Reykjavik is a gem full of amazing wonders. The three primary reasons why every foodie will love this tour include: having a fun local guide who shows you the best parts of their hometown Reykjavik. The second top highlight of this tour is the delicious dish made out of grass-fed Icelandic lamb along with fresh fish from this lovely land. We also take you on a tour where you can enjoy a secret family recipe for ice cream. Visit a local favorite- a hot dog stand and much more on this tour! You are sure to go back all full of exciting knowledge about Reykjavik as well as a tummy full of yummy dishes. Additionally, you will get to enjoy the real vibe of this city with fun stories and amazing local food and fellow foodies!
About the Destination
Reykjavik has some of the best dishes ever. Right from their famous Icelandic hot dog called pylsur to Skyr is a very popular dairy product available here. Additionally, lamb, ice cream, and cheese are some of the other things you definitely should try out here. Reykjavik is also known for its exciting variety of seafoods as well as Rye bread. You will always have families in Iceland being very excited about the different types of fish and you must try out the different kinds if you are a fish lover. Icelandic foods primarily include various fermented dishes where modern Icelandic cuisine has evolved quite a lot. Experience the best of foods available in Iceland in the heart of Reykjavik. While you can explore the local restaurants and cafes, we would ask you to hop on to this tour just for the sheer fun it brings along. So, you get to experience a huge variety. Imagine a Buffet served, but with only the choicest of items on one tour.
Embark upon a one-of-a-kind Reykjavik Food Walk. This tour will take you through the rich culture, history, and food of this city. The expert guide will take you through the most popular restaurants, especially through the hidden gems. Meet fellow food enthusiasts and explore the topmost highlights of the capital city of Iceland. On this foodie adventure, you will start exploring downtown Reykjavik and enjoy different foods for three hours. In these three hours, you will try out different dishes with eight different types of local cuisines which are only found in Iceland. We have sorted out a melange of fine dining, cozy and casual family-run restaurants that you can explore. Some are well-known ‘must visit restaurants’ while others consist of secret local hangouts. There is a combination of both nonvegetarian and vegetarian dishes and does not include dishes suiting to lesser acquired flavors. The best part is that all foods are inclusive on the tour and the 5-6 restaurants we visit are very safe and hygienic for you to explore.
Reykjavík walking tour with a local guide.
More than 8 amazing local cuisines.
Small group experience
What to bring
Dress according to weather
Good to know
- We recommend that you dress according to the weather of the day.
- The meeting point for this tour is at Harpa Concert Hall, Austurbakki 2, 101 Reykjavík.
- Allergies & Dietary restrictions:We accommodate most dietary restrictions such as gluten & lactose intolerance, vegetarians & most allergies.
- We will send you a personal email with all the details for our tour when we receive your booking.
- This tour is perfect for single travelers, groups and families.
Most frequent questions and answers
The meeting point for the tour is at the main entrance at Harpa Concert Hall. Just a few minutes walking distance from most hotels in downtown Reykjavik.
We recommend being at Harpa 10 minutes before the tour, just to avoid all stress.
For guests driving their own car, there are multiple parking spots nearby – and underneath the building.
Yes, everything is included in our tour. So, all you have to do is to show up hungry and we will take care of the rest! We visit 5-6 of our favorite restaurants and taste over 8 amazing local cuisines.
We do everything we can to accommodate all dietary restrictions and/or allergies. We can easily arrange alternative options for our vegetarian and pescatarian guests and for gluten & lactose intolerants. Nuts, seeds, fruits & shellfish are also easy to avoid. If you have any dietary restrictions or allergies, please let us know in the ‘special requests’ section when you book and we will accommodate you the best we can! Vegans are more than welcome in our tour but unfortunately, the traditional Icelandic cuisine is not very welcoming for a vegan diet. Vegans can unfortunately not enjoy 90% of the cuisines in this tour.
The walking distance in our Reykjavik Food tour is approx. 2 km or 1,2 miles but it can vary between tours. The tour is really easy as we are never walking further than to our next restaurant where we will sit down and enjoy a delicious local cuisine. Furthermore, the walking is usually slow paced as we are exploring the city as we go!
Yes, it is of course possible to arrange a private food tour.
Private tours are very popular with larger groups of friends and families. Simply send us a quick email through our website or directly to firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know of you group size and which date you had in mind. Our friendly team will get back to you right away!
In this tour we always keep the groups at maximum 11-13 guests. We do this to make the experience as personal and fun as possible! For private groups we can accommodate larger groups, feel free to get in touch at email@example.com
Dress according to weather.
Yes, and you definitely should! The setting on the tour is full of amazing, scenic views.
If there are any changes to your trip to Iceland, it’s always possible to either put your booking on hold (bookings never expire) or reschedule to your new travel dates. We also offer full refunds if you cancel your booking with more than 24 hours prior to your tour. All bookings cancelled within 24 hours of the tour departure are not refundable.