They say the best way to get to a know a city is by eating it’s food. Taking a food tour of Icelandic capital Reykjavik’s amazing food scene is a fantastic way to explore the city and find out more about it’s history, see it’s highlights and attractions and, of course, enjoy delicious food while you’re at it!
Where should I eat in Reykjavik?
In this mouthwatering food walk through Reykjavik, you’ll experience Icelandic cuisine at it’s best under the guidance of their friendly and knowledgeable team, enjoying more than 8 amazing cuisines unique to Iceland. From casual to fine-dining, to popular ‘must-visits’ or local hidden hangouts, this tour is the perfect introduction to the food of Iceland while seeing the best of Reykjavik. Food highlights range from home made Icelandic ice-cream, Reykjavik’s famous hot dog stand and locally caught, fresh seafood.
Icelandic Food Facts
- Did you know that, due to Iceland’s harsh Atlantic Circle conditions and weather, their root vegetables such as barley, oats and potatoes are only grown on one fifth of the land?
- Icelandic food has it roots largely in Scandinavian food due to the settlement of Viking and and Scandinavian immigrants.
- Due to only a small area of the land supporting agriculture, preservation and fermentation is an important part of Icelandic cuisine, including fermented horse, fish, eggs and dried meat being prominent.
- Tour is available every day with multiple departure times.
- Dietary restrictions can be accommodated for.
- Tour is approximately 3 hours.
- Food is included on the ticket price.
- Watch the video below for a preview of the tour!