News Tagged with “Eating and Drinking”

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

Hamburger haven to open next to West Reykjavik swimming pool

two days ago 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.


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.

A typical cream bun or "bolla"

Today is Bun Day in Iceland!

12 Feb To mark the beginning of Lent, Icelanders celebrate with three days next week: Bolludagur on Monday, Sprengidagur on Tuesday and Öskudagur on Wednesday. Bolludagur, or bun day is a day to feast on cream-filled buns.

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.

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.

Arnar Bjarnason at Borðið inside Hlemmur Mathöll.

Gorgeous Mediterranean fast food at Hlemmur food hall

10 Dec Borðið is one of the food stalls at Hlemmur Mathöll, the new food hall at Hlemmur. It's a restaurant that's been located in West Reykjavik and has now opened a small branch at the food hall.

A new five course Christmas menu at hip Kex Hostel

2 Dec Get into the Christmas spirit at Kex Hostel in central Reykjavik who began their month of Christmas celebrations, KEXmas, yesterday. This year they're presenting a gorgeous five course Christmas lunch menu served between midday and 3 pm daily.

Savoury porridge at Hverfisgata 12 with wild mushrooms and kale.

A new and exciting brunch menu at Reykjavik's most famous pizzeria

24 Nov "Our brunch has received wonderful reviews but not everyone knows that we offer brunch on weekends even though we're best known for our pizzas," says manager Hinrik Carl Ellertsson.

A meal conducted in silence hosted by Finnish artist Nina Bachman.

Enjoy a silence meal at the Nordic House

15 Nov The Silence Meal is a performative dining experience hosted by the Finnish artist Nina Backman and takes place on November 19-21st.

Hafsteinn Ólafsson, centre, is Iceland's chef of the year.

Iceland's chef of the year is Hafsteinn Ólafsson

24 Sep Hafsteinn Ólafsson, chef at Sumac Grill & Drinks in Reykjavik, has won chef of the year award 2017 in Iceland after battling it out in an exciting contest at Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre.

Tacos with home-made sauces on the side.

Authentic Mexican food at Hlemmur food hall

20 Sep The food is prepared by Juan Carlos Peregrina Guarneros who conjures up the food that his mother and grandmother taught him to make.


USD USD 99.52 EUR EUR 122.70
GBP GBP 138.93 DKK DKK 16.47
NOK NOK 12.91 SEK SEK 12.16
CHF CHF 104.86 JPY JPY 0.94

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USD USD 99.52 EUR EUR 122.70
GBP GBP 138.93 DKK DKK 16.47
NOK NOK 12.91 SEK SEK 12.16
CHF CHF 104.86 JPY JPY 0.94