We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.


₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Austurstraeti 20, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 561 2240
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

263 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 213: English reviews
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First impressions from the street was a bit rough and ready, but we gave it a punt anyway as we fancied a couple of items on the menu. Once inside the staff were really friendly and it had a nice relaxed atmosphere. The food was fantastic and the portion sizes were generous. We would recommend for people looking for proper... More 

Thank Ben B
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
Level Contributor
179 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This just happened to be our first meal in Reykjavik. Nice little pub with an atentive staff. We had some nice fish and chips and the soup was great! Nice Place!

Thank xoft
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first night in Reykjavik and we stumbled across this place. After 10 minutes of no one turning up to serve us, or even ask for drinks, we eventually got a waitress. She was the most stern looking and sullen young person I have ever seen. We tried to engage in conversation with her, and get some recommendations, but she... More 

Thank Bokbefok
Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
Level Contributor
18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is a little pub that many people stop in for a drink and then leave. We stayed for dinner and had one of their specials of the day - Roast lamb tenderloins, mashed potatoes, salad and roasted carrots. It was fabulous! The waffles and ice cream dessert was out of this world!!! I asked for a taste of the... More 

Thank Kathleen5922
Tralee, Ireland
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I expected more from Iceland when I ordered Cod. Alas, it was dreadful. It cost circa €30 and came out lukewarm with a basic undressed salad and unseasoned sweet potato purée. When I asked for some salad dressing, the waiter disappeared for 5 minutes went to the kitchen and came back to ask what type of dressing I wanted. Too... More 

Thank aoifem04
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Had no clue where to go on our first night but we were starving and thought we'd try anywhere that looked ok. From the outside there seemed to be quite a few people inside and they have ribs outside on the menu and looked like they did a good selection of beer. We went and got a table but straight... More 

Thank stephcooke17
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We went here on Friday and saw a great rock band who could play anything really well. Had a fun night and danced to some good tunes. I don't know what the foods like but its a good place for music the rock band finished after midnight then the disco started !. The drinks are not cheap but they had... More 

Thank peter T
harlow essex
Level Contributor
35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

This restaurant looks very small from the outside however on the inside its quite big, the bar itself was a bit dark and felt rundown a bit like a back street pub very raw. However the meal was lovely my daughter had the Tiger shrimps salad at a cost of 3.490 with and extra portion of sweet potato fries and... More 

Thank fezile
Level Contributor
764 reviews
392 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner. It took awhile for menus to be brought to us and then our order taken. Items on the table included the fish special of the day, lamb special of the day, Icelandic fish stew and the Hresso burger. When we asked what the fish was, artic char, and then asked how it was prepared, pan... More 

Thank Lisa S
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

They could have had a better review if they bothered with service . Not sure if it's because this is more of a pub /bar. But seriously need to learn how to take orders , clear tables etc . We left before ordering dessert as we couldn't be bothered waiting for them to come back . Food is ok though

Thank meow_22

Travellers who viewed Hressingarskalinn also viewed

Reykjavik, Capital Region
Reykjavik, Capital Region
Reykjavik, Capital Region
Reykjavik, Capital Region
Reykjavik, Capital Region
Reykjavik, Capital Region

Been to Hressingarskalinn? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Austurstraeti 20, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik>  > Miõborg
  • Neighbourhood: Miõborg
  • Phone Number: +354 561 2240

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Hressingarskalinn staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?