Austur India Fjelagid

Reykjavik, Iceland

4.2 / 2 votes

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Creative Indian Cuisine

Austur India Fjelagid serves Icelandic versions of traditional foods from North and South India. There are only three vegetarian entrees on the menu, but there are numerous vegetarian sides and appetizers. Most of the vegetarian dishes can be made vegan.

Added by Lola on Mar 23 09 (last updated Oct 22 12)

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We went to Austur India twice during our 1 week visit to Reykjavik - great atmosphere and service, and it's conveniently located near downtown. I had the vegetable korma and my husband had a paneer dish, and we both ordered the same thing the 2nd time because they were so good! Prices are high relative to the US, but going out to eat in Reykjavik is expensive almost no matter where you go. The good thing is that you don't tip servers in Iceland, so that takes 20% off the bill!

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Austur India Fjelagid is probably the most upscale Indian restaurant I have ever visited. The prices are high (2500 ISK for a vegetarian entree, which is nearly $23). However, the decor is nice (sleek and modern) and there is an abundance of cocktails and fine wines available. The food options are somewhat different than the usual fare that one finds at an Indian restaurant (at least, in the US). There was no channa masala or saag paneer or biryani anywhere on the menu. Instead, I tried sweet coconut rice, meloni subji (mixed vegetables with cashew nuts and various spices) and a green chili elixir.

For those looking for extremely spicy Indian cuisine, Austur India Fjelagid is probably not the best choice. The dishes were very flavorful but I think the green chili elixir was the only spicy part of the entire meal. That didn't bother me, however.

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  • Indian (Northern)
  • Indian (Southern)


  • Quiet
  • Romantic



6pm - 10pm
6pm - 11pm
6pm - 10pm

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