Harbour MAR, a chic foodie place


Down by Reykjavik harbour MAR is a chic foodie place with an effortless style and a Latin take on what Iceland has the best of: fish, fish and lamb. I went a couple of weeks ago and had the salted cod, a ‘to die for’ dessert and too much wine but none the less paid no more than I’d pay in London for the same standard. The atmosphere is stylish without being achingly trendy which I suspect owes a lot to its manager Snorri Valsson who ran the Hotel Holt for some time.

The Gaucho twist isn’t overdone and is confined to the food rather than the decor or waiting staff’s clothing. In truth it’s commendably subtle to the point of invisibility: my memory was of fish lightly done rather than steak torn apart with a Facon. Its right by the old harbour so perfect for dinner after some whale watching in Faxafloi Bay or before spotting the Northern Lights from the deck of the Rosen. We include 20 % OFF vouchers with virtually all our www.scanadventures.co.uk/holidays-in-iceland

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