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Gilsbakka | Gilsbakka 845 Fludir, Fludir 845 fludir, Iceland
+354 486 6660
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“injera” (11 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
“stews” (3 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gilsbakka | Gilsbakka 845 Fludir, Fludir 845 fludir, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK just to set the scene. it was 10pm at night, we had been out all day in the middle of the national park , we were starving and hadn't had a hot meal in days! Our accommodation recommended Minilik, saying maybe there might serve...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Becky M
Reviewed November 30, 2018

Great meal (well seasoned, plentiful injera), vibrant decor and friendly owners. Reasonably priced for Iceland!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stephen L
Reviewed November 8, 2018

What a great place. In the cold Iceland weather was like a mirage when I saw the lights of an Ethiopian restaurant Great good, friendly people

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pierrrrrrr
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Excellent experience and the food was delicious at the one and only Ethiopian restaurant in Iceland! I went with a group of 15 and the owners did a wonderful job of preparing our meals to suit the needs of the vegetarians and the meat eaters...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank francesca490
Reviewed October 21, 2018

None of us had had Ethiopian before so had no idea what to expect. The owners were very welcoming and were happy to help us in our selection. We choose four different dishes and asked for them to be placed in the middle of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RachelinAdliswil
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

This isn't real Ethiopian food. The injera was wrong (too thick in some parts, too thin like a pampadam in other parts), there was no berbere in anything, the sambusa pastry was wrong (too thick) and had something saucy in it, not beef. Just meh...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marian-Meg W
azeb2014, Owner at Minilik, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thank you for your feedback!!! We are sorry for your disappointment.

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Wanted something a little different for dinner tonight rather than the usual, but excellent fish and lamb. Who would have thought Ethiopian on the Hidden Circle!?! Went based on the reviews and was NOT disappointed. Ordered an appetizer (#3) which was so so, and #7...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank R5L4
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Driving on the Golden Circle in Iceland, we read about an Ethiopian restaurant a bit off the beaten path and decided to take a chance. So glad we did. The food was excellent and the experience--real Ethiopian food with tasty injera in a tiny Icelandic...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sam W
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

My first Ethiopian eating experience, and it was awesome. The place was very special, feels like Ethiopia. I chose Kitfo and Miser W'et. Both of them were very tasty, my favorite was Miser W'et. I did eat two servings. The owners are the staff, very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank norabaksa
Reviewed September 5, 2018

I've lived in Ethiopia for half a year, and as soon as I entered this restaurant it felt like I was back there. The music, the decorations on the walls, and of course the food. We had traditional Ethiopian food, i.e. injera with various stews,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Henric F
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Jude M
February 7, 2016|
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Response from ChrisandSaratravel | Reviewed this property |
6-9 pm
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Between 17 and 22 hours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gilsbakka | Gilsbakka 845 Fludir, Fludir 845 fludir, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  South Region  >  Fludir
  • Phone Number: +354 486 6660
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