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Kol Restaurant

Skolavoerdustigur 40, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 517 7474
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, European, Fusion, Scandinavian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Skolavoerdustigur 40, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We selected the tasting menu. The lamb or was it beef tartare the sauce was delicious. The mixed seafood was a solid good presentation salmon sashimi, scallops shrimp and muscles attractive yet preserving the character of its components. After an excruciatingly long wait the perch...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Superb restaurant. Very modern. Excellent menu. Full bar. We had the Witch Hunt, Karfi og Humar, Kolaour lax and two pinot noirs. Service excellent. Ambience really nice. Prices, well, Icelandic prices! Excellent bar also.

Thank badger1_98
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food and the service were both fantastic! We debated on choosing a prix fixe menu, but instead chose to order appetizers to share and entrees from the full menu. The lamb entree is absolutely incredible and has spoiled me of lamb served anywhere outside...More

Thank VeBal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here accidentally instead of the restaurant in which I actually reserved a table, and all I can say is that I now truly understand the meaning of the word “serendipity.” Everything about this experience was just perfect - from the massive, fuming, insanely...More

1  Thank RT_19887
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were wandering around aimlessly one evening looking for a restaurant when we stumbled upon KOL. It was immediately obvious when entering that it was a good find, it was very busy and had a great vibe. We were thrilled to be told they had...More

Thank Katherine D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined amazingly well in Reykjavik, and this was easily one of our top two meals in the city. The cocktail menu was enormous and creative, and the drinks went down easy...The food itself was excellent, both in quality and presentation. We happened to order...More

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I sought out Kol while we were visiting Reykjavik because of all the excellent reviews we saw, and they absolutely met expectations. The atmosphere and decor are great, the staff were extremely helpful and friendly - from the hostess to the food...More

Thank Marie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live in Reykjavik and love this restaurant. Always excellent food and fun coctails. A restaurant not to be missed.

Thank SLShanko
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the staff was great and they were very accommodating for our kids. they unraveled the mystery as to why we were treated at every restaurant like we were ebola victims; we figured it was because we were American, but as it turns out, in the...More

Thank jerome o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (party of 12) all had the tasting menu, food and wine pairing. The items on the tasting menu were innovative and interesting but the quality was somewhat inconsistent. E.g. a seafood platter served on an iced plate so cold that the tuna sashimi was...More

Thank Leif S
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Bianca F
January 10, 2017|
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Response from KolReykjavik | 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.
February 22, 2016|
Response from KolReykjavik | Property representative |
Yes we do, please send us an email to info@kolrestaurant.is or call us at +354 517 7474
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, 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
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skolavoerdustigur 40, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 517 7474
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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 most renown chefs. The restaurant centers around a bar where the country's best cocktail bartenders serve craft cocktails from the best ingredients available and are offering an ambitious cocktail list.
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