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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
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Thorunnartun 2 | Skúlatún House, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
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+354 551 0171
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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!

1  Thank angelojoanb
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

1  Thank 1987porsche944
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

1  Thank Escape802929
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 !

1  Thank Pharmden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Pharmden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

1  Thank MontVentoux2011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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Sigríður B, Owner at Salt Eldhus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank cruising123
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my class last night, the chefs were excellent and structured the evening for the different skill levels. I am a chef and I really enjoyed the class and most of all learn ing about traditional Icelandic produce and cooking techniques - dung smoking,...More

1  Thank Cameron J
Reviewed June 16, 2018

I wanted to do something different from the usual tours and also wanted something to do the day I flew out of Reykjavik (5pm flight). It was one of the best experiences I had while in Iceland! And I would happily do it again! The...More

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uma p
March 11, 2017|
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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
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Angela C
January 27, 2016|
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I believe the exchange rate was about $190 USD. Well worth it! such a great experience.
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