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Burid

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Amazing Lesson in Cheese by World Class Expert

Had a wonderful opportunity to learn about Icelandic cheese, Skyr and the history of dairy in an... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2019
redrosesue
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Fort Collins, Colorado
Wonderful shop!

At first glance you might think it's just a small cheese shop and then move on, but don't! Stop in... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Jen L
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Lewisville, Texas
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Mar 3, 2019
“Amazing Lesson in Cheese by World Class Expert”
Oct 30, 2018
“Wonderful shop!”
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Búrid - The Icelandic Pantry is a cheese shop in Reykjavík offering the best in gloriously stinky cheeses, jams, olives,cured meats, chutneys and other nibbles and noshes. The store has developed a strong following among Icelandic curd nerds for its...more
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Grandagardi 35, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Found this place while walking around the harbor. Staff is very nice and knowledgeable. They also have additional treats such as jams and crackers to make your Icelandic cheese adventure even more delicious.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

Had a wonderful opportunity to learn about Icelandic cheese, Skyr and the history of dairy in an island country. Came away with an incredible appreciation of the deep roots of milk in Iceland. Skyr, alone, has a tale to tell and makes one understand the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

At first glance you might think it's just a small cheese shop and then move on, but don't! Stop in and actually speak to whomever is working there that day. My sister and I really enjoyed spending a few extra minutes speaking to the woman...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

I didn't find their cheese selection much different from what you can find in grocery stores, especially Hagkaup at Kringlan which has a cheese counter plus the prices seem a bit higher. Not worth going out of your way.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

Burid has probably the best cheese collection in Iceland, which isn't saying much. However, the prices were reasonable and the cheese was high quality. We were curious about Icelandic cheeses but the staff did not carry any nor were they knowledgeable on the subject (maybe...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Garrett K
Reviewed July 27, 2017

The selection of cheeses and other foodie delights is most excellent so the shop is definitely worth a visit to pick up local items for a picnic or meal at home. The highlight of our time at Burid was Eirny's most excellent cheese workshop or...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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eirny-s, Owner at Burid, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review and I am super glad you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed June 15, 2017

During our recent trip to Reykjavik, my husband and I attended Eirny's cheese workshop and had a wonderful time! Eirny's passion for cheese is contagious, and her lecture on Icelandic cheese culture is enthralling. The spread of cheeses, breads, and fruits was beautiful and delicious....More

Date of experience: June 2017
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eirny-s, Owner at Burid, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2017

Thank you for your kind review... Glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed March 9, 2017

Love this place. I wanted one of everything here. They have Icelandic cheese, sausages and salami and they also sell their own brand of biscotti.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed February 25, 2017

The selection of this cheese shop is wonderful and they make their own jams as well. It is right down on the marina so access is easy. But we also attended the lecture that Eirny, the owner, gives. She does an excellent job of describing...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

We were a small group who went on the Cheese and Skyr School activity and I was skeptical at first. I LOVED IT! First of all Eirny was lovely, so interesting and knowledgeable. There was a lot of cheese of all sorts and skyr as...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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eapringle905
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Response from eirny-s | Property representative |
Hello there and sorry for a late reply. We are a cheese shop and not a restaurant. Our telephone number is 00 354 551 8400. Not sure where you got a 22 digit number from . Are you sure you intended to contact us ? Please let... More
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