Day 1: Arrival:
Approximate distance: ca 50 km / 30 miles
Arrival in Iceland – The world’s northernmost capital city – Reykjavik’s best restaurants
Once you have landed at Keflavik Airport in Iceland, please pick up your luggage and head through customs. Collect your rental car at the airport and proceed to your hotel in Reykjavik. The rest of the day is yours to rest and use at your own leisure. Please note check-in for most hotels begins at 14:00 (2:00pm)
Overnight in Reykjavik.
Enjoy Cook and Dine at Salt Kitchen School, an afternoon cooking lesson in English, where you learn about Iceland’s unique culinary culture and the New Nordic cuisine using fresh, Icelandic ingredients. The course is led by professional chefs from Salt Kitchen (this course must be pre-booked).
Pop by Café Loki, a small and friendly family-run café located across from Hallgrimskirkja Church in the centre of Reykjavik. Its location offers a beautiful view across the city, the church and the Blafjoll Mountains. The restaurant’s cuisine is inspired by traditional Icelandic home recipes that have been passed on from one generation to the next. Café Loki offers a variety of combination platters for a great overview of the best food that Iceland has to offer.
Enjoy a fun 60-minute “educational course“at Bryggjan Brewhouse Microbrewery/Restaurant‘s Brewery School. The class includes information on beer-making as well as samples of craft beer and delicious home-made appetizers.
Saegreifinn restaurant, located in a former fisherman‘s hut in the Old Harbour, serves excellent lobster soup and fresh-grilled fish skewers in an informal setting.
DILL Restaurant embraces the New Nordic Cuisine, focusing on only the fresh ingredients from Iceland and serves them as our Icelandic ancestors did. DILL is located in downtown Reykjavik