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Gallery Restaurant

££££European, , Seafood
Bergstadastraeti 37 | Hotel Holt, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 5700
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (7 reviews)
“lobster soup” (27 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Scandinavian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Bergstadastraeti 37 | Hotel Holt, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a period of lackluster quality, this is again one of the very best restaurants in Reykjavik. We were a group of 6 people and all were highly satisfied with the food and the service. We had an inclusive five course menu and all were...More

Thank Thordur H
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Visited for a special anniversary meal and picked this restaurant specially for its old school looks and reviews. The service was very good. The food exquisite. The paintings on the walls a feature. Shame it was the last night as this would be good to...More

Thank Gooner_JT
Reviewed 22 December 2017

It was a dark and rainy night a nd we were not at all sure about walking on slippery sidewalks. So, we opted to eat in house -- not our usual habit in a new city. But this was exceptional. Besides a museum quality art...More

Thank margay
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I can’t believe I’ve never tried this restaurant before, it was amazing and very classy. We had such a great night and all the food and wine was exceptional - 10/10! We had a 5 course meal paired with wines and OMG - it’s very...More

Thank evaloftsdottir
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had the most amazing meal here, lovely intimate little restaurant, not much choice on the menu but you really cannot go wrong.

Thank SLGK
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

It feels very luxurious to be served by the excellent staff in this old-fashioned but beautyful restaurant. The food is excellent, (though in very small portions). It is perhaps somewhat expensive, but well worth it to experience som old-fashioned fine dining.

Thank Bobr12
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Jersey, British Isles
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Very classy and old school restaurant- great service and delicious local food - Icelandic veal with truffles out of this world!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The Gallery Restaurant is an elegant dining place in the Hotel Holt. I had been told to try it by a travel agent, but the price was a bit more than I wanted to pay. However, I thought it might be convenient for my last...More

Thank Hugh E
Reviewed 6 June 2017

First impression was not good because there was no staff there to greet us and we were waiting around wondering if anyone was working. However once he did appear he was warm and professional. The food was not as 'fine dining' as I would have...More

1  Thank trala
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This restaurant is in the Holt Hotel but you don't have to being staying there to eat there. The food was amazing, they brought out a little soup in a glass jar (I have know idea what the flavor was but wow). There was 4...More

Thank Rachel B
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5 January 2018|
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Response from Sveinbjörn P |
Yes. Something new wil open in the space soon.
Anna M
25 October 2017|
Response from Bobr12 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think there is any dress code.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$85
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bergstadastraeti 37 | Hotel Holt, Reykjavik 101, Iceland (Formerly Gallery Restaurant - Hotel Holt)
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 552 5700
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Gallery Restaurant was chosen the best restaurant in Iceland 2012 by Nordic Prize.The restaurant is set in an intimate room with beautiful artwork all around and offer several kinds of private rooms for groups and individual. The selection of our gourmet menus includes fresh Icelandic ingredients, steaks and seafood for lunch and dinner. Gallery Restaurant has never been better than right now, whether you are looking for a romantic meal with your loved one, dinner with friends or a family feast, this is the place to celebrate all that is good in life.Our walk-in wine cellar includes about 4000 vintage wines - why not try wine tasting in our cellar to set the mood for a memorable evening?Open every day from 12-14pm and 18-22:30pm.
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