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Icelandic Fish & Chips

Tryggvagata 11, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (934 reviews)
“potatoes” (616 reviews)
“mango salad” (164 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Tryggvagata 11, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

The staff was friendly but slow did not seem to care that you were waiting. They took a long time to take our order and then the food took forever. The soup was great as was the pototaos but the fish was average at best....More

Thank _kenhoneycutt
Reviewed July 24, 2016

This place is terrific. You choose your fish, it is nicely battered and fried and comes with terrific crispy potatoes. The fish is not oily and the onion rings are highly recommended as well. For Iceland, the prices are reasonable. The service is a but...More

Thank mitchell R
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

You have to try it when you visit Reykjavik. Love the food. We get very clear information from the staff, so we could choose the best food. For sure will come back again.

Thank 94Nany
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Great little place to eat a fairly affordable meal in Reykjavik. We went with another couple and there was about a half hour wait at 1900, pretty reasonable. They had three options that day; cod, tusk, and ling. They were out of redfish. Each fish...More

Thank josiahwiebe
Reviewed July 23, 2016

We were looking for a fairly casual restaurant for our last night in Iceland, and this came through nicely. It's a block from the ocean in a vibrant part of the waterfront neighborhood of Reykjavik. The fish and chips combination was really good - the...More

Thank BBailey182
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

It's good food - but nothing special. I wouldn't go out of my way to revisit this. But if you are hungry, perfectly fine. Fish soup is pretty good though.

Thank aussie-matthew
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Fish is fresh and delicious as are the salads. Nice size and price for a child's meal. We appreciated. The clear labeling of allergens (no milk, egg, etc).

Thank Nellie H
Reviewed July 23, 2016

A lively restaurant which is best to book if you dont want to queue. Lovely fresh fish. The mango salad was a big hit. The only disappointment was the fish stew which is what I would call a fish pie and had mashed potato on...More

Thank ajh47
Reviewed July 23, 2016

Can warmly recommend the fish and chips here. The fish is deep-fried to perfection (but you need to add salt) and the chips are tasty - sort of ovenbaked potatobits instead of regular fries and excellently spiced. My friend went for the salad and was...More

Thank frkhelena
Reviewed July 22, 2016

We had an early (5:50 pm) dinner here on a week night. We had no wait for a table. Both my husband and I had the cod, but I had the daily special, which came with the cod and potatoes served over green salad and...More

Thank Marguerite a
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Zhong Y
October 20, 2016|
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Response from LEXUSGAL | Reviewed this property |
Fast food type place where you just walk up to the counter. Adequate seating inside.
Jim M
May 3, 2016|
Response from Aitch22 | Reviewed this property |
Ummm - you do know it's a SEAFOOD restaurant, yes? I bit like saying: "I know that you're a Mountaineering Centre, but my wife doesn't like heights..." ;-)
February 14, 2015|
Response from Aitch22 | Reviewed this property |
Google their website (in English) - for a menu with prices.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tryggvagata 11, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik>  > Miõborg
  • Neighborhood: Miõborg
  • Phone Number: 6632096
  • E-mail
We opened in December 2006. Our goal was to provide fresh and healthy food made with the best available Icelandic ingredients. There was never a question it would be all about fish, fish clearly being our best stuff in Iceland. Borrowing a bit from our neighbours the Brits to make it possible for us to serve a quick meal in bistro style, we went for the simplest of available delights: fish'n chips. But we have changed it a bit. The batter is not the regular one, but our own simplified version without eggs but lots of spelt-spelt being a more complicated carb than regular wheat and therefore crisping up better in the frying oil. Oil-wise, we stay away from Omega 6-laden vegetable oils...Because in the western diet we consume way too much Omega 6. We use rapeseed oil for its tolerance to heat and its Omega 3. And then there's the potatoes: oven-roasted in wedges, and tossed in freshly cut parsley and the locally made salt from Saltverk. We don't wanna fry them because they are high in carbs. Unlike protein-based fish, carbs soak up oil like sponges; we know that oil is essential to our diets, but we really don't wanna overdo it. Anyways, oven-roasted potatoes keep better the potato flavor and we love potato flavor. To us salads are essential to any meal heavily laden with Omega 3. Therefore we offer a selection of salads to everyone's taste. Last but not least our dips are made from skyr, technically fresh cheese, but a uniquely Icelandic milk product that for ages we have treated a bit like yogurt. It is a virtually fat-free protein base that we generously mix with good oils such as extra virgin olive oil, coconut oil and sesame oil, according to what flavor we are mixing in. Everything on the menu is made in our kitchen with the best possible ingredients we can find.
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