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The restaurant only seats 11 people.

Iceland's smallest restaurants opens its doors

16 Apr Iceland's smallest restaurant to date only seats eleven people and to obtain a seat you have to book online.

Cocktail hour doesn't get more glamorous than at Út í bláinn, the restaurant beneath the glass dome at The Pearl.

Best places for a cocktail in Reykjavik

5 Apr Fancy going out to somewhere a bit more special, away from the cheery, beery happy hours around town? Here are a few venues that combine a magical atmosphere with a great cocktail menu.

The food hall will be located in this former fish packing building.

Eleven new restaurants for the hip Grandi harbour district in Reykjavik

27 Mar In recent years restaurants have been popping up around Grandi, the fish packing district of Reykjavik. Now, eleven requests to open new restaurants there await licences from the city authorities to open there.

Hafsteinn Ólafsson and Hinrik Lárusson.

Two Icelanders compete in Nordic Chef of the Year

20 Mar Two Icelanders are competing in the Nordic Chef of the Year contest and another Icelander is competing in the Nordic Waiter of the Year contest.

Óli, or Ólafur, in front of Hagavagninn, an old hot dog stand at Vesturbæjarlaug.

Hamburger haven to open next to West Reykjavik swimming pool

17 Mar The hot dog stand next to Vesturbæjarlaug swimming pool will be transformed into a gourmet food truck by May. The new manager is Ólafur Örn Ólafsson, known for managing Michelin star restaurant Dill and food market Krás in the city centre.

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VIDEO: A look inside Reykjavik's first cat café

8 Mar The café has been enormously popular since opening and it's clear that people love the company of felines whilst enjoying coffee and a host of vegan cakes or sandwiches.

Hin franski Arthur Lawrences Sassi sér um vínsmökkunina á Kröst en hann þekkir frönsk vín vel og hefur smakkað þau ófá.

Champagne tasting at Hlemmur food hall for Valentines day

7 Feb Valentine's Day has recently begun to be celebrated in Iceland and hot on its heels is Konudagur, or women's day, on February 18th, a day when a man should do nice things for the woman in his life. To celebrate this, Kröst restaurant at Hlemmur Mathöll are offering champagne tasting for a bargain price.

Nostra. which opened in November, is being touted as one of the most exciting restaurants in Reykjavik.

Forager's Club dinner at Reykjavik's Nostra on Sunday night

3 Feb Forager's Club Dinners are pop-up style dining experiences that feature wild caught or found ingredients and otherwise are made up of entirely Icelandic ingredients. Newcomer Nostra, a fine-dining restaurant on Laugavegur offers a spectacular dinner this Sunday night.

Guðlaug and Emilie at Emilie's Reykjavik.

A new French coffee and cookie shop on Hverfisgata

25 Jan Emilie's is a new coffee shop on Hverfisgata founded by Emilie Zmaher. The venue prides itself on personal service, great pastries, English scones, bagles and cookies.

Icelandic lamb is known as a free-range meat option flavoured naturally with Icelandic mountain herbs.

Almost half of Icelanders eat lamb once per week

24 Jan lmost half of the Icelandic population, or 46 % eat lamb once a week or more. Another 26 % eat lamb 2-3 times per month. Only 4% never eat lamb.

Slippurinn restaurant and the new wave of cooking coming from Iceland

24 Jan The Slow Food association has published an interview with Icelandic wunderkind chef Gísli Matthías Auðunsson. He's the founder of the critically acclaimed restaurant Slippurinn in the Westman Islands and also runs a small restaurant, Skál, at Hlemmur Mathöll, the food hall in Reykjavik.

Manager of Blackbox, Binni Löve firing up the oven.

Hip new pizza joint opens in Reykjavik's financial district

23 Jan Blackbox is a new experience in pizzas in Iceland which has just opened in Borgartún, the financial street of central Reykjavik.

The boys made the food wagon themselves and deep fried kleinur on the spot for hungry tourists.

Reykjavik kids sell "kleinas" to tourists

22 Jan These young entrepreneurs decided to try to make a profit from the tourist boom and set up a kleina and hot chocolate booth at Grótta beach in West Reykjavik.

Enjoy fine dining in Reykjavik during the holday season.

Restaurant opening hours during the holidays

26 Dec Don't worry, you don't need to resort to eating a hot dog on Boxing Day or New Years Eve.

Raagnar Eiriksson, here at Dill restaurant.

Dill chef to become head chef at Holt

21 Dec Ragnar Eiríksson who currently heads the prestigious Dill restaurant which is Icelands only Michelin star restaurant is set to become head chef at Holtið, a new restaurant at Hótel Holt, one of Reykjavik's most established hotels.

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