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Adalstraeti 16 | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 514 6060
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good location, pleasant decor, excellent service. Very good menu, mid range prices (for iceland!!!).

Thank jacm949
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

adjacent Hotel Centrum and breakfast room for the hotel, dinner is excellent, not a huge choice on menu but what is on there is quality. can highly recommend.

1 Thank Phil R
Ellijay, GA
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty good place for fresh fish and chips. Offered chicken and burgers as well. The price was generally like all other places in Reykjavik, little on overpriced side. Wine also on the menu there.

1 Thank ellijayGA
Aarhus, Denmark
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely dinner in a quit place in cozy surroundings. Beautiful and tasteful dinner with fish/salmon as the theme. I hope more people will visit this little nice place.

2 Thank sjo93
West Orange, New Jersey
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292 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was attached to our hotel and our guides told us breakfast here was included every day so each morning we made our way down to the buffet. It had plenty of food. From pastries, to bacon to warm bread to sausages to eggs to potatoes to yogurt, oatmeal, fruits, ham, salami, cheese, plenty of teas to choose from and... More 

1 Thank crapschick
Kentucky, USA
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65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We had a recommendation to eat here but we're a little skeptical because its reviews on Trip Advisor were not all great. However, 8 of us went and had a wonderful meal, one worthy of great accolades. Asta greeted us as we got there and was able to answer all questions we had about the various dishes. A variety of... More 

1 Thank CarlStoltzfus
Bristol, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Well I had already written a review for this restaurant and they blocked it and accused me of saying I hadn't eaten here. Yes I had and at no point have I ever suggested you serve a buffet. I think they just don't like people who point out that they serve whale and puffin and that we would not have... More 

2 Thank lil_squishy1
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My fiance and I were in Reykjavik in August, this was our 4th visit and we had always been intrigued by Fjalakotturinn, we decided to push the boat out on our last night, and go for the seafood buffet, unfortunately it was not what we expected! we are both lovers of seafood, and consider ourselves foodies who like to eat... More 

Thank brownbearmatt
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192 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We had a fabulous taste of Iceland. The 5 course taster menu was quite generous and was absolutely fabulous. The staff were very pleasant and the pace of the meal was just right.

1 Thank Stuart W
Seattle, Washington
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Every cuisine has its memorable qualities. The French are known for their sauces, the Italians for their pasta, the Indians for their spices, etc. Icelandic cuisine highlights what food really should be - highly flavorful and incredibly fresh. So, its most memorable quality is that Icelandic cuisine speaks for itself. Flavors shine through in their purity and authenticity. Fish is... More 

1 Thank Solsteinn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Scandinavian, International
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Adalstraeti 16 | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 514 6060
Fjalakotturinn is located in the heart of Reykjavik. It is located on one of Reykjavik's oldest streets, Adalstraeti, in a newly renovated building, the oldest part of which was built in 1764. On each side of it, new buildings have been constructed in the likeness of their historic predecessors

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?