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Get the fabulous food in Iceland experience, this Reykjavík walking tour is an adventure for your taste buds. Sample the wonderful local cuisine as you explore the city sights


  • Taste grass fed Icelandic lamb
  • Try homemade local ice cream
  • Sample the best local cheese
  • Try traditional Icelandic Skyr
  • Visit the most famous hot dog truck
  • Enjoy authentic local seafood soup
  • Enjoy the sights of Reykjavík


  • Reykjavík walking tour with a local guide
  • Sampling some extra items
  • English speaking guide

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Clothes suitable for the weather conditions and rainwear

Tour Snapshot

Availability All Year
Duration ~ 3-4 hours
Departs From Reykjavik
Level Easy Suitable for most people in fair condition.
Minimum age 4 years
Ratio 1:11 Guide to client ratio
Meet on Location Yes
Pick Up No


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When you meet your local food walk guide at Harpa Concert Hall you can look forward to three to four hours of the most delicious tastes within Icelandic cuisine, and the best sights to be found in the heart of Reykjavík.

First and foremost, you will experience Reykjavík by sampling the local food. On this unique walking tour, over three to four hours we will visit five or six unique restaurants to try their best Icelandic culinary delicacies. The restaurants have been selected by your specialist local food guide for one reason only – they offer the most delightful Icelandic food to enter your sense of taste.

two waitress giving snacks at the restaurant

Some of these places are famous ‘must-visit Reykjavík restaurants’, and others are little-known but characterful local places which are hidden down the back streets of the city.

This really is a walking tour for foodies, so make sure you wear your comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather! Along the way, you will see some of the best-known buildings and sights in Reykjavík and learn some fascinating stories about them. You can rest assured your guide has an eye for the quirky and the less obvious, so you will get to know some amazing tidbits of information as you wander around. Your stream of footsteps will frequently be punctuated by another ´food visit’, and yet more great culinary wonders to try. So, you will never be walking for long without an interesting and delicious food break.

cacao and dessert sharing

We want you to enjoy the wonderful tastes at the heart of Icelandic cuisine, as well as giving you a taste of Icelandic history in more ways than one. You will see the buildings of Reykjavík, and learn some of their stories, and among many other delicacies, you will get to taste the famous Icelandic Skyr.

This beautiful and somewhat yogurt-like dairy product goes right back to the time when Iceland was settled by the Vikings, more than 1100 years. How do we know this? There are references to Skyr in the legendary Icelandic Sagas. Of course, we can say this about other foods you will be offered, lamb and fish featured heavily in the Icelandic diet right from the beginning.

couple tasting chees plate

This Reykjavík food tour is unique and family-friendly. You will be introduced to and taste delicious Icelandic food and see some of Reykjavík´s famous places with a fun and food-loving local guide.

On this tour, you will not be offered any of the more bizarre Icelandic food items you may have heard of – we want you to enjoy the foods within Icelandic cuisine which are more appealing to overseas palates.

  • Bring with you: Comfortable walking shoes, clothes suitable for the weather conditions and rainwear.
  • You meet your Reykjavík Food Walk guide at Harpa Concert Hall, Austurbakki 2, 101 Reykjavík.

Please note: You will only be offered the most delightful items to be found within Icelandic cuisine. You will not be given things like fermented and sour sheep heads. If you would like to taste these your guide can certainly advise you where to find them, though.


Yes, everything is included in the tour.

Yes, the Reykjavik Food Tour is specially made to accommodate everyone.

Everything is included. We will stop at 6 unique Reykjavík restaurants, shops and food trucks. Included is the fun walk in a small group with a local guide and lots of Icelandic cuisines.

The only thing that is excluded from our tour is alcohol.

Yes, the tour is in English:)

No, alcohol is the only thing that is excluded from the food tour.

Yes, there is a price reduction of 50% for children (4-12 years old).

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