dill restaurant in Reykjavik, Iceland. Photo by Dill.

Amberlair crowdsourced crowdfunded boutique hotel - Dill restaurant in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Dill restaurant in Reykjavik, Iceland. Photo by Dill.

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What is your favorite place to eat on Iceland and why do you love it? Let us know!

 

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