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Matarkjallarinn - Foodcellar

Adalstraeti 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 558 0000
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“surf and turf” (41 reviews)
“fish combo” (17 reviews)
“lamb” (76 reviews)
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Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Adalstraeti 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere and great service. I would really recommend this to everyone. Staff was great and the food.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 567magnuse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was fantastic - rich, tasty, modern and filling. Staff were professional and helpful As with many things in Scandinavia the prices were greater than at home None the less I’d come back again

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gdpope
Reviewed 1 week ago

... but I have now! The meal was superb, the staff attentive and the atmosphere a delight. Four of us attending at separate times to dine and each had the same experience. If you're looking for a cheap meal then please go elsewhere, if you...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stephengJ5694UX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this restaurant for its atmosphere and nice staff. The menu was a bit limited, but anyone can research that ahead of time.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had to make a reservation in order to eat there, but let me tell you it was worth the wait, the food was amazing, and the service our waiter was great his name is hard to pronounce but he was fantastic

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank travelforfun12014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friends alerted us to this place, amazing. The Kingcrab Bagel May sound a little strange but omg just fantastic. As were my partners Scallops with Cauliflower. Her Atlantic Char excellent and my slow cooked beef rib with wild mushrooms just superb. A must visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Crock69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here our first night. I had the Discover X-mas set menu. It was insanely good and I will never eat lamb like that in my life ever again, which is depressing. It was like the lamb had a spa day everyday in order...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank lcommisso04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just stopped by for drinks and a nibble. Excellent atmosphere being sat at the bar, and really friendly staff who were accommodating. Drinks were great, even got a free pretzel!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank danhetherton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I asked if the ribs were avaiable to the waiter and the answer was yes. 5 minutes after ordering ribs the waiter returned and said no ribs were on the menu today😠. Thanks! Message to the Chef, please properly inform your waiters what you are...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank D B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and great food. Party of 15 went for dinner and we had a great time. Pretty warm in there but it was cold outside so that was a plus. Deep fried Brie and Carpacio for starters, both were very good. Every one had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Eidur_Thorsson
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Questions & Answers
November 5, 2018|
Response from Matarkjallarinn | Property representative |
Hæhæ We are child friendly yes and we have one high chair. Best regards, Food Cellar
October 12, 2018|
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Response from Matarkjallarinn | Property representative |
Hi hi Yes we can adjust parts of the menu to gluten free and dairy intolarance. Kind regards Foodcellar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$28 - $91
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Adalstraeti 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 558 0000
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The Food Cellar is a Grill & Cocktail bar situated in an 160 year old building in the center of Reykjavík. We like to think that Food is for your body and music is for your soul. Brasserie is the style of food, focusing on icelandic finest ingredients. The bar has good selection of fine cocktails put together by our outstanding bartenders.
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