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Salt Eldhus

Thorunnartun 2 | Skúlatún House, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
+354 551 0171
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Cook and Dine - An Icelandic Cooking Class - Tasting Session and Gourmet Lunch
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At Salt Eldhus, (Icelandic for kitchen) we invite you to join us for some delicious fun and a chance to learn about Icelandic food culture first hand. This is a hands on activity where you cook & dine under the supervision of skilled chefs and get rewarded afterwards with the fruits of your labor, accompanied with a glass of wine. We offer both Cook and Dine and Demo & Dine experiences for private groups during the evening.
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“cooking class” (33 reviews)
“arctic char” (11 reviews)
“icelandic food” (17 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Thorunnartun 2 | Skúlatún House, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
+354 551 0171
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family went to make lunch at Salts. First the location and kitchen our really wonderful with a view of the water and church. The kitchen is modern and inviting. You want to cook there. The chefs were incredibly knowledgeable about food, herbs, drinks and...More

Thank RichGerber
Sigurður Grenda... M, Owner at Salt Eldhus, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for your kind words. We thoroughly enjoyed doing this class with you and the boys were absolutely wonderful to work with. Please feel free to get in touch with us if you need any help with the recipes. Happy cooking! Sirry...More

Reviewed 26 November 2017

My boyfriend and I love to cook and have taken cooking classes around the world together. We were extremely disappointed by the lack of professionalism exhibited by Salt Eldhus. They sent us an email at 8pm the evening before our 10am cooking class canceling the...More

Thank Shannon J
Sigurður Grenda... M, Owner at Salt Eldhus, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

We thoroughly understand your disappointment over having the class cancelled. The class was not cancelled by choice and not because of lack of participants in the class. As we explained (by voice mail and email), we were forced to cancel the class as the instructor...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

What a fun experience! The cooking space is open and full of light, The owners are warm and welcoming. It was fun to learn about their culinary experiences growing up and what their food philosophy is today. We had a delicious 3 course lunch that...More

Thank joannmpls
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The business owners were very delightful and accommodating. My wife and I enjoyed our cooking class very much. Was nice to get to know the owners. Menu choice was very tasty. (Cod, Char, Barley, Parsnip Puree, Panna cotta). I would definitely go back. The owners...More

Thank Sandra J
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Attended as 3 adults and appreciated every minute of learning about the foods and about Iceland. Thank you. It was delicious! And interesting and friendly and comfortable – a lovely experience. So glad we chose this activity in Reykjavik. It was a great addition to...More

Thank mmWentThere
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I had a short window visiting Iceland this month. I wound up organizing my activities around a planned cooking class at Salt Eldhus. Signed up, paid my fee and was ready to go. The day before the class they cancelled it citing not enough attendees....More

Thank davidmvashon
Sigurður Grenda... M, Owner at Salt Eldhus, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

I understand that you are disappointed that the class was cancelled. We did of course make full refund as per our terms and conditions. However, I absolutely do not understand your conclusion and advice to others and your use of strong language. I feel compelled...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

A warm welcome by the gracious hosts set the scene for a wonderful few hours. We enjoyed every moment as we prepared a 3 course Icelandic meal, with plenty of history, travel tips and laughter all part of the mix. The kitchen is light and...More

1  Thank Patsy670
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful private dinner class. We learned how to make three different classic Icelandic dishes that were tailor-made to our dietary preferences and restrictions. The class was informative, delightful and delicious, and we got to eat our creations as well....More

Thank Lisa_S319
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Our cooking class at Salt Eldhus was a delightful experience from start to finish. Kirk and I have attended this type of short (3-4 hour) cooking class in around 10 different countries and this is one of the best. In addition to enjoying a truly...More

Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I've taken quite a few cooking classes, and this was one of my favorites! Pleasant and accommodating instructor chefs--lovely people--and a gorgeous "teaching" kitchen on the 6th floor of the building. The view is incredible! Instruction was clear and we were allowed to be hands...More

Thank Deeahgio
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uma p
11 March 2017|
Response from Sigurður Grenda... M | Property representative |
Yes the evening of April 9th is available. You can email us with further info if you like, such as if there are any dietary issues etc. Are you 7 adults or? As for personal chef services, do you have specific dates in mind... More
Angela C
27 January 2016|
Response from SnozzieOsh |
I believe the exchange rate was about $190 USD. Well worth it! such a great experience.