10 Excellent Restaurants in Reykjavik

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Nína Þorkelsdóttir

10 Excellent Restaurants in Reykjavik

Reykjavik has lots of fabulous restaurants to choose from. Here are ten of my favourites.

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5 Fancy Restaurants 🍽

Image - Sumac Grill + Drinks
Sumac Grill + Drinks
Nína:A superb restaurant offering a variety of exciting Middle-Eastern dishes.
Image - Kopar
Nína:This one has been a favourite of mine since it opened around a decade ago. Great seafood and top-quality food overall.
Image - Apotek Restaurant
Apotek Restaurant
Nína:Apotek is where I go for a fancy lunch, cocktails after work or a lovely evening meal. I recommend the salmon
Image - Matur og Drykkur
Matur og Drykkur
Nína:Matur og Drykkur offers dishes that are a new spin on the icelandic culinary tradition. Excellent food and such an interesting culinary experience.
Image - Grillmarkaðurinn
Nína:This fine-dining restaurant focusses on top-quality grilled meats. Very popular among the locals.
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5 More Casual Restaurants 🌮

Eating out in Reykjavik is never cheap, but I've nevertheless selected five semi-affordable restaurants you can count on.

Image - Hlemmur Mathöll
Hlemmur Mathöll
Nína:Hlemmur Mathöll is a foodhall comprised of various eateries. All kinds of gourmet is to be found there, and it is such a clever choice if you're with a group of friends that have different tastes.
Image - The Coocoo's Nest
The Coocoo's Nest
Nína:A tiny little eatery in the Grandi area. Very cozy and the food never fails to impress.
Image - Flatey Pizza
Flatey Pizza
Nína:Best pizza in Reykjavik!
Image - Fjallkonan
Nína:This is where young people in Reykjavik go when they're craving comfort food on a Sunday after a night out. Hip vibe and big portions.
Image - Hraðlestin
Nína:My favourite place in town for Indian food. Highly recommended.

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  1. Sumac Grill + Drinks
  2. Kopar
  3. Apotek Restaurant
  4. Matur og Drykkur
  5. Grillmarkaðurinn
  6. Hlemmur Mathöll
  7. The Coocoo's Nest
  8. Flatey Pizza
  9. Fjallkonan
  10. Hraðlestin

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