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Tryggvaskali Restaurant

££ - £££Seafood, European,
Austurvegur 1, Selfoss 800, Iceland
+354 482 1390
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster soup” (91 reviews)
“lamb” (106 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Austurvegur 1, Selfoss 800, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We are a family of 4 with two teens. We stopped at Tryggvaskali in Selfoss on our way back after a full day of sightseeing. We did not have a reservation but it was still early, around 5:30 and we wee lucky that they could...More

Thank 2plus2-9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious and complex flavour combinations. Quality bread and whipped butter. Friendly efficient service. Nicely decorated, large venue.

Thank Jumana N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great meal. We had 3 courses and all were perfect. Highly recommend the asparagus soup and the lamb shank burger.

Thank Chanel C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible lunch stop while traveling across Iceland. You’ll feel like you’re stepping back in time to an old farm house. Intimate dining spaces, charming decor, and the food is fantastic. Would highly recommended stopping here if you don’t mind spending a bit more for a...More

Thank toddd530
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first dinner in Iceland on our day of arrival and it was the best welcome we could expect. The atmosphere is good, the staff is friendly and helpful and the food is great. We were 4 people and everything we ordered was...More

Thank Eithan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our way from the Golden Circle to the South Coast and found this spot in Selfoss. We were concerned they wouldn't have enough space but their upstairs has plenty of tables in a handful of rooms. We started with the lobster soup,...More

Thank ironclaynet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first nice dinner of our trip. Sure it’s a bit more pricey then food from other places but the quality of the flavors are worth it. We tried the tasting menu with lobster bisque, lamb or the salmon (we had one of...More

Thank F00d13MN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend making a reservation as very busy even on a Monday night - they seated us in a small upstairs private room - this could be one of the most romantic restaurants we found on our trip - next to a river and bridge...More

Thank kerriganmom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The facade looks ordinary but the interior is like a cozy home. We liked the Lobster soup and fish here. Service is attentive. Reservation recommended.

Thank MichelleNgSG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve had nothing but great meals on this trip (out first to Iceland), but this is possibly the best we’ve had yet. And the service was attentive, knowledgeable and first class!

Thank Charles D
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7 September 2017|
Response from CXuor | Reviewed this property |
Here, is their email address: tryggvaskali@tryggvaskali.is I found it on their website. I think you have better chances to get an answer by sending an email. :)
Rebecca S
28 August 2017|
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Response from DiscoMom | Reviewed this property |
Yes and they were excellent about preparing something to order for vegan, vegetarian, gluten free
Beth C
10 July 2017|
Response from UsaAmazed | Reviewed this property |
I do not work there, we just ate there. Hope you had an enjoyable meal. :) We just showed up without reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Austurvegur 1, Selfoss 800, Iceland (Formerly Tryggvaskala Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  South Region  >  Selfoss
  • Phone Number: +354 482 1390
  • E-mail
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