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“One of Our Best Meals in Iceland”
Review of Slippurinn

Slippurinn
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood, Scandinavian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: WE ARE OPEN FROM MAY-SEPTEMBER We are proud to mention that in October 2015, Slippurinn was ranked as Iceland's second best restaurant according to the White Guide / Best restaurants in the Nordics. Slippurinn is a family run eatery by the harbour in a 100 year old building that once housed a machine-workshop that served the old shipyard. It's casual, friendly and excellent quality. Our philosophy is simple and honest, we cook our food from scratch using the best ingredients in season. We get most of our vegetables from farmers on the south coast and we go next door to the fish market to get the freshest fish possible. We grow our own herbs and salads and forage the island for wild herbs and seaweeds. Our unique cocktails made from local herbs are a must try! The highly ambitious kitchen is run by chef Gísli Matthías Audunsson. Indiana his sister, is the general manager and bar manager and mom Katrín is the front of house.
Reviewed August 20, 2015

This was a happy place with great food, possibly our best meal in Iceland including several top places in Reykjavik. It didn't attempt to be that thing that I hate, when the food is fancier than the quality is good. The food here is really good, honest and flavorful cooking, super fresh. Think yummy noises when eating. We decided to take the late ferry back to the mainland (the close ferry that goes to Vik, or near Vik) and we were so glad we did.

Side note but important: This island and the islands around it are AMAZING. Take the water tour (Viking Tours) around the island of Heimaey that ends with a saxophone being played in a cave by the capt! Walk the active volcano! Visit a live puffin in the research station/museum! A wonderful place. http://www.visitwestmanislands.com/

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Reviewed August 19, 2015

From the minute we entered the restaurant until we left everything was perfect. The food is amazing and this is probably on my top five restaurant list and I have been to at least 45 countries. So creative and the taste, out of this world. Do not make the mistake of leaving the Island without stopping here. Can´t wait to be back. Thank you for an awesome experience.

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Reviewed August 18, 2015

Wonderful veggies and side dishes. Amazing lobster soup. Everything we ordered was fantastic. Big city attention to detail and presentation. Very friendly service. The care and attention to fish and vegetables was the best we had in Iceland.
My one disappointment was seeing whale meat on the menu. There is no need or justification in this modern world to kill and eat these intelligent animals.

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2  Thank Loki22015
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Reviewed August 16, 2015

i just say: SORELL
it had been ages since i had sorell, but here on the vestermaenneryjar it seems to be a traditional food supply and i must say, their creation was fabulous , well this had been the desert , a sorbet, but nevermind, it was so good that i had to mention it before
of course everybody speaks english here, and good, super fresh food, the fish with the vegetable creation is delicious,
their wines are ok-ish but go for their beer, they offer a loooong list of them
comfortable , yeah kind of, but a good vibe around, nt only tourists are coming here but islanders too.

2  Thank nonatop
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Reviewed August 15, 2015

The food at this restaurant took me to heaven and back. We selected a 5 course menu, that included cured lamb, lobstersoup, fish of the day, lamb and the desert was skyr with sorrel granita and caramelized oats. Best meal I've ever had. Service was just great, smiling and helpful. Thank you for a unforgettable evening :-)

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1  Thank Sigrún P
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