Bakarameistarinn delights you by offering several decadent delights on its menu that are a pure treat to your taste buds. This bakery offers a plethora of delicious freshly baked products like breads, cakes, pies and more for you to enjoy and is touted to be one of the best spots for relishing delectable pastries. In case you planning a birthday party for your loved one, the Bakarameistarinn offers a menu of delightful cakes for the same. Besides, this place also serves a scrumptious take-away menu like baguettes, pasta salads, focaccias and more, just ideal for private parties and meetings.
Vínberið or 'the Grape' is a cute little store on Laugavegur, the most popular shooping street in Reykjavík. There is a little bit of everything here, whether it is a pot of milk you need, a snack, or just a sandwich for lunch. They also specialise in chocolates and often have a very good choice of fresh fruit. For example in autumn they have all kinds of freshly-picked Icelandic berries, like blueberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants and northern crowberries. The prices are a little bit above average.
Mál og Menning is one of Iceland's largest bookstores. It specialises in books on Iceland, travel maps and travel books, foreign newspapers and magazines, and foreign literature, as well as having most published books in Icelandic on offer. There is a special children's department in the shop and a variety of foreign academic books and books on leisure-related activities. On the top floor there is a coffee shop - Súfistinn - where you can have the best coffee in town and study the books or papers you have bought or intend to buy.
Penninn Kringlunni stocks a good selection of stationery for all purposes; for the home, the student and for business purposes. There is also a reasonably good selection of Icelandic and foreign magazines, as well as the popular tourist books. In front of the shop you can find stands with beautiful Icelandic postcards. The shop is located on the first floor of Kringlan shopping center and is bright and with good access.
Góði hirðirinn is a market that offers a wide array of used household products. Managed and administered by SOPRA, the market is known for offering good quality and reasonable goods ranging from furniture to kitchenware and electronics. The market propagates reuse and recycle and is involved in charity as well- everything earned from the sales of these goods is donated to different charities.
Looking for toothsome meals to enjoy without denting your wallet? Drekinn is definitely the answer to your prayers! They are known for serving scrumptious sandwiches, burgers, fries and other light bites. Their combo meals are quite popular among many a patron. The decor is simple, no-frills however, the scrumptious meals totally make up for it! To complement your meals, order one of their refreshing coffees. Owned and operated by Gudmundur Ingvarsson for over four decades, Drekinn has developed from being a small grocery store to a full-fledged fast-food hub.
At Jack & Jones they offer very basic, casual and comfortable clothing for the modern man. Maybe the clothes are not all trendy and smart but here you can find cool T-shirts and khakis. The prices are also very fair so this is a shop for young men who are not loaded with money.
Cosmo has survived in Reykjavík even though the selection of fashion stores has grown rapidly in the last few years. This probably has to do with the fact that Cosmo's clothing is not too expensive. They have a funny mixture of clothes here, ranging from very trashy and distasteful to rather elegant and smart. To find something of good taste here, though, one has to bring a fair amount of patience.
Hagkaup is the probably the oldest and most popular supermarket in Iceland. That comes as no surprise, though, since they have kept their prices fair, and their selection of fresh food and other groceries huge, for years. At Hagkaup one can buy clothes, food, cosmetics and glasses. They even have a pharmaceutical store here. All for a reasonable price.