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Dining in Reykjavík and Making it Memorable

Fjalakötturinn is situated in the heart of Reykjavik’s downtown district beside Hotel Reykjavík Centrum. You can find our menu here below.

See our Christmas menu here below

Here is our New Years Menu


vibrant venue

On the a la carte menu you’ll find a variety of delicious, locally inspired dishes, with an emphasis on seafood and traditional delicacies with a modern twist, all delivered with gracious service. Wines from both the Old and the New World; France, Italy, Spain, New Zealand and Chile that go exceptionally well with the menu have been carefully chosen and are being offered.

In recent years, Fjalakötturinn has established itself among Reykjavík’s locals as well as visitors.

Opening hours

Sun – Thur: 18:00 – 22:00

Fri –  Sat: 18:00 – 23:00

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  • Fjalakötturinn Restaurant

    Fjalakötturinn Restaurant

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“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”

Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own

Christmas Menu

Chrismas menu from 23rd November to 23rd December

Price 9.500 ISK p. person

Langoustine soup with jerusalem artichokes and langoustine
Christmas Platter
Smoked lamb with blueberries
Cured arctic char with dill sauce
Deep fried goose confit with dates and lobster hollandaise
Christmas herring with brown butter and home made rye bread
Chocolate cake and ris a la mande with caramel sauce and cherry sorbet

Christmas a la carte menu

every day from 23rd of November to 23rd of December

Langoustine soup with jerusalem artichokes and langoustine 2.090 ISK
Smoked lamb with blueberries, hazelnuts and thyme 2.090 ISK
Green salad with honey champagne vinaigrette, cucumbers, pickled peppers and tomatoes 1.890 ISK
Root vegetables with goat cheese, honey, rye bread and herbs 1.890 ISK
Smoked puffin with crowberries, beetroots and spice bread 2.290 ISK

Main courses
Salted cod with barley, beetroots and pepper dulse 3.890 ISK
Salmon with carrots, fennel and dill sauce 3.980 ISK
Goose two ways with lobster hollandaise, fennel and dates 5.290 ISK
Lamb prime with beets, potato purrée, shallots and lamb stock 4.990 ISK
Deer tenderloin with potato terrin, pumpkin purrée, beetroots and plumsauce 5.490 ISK

Chocolate cake with berries and vanilla ice cream 1.890 ISK
Ris a la mande with warm caramel sacue and cherry sorbet 1.490 ISK