Kigali Kaffi is a charming little cafe which is known for its special coffee which comes all the way from the African country of Rwanda. Also serving an assortment of snacks, soups and other cafe staples, this is a great stop to make on a cold winter morning. Eclectic decor, shelves full of Rwanda coffee products and other nick-nacks and spray-painted animals on the walls create a warm and cozy ambiance perfect for a tete a tete with a friend.
Gamla / Old Iceland might be a small restaurant, but it is one of the best places in town to relish Icelandic cuisine. They specialize in traditional yet seasonal meat and seafood fare that is seasoned with wild Icelandic spices ans herbs. Savor their dishes like seafood soup with chunks of fresh fish, white wine, herbs and cream, oven baked ling coated with sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts and herbs, and peppered beef tenderloin with steak sauce. Round off your meal with desserts like coconut and cinnamon apple cake with whipped cream.
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.
Matur og Drykkur prides itself in its authentic Icelandic dishes and traditional homemade recipes, that locals and tourists alike, have come to love. Spacious, sophisticated and lively, filled with a warm, friendly vibe, this is the perfect setting for a scrumptious meal and great interaction with fellow customers and the restaurant staff. Aiming to put Icelandic cuisine on the culinary map of the world, the menu features traditional delicacies like Plokkfiskur, mussels, Braised Oxtail Pie and a host of other truly delicious dishes that are certain to add a certain fondness for the cuisine. Whether you're a fan of the cuisine or not, the food from this restaurant is definitely worth a shot.
Ostabúðin is a local cheese shop and deli which also sells a wide variety of local food specialties. The shop's restaurant section is open from 11:30a to 01:30p wherein you can dine on scrumptious seafood delicacies which are cooked up by the owner everyday and served along with a side of homemade baguette and salads. On your way out, be sure to browse through the shop's selection of cheese, gift packages, pasta, vinegar, oils and other locally produced groceries.
Te & Kaffi on Borgartún is one of the branches of this popular tea and coffee house. Renowned for their delicious blends of coffee and tea, their baristas are experts in brewing your favorite cuppa. Take a sip of your choice caffeine or tea and nosh on delicious bites that will enhance your drinking experience altogether.
A popular local fast food restaurant, Pítan is known for serving scrumptious burgers, sandwiches, grilled delicacies and quick bites. There is a fine fare for the little ones too. Casual ambiance, prompt service and friendly staff can be expected here.
Hraðlestin is a cozy Indian restaurant specializing authentic and delicious street food options like kathi rolls and fried sweet potato. You can opt for one of their range of thalis or meals with multiple types of curries with rice and roti. Chicken tikka, lamb tikka masala, vegetable kurma and chicken Madras are some of the other options you will find here. While waiting for a table, you can check out the bar area and sip on their signature Sharaabi Express cocktail.
If you are in the mood for some spicy Mexican delicacies, Red Chili is the place to come to. The perfect place to come to for a family dinner out, the restaurant has a special corner for kids to play, color and watch kid's TV shows. Established in 2008, the restaurant boasts nachos, sauces, desserts and ribs which are made in-house right from scratch. They also have a couple of combo offers and great happy hour discounts.
Make eating out a healthy habit with Lemon. This juice bar and cafe has a warm and cozy ambiance with minimalist decor and soothing colors for their fixtures. Along with a wide array of fresh-squeezed juices and smoothies, they also serve a number of healthy snacks including Greek yogurt, salads, fruit salads, gourmet-style sandwiches and porridge.
If you are an ice cream fan, then Iceland will be your paradise. It is known for their great ice cream parlors, and one such popular one is Ísbúð Háaleitisbraut. Their huge selection will surely make you spoiled for choices and probably squeal with delight. From scoops to cones and bars to ice cream smoothies and tubs, their varieties and flavors will ensure that your visit won't be just once!
Take a break from your local food and enjoy hearty Italian pizzas at Pizza King. The pizzas have authentic Italian taste, crispy crusts and a slew of delicious toppings. Patrons can indulge in scrumptious loaded pizzas without denting their wallets. Pizza King has a wide array of toppings and sauces to choose from. Apart from their trademark pizzas, they also serve loaded sandwiches. They also offer delivery and take out.