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Gallery Fiskur

$$ - $$$Seafood, European,
Nethylur 2, Reykjavik 110, Iceland
+354 587 2882
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“halibut” (29 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
“soup” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nethylur 2, Reykjavik 110, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant in a pretty secluded area. You definitely need to go on purpose but it’s worth the extra mile. Great fish. Fair prices. Great dessert. My advice: Halibut and Chocolate cake. See you again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Alessandro C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful fish, well worth the trip. Chef/owner Kristofer a lovely guy. The restaurant is attached to a fish shop so you can bet they have the best ingredients. Very sorry we did not realise this earlier so we could have bought some stuff to prepare...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Aaron631
Kristofer A, Owner at Gallery Fiskur, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for this good review. Also from the fisshop you can have prepared to take home when your trip comes to an end.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good and nice fish restaurant in Reykjavik. Good value for the money. Simple dishes but very good. Go there regularly.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dorikjartans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really recommend this place to everyone! good service, cosy atmosphere and amazing food to a good price. A little 10 min. drive out from Reykjavik city center but worth it.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Quest727118
Kristofer A, Owner at Gallery Fiskur, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank your very much for your review. Welcome back any day except Sunday's, then we are closed.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Kópavogur and this came up in my “nearby” list so we headed there around 1900 on a Saturday night. As was written previously, it’s a little out of the way but easy to find. The restaurant is cozy, with lots of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank themarstonbot
Reviewed 18 December 2018

This place is on the outskirts of Reykjavik, but worth the (only about 10 minute) drive from the city center. We went here for lunch on our last day in town and it was delicious! First - THE BREAD. Good god, the bread!!! This was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jacquie224
Kristofer A, Owner at Gallery Fiskur, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much. Welcome back any day. Exept sunday then we are closed.

Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

This is our local restaurant. They serve excellent fish or seafood diches. My favourate is fish and chips. They are outstanding and very local. Just love going there when I would like someone else cook my meal.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 44hlifs
Kristofer A, Owner at Gallery Fiskur, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Thank you for this good review

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Lovely restaurant and great food. The friendly service and quality of cuisine was excellent. I would say that this was the best restaurant I sampled in the city.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vivienne H
Kristofer A, Owner at Gallery Fiskur, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you very much for your review.

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent dinner choice. Small but well rounded menu and wine list. Great service and delicious food. You can’t go wrong.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Traveler810425
Kristofer A, Owner at Gallery Fiskur, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

Thank you for this good review

Reviewed 16 October 2018

This is in the Reykjavik suburb area so you can't really walk there from downtown. We went here before we left Iceland so we actually preferred that it was closer to Route 1. The prices are reasonable considering they serve high quality food specializing in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank abbietea
Kristofer A, Owner at Gallery Fiskur, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you for this good review. Bye Kristófer.

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29 August 2018|
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Response from AlbinoBuddha | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, for the slow response .. but it isn't within walking distance. Sorry
Jim C
22 April 2018|
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Response from Kristofer A | Property representative |
Yes. For how many and when?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$32
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nethylur 2, Reykjavik 110, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 587 2882
  • E-mail
Open for for lunch Monday to Friday and the whole day and dinner Tuesday to Saturday. The restaurant is closed on Sunday's.Gallery Fiskur is located next to the Arbaer open-air museum in Reykjavik and right by one of the main roads from the city center. It is an ideal stop when heading to or from the city or when visiting the Arbaer museum. The restaurant is easily accessible by public transport since several bus-lines stop at Artun close by, bus no 24 from Mjodd stops right out side.The restaurant serves fresh seafood, traditional Icelandic fish dishes and lamb dishes among vegetarian bake, soups and salad in a bright and welcoming dining room decorated with works of art from local Icelandic artists. The exhibitions in the dining room change regularly. In the Gallery Fiskur fish shop, which is located next door to the restaurant, you can buy fresh fish of the highest quality as well as freshly prepared seafood take-away.Whether you feel like stopping by for a quick lunch, want to enjoy a delicious Icelandic dinner or are looking for ingredients for a home-cooked meal, Gallery Fiskur offers a range of options at reasonable prices. Our mission is to always provide the best and most exquisite seafood - true to the Icelandic maritime traditions.
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