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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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$50 - $100
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Steakhouse, European, Scandinavian
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a nice restaurant not far from my hotel on Laugavegur Street. I eally enjoyed the smoked puffin appetizer, minke whale steak and skyr dessert with raspberry sorbet, washed down with a nice Viking lager. I thought the atmosphere and serivce were great, and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank David R
Reviewed April 18, 2019

At first the fixed menu offer of Puffin and Whale seems daunting, but it is honestly really tasty! Puffin is a bit like a meaty-texture anchovy taste, and whale at first glance looks like steak; it even tastes similar but is looser in texture. My...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Quirkynfunny
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

I went there with my friends and food and drinks where great,good prize and good services. Will go again soon as possible ✌️

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Ingvi Arnar H
Reviewed April 2, 2019

We stopped here for the Puffin and Whale tasting. I didn't care for it, but my husband liked it and at least we can say we tried it. The atmosphere was very classy and our waiter was the best. Giving us suggestions as well as...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank D-DiLeo
Reviewed March 29, 2019

We ate the local food, puffin starter and whale steak main course. This restaurant is pricey but the quality is excellent. Staff friendly and very helpful.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank compass221
Reviewed March 22, 2019

Most places in Iceland are expensive to eat. We had a busy schedule planned for the week, and so we planned to go out for meals x3 out of 5 days, and budgeted accordingly. We both had steak, a t bone and a fillet. The...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Catherine B
Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

We just wanted to have a simple dinner including a steak. That we got. Excellent starters and to order steaks.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank LarsL1369
Reviewed March 1, 2019

My husband had the whale and Puffin prix fixe menu with a starter of puffin breast salad, whale steak, potatoe, & veg. It comes with Skyr yogurt which we got to taste and it is delicious. But he wanted the same dessert that came with...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank EWB-in-MB
Reviewed March 1, 2019

Family meal one evening, we avoided the set menu, and the Puffin and Whale menu and all had different versions of Ribeye. With a dessert to follow it cost no more than the set menu. The steak was done just how each of us liked...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank raymondo29
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

Went here with friends on a birthday night out, the location makes this restaurant perfect for starting a night out in Reykjavik. Dinner was nicely cooked but the service topped everything off. Every staff member we spoke to was professional, yet friendly and helpful. Truly...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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