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Iceland's best restaurants according to the leading Nordic culinary guide

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  • Dill Iceland's top restaurant, according to the White Guide. Dill is located at Hverfisgata 12, downtown Reykjavík, and designed by Icelandic set designer Hálfdán Pedersen, who also designed the interior of Kex Hostel and Snaps restaurant. Photo/Mikael Axelsson

Fifteen Icelandic restaurants have been included in a new edition of The White Guide, a comprehensive restaurant guide in English covering the best restaurants in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands.

The 2017 guide covers the 325 best restaurants in the Nordic countries. New in this version is that it also contains reviews of the 60 best restaurants in the Baltic countries Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

Last year nine Icelandic restaurant made it to the list, so things are moving fast in the right direction.

Read more: Best of Icelandic food & drink: Part One

The White Guide has been the leading restaurant guide in Sweden since 2004 and was launched in Denmark in early 2014. The guide not only covers the capitals of each country, but also the top restaurants in other major cities and in the countryside.

Here is the list of Icelandic restaurants that are included in the guide:

Masters Level
Dill, Reykjavík

Very Fine Level
Grillið, Reykjavík
Norð Austur Sushi & Bar, Seyðisfjörður fjord, East Iceland
Slippurinn, Vestmannaeyjar islands, off Iceland's south coast.
Gallery Reastaurant Hótel Holt, Reykjavík
Vox, Reykjavík
Fiskmarkaðurinn (Fishmarket), Reykjavík
Matur & drykkur, Reykjavík

Fine Level
Kol, Reykjavík
Rub 23, Akureyri, North Iceland
Austur-Indíafjelagið, Reykjavík
Fiskfélagið (Fish Company), Reykjavík
Lava, Grindavík
Grillmarkaðurinn (Grillmarket), Reykjavík
Snaps, Reykjavík

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