101 Restaurant and bar
Stylish upscale place perfect for cocktails before venturing out on the town.
Reykjavík offers a myriad of adventures and a paradise of possibilities for all who visit!
Reykjavík lies just minutes away from magnificent unspoiled landscapes and natural wonders.
The perfect way to experience Reykjavík’s healing energy is to visit one of our many thermal pools or spas.
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Reykjavík has an impressive number of quality restaurants, staffed with award winning chefs that create both imaginative and delicious cuisine.
We recommend visitors try out the Icelandic cuisine; but be sure to try out the fabulous Icelandic coffee, beer, hotdog and pizza too!
Reykjavík City Card holders receive discounts at several of these dining establishments in the capital.
Compiled below are various restaurants and cafés located in or near the city centre.
Stylish upscale place perfect for cocktails before venturing out on the town.
AALTO Bistro is run by the renowned chef Sveinn Kjartansson, which has been showing viewers of Icelandic television how to make the most of the country’s natural food sources, especially its impressive range of seafood.
Bambus Asian cuisine & lounge specializes in casual fine, south east asian cuisine.
Brasserie Askur is a casual restaurant offering steaks, hamburgers, soups, salads and wine at moderate prices.
We offer the best of the Spanish tradition in this historical house with a unique fusion of our beloved home country.
We serve morsels from sea and land, all with an international touch and adventurous spirit.
Chic ambiance, superb, gastro-style restaurant and gracious service. The presentation of the food is both exciting and artistic.
Come to Fosshótel Raudará and enjoy a fine dining experience in a romantic and comfortable atmosphere, set in a historic building.
A cozy little restaurant / café that serves delicious vegetarian meals and soup and has a peaceful atmosphere
Our ideology does not carry strange names. We simply cook the food we wish to eat ourselves.
Icelandic Fish & Chips opened in the winter of 2006, intent on providing fresh and healthy food made with the best available Icelandic ingredients. Borrowing from our neighbors the Brits, across the Norwegian sea, we went with a slightly elevated version of the classic fish’n chips, bistro style if you will.
Jómfrúin (The Virgin) is a friendly restaurant specialising in open Danish sandwiches with a wide variety of toppings.
Kapers is a bistro located in The Culture House (Icelandic: Safnahúsid) museum in the heart of Reykjavík.
We use a lot of fresh quality products so that your experience reflects the great Icelandic produce.
We specialize in healthy and rich gourmet soups, homemade spelt bread and an exclusive salad bar.
South American and southern European cuisine inspire our menu and our main focus is on fresh Icelandic delicacies such as fish and lamb.
The Nordic House an icon of aesthetics, is a cultural institution and an architectural gem situated in Vatsmýrin, only a 10-minute walk from the Reykjavík city center.
Pho Vietnamese restaurant specializes in Asian cooking, with a combination of great chefs, top products and recipes which have followed them for centuries.
Shalimar is a casual and reasonably priced Indian-Pakistani restaurant located right in the city centre.
Smurstödin - Nordic Tapas is a bistro offering a good selection of hot and cold dishes from the nordic kitchen.
Guests can enjoy their sushi with a picturesque view of the waterfront which enhances the eating experience.
Sæta Svínið (e. Sweet pig) Gastropub is all about LOCAL FOOD AND BEER! Tasty and fun food made with fresh and local Icelandic ingredients.
In the tastiest sight seeing tour in Iceland, we explore the down town Reykjavik area through 13 delicious local cuisines that you would never come across in your typical “to-do in Iceland” itinerary! For approx. 4 hours you will stroll around the city and visit 6 unique restaurants with a fun & knowledgeable local guide by your side.
Whether you’re in the mood for an international dish or something local to Reykjavík, our restaurant’s menu is sure to please.
Top of the range steakhouse, specialising in meat and fish, which is grilled Argentinean style.
Bryggjan Brewery is an independent brewery, bistro and bar at the harbor in Reykjavík, which focuses on fresh ingredients and quality beer of various types pumped directly from the brewery. The pier can accommodate up to 280 guests and is open from 11 to 01 every day of the week.
The Deli is a gourmet trattoria, featuring regional Mediterranean cuisine as well as speciality pizzas, homemade breads and daily hot specials.
Restaurant Fish Market uses Iceland’s freshest ingredients to prepare original fish, meat and sweet dishes with a modern twist. We buy direct from the country’s farmers and fishermen to guarantee the sustainability and quality of our dishes.No lunch. Open from 18:00. Book in advance but walk ins welkome !
At the Viking Restaurant Fjorugardurinn, the décor is in the Viking style and a true Viking feast is offered with traditional meals served in old-fashioned Viking-style trays.
Gló takes pride in always using the freshest of ingredients and buying as much as possible from Icelandic farmers.
Welcome to Haust, a unique restaurant centrally located in Reykjavík. The menu focuses on fresh Icelandic produce cooked to perfection by our skilled chefs.
Italia is one of the oldest Italian restaurants in Reykjavik and offers a varied menu of Italian specialities in a cozy atmosphere.
Kringlukráin started in 1989 as a genuine pub, but gradually it has developed into an 'a la carte' restaurant.
We take the good old traditional recipes and the best Icelandic ingredients to create fun and tasty food.
A brasserie-style restaurant serving Icelandic and international food, with a fish buffet every day.
Satt restaurant serves fresh, honest food that has been sourced from the best local farmers and fishermen
Snaps is a bistro-style restaurant that takes influences from Scandinavian cuisine; great for breakfast, lunch or dinner, or just to have a glass of something with good friends.
Sushi Social offers a unique fusion of Japanese and South American cuisine combined with the freshness of Icelandic ingredients.
Tapas Barinn offers traditional Spanish tapas together with 'Icelandic'-style tapas, in a warm setting in the city centre.
The restaurant 3 Frakkar, was opened on March 1. 1989 and has been run by the chef Úlfar Eysteinsson and his family since then.
Offers a unique combination of Indian traditions and Icelandic ingredients and uses exotic homegrown spices shipped directly from India.
Using only the best materials, like fresh Icelandic fish, lamb, beef and sparkling vegetables. Borg Restaurant is one of the top restaurants in Reykjavík.
The idea behind Essensia was to open a restaurant in Iceland where people can come together, have a good time, enjoy high-quality cuisine in a casual atmosphere and have a chance to taste a selection of courses.
We are proud to welcome you to pop in anytime and try one of our delicious fish dishes in our little, cozy fish shop – you won´t regret it!
Forréttabarinn is a popular tapas restaurant that specialises in starters and is located close to the Old Harbor.
With fresh Icelandic ingredients and spices personally imported from India, the results are simply fabulous.
Grand Hotel Reykjavík‘s newly opened Grand Restaurant welcomes you to its magnificent, modern and elegant surroundings, where you can enjoy culinary art at its best.
On the eighth floor of the Radisson BLU Saga Hotel is Grillid, a restaurant that for over a half a century has been a symbol of a perfect night in Reykjavík.
Hereford Steakhouse is located in the heart of the city and specialises in steaks of all kinds, with a modern and relaxed atmosphere.
The Gallery Restaurant at Hotel Holt is one of Iceland’s most renowned restaurants.
Speciality cafe, local eatery and a bar with an art gallery and a hostel in the same building.
Imagine a modern restaurant serving the best Icelandic ingredients, according to Mediterranean culinary traditions.
Le bistro is an authentic French bistro and wine/charcuterie bar in the heart of Reykjavík.
Icelandic seafood restaurant in the heart of Reykjavík, which specializes in fresh fish everyday for lunch and dinner; in a cozy and warm atmosphere.
Plates of sushi pass by (what is known as kaiten sushi) and diners grab as many as they desire.
Early until late, Slippbarinn is where you can experience Reykjavík like a local while enjoying exciting events such as live jazz, dj‘s and refreshing pop-up shows.
The Lobster House (Humarhusid) has a reputation as one of the country’s most popular restaurants.