Iceland has a surprisingly rich and varied culinary history. From piping hot bowls of lamb soup to fresh seafood — you name it, Iceland has it. Join our knowledgeable local guides for an authentic taste of Icelandic cuisine and discover just how delicious Icelandic food can be!
Try the local food in Iceland on these day tours, available in Reykjavik or tasting on-the-go as you travel the country. Learn about the history and culture through food, with knowledgeable guides who also happen to be food lovers. The perfect experience for all foodies who are looking to explore the local cuisine and culture. View our selection below.
Scandinavian cuisine is very trendy these days. In fact, a number of Nordic restaurants are considered among the Top 10 restaurants in the world. Iceland’s top restaurants aren’t quite that well-known (yet!) -- but rest assured Iceland’s culinary traditions are rich and varied.
The country is home to a surprising selection of delicacies, especially when you consider Iceland’s small size and difficult weather conditions. Here are the dishes you just have to try during your time in Iceland:
We offer a growing selection of fabulous food tours. Each tour will show you a different side of Icelandic cuisine.
Omnom Chocolate Factory Tour – This mouth-watering Reykjavik tour brings you to a small artisan chocolate factory. You’ll meet two of Iceland’s finest chocolatiers and learn about the chocolate-making process! You’ll also get to try some of the finest chocolate in the entire country! This half-day chocolate tour is ideal for foodies, families and chocolate lovers.
Reykjavik Food Tour – If you're a foodie or simply love food, then our Reykjavik Food Tour is an absolute must. Our knowledgeable local guides will give you an authentic taste of Icelandic cuisine. They’ll introduce you to quaint, family-run establishments and some of Reykjavik's best fine-dining restaurants. The tour focuses on what Icelanders eat today, forgoing eye-catching delicacies like fermented shark and lamb's head for simple, well-cooked meals. Try piping hot lamb soup, velvety homemade ice cream, a delicious selection of Icelandic cheese and an Icelandic hot dog.
Our food tours occur throughout the year. Simply book f a slot and come with an empty stomach. We’ll sort out the rest!
We currently only run food tours in Iceland’s culinary capital, Reykjavik. If you’re looking for something further afield, why not check out our beer tasting and brewery tours?
We should be able to adapt the tour to your culinary needs. Please contact our team to inform us of your requirements.
No. Simply bring yourself, an open mind and an empty stomach. Our Reykjavik food tasting tour may require some walking, so please dress according to the season.