Rub23 is an Icelandic restaurant that uses ingredients from Icelandic fishermen and farmers . Ingenuity from Asia and America.
We specialize in seafood and have a wide variety of fish species and a wide selection of sushi dishes mixed with steaks and desserts.
What makes the restaurant unique both in Iceland and internationally is the varied way in which the menu is put together, including homemade spice mixtures that customers can choose from, the so-called RUB.
The customer can first choose a particular ingredient, for example a special type of fish or meat and then choose from a list of spice mixtures those he wishes to try.
On the menu one can find favorite combinations of the chefs.
Restaurant Rub23 aims to offer a diverse, simple and attractive option for a broad customer base.
In the evening we offer a wide selection of seafood, sushi dishes, great steaks and desserts to satisfy your senses.
Open for dinner from kl: 17:30 every day Rub23 can receive most common size of groups, tourists and businesses.
RUB23 opend in june 2008.
Rub23 has as its goal to offer a diverse, simple and exciting option to a wide range of customers. We are open for lunch Monday-Friday from 11:30-14.00 and for dinner everyday from 17.30 . Rub23 can accommodate the most common group sizes of, for example, tourists and companies.
Chef Einar Geirsson
Rub23 is owned and opperated by one of Iceland most renowned chef Einar Geirsson. Einar was a member of the Icelandic national culinary team for years and was selected chef of the year 2003. Einar has participated in numerous culinary world championships and the culinary Olympics. He has been awarded several Gold and silver medal prices in them.
One of Iceland largest seafood company has repeatedly chosen Einar to create masterful seafood dishes from their products on trade fairs like European Seafood Exposition -World’s Largest Seafood Trade Fair and Siraha Salon mondial Restauration & Hôtellerie in Lyon.
Because of Einars exceptional takes on seafood he was asked to develop Artic Char menu items for a restaurant chain in Florida. The Culinary Institute of America has asked Einar to host demonstrations and promotions for their culinary classes.
It is safe to say that you are in good hands with your seafood menu at Rub23.
Rub23 is mainly a seafood restaurant with variations of fish species and large variety of sushi and meat courses.
What makes the restaurant unique both in Iceland and internationally is the varied way in which the menu is put together, including ready-made spice mixtures that customers can choose from, the so-called RUB. RUB has become a well known term for spice mixtures that are either put onto or rubbed into food, as the name indicates.
Thus the customer can first choose a particular ingredient, for example a special type of fish and then choose from a list of spice mixtures those he wishes to try. On the menu one can find favourite combinations of the chefs.
Invitation in chef´s mind
-Rub is a spice mixture used in marinating and seasoning.
-A variety of spices, seeds and gorgeous herbs spring to life
in our mind´s both when awake and dreaming.
-We rub our specially prepared, mystery blends into
the basic ingredients to satisfy your senses.
-Here we do not use recipes. Instead our instinct is given free reign, as
dictated by tradition among masters of culinary arts.
Magic pepper rub : Five types of peppercorns, coranader seeds, japanese mystery blend
Caribbean creole rub : Three types of chilli, bell pepper, herbs, garlic and specially made house rub mixture
Moroccoan arabic rub : Kardamon, fennel, fenne greek and more from the suitcase
Asian-fusion rub : Chilli, ginger, star anis, lime leaves and our five spice blend
Indian rub : Gram marsala, ginger, curry, curry leaves, coriander, cloves, pan marsala, lime leaves and more
Roasted garlic coriander rub : Coriander seeds, lemon, fresh coriander and roasted garlic
Citrus rósmarin rub : Fresh rosemary, lime, lemon zest and oil
Texas bbq rub : Specially made barbecue sauce with smoked oak
Garden herb rub : Lots of fresh herbs from the marked, garlic and lime
Sweet mango rub : Our mango chutney, papaya and sweed chilli sauce, mixed in another world
Soya lemmon rub : : Specially made rub23 soya sauce, lime juice and oil