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Kol Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Sponsored by: Kol Restaurant

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Great Seafood
1. Great Seafood
"insanely high quality fruits de Mer plate"
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2. Charcoal Grilled Steaks
2. Charcoal Grilled Steaks
"Had the steak with bernaise which was incredible"
Kevin K
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3. Best Cocktails in the City
3. Best Cocktails in the City
"comfortable and you can watch the barkeepers creating great cocktails"
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The Restaurant is situated at Skolavordustigur 40 in Reykjavik. The design concept is a mixture of warm modern Icelandic feel with international touch wherein furniture of designer Tom Dixon play the main role. The restaurants is on two floors with an open kitchen and a wieldy bar. The restaurant is divided into spaces with cozy leather couches and has a variety of different table settings. The cuisine is feel good comfort food with a twist on classic cuisine. The menu offers a variety of starters, salads, fish, steaks and desserts. The head chef, Sævar Lárusson is a young ambitious chef who has gathered years of experience at Reykjavík‘s best restaurants, working along side many of the country’s
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks
Seafood, Scandinavian, International
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an absolutely incredible meal here. The service was excellent and the food was absolutely delicious. We opted for the 4 course set menu and together with a bottle of wine it worked out at €69 per person for 4 people, which is actually...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank declanjhayes
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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Dining is Reykjavík can be pricey but on my last night in town I decided to treat myself to dinner at Kol which was recommended to me by my Air B n B host. Walked in without a reservation at 7.15pm and was seated right...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic food, excellent service, nice ambience. We really enjoyed everything about this restaurant. We were recommend this by the barman at our hotel and probably would have walked straight past it if it had not been recommended to us. We always try to get recommendations...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 351philc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is really a first class place. The mixologist is terrific and creative. The food, service and decor all top notch. This is a casual, albeit very high-end restaurant...expensive too..but worth it. Family of four costs ~$500 with cocktail each, $85 bottle of wine, dinner...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best steak I have ever eaten by far! The service, preparation, and atmosphere are fantastic. If you are alright spending a lot of money but for a really quality meal, this is definitely the place to go.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank jasonsA6416GG
Reviewed April 19, 2019

Fantastic meal, nice service and reasonably priced ... Dinner was a real treat and I will definitely make a point of going again when I am next in Iceland.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Peter S
Reviewed April 18, 2019

We rocked up to Kol at 21.50 more in hope than expectation after a long drive back from Kirkjufellsfoss, we were told that orders were taken until 22.00 and that they could seat us at a table, from then on the experience got even better....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Sc0tMal
Reviewed April 18, 2019

We had dinner at KOL recently. The food was very good; however, the service was awful.. We were constantly looking for the waitress. She was uninformed about the beers and wines. After selecting a local beer and waiting 15 minutes she returned to say the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank frequenttraveler051
Reviewed April 13, 2019

We were looking for a nice restaurant to have a birthday celebration that could seat 9 and cope with a celiac and vegetarian. Kol came through on all points and did not disappoint. The food was divine, the service discreet and the ambiance bang on....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jeg289
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Looking for a cosy, well established and exclusive drink. This is it. A well stocked bar and wide variety of cocktails at the ready. This isn’t a budget night out but when you’re in Iceland you might as well splurge once or twice. If we...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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November 19, 2018|
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Response from boygardner | Reviewed this property |
No. I don’t remember a happy hour.
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January 10, 2017|
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Response from BastardReykjavik | Property representative |
Three course set menus range from 69$ Starters from 20$ Main courses from 40$
William N
October 18, 2016|
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Response from capbob838 | Reviewed this property |
I always check by calling to see if reservations are suggested.
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