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Gallery Restaurant

Bergstadastraeti 37 | Hotel Holt, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 5700
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (8 reviews)
“lobster soup” (27 reviews)
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European, Scandinavian, Seafood
Bergstadastraeti 37 | Hotel Holt, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t believe I’ve never tried this restaurant before, it was amazing and very classy. We had such a great night and all the food and wine was exceptional - 10/10! We had a 5 course meal paired with wines and OMG - it’s very...More

Thank evaloftsdottir
Reviewed October 3, 2017

We had the most amazing meal here, lovely intimate little restaurant, not much choice on the menu but you really cannot go wrong.

Thank SLGK
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

It feels very luxurious to be served by the excellent staff in this old-fashioned but beautyful restaurant. The food is excellent, (though in very small portions). It is perhaps somewhat expensive, but well worth it to experience som old-fashioned fine dining.

Thank Bobr12
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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Very classy and old school restaurant- great service and delicious local food - Icelandic veal with truffles out of this world!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed August 12, 2017

The Gallery Restaurant is an elegant dining place in the Hotel Holt. I had been told to try it by a travel agent, but the price was a bit more than I wanted to pay. However, I thought it might be convenient for my last...More

Thank Hugh E
Reviewed June 6, 2017

First impression was not good because there was no staff there to greet us and we were waiting around wondering if anyone was working. However once he did appear he was warm and professional. The food was not as 'fine dining' as I would have...More

1  Thank trala
Reviewed May 25, 2017

This restaurant is in the Holt Hotel but you don't have to being staying there to eat there. The food was amazing, they brought out a little soup in a glass jar (I have know idea what the flavor was but wow). There was 4...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed April 10, 2017

The menu was very varied and interesting and the food we had was beautifully presented and very good

Thank valerie p
Reviewed March 30, 2017

The Gallery Restaurant in Hotel Holt was our one splurge meal in Reykjavik. The food was as good or better as any five-star restaurant my husband have been to on other trips & in the DC area. The cuisine was uniquely Icelandic, excellently prepared, &...More

1  Thank pam30242
Reviewed February 24, 2017

My wife and I ate at The Gallery Restaurant while staying at Hotel Holt. I had the best ribeye steak I've ever had in my life ... it was absolutely delicious. Huge wine selection, fantastic and varied menu. Started with the lobster soup ... amazing....More

Thank RamblinJAG
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Anna M
October 25, 2017|
Response from Bobr12 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think there is any dress code.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $85
European, Scandinavian, Seafood
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bergstadastraeti 37 | Hotel Holt, Reykjavik 101, Iceland (Formerly Gallery Restaurant - Hotel Holt)
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 552 5700
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Gallery Restaurant was chosen the best restaurant in Iceland 2012 by Nordic Prize.The restaurant is set in an intimate room with beautiful artwork all around and offer several kinds of private rooms for groups and individual. The selection of our gourmet menus includes fresh Icelandic ingredients, steaks and seafood for lunch and dinner. Gallery Restaurant has never been better than right now, whether you are looking for a romantic meal with your loved one, dinner with friends or a family feast, this is the place to celebrate all that is good in life.Our walk-in wine cellar includes about 4000 vintage wines - why not try wine tasting in our cellar to set the mood for a memorable evening?Open every day from 12-14pm and 18-22:30pm.
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