We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share

Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
182
All photos (182)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
About
Our two most popular tours are : Reykjavik Gourmet Walking Tour (4 hours of FOOD & FUN... and drinks ;)) & Gourmet Golden Circle Tour (8 hours). Our tours are for CURIOUS, ADVENTUROUS, NATURE- AND FUN LOVING FOODIES ONLY. We always include secret...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Website
+354 894 5007
Call
Reviews (114)
Filter reviews
111 results
Traveller rating
111
0
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
111
0
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews secret lagoon beef carpaccio gourmet walking tour gourmet food tour fermented shark golden circle dairy farm private tour tomato soup incredible guide visit iceland aurora borealis icelandic culture tomato farm beautiful country geothermal pool skyr
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 111 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've just come back from our first trip to Iceland and we are completely in love with the country. We hope to be back very soon to see the other exciting things Ýmir is working on! But out of everything we did while in Iceland,...More

Thank megangiroux94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment I saw Ýmir’s jovial grin I knew we were in for a treat. I am a man who loves grub, brew, and delightful conversation. My wife and I can hardly express how genuinely joyful and insightful a time was had. My belly...More

2  Thank Jeffery K
Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank YOU for the wonderful words - You just painted a permanent BIG smile on my face !!! :) - I am extra happy with the fact that you guys did it ALL :) ... including the various local beer tasting (despite your better half...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

Such an amazing day! The best tour I have ever been a part of! Our group of 5 friends went with Ymir on his private Golden Circle tour, and he and Hebba were the ultimate hosts. If you want a crowded bus, strict schedule, and...More

2  Thank Howard S
Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank YOU guys for an amazing day !!! ... Always such a great pleasure to share moments in life with fellow FUN loving foodies ! :) <3 Hebba can give you the recipe personally in May when we pop up in that famous wine &...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Having read the other reviews nothing more needs to be said - this was an amazing day and is going to be difficult to beat. We were treated as friends and VIPs, what a skill. If you have access to UK TV then watch Rick...More

1  Thank Pharmden
Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

TAKK for the review :) <3 It sure was a beautiful day with beautiful people. You are spot on with the price and as one fellow foodie once put it when describing my tours : "They sure cost a lot of money but they are...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

My husband and I spent our last hours in Iceland with Ýmir, and we wouldn't've had it any other way. Ýmir is very good at reading people and easy to be with. He has terrific connections, good ideas about food and drink, and a warm...More

1  Thank Jan M
Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Cleveland here I come !!! :) - TAKK for the beautiful words and review ! <3 The fantastic two of you sure made "the feeder" happy ;) - Very happy also to see that you liked my "pimped up new version" of Reykjavik Gourmet Walking...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

Ýmir invited us for a rough preview of his upcoming gourmet walking tour in June that may as of this writing already be offered. We were very honoured to be part of this preview of his work in progress. To keep things under wraps as...More

2  Thank Rattlehead74
Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

MY favourite fellow FOODIE experts ! TAKK for the review and the beautiful words <3 - As you truly count as professional food - travellers I am so honoured that you liked my trial tour ! ... I am happy to tell you that next...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

My pregnant wife and I had an amazing time touring the Golden Circle with Ymir. Ymir is passionate about Iceland, makes sure his guests are fed/served amazing food and beverages and to personalize the trip as much as possible. He gives great recommendations. It was...More

1  Thank gblovintex
Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

TAKK for the beautiful words :) <3 You are truly right - NIceland is very expensive at the moment (currency fluctuates a lot) but as one of our fellow travellers described our tours : "They cost a lot of money but they are not expensive"...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018

We had such an awesome time while we did the food walk. Tried exzellent food, we would have never gone there without Ymir. This was great fun, thanks for the funny and nice talks and walks. It was a pleasure for us to also meet...More

1  Thank HeikoD176
Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

TAKK for the beautiful words ! :) Me and Hebba will be here for you next time you visit NIceland and be sure to know that we are ALWAYS updating our Reykjavik Gourmet Walking tour so get ready for something new ;) ... Tough job...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Ymir and Hebba are exactly the kinds of people you want to connect with when visiting Iceland. Knowledgeable, passionate, charming and generous in sharing all those things, time spent with them is time well spent. Can’t wait to return.

1  Thank Caplansky
Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Takk for the beautiful words :) <3 Easy to be good hosts when you get only GREAT guests ! We enjoyed the time with you and really look forward to meet & EAT again ;) LUV from NIceland, Ýmir & Hebba

Reviewed 5 June 2018

If you love food and exclusivity, this is the trip for you. Ymir went above and beyond for our family of 6 (4 people in their 20's/30's, 2 in their 60's). We were introduced to culinary experiences we would have never discovered on our own....More

1  Thank Erik J
Ýmir A, Owner at Magical Iceland - Private Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Takk ! <3 for the beautiful words - Loved every minute with you fun loving foodie family :) Wishing you nothing but LUCK & LOVE in "this thing called life" <3 LUV from NIceland, Ýmir & Hebba

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 55 nearby hotels
Center Hotel Plaza
2,415 reviews
.07 km away
Hotel Reykjavik Centrum
1,960 reviews
.09 km away
Metropolitan Hotel
395 reviews
.13 km away
City Center Hotel
962 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 565 nearby restaurants
Fiskmarkadurinn - The Fish Market
3,270 reviews
.09 km away
Matarkjallarinn - Foodcellar
660 reviews
.07 km away
Fiskfelagid - Fish Company
1,829 reviews
.10 km away
Saeta Svinid Gastropub
815 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 742 nearby attractions
The Settlement Exhibition
2,683 reviews
.10 km away
Reykjavik City Library
107 reviews
.13 km away
Reykjavik Art Museum Hafnarhus
470 reviews
.14 km away
Reykjavik Museum of Photography
87 reviews
.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Nancy S
18 July 2018|
Answer
Response from Ýmir A | Property representative |
Dear Nancy I am happy to confirm that we very often have people on the tour that are vegetarians, pescatarians etc... and so far EVERYONE has left with a BIG SMILE :) Both our Reykjavik Gourmet Walk (4 hours of food & FUN... More
0
Votes
paharlen
14 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Ýmir A | Property representative |
Dear Peggy What e mail are you sending to ? :/ My e mail is ymir@magicaliceland.is and you can also use ymir@myreykjavik.is I look forward to receiving your mail and will send you all the details :) Gourmet easter... More
0
Votes
Bruce M
13 April 2017|
Answer
Response from Ýmir A | Property representative |
Dear Bruce Thank you for the question - I am both humble and happy to see if I can make sure that your adventure in NIceland will be just a little better than perfect ;) The Gourmet Welcome Walking Tour (for 2 people) is 3... More
0
Votes