The Reykjavik Christmas Food Tour

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Embark on a flavorful journey through Reykjavik's festive traditions with the Reykjavik Christmas Food Tour with Your Friend In Reykjavik.


  • Visit the Little Christmas Store in Laugavegur
  • Explore Reykjavik while feasting upon our Christmas specialties
  • Listen in on our interesting and sometimes terrifying Christmas stories


This immersive experience offers a delightful exploration of Iceland's beloved holiday cuisine and beverages under the direction of passionate local guides. Traverse the enchanting streets adorned with twinkling lights as you indulge in succulent smoked lamb, renowned for its robust flavors, alongside the sweet buttery laufabrauð (leaf bread), intricately patterned and fried to crispy perfection. Delve deeper into the culinary delights with samples of special glazed Hamborgarhrygg, iconic reindeer paté, flavorful gravlax, and tangy pickled herring, each dish showcasing the diverse and cherished traditions celebrated during Christmas in Reykjavik. Sip on festive Christmas drinks like Jólaöl, a traditional Icelandic Christmas ale; malt & appelsín, a beloved non-alcoholic Christmas beverage; and Jólaglögg mulled wine, adding a warm and aromatic touch to the holiday experience. We can substitute the Jólaglögg for hot cocoa if you want. Complete your journey with a visit to the charming Little Christmas Store, which offers festive decorations, artisanal crafts, and seasonal treasures, and receive a locally inspired gift to cherish the memories of this joyful excursion. Engage in lively discussions about the history, stories, and cultural significance behind each dish and drink, fostering a deeper appreciation for Icelandic culinary heritage amidst the festive ambiance of Reykjavik's Christmas spirit. Plus, we're happy to accommodate specific dietary needs—just let us know how we can tailor this Christmas experience for you when booking!


This tour is all-inclusive, with an expert guide, Christmas food, & drink. You won't leave hungry!

Important Information

  • We do of course, try our best to accommodate dietary restrictions & allergies but we need to know before the tour! Please be in front of Center Hotels Plaza (not inside), 5 minutes before the starting time of our walking tour together

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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