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Grandagardur 21, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 586 8088
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (29 reviews)
“ice cream” (190 reviews)
“scones” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Vegetarian Friendly
Grandagardur 21, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love ice cream and as much as I love it, my partner loves it tenfold. We are true ice cream enthusiasts. So can you even imagine how excited we were when we found out that the brilliant Icelandic people have a WORD that covers...More

Thank Jess S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Valdis is a gelato shop located on the harbor near other dessert shops and seafood restaurants. The prices are the same as in the USA, but the flavors are not. The flavors are mostly fruity or special to Iceland, like licorice (no peanut butter flavors...More

Thank tbchick2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friends of ours in our group had suggested we try this place. It was ok... But personally, I didn't find it even special. They do have interesting flavor names and concoctions, but in many cases I didn't even find them appetizing to look at. They...More

Thank New2Sunshine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had read about this place on trip advisor and felt it was a must on our trip - we weren't wrong! The staff were lovely and let us try a few flavours (which were all delicious!) The ice cream is gelato style and all...More

Thank Vonders
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Valdis is a brilliant gelato shop offering a huge range of flavours. The fun and vibrant decor makes the shop a delight to walk into. The staff were friendly and allowed us to try several flavours before we made our choices. I had Kinder Egg,...More

Thank MsTallica
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This was our final stop on our tour of Iceland and it was worth every minute. The flavours are incredible and so fresh. Staff are great and friendly. Visit, you won't regret the brainfreeze

1  Thank Donna-Kaye K
Reviewed 2 January 2018

To call what they serve gelato would be an insult to Italians especially to those who hail from Florence however, to call it Icelandic Ice cream would be a very good complement. Something about eating ice cream on a very very cold winter day is...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Valdis makes all ice cream on site. Really large scoops and a vast variety of flavors. While not my favorite, everyone should at least try the licorice flavored ice cream and valdis makes the best.

Thank JHChicago2014
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We passed by this place twice on the bus on our way back to our hotel and I kept saying I wanted to try this place and I'm so glad I did. The flavors are so good and not heavy. It's not too creamy for...More

Thank sylvia8807
Valdsi-icecream, Manager at Valdis, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you for your review :) I believe you got the toblerone flavor along with the gingerbread :) Hope to see you again <3 Best regards, Valdís :)

Reviewed 19 December 2017

While this was by no means a unique ice cream experience, we enjoyed our stop at Valdis. We found the ice cream to be a bit less sweet than your typical American ice cream stop, which was a nice change. All in all, nice, but...More

Thank Heather V
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grandagardur 21, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 586 8088
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