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Jamie's Italian has opened its doors.

Jamie's Italian opens in Reykjavik

two days ago Jamie's Italian opened this week in historic Hotel Borg in the Reykjavik city centre.

Jamie’s Italian at Hótel Borg opens this month.

30 new restaurants opening in Reykjavik this year

7 Jul There's quite a restaurant boom happening in the Reykjavik city centre with around 30 new restaurants planning to open this year.

Hrefna Rósa and Guðlaugur Frímannsson, owners of the Bao Bun food truck.

Chinese bao bun food truck in Reykjavik City Centre

1 Jul If you're bar-hopping tonight in Reykjavik and looking for that perfect savory bite to tone down the effects of the beer, try newcomer food truck Bao Bun outside Skúli Craft Bar.

Owner Erna Kaaber says that deep fried food is not unhealthy if you use the right ingredients.

Icelandic Fish and Chips open New York Branch

14 Jun On June 25th, Icelandic Fish and Chips, which as the name implies is an Icelandic fish and chips restaurant, opens a branch in New York.

Former bus central Hlemmur will open as a  food hall this June.

Sustainability and a vegetable market for new Hlemmur Food Hall in Reykjavik

8 Jun The new food halls at former bus central Hlemmur will be opening soon, offering a selection of exciting food stalls that include a bakery, an ice cream parlour, a grill and wine bar and a vegetable, herb and flower market.

Lumpfish is considered a great delicacy.

Lumpfish popular with tourists

3 May Þrír frakkar in Reykjavik is probably one of the most established fish restaurants in Reykjavik and this cosy little venue offers traditional dishes as well as fish with a French or Meditteranean twist.

Café Paris has new owners who decided to return it to its original function- a French bistro and café.

Gorgeous changes to Reykjavik city centre's Cafe París

24 Apr Café Paris is one of the city's best known cafés. Now new owners intend to restore it back to its former glory - a French bistro and it's been redesigned in a true European fashion.

Sindri Snær Jensson and Jón Davíð Davíðsson, owneres of hip streetwear shop Húrra and also the owners of the new pizza place set to open at Grandi.

New sourdough pizza joint at Reykjavik's Grandi harbour area

22 Apr The latest addition to the growing flora of trendy restaurants and shops at Grandi, a formal industrial part of the harbour, is a hip sourdough pizza joint set to open this summer.

Fruit salads at Bergsson Mathús.

Pick of the best brunches in Reykjavik

21 Apr There's a great variety of fantastic brunches on offer on weekends in Reykjavik, from small quaint restaurants to fancy hotels. Here's our pick of the best to suit all tastes.

Chef Gunnar Karl Gíslason.

Icelandic chef's Michelin star restaurant in NY flooded

31 Mar Restaurant Agern in New York, run by Icelandic chef Gunnar Karl Gíslason, is closed for an uncertain amount of time due to water damages. The restaurant serves New Nordic cuisine and holds one Michelin star.

Haust restaurant opened last year inside Fosshótel in Borgartún, the city's largest hotel. It's located by the waterfront in Reykjavik's financial street, close to the city centre.

Best brunches: Haust is a fantastic newcomer

31 Mar The understated, warm elegance of Haust restaurant inside the high rise Foss Hotel in Borgartún is the perfect venue for a long brunch with family or friends on weekends. The sumptious buffet offers both very healthy options as well as classics such as pancakes, Eggs Benedikt, and a full English Breakfast.

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.

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