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Tilveran

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Linnetsstigur 1, Hafnarfjordur 220, Iceland
+354 565 5250
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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!

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Thank Gunni S
Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Thank Dana P
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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 dt Reykjavík.

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Thank Sigurđur G
Oshawa, Canada
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6 reviews
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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 soup to start was amazing, some secret infgredient I couldn't figure out, but that gave... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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6 reviews
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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

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Helmond, The Netherlands
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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 very acceptable compared to other restaurants in the neighbourhood

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Thank Mark S
Evesham, United Kingdom
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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 fish or a meat dish. The soup was a 'creamy carrot' but for an extra... More 

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Owings Mills, Maryland, United States
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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 most of Iceland, mid ranged..... can't wait to go back....

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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

When I visit Iceland I try to go to this restaurant to enjoy with the excellent fish they cook. It is a relaxing place, near the Hafnarfjordour harbour. Very recomendable.

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Thank Ruben F
Stillwater,OK
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

Had a great catch of the day, seafood, dinner. Came with lobster soup, bread, veggie and dessert. Good service, clean, in the shopping center near a bus stop that goes directly to the town centre.

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Thank Amy S

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?