Skip to content
food tasting

Food on foot tour - town in the lava

food tasting

Food on foot tour - town in the lava

5 reviews
Duration
4.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food
Hosted in
English
food tasting

Food on foot tour - town in the lava

food tasting

Food on foot tour - town in the lava

5 reviews
Duration
4.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Food on Foot tour between 4 local restaurants and one private home in the city center. Hafnarfjörður - often addressed as the town in the lava is the third largest town in Iceland, within the capital area. The tour entails a culinary experience; tasting and learning about traditional Icelandic food such as dried fish, fermented shark, Brennivín (liquor; a.k.a. the black death), rye bread, skyr, Minke whale, and lamb. You will also enjoy some fresh seafood and other local gourmet cuisines. In addition, there will be a short visit to a private home for some special refreshments, storytelling and fun.

Your host

Learn more about Vally

Vally

I'm educated as a Social-worker and a Tour guide. I'm running my own Travel agency Art Travel. I prefer a off the beaten path travelling and likewise provide my guests the experience of genuine culture and meet the locals. My interests are not surprisingly all kinds of art and culture, I paint and have just started learning to play the piano. I'm also a mountain hiker and have been for many years. I love to show guests my charming hometown Hafnarfjörður - the town in the lava. Share stories about the Elves, Yule lads, Norse myths, fortune telling and more.... Come and walk with me! :)

What's included

Food
A guided tour About 15 different interesting tastes in 4 local restaurants. A visit to a private home for refreshments.

Guest photos

Guest reviews

Navigation section for review pages

Where you'll be

A guided, walking tour to one private home and 4 local restaurants. Begin at the home tasting traditional Icelandic snacks. A Hansen restaurant in one of the oldest houses of the town, Tilveran restaurant serves the best lobster soup ever! Von restaurant has a chef that did facilitate in the opening of a restaurant in London receiving a Michelin star only eight months after opening. Krydd restaurant will offer a great, delicious food experience.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Dress due to weather conditions.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

It will be a easy and nice walk between the restaurants and a private home. It is a short distance between our stops and we will mostly stay indoor but dress due to weather conditions, though.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Vally
Food on foot tour - town in the lava
5 reviews
From £124/person
5 reviews
From £124/person