News Tagged with “Restaurants”

The Bike Cave is famous for their vegan burgers.

A bike cave and café in a picturesque quarter of Reykjavik

27 Mar Called the Bike Cave, the venue offers cheap, good fast food, including a now famous vegan burger.

The two Julias at Julia & Julia.

Gorgeous bar and bakery opens on Hverfisgata

9 Mar A new bar and bakery called Julia & Julia has opened on Reykjavik's central street of Hverfisgata, inside the Culture House.

Icelandic scallop with smoked butter.

Haust gets special mention at Food and Fun

7 Mar The annual Food and Fun festival in Reykjavik took place last weekend. One of the restaurants to get a special mention for outstanding cuisine was Haust, a restaurant that opened last year in the Fosshótel hotel at Höfðatorg in Reykjavik's financial district.

Taco Pescado - fish taco at El Santo.

Authentic Mexican food beneath the Northern Lights

3 Mar El Santo is a new Mexican restaurant which opened on Hverfisgata in Reykjavik a fortnight ago. It's already becoming one of the most popular restaurants in the city which indicates that this northernmost capital of Europe was craving for a dose of spicy, sunny food.

Owner Kristinn Vilbergsson, Ólafur Ágústsson managing director of Dill, head chef Ragnar Eiríksson and Gunnar Karl Gíslason,one of the founders of Dill, receiving their Michelin star.

First Michelin star for an Icelandic restaurant goes to Dill

22 Feb "This is a game changer for us and draws the world's attention to our restaurant," says Kristinn Vilbergsson, one of the owners of Dill restaurant in Reykjavik. He's currently in Stockholm being presented with a Michelin star for Dill, the first restaurant in Iceland to receive this honour.

An evening of vegan food and organic French wines was the second in the unique pop-up restaurant series.

A foodie trip in Iceland to a secret destination

8 Feb The people behind Kex Hostel, pizza restaurant Hverfigata 12 and the famed Dill restaurant are now offering a most wonderful foodie experience taking place on four consecutive Sunday nights.

Þráinn Freyr Vigfússon has competed in the Bocuse d'Or.

Award winning chef opens new Reykjavik restaurant

31 Jan Former head chef of the Blue Lagoon restaurant and Kolabrautin, a restaurant inside Harpa concert hall, will be opening a new restaurant on Laugavegur, Reykjavik's main shopping street.

Matbar offers fresh, timeless design and light Italian inspired dishes.

Yet another new restaurant for Hverfisgata, the new hip street of Reykjavik

28 Jan Matbar is a new restaurant which opened last night in Hverfisgata in the centre of Reykjavik. Hverfisgata has enjoyed a new lease of life in this last year.

Bento Costa Guerreiro, one of the owners of the former Sushi Samba, now Sushi Social.

Reykjavik restaurant has to change its name all because of Tom Cruise

4 Jan Remember that last meal Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes had before they got divorced in Reykjavik? Well if you don't, it occurred at a place called Sushi Samba. The publicity resulted in the place having to change names.

Magical American Christmas buffet in Reykjavik

24 Dec Are you in Iceland over Christmas and can't find anything open over the holidays, or if you hail from the US and are missing your Christmas turkey, this American Christmas buffet will bring all the magic of Christmas to the whole family.

Jamie Oliver is one of the most famous chefs in the world.

Jamie Oliver opens restaurant in Reykjavik

29 Nov The famous Jamie's Italian chain of restaurant owned by British star chef Jamie Oliver will be opening at Hótel Borg in April/May 2017 in Reykjavik.

Svarta kaffið is run by the  Miljevic family and all of the couple's daughters, Eva, Dubravka and Tinna, have worked there at some point, and sometimes all of them at the same time.

The most famous reindeer soup in Reykjavik

28 Nov The tiny Svarta kaffi café on Laugavegur in central Reykjavik is famous for its soup, usually served inside a loaf of bread. Their reindeer Christmas soup is so popular that people queue for hours for a taste.

Emerald green hues at Port 9

New breakfast and wine bar opens in Reykjavik city centre

17 Nov A new venue, Port 9, has opened in Veghúsastígur 9 in the centre of Reykjavik. Despite having only been open for a few days it's already become enormously popular.

Icelandic chef Gunnar Karl Gíslason, here photographed at the renowned Dill restaurant in Reykjavik.

Michelin star for Icelandic chef's restaurant in New York

16 Nov Chef Gunnar Karl Gíslason, formerly of Dill in Reykjavik, moved to New York early this year to open the restaurant Agern with Danish entrepreneur and TV host Claus Meyer. Last night, Eater divulged the list of restaurants in New York who are awarded or keep a Michelin star.

Hverfisgata is enjoying quite a facelift.

Hverfisgata, the new cool quarter of Reykjavik

10 Nov Only a few years ago, Hverfisgata in central Reykjavik was run down and gritty and played the part of the poor cousin to Laugavegur. Now it's thriving with hip bars, boutiques and an art house cinema.


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