Is this the best fishmongers in Iceland?

Fresh fish in Tálknafjörður.

Fresh fish in Tálknafjörður. mbl.is/VsV

Fresh fish for sale, reads the hand-written poster in remote Tálknafjörður in the West Fjords of Iceland. It's a sign for a self-service fishmongers where you simply just take your fish and leave money in a jar. The owners simply place good faith in their customers. 

The little shop offers a fridge filled with freshly packed fillets of fish, as well as fishballs and fish chowder of wonderful quality. 

Customers are asked to write down what they bought and to either make a deposit on the bank account specified (for locals) or to place money in the jar. 

As an added bonus, you can pick up ice to keep your fish cool on your journey. 

Tálknafjörður is a fjord located in southern Westfjords between Patreksfjörður ...

Tálknafjörður is a fjord located in southern Westfjords between Patreksfjörður and Bildudalur in Iceland.

Fish chowder, and a notepad for writing down your purchase.

Fish chowder, and a notepad for writing down your purchase. mbl.is/VsV

Hægt var að smakka súpuna í þar til gerðum smakkílátum.

Hægt var að smakka súpuna í þar til gerðum smakkílátum. mbl.is/VsV

The rules are simple.

The rules are simple. mbl.is/VsV

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