Austur Indiafjelagid


Fine Dining Indian Lobster

The arthouse cinema Bio Paradis is situated right next door to Austur-Indiafjelagid, making this the perfect destination for a dinner-and-a-movie-date.

Austur-Indiafjelagid is the oldest and most popular Indian restaurants in Reykjavik, renowned for its cuisine for more than 20 years. They focus on serving authentic Indian food made with love and fresh ingredients while providing a professional and friendly service in beautiful, unpretentious surroundings.

Excotic Indian spices meet fresh Icelandic ingredients

Austur-Indiafjelagid is owned by Chandrika and Gunnar Gunnarsson, who wanted to introduce the wonders of Indian cuisine to Icelanders. By combining exotic Indian spices with fresh Icelandic ingredients, Austur-Indiafjelagid is able to treat their costumers to unforgettable Indian food.

The spices used to season the food at Austur-Indiafjelagid are imported directly from India and blended on the spot by their team of highly experienced chefs. The Tandoori dishes on the menu must be mentioned, as the chefs at Austur-Indiafjelagid have truly mastered the art of Tandoori grilling. All tandoori dishes, with the exception of seafood, are served sizzling on a bed of onions, garnished with garlic oil and lemon juice. The Tandoori Lasooni Lobster tails spiced with ginger, garlic, caraway seed and chili powder are grilled to perfection in the Tandoori oven, and never fail to please. You can also try the Tandoori Mixed Grill dish. It allows you to taste a combination of the best from the Tandoori oven.

'A true taste sensation'

Reviewers have called Austur-Indiafjelagid „A true taste sensation', 'The best Indian restaurant in Iceland', 'The epitome of an authentic dining experience' and 'The safest bet for fine dining in Iceland'. Needless to say, we agree with all of those statements. Visit one of Reykjavik's most dependable restaurants for amazing Indian food in a relaxed atmosphere.


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Hverfisgata 56, Reykjavik-Centre, 101

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