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Our by far most popular tour is our NEW "Max 12 Foodies" Bespoke Reykjavik Food and Wine Walking Tour. Are YOU ready for 4 hours of FOOD & FUN... and DRINKS ;) ? We welcome fellow FOOD & WINE LOVERS that are ADVENTUROUS and CURIOUS. Your LOCAL GUIDE...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

As someone who's done a lot of food tours in a lot of different places in the world, this is right up there with the very best. Ymir is an excellent host with not just an amazing knowledge of the surroundings and the food and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jon B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a girls trip (4 of us) and had such an amazing time on our Food and Wine Tour with Magical Iceland. This is definitely something unique and special. They did not disappoint. From having delicious breakfast served with homemade items, to all the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank desichikprincess
Reviewed January 7, 2019

We are a family of four from the US and just had the most exquisite day with Ymir, exploring the amazing sights and food of the Golden Circle. Ymir's passion for food and all things Icelandic was infectious and we had an incredible experience. Spending...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Ýmir Björgvin A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Food & Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank YOU for a beautiful day :) Starting your winter wonder day floating privately in a hot spring while being fed by your gourmet guide happens to be a hit every time now - As I mentioned - My key element is to have you...More

Reviewed December 27, 2018

On our last full day in Iceland we experienced a private tour beyond our expectations. While our group of 3 adults and two young ones (ages 6 and 4) had already fallen in love with Iceland prior to meeting Ymir, our day with him was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Wanderer280434
Ýmir Björgvin A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Food & Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank YOU for the beautiful words <3 It was such a pleasure enjoying the day with you all and I have a funny feeling that the two little adorable new friends of mine will remember forever floating in the morning, with the sun coming up,...More

Reviewed December 9, 2018

My boyfriend and I joined Ymir for the Reykjavik Food & Wine Tour and it was such a great experience. We arrived in Reykjavik at about 8 am after an overnight flight, but wanted to do this tour first thing that afternoon to really kick...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Food & Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2018

Thank YOU for the beautiful words ! :) I am very happy to confirm that I have added the mystical authentic art gallery / workshop to the tour now - where my arty local friends (the ones I referred to as "my elves" ;)) will...More

Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

I booked Iceland for my partners suprise 30th birthday. My partner is not one for organised group fun and was apprehensive about the food and drink tour. But after the tour it felt like we were with an old friend. The tour consisted of 6...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank LydiaP272
Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Food & Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Thank YOU for the beautiful words ! :) - It sure was fun and I loved every minute with the two of you ! I am totally with your birthday boy about being "not for organised group fun" as that is for tourists but YOU...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We've just come back from our first trip to Iceland and we are completely in love with the country. We hope to be back very soon to see the other exciting things Ýmir is working on! But out of everything we did while in Iceland,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Food & Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2018

TAKK for the beautiful words - my happy fun loving couple ! :) - Was an absolute pleasure to enjoy "meeting and feeding" the two of you :P Knowing about your concern for seafood I truly enjoyed watching you go "all in" with the smoked...More

Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

From the moment I saw Ýmir’s jovial grin I knew we were in for a treat. I am a man who loves grub, brew, and delightful conversation. My wife and I can hardly express how genuinely joyful and insightful a time was had. My belly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Food & Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Thank YOU for the wonderful words - You just painted a permanent BIG smile on my face !!! :) - I am extra happy with the fact that you guys did it ALL :) ... including the various local beer tasting (despite your better half...More

Reviewed September 8, 2018

Such an amazing day! The best tour I have ever been a part of! Our group of 5 friends went with Ymir on his private Golden Circle tour, and he and Hebba were the ultimate hosts. If you want a crowded bus, strict schedule, and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Howard S
Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Food & Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Thank YOU guys for an amazing day !!! ... Always such a great pleasure to share moments in life with fellow FUN loving foodies ! :) <3 Hebba can give you the recipe personally in May when we pop up in that famous wine &...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Having read the other reviews nothing more needs to be said - this was an amazing day and is going to be difficult to beat. We were treated as friends and VIPs, what a skill. If you have access to UK TV then watch Rick...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Food & Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

TAKK for the review :) <3 It sure was a beautiful day with beautiful people. You are spot on with the price and as one fellow foodie once put it when describing my tours : "They sure cost a lot of money but they are...More

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Nancy S
July 17, 2018|
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Response from Ýmir Björgvin A | Property representative |
Dear Nancy I am happy to confirm that we very often have people on the tour that are vegetarians, pescatarians etc... and so far EVERYONE has left with a BIG SMILE :) Both our Reykjavik Gourmet Walk (4 hours of food & FUN... More
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paharlen
April 13, 2017|
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Response from Ýmir Björgvin A | Property representative |
Dear Peggy What e mail are you sending to ? :/ My e mail is ymir@magicaliceland.is and you can also use ymir@myreykjavik.is I look forward to receiving your mail and will send you all the details :) Gourmet easter... More
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Bruce M
April 12, 2017|
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Response from Ýmir Björgvin A | Property representative |
Dear Bruce Thank you for the question - I am both humble and happy to see if I can make sure that your adventure in NIceland will be just a little better than perfect ;) The Gourmet Welcome Walking Tour (for 2 people) is 3... More
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