New Lamb Street Food restaurant opens in hip Grandi harbour area

A sumptious "kebab" at Lamb Street Food.

A sumptious "kebab" at Lamb Street Food. Haraldur Jónasson/Hari

Lamb Street Food is a restaurant that offers a new take on Icelandic lamb  as a fast food using the best available ingredients. 

Owner Rita Didrikssen opened the restaurant with her husband Ásmundur Pálmason. "I believed in this idea, it's been a bit of a struggle to come up with the perfect lamb cone and to open but as soon as we opened and got such a fantastic reception I'm even more convinced that I did the right thing."  

Didrikssen, a former teacher devised the idea of serving lamb in a more middle-eastern fashion. "We place emphasis on the ingredients. We offer wraps using Icelandic lamb and Icelandic ingredients from local farms. 

The head chef is Glen Moyle who hails from New Zealand, another country famous for its lamb. 

Rita Didriksen with her head chef, New Zealander Glenn Moyle.

Rita Didriksen with her head chef, New Zealander Glenn Moyle. Haraldur Jónasson/Hari

Haraldur Jónasson/Hari

Haraldur Jónasson/Hari

Haraldur Jónasson/Hari

Haraldur Jónasson/Hari

 The interior design at Lamb Street Food is also quite notable with markings that reflect ear markings on Icelandic sheep. 

For further info see their Facebook page HERE. 

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Exchange rates

USD USD 107.23 EUR EUR 124.40
GBP GBP 139.34 DKK DKK 16.69
NOK NOK 12.99 SEK SEK 12.00
CHF CHF 107.00 JPY JPY 0.95
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.