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“cooking class”(34 reviews)
“icelandic food”(18 reviews)
“arctic char”(12 reviews)
At Salt Eldhus, (Icelandic for kitchen) we invite you to join us for some delicious fun and a chance to learn about Icelandic food culture first hand. This is a hands on activity where you cook & dine under the supervision of skilled chefs and get...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Thorunnartun 2 | Skúlatún House, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
+354 551 0171
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

We traveled in a group of 4 people who love to eat. Eating & drinking locally is a great way to understand a new place. Whenever we travel, we try to take cooking classes - and this one was the best one we've done abroad....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank michikoandamechan
Reviewed October 16, 2018

This dinner class was a highlight of our week in Reykjavik! The class was held for our group of 2 (my friend and I), which was wonderful! The Chefs provided the freshest of ingredients (cod, arctic char, vegetables, etc.) and not only taught us cooking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Outstanding cooking tour. Wonderful host s with delicious food. A highlight of our visit to Iceland. You will certainly enjoy cooking/eating and Learn a lot about Iceland in the process. Great value!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank angelojoanb
Sigurður Grenda... M, Owner at Salt Eldhus, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the class. Thank you so much for sharing your experience. Happy cooking!

Reviewed September 16, 2018

I am SO glad I went ahead and booked this class. It was a very small class - me and my boyfriend and two others. However, it was fantastic. The chefs (Sirry and Siggi) were very engaging and constantly telling us all about the cooking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Sigurður Grenda... M, Owner at Salt Eldhus, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you for your incredibly valuable feedback, it is a great encouragement to us. Happy cooking!

Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

This was the best meal we had in Iceland. If you are a foodie, I would highly recommend this experience. The kitchen is delightful, on the 6th floor of a downtown location with panoramic views. We loved the explanation of cooking techniques, along with the...More

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Sigurður Grenda... M, Owner at Salt Eldhus, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you for your kind words. Don´t forget, if the food was good it was because you did a great job!

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Hands on experience and an insight into Icalandic cuisine and its history. Having cooked you then serve and savour your own food - what excellent textures and flavours. We were lucky to be the only couple on the day, so very privileged !

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Hands on cooking experience along with an insight into Icelandic culinary history. Having cooked you serve and savour your own food - what a treat. Such excellent flavours and a light "panna cotta" to die for. We were lucky to be the only couple on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pharmden
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Our chef and her husband helped our small group prepare several excellent dishes. We were not disappointed with anything. Most of all we had enjoyed preparing the dishes and learning about Icelandic cuisine. Our experience was a great value.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Siggi and Sylvia are awesome. They were so knowledgeable and friendly. I learned so much about the culture and history of Icelandic food. This was a leisurely class. We made 2 fish dishes and dessert. If you like cooking, eating, culture, history or any combination...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Faith H
Sigríður B, Owner at Salt Eldhus, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Thank you so much for this Faith, we really enjoyed having you here cooking with us. Your feedback is very encouraging and it means the world to us. Don´t hesitate to be in touch should you need any help or further information and please be...More

Reviewed July 20, 2018

My daughter, her almost 1 y.o. baby, and I loved this experience. The hosts and owners of Salt Eldhús - Siggi and Sylvia - were charming and informative. There was some confusion as to where to meet and after waiting in the rain for a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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uma p
March 11, 2017|
Response from Sigurður Grenda... M | Property representative |
Yes the evening of April 9th is available. You can email us with further info if you like, such as if there are any dietary issues etc. Are you 7 adults or? As for personal chef services, do you have specific dates in mind... More
Angela C
January 27, 2016|
Response from SnozzieOsh |
I believe the exchange rate was about $190 USD. Well worth it! such a great experience.
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ellin k
Recs for a cooking class? (2 Replies)
I know about Salt Eldhus but $250 each for lunch is outside our budget. Any other cooking classes?
March 07, 2017|
Response frommilloy|
Did you find an alternative? I'm looking as well...