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Linnetsstigur 1, Hafnarfjordur 220, Iceland
+354 565 5250
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“plaice” (13 reviews)
“lobster soup” (55 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Linnetsstigur 1, Hafnarfjordur 220, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was excellent. I had lobster soup, and if you even partially like it, you should too. Husband and I both thoroughly enjoyed it - rich, buttery, and salty with huge chunks of lobster. The three course menu included cod and dessert. Both were also...More

Thank RoadTakenEM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most wonderful lobstersoup in the world. As a main course, you can get a refill 😀 Tilveran is a hidden gem.

Thank Fjóla B
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I went there with my wife. I chose the wolffish in pepper-cream sauce and it was unnessecarily delicious. Nice big portions. Definitely coming back!

Thank Gunni S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Food is expensive in Iceland not much is local but the cold Icelandic waters provide great seafood. Tilveran prepares it well. It isn't foodie/fussy but is cooked right. Very satifying

Thank Dana P
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I visit this place regularly. Always have fish and being a fisherman, I know good quality and freshness of fish. In short, I've never had better fish at other restaurants. It is also cheaper than in downtown Reykjavík since it is located 10-15 minutes from...More

Thank Sigurđur G
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We went for lunch. I had lamb which was cooked perfectly and servied with delicious root vegetables. My husband had the catch of the day, fresh Catfish, breaded and fried. It was so fresh I could picture tham catching it while we waied. The mushroom...More

Thank michellebush905
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Food is excellent, and the most friendly service I met ever in Iceland! there is a big parking lot in front of the entrance, very convenient

Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

It is a small restaurant, but we had a perfect late dinner. The lobster Soup is delicious! We had the catch of the day and it was the best we had during our stay in Reykjavik. Yes, it is expensive for European standards, but actually...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

It's all about personal taste, but having read the rave reviews, my partner & I were keen to try the lobster soup. We went for lunch & settled on the 2 course set meal which consisted of a 'soup of the day' & either a...More

Thank solo1142
Reviewed 5 March 2017

After a long day of touring, we stopped by for a wonderful dinner. We started with lobster soup with huge lobster pieces! Next was Cod in a butter wine sauce, with veggies. We ended with a delicious chocolate cake. The restaurant is quiet, priced like...More

Thank Lisa R
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Is eating out very expensive in Iceland
11 October 2016|
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Response from ThorsteinnG | Reviewed this property |
It depends what county you compare to ! If I compare to the USA and add the 20% tipping expected in the USA then it is similarly expensive. Tipping is never expected in Iceland ! If I compare to other Scandinavian countries... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Linnetsstigur 1, Hafnarfjordur 220, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Hafnarfjordur
  • Phone Number: +354 565 5250
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