When you dine by the docks of Iceland’s lobster-fishing capital, you know you’re in for a treat. The charming seafood restaurant Humarhöfnin is situated in a historical building, which used to be the co-op for farmers and fishermen in Höfn, a Southeast Iceland fishing village with the breathtaking...
The Borgarnes Settlement Center (Landnámssetur Íslands) is not only home to a fun, informative and interactive museum, but also a bright and spacious restaurant that serves some of the best food in Borgarnes, West Iceland. The family-friendly restaurant offers a relaxed environment with friendly...
After a stroll around the lively Reykjavík harbor, what better way to harbor the atmosphere than to feast on fresh Icelandic fish, served simply and deliciously? The ocean-related photos and kitsch give the family-friendly and fairly-priced Reykjavík Fish Restaurant the feel of an old fisherman’s...
Located in the heart of Reykjavík, Caruso is the Italian restaurant which will capture your heart. The two-story building is a replica of one of Reykjavík’s oldest, full of Mediterranean charm and good taste. The menu offers a wide selection of light courses, salads, pasta dishes, pizzas, meat and...
A place bursting with the delicious smells and flavors of both the traditional Spanish and the best of Icelandic tapas, Tapas Barinn is a ray of sunshine in downtown Reykjavík.
Apotek highlights fresh fish and local ingredients—fish of the day is a rewarding choice, likewise the charcoal-grilled salmon with beech mushrooms and a smoky broth—while free-range lamb is also available.
Run by master chef Magnús Ingi Magnússon and his wife Analisa Montecello for years, the restaurant is famous for its seafood buffet: hot and cold fish dishes, traditional Icelandic fish balls and plokkfiskur stew.
The restaurant is popular with locals and tourists alike due to its splendid view of both the surrounding mountains and the harbor where fishermen routinely haul in the catch of the day.
We specialize in seafood delivered directly from the fishermen, including the finest langoustines in Iceland, although our varied menu also includes Icelandic lamb, other meat and vegetarian dishes, sumptuous desserts and coffee drinks.
Inspired by French, Italian and Danish cuisine, Múlaberg highlights Icelandic ingredients, offering everything from the fish of the day and juicy steaks to sandwiches with a special twist, such as the popular estragon-flavored lobster salad in a hotdog bun.
Specializing in seafood, the menu offers a wide variety of fish and sushi dishes, as well as juicy steaks and delicious desserts.
The humble cod just got trendy. Icelandic Fish & Chips, a self-styled ‘organic bistro’ by Reykjavík’s harbor, has garnered a loyal following since it opened in 2006.
Menu highlights include soup with garlic-marinated langoustine, white chocolate and seaweed; slowly cooked cod with smoked langoustine salad; torched salmon with smoked onion, apple, watercress and horseradish and fried rack of lamb and grilled lamb shoulder with pickled red onion.
The restaurant has a dedicated fan base, including visiting Hollywood stars. The menu offers a long list of authentic dishes, such as hot and cold appetizers, soups, stir-fries, curries, noodles, rice, salads and barbecue favorites.
Our chefs use predominanly local igredients of the highest quality and freshness. The Icelandic fish is one of the world’s best ingredients and we make the best out of it.
Kaldi bar is known for its wide collection of local micro brews both on draft and bottle. The bar is very popular among locals who check in at happy hour to get their fill of unfiltered Kaldi brew.
This is a bar devoted to the cult 1998 movie, The Big Lebowski. Strange to base a bar on a box office disappointment, you might say – but that would be to miss the point. Like the movie, the Lebowski bar has found a place in people’s hearts and become a true cult classic.
The cuisine is feel good comfort food with a twist on classic cuisine. The menu offers a variety of finger food, salads, fish, steaks and desserts.
The restaurants Fjörugarðurinn and Valhalla are interconnected and can seat up to 500 guests. Both offer à la carte menu and set menus for groups. The menu has Viking flair and includes Iceland’s famous sheep face and þorramatur (often-pickled-or-putrefied winter ‘delicacies’).
At the seashore, the giant langoustine encounters mermaids and landlubbers. He waves his large claws, attracting starfish and lumpfish. The village, with its corrugated iron houses, is filled with ocean fragrance and seahorses. This fairy tale village, with a view of volcanoes, the ocean and endless hayfields, is called Stokkseyri, and it’s just 60,000 meters from Iceland’s capital. Under the stars, an even more important journey takes place, one of mouth-watering delights, satisfied stomachs and joyful minds. Restaurant Fjöruborðið in Stokkseyri specializes in langoustine. In winter, it’s the perfect spot to dine and relax while locating the northern lights.
It’s popular because of Iceland’s relationship to Denmark,” says Jakob Jakobsson, the restaurant’s owner, referring to Iceland’s former status as a Danish colony. “We have quick service, great food, and the location is good.”
The delicious food prepared and served at the Grill Market (Grillmarkaðurinn) is based on close collaboration with farmers all across Iceland giving personal advice regarding their produce, whether it’s honey, cheese, skyr, beef, mutton or quail.
A collective taste of the best of Iceland, such as golden ocean perch and grilled langoustine, vegetable spring roll and slow-cooked egg, grilled catch of the day from Jón the fisherman, grilled leg of lamb and slow-roasted lamb shank and grilled pork belly with hot BBQ sauce.
The café and restaurant serves delicious lunches with local ingredients and has an excellent dinner menu with diverse dishes, ranging from traditional Icelandic hashed fish to juicy BBQ baby back ribs.
The crown jewel of its kitchen is the nine-course tasting menu. Highlights include miso-marinated black cod served with tiger prawns and apricots, king crab with chili and lemongrass, and arguably the most tender quail on the planet complemented by a delicate barbeque sauce.