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Food and fun festival in Reykjavik, Iceland

Food and fun in Reykjavik

Find cheap flights to Reykjavik with WOW air and have a real taste of Iceland. Food & Fun, held 26 February – 2 March, is a festival that mixes outstanding culinary skills and fresh natural ingredients, an Icelandic outdoor adventure […]


Good food, good drink. Ólafur Örn Ólafsson: An Icelandic foodie hipster

Text by Dísa Bjarnadóttir Among the many people in Reykjavík who like to enjoy good food and drink, Ólafur Örn Ólafsson (Óli Óla) is a rather well-known name. He is one of those people who seem to know just about […]



Ítalía is one of Reykjavík’s longest-standing Italian restaurants and has been owned and run by real Italians since first opening 22 years ago. The place could hardly look more authentic from the inside or the outside, and it was one […]

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Lækjarbrekka, meaning roughly ‘slope by the stream’, is a classical Icelandic gourmet experience. It has been there for over 20 years; but thanks to the décor and the building itself, it feels an awful lot older. This is luxury in […]

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Green Choice

Grænn Kostur, or Green Choice in English, is a vegetarian restaurant in central Reykjavík and one of only a handful of dedicated veggie places left downtown these days. The city’s longest-running vegetarian restaurant shut its doors for a refurb…in early […]



It has become increasingly difficult to enthuse people about excellent Reykjavík seafood restaurants in recent years. The problem is just that there are too many mind-bendingly good Reykjavík seafood restaurants to choose from. But Rub23 has at least three things […]


Food in Iceland is (often) suitable for human consumption

Ah, here we go. Icelandic food. That old chestnut (or is it a ram’s testicle?). If you want weird, we got weird. But don’t be fooled into thinking we don’t also have delicious. The world has become increasingly familiar with […]