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Where can I get the best Lobster Soup in Iceland?

Welcome to the land of breathtaking landscapes and culinary wonders – Iceland! As you embark on your exciting adventure, you’ll quickly discover that seafood is an absolute sensation here, and lobster takes center stage as a true delight for both locals and tourists.

At every turn, you’ll find delightful lobster dishes, but one that reigns supreme is the luscious Lobster Soup! Creamy, rich, and bursting with flavor, this Icelandic specialty will leave you craving for more.

We’ve handpicked the top 10 places where you can experience the best Lobster Soup in Iceland

Places That Serve the Best Lobster Soup in Iceland

Lobster House: There is no way you will talk about lobster and not mention this restaurant. Located in Reykjavík, it is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike.

Fiskfélagið: The Fish Company, located in Reykjavík, is famous for its seafood. The lobster soup here includes apples and scallops.

Fjorubordid: This restaurant located at the seaside in Stokkseyri, serves various seafood. It is commonly the first course on most of the menus.

Humarhöfnin: Located in Höfn, it is possible to get a whole lobster here. Höfn typically has a lobster festival yearly.

Best lobster Soup Iceland
lobster soup of Iceland

Saegreifinn: This restaurant claims to sell the best lobster in the world its sign. Though we cannot back up this claim, it is still one of our top recommendations. It is located in the old harbor area of Reykjavík. (Kindly note that this restaurant is closed at the moment due to Covid restrictions, we hope it opens soon so you can try it.)

Verbúð 11: Also located in Reykjavík, the lobster soup here is made with ginger and coconut. At this cafe, the server brings out fresh lobsters in a bowl and then proceeds to pour out the broth into the bowl.

Food Cellar Matarkjallarinn: This restaurant is located in the center of Reykjavík, and its lobster soup is made with gruyere cheese and cream.


Best lobster Soup Iceland
lobster soup with bread


As you explore the wonders of Iceland, treating yourself to a bowl of divine Lobster Soup is a must! And to ensure your journey is unforgettable, stay in our cozy and comfortable apartments at BlueHouse B&B. Located just a stone’s throw away from Reykjavík, our passionate staff is eager to provide you with a warm and memorable stay.

Book directly on our website and enjoy the best rates guaranteed! So, pack your bags, bring your appetite, and get ready to savor the finest Lobster Soup in Iceland – it’s a culinary adventure you won’t want to miss!


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