Ostabúðin

The Icelandic Pantry is a quirky cheese shop in Reykjavík offering the best in gloriously stinky cheeses from around the globe together with a selection of jams, cured meats, olives, chutneys and other nibbles and noshes that make life worth living.

+354 562 2772
Skólavörðustíg 8
http://www.ostabudin.is/

Micro bar

Iceland’s newest microbrewery bar, this funky city bolthole supports small brewers from all over Iceland and beyond.

With mountainous wall murals by the native cartoonist Hugleikur Dagsson, it’s a sweet space to pull up a stool and try anything from a local Kaldi draft to a Tactical Nuclear Penguin from Scotland.

+354 847 9084
Austurstræti 6
101 Reykjavík

Kolabrautin

Kolabrautin, the latest addition to Reykjavik´s burgeoning food scene. At Kolabrautin you´ll find traditional, regionally sourced ingredients, prepared with influence from modern Italy. Through thousands of years the Italians have mastered the culinary art of making fresh produce shine through simple and unpretentious cooking, enhancing its quality, taste and characteristics. Kolabrautin seeks inspiration in that love of freshness and respect for food, whether it be a simply beautiful carrot straight from the soil or a magnificent halibut caught earlier today

+354 519 9700
Austurbakki 2
101 Reykjavík
http://www.kolabrautin.is/

Kopar

What makes Kopar special are the exciting ingredients and the variety of dishes. On the menu, new and old methods and recipes meet, traditional ingredients and surprising ones. Kopar is for example the first restaurant in Reykjavík to serve Icelandic rock crab. Kopar’s brasserie-dishes give our guests the opportunity to explore the world of food in one night for a reasonable price. The brasserie-dishes are small dishes that are a delicious add-on to traditional courses.

+354 567 2700
Geirsgötu 3
101 Reykjavík
http://www.koparrestaurant.is/

Valdís

The trendiest gelateria in town. This newly opened Italian-style ice cream parlour has taken Reykjavík by storm in the last few months and is quickly turning into the most popular destination for ice cream connoisseurs. Valdís ice cream offers around 18 flavours every day and they change the flavours on offer daily. Along with more traditional flavours such the offer some interesting experiments in between.

+354 586 8088
Grandagarður 21
Reykjavík
http://valdis.is/

Búrið

The Icelandic Pantry is a quirky cheese shop in Reykjavík offering the best in gloriously stinky cheeses from around the globe together with a selection of jams, cured meats, olives, chutneys and other nibbles and noshes that make life worth living.

Búrið has developed a strong following among curd nerds for its selection of speciality foods from dairy farms and other small, local producers all over Iceland

+354 551 8400
Grandagarður 35,
Reykjavík
http://www.burid.is/

Frú Lauga

A family-run food market located in central Reykjavík.Frú Lauga sell fresh produce from Icelandic farms alongside carefully chosen delicacies from around Europe. Their focus is on quality and traceability. They’re also the food shop in Reykjavik that plays the best music.

+354 534 7185
Óðinsgata 1
Reykjvík
http://frulauga.is/

Snaps

SNAPS restaurant, located on site in downtown Reykjavik, is a bistro-style restaurant that takes influences from Nordic kitchen.The head chef, Stefan Melsted, cooks up a gourmet storm with his fresh catch of the day, steak and bernaise with french fries, and the ever increasingly popular club sandwich.

“This has been a long time dream of mine to open up a bistro-style restaurant where my skill and enthusiasm can come to life; I am really pleased with the success we are experiencing.” – Chef Melsted

+354 511 6677
Óðinstorg
101 Reykjavík
http://snaps.is/