Taste of Iceland

November 1 to 4, 2018

By Leña on September 30, 2018 • Archive
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About Taste of Iceland

Presented by Iceland Naturally, Taste of Iceland returns to Toronto for its seventh consecutive year, celebrating all things Icelandic. Leña is honoured to host Chef Fannar Vernharðsson, head chef at Mathus Garðabæjar and one of Iceland’s most prestigious culinary experts. Explore Chef Vernharðsson’s take on authentic Icelandic cuisine through our Icelandic tasting menu from Nov 1 to 3, or purchase tickets for An Evening in Iceland on Nov 4.

Learn more about Taste of Iceland events

Icelandic Tasting Menu | Nov 1-3

Enjoy a four-course tasting menu by Chef Fannar Vernharðsson, featuring time-honoured Icelandic ingredients such as Arctic char, lamb, and skyr. Chef Vernharðsson will be joined by Executive Chef Julie Marteleira and the Leña Restaurante team.

Available for dinner service only

$76 four-course menu

(excludes tax & gratuity)


egg cream, trout roe, dulse


apple, yuzu, fennel, celery granita


celeriac, baked garlic, shiitake, mushroom glaze


baked white chocolate, malted barley syrup, sour cream ice cream, sorrel, hopps

An Evening in Iceland | Sun, Nov 4

Experience an immersive evening showcasing the best of Icelandic music, cuisine, and drinks. Enjoy a live performance during the cocktail and canapé reception, followed by the opportunity to meet and hear from Chefs Fannar Vernharðsson and Julie Marteleira. Mix and mingle with your fellow diners over a four-course dinner with wine pairings, highlighting traditional Icelandic flavours. A true culinary experience fit for any foodie!

$120 per person (excludes tax & gratuity)
Reception from 5pm, dinner from 6pm

Please note that this is a communal event. Tickets purchased together will be seated together. Groups of 10 or more may be divided.

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176 Yonge St,.
Toronto, ON M5C 2L7