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Kol Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Sponsored by: Kol Restaurant

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Great Seafood
1. Great Seafood
"insanely high quality fruits de Mer plate"
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2. Charcoal Grilled Steaks
2. Charcoal Grilled Steaks
"Had the steak with bernaise which was incredible"
Kevin K
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3. Best Cocktails in the City
3. Best Cocktails in the City
"comfortable and you can watch the barkeepers creating great cocktails"
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The Restaurant is situated at Skolavordustigur 40 in Reykjavik. The design concept is a mixture of warm modern Icelandic feel with international touch wherein furniture of designer Tom Dixon play the main role. The restaurants is on two floors with an open kitchen and a wieldy bar. The restaurant is divided into spaces with cozy leather couches and has a variety of different table settings. The cuisine is feel good comfort food with a twist on classic cuisine. The menu offers a variety of starters, salads, fish, steaks and desserts. The head chef, Sævar Lárusson is a young ambitious chef who has gathered years of experience at Reykjavík‘s best restaurants, working along side many of the country’s
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks
Seafood, Scandinavian, International
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I dined at Kol's last evening! Wonderful dinner... We haven't been there in a while, and I noticed they have new Sunday afternoon specials every week. Two choices of salads and two choices of entrees for $18.50. Every week is a different...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Dining is Reykjavík can be pricey but on my last night in town I decided to treat myself to dinner at Kol which was recommended to me by my Air B n B host. Walked in without a reservation at 7.15pm and was seated right...More

Date of visit: June 2018
3  Thank Mich_86_9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for my partners birthday. Very special meal! We went for the gourmet set meal with tasting wine menu. The seafood and lamb were fabulous. The staff were really friendly and attentive. They made the birthday celebration really special. We will definitely be coming...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Natacris87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was bad and very unprofessional. We had to ask for everything (bread, wine list etc). They also refused to make small adjustments to the courses so that it could have been eaten without risk during pregnancy. Due to this, I ended up having...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't have a bad meal in Iceland (I'd expect not as prices in Iceland are very high!) This place did not disappoint! I had the lamb and my fiancé had the cod. Both were incredible! We shared the dessert selection to finish which was so...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The chef tastin menu was werry good and also the cheesecake desert taht i had , servis was fine and oli1

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Always-Iceland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my friends visited in January. The staff were attentive and friendly. My first grumble would be I asked for my steak well done and it came rare, I bit the bullet and ate it however it was not enjoyable and considering the price...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank zosia92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bartender was so fun to watch, every drink was first class, especially the Grandhatten. The chef’s tasting menu was great, especially the tuna. I highly recommend going there!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank timfarago
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the fruit de mer, mushrooms, side salad, pepper sauce and white chocolate cheesecake. I can definitely recommend the chocolate cheesecake which was the best cheesecake I had in a long time. Loved the mini mushrooms. Salad was a bit bland and the fruit...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mverlinden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 7 and every single one was blown away by the quality of the food and service. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2019
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19 November 2018|
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Response from boygardner | Reviewed this property |
No. I don’t remember a happy hour.
Bianca F
11 January 2017|
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Response from BastardReykjavik | Property representative |
Three course set menus range from 69$ Starters from 20$ Main courses from 40$
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18 October 2016|
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Response from capbob838 | Reviewed this property |
I always check by calling to see if reservations are suggested.
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