• Overview

Icelandic Food Tasting and City Walk

We start at Hallgrímskirkja Church

The Icelandic Food Tasting and City Walk will start at Hallgrímskirkja Church. The stately Lutheran church was named after the Icelandic poet and clergyman Hallgrímur Pétursson.
It is 74.5 meters (244 ft) and is the city’s best-known landmark. The design is inspired by Iceland¬īs nature, geysers, mountains, and basalt columns.

Food tasting

On the way through Reykjav√≠k city, we will visit a very prestigious old family-run restaurant. At the restaurant, we will taste traditional food. On the tasting menu will be; salmon, herring, haddock, and the famous free-range lamb. We will also stop at the oldest caf√© in town. This famous old caf√© will offer to us a taste of some Icelandic pastries and a cup of hot drink. We will visit a fantastic ice cream shop. On the way, we will pass the famous hot dog stand. This hot dog stand has been serving the best hot dog in town for over 60 years. They call it “B√¶jarins Bestu”, which means “The best in town”.

The Governors House

Along the way, we will visit and learn about the Governor’s house. It was originally a prison but soon became an office for governors. In front of the house are two statues, one of Hannes Hafstein, the first Icelander to be Home Rule Minister, and the other of King Christian iX of Denmark, giving Icelanders their constitution.

In conclusion

The tour will end at the old harbor where you can explore further the culinary versatility of Reykjavík.