Fiskfélagid or Fish Company is situated close to the harbor, in a heritage building dating back to 1884. As the name suggests, it specializes in seafood and incorporates globe-spanning flavors into its recipes. The dimly-lit spaces with flickering candles are ideal for romantic meals and there is plenty of artistic emphasis in the decor. The imposing brick walls, artworks, fireplace, chimes and photographs exhibited on the walls create a deluxe ambiance. The menu offers dishes like French sushi, salted cod, lamb and Arctic charr preparations, complemented by intercontinental red and white wines. There is also a selection of champagnes for special occasions. Prior reservations are recommended.
Kol is a seafood restaurant and bar which offers a range of salads, steaks, finger foods and desserts as well as an array of craft cocktails and wines which complement the dishes. Run by head chefs Kári Þorsteinsson and Einar Hjaltason, the open kitchen is an organized unit which is entertaining to watch. The space, as designed by Tom Dixon, is trendy and chic with two floors of cozy booths and leather furniture.
Housed in the ancient Nordic House which was built and designed by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto, the DILL restaurant has a robust personality and thrives on simplicity. The restaurant was the result of a passionate dream of Chef Gunnar Karl Gíslason and Sommelier Ólafur Örn Ólafsson, who pioneered the Nordic kitchen revolution in Iceland. They bring to DILL a contemporary take on traditional Nordic cuisine, with dishes like Bixe Mad, lamb shanks, soups and salads - dressed in a modern avatar. An excellent wine program is also available, with recommended wines for each meal course.
Le Bistro is a warm and welcoming bistro which emulates the French style not only in cuisine but also in ambiance. With checkered curtains fluttering at the windows, small French flags strung across the dining area like Tibetan prayer flags and candles in ornate candle holders at each table, the atmosphere here is cozy and intimate. Along with fondue and a range of breakfast dishes, the restaurant also serves a wide variety of French dishes as well as a few local Icelandic specialties.
Sitting inside the ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, Silfra Restaurant is an exquisite, brightly lit space with wood furnished floors and glass pane windows that afford you views of the surrounding green space. Oozing of modernity from all corners, the restaurant emphasizes on sourcing local fresh produce to churn out delectable culinary plates. Whether it is a lamb shank or a hamburger, Silfra observes great care in preparing every dish. This dining spot is among the prominent things which the hotel has in store for its guests.
Café Bleu pampers your palate with flavorsome European delicacies. This cafe is known for serving local delights along with French cuisine. Choose from the various sandwiches, seafood delicacies, baked varieties and more from their menu which have loved by many. Pair your meals with fine wines or other spirits offered on their beverage menu. Located in the Kringlan Shopping Mall, this restaurant is a great spot to enjoy a relaxing meal after an exhaustive shopping-spree. Its cozy interiors take you away from the hustle and bustle of the mall, while its warm hospitality makes you feel at home and gives you a pleasant dining experience.