Please check on our new Guide Binder web page specially made guide of all our interest and favorites to do in Reykjavik and out of town in Iceland
Here you can also book activities, transport and more.
FOOD & MORE
If you need to book a table at restaurants we will be glad to help you. Here below are our favorites. We strongly recommend to make a reservation in good timing since all these restaurants are very popular and more and less always fully booked.
Our most favorite restaurant is just on the ground floor, called KOL, dont miss that one www.kolrestaurant.is/en/. Our guest gets 20% discount of theirs popular set menus. Good selection of delicious steaks, awesome salmon, amazing deserts and cocktails, try donkey and winter sour if it is available.
At KOL you also find the best brunch in town on weekends. Always fully booked so make a reservation in good time.
Also a big favorite, the next corners place ROK, great place to share small dishes, tapas place, everything is good there, don´t miss the reindeer. www.rokrestaurant.is/ casual and comfortable atmosphere.
A new favorite is the quite new opened fusion restaurant MONKEYS. Fantastically designed, great food and cocktail's in few minutes walk https://monkeys.is/en/monkeys-english/
Further down the street Frakkastígur you find the bakery called BRAUÐ & CO www.braudogco.is very good to pick up some there. Very good new sourdough bread and delicious buns
Salka Valka – we love going there for lunch for theirs delicious fish soup and our guests have also 20% discount there with a special card
Kaffi LOKI. Traditional food. Breakfast and lunch. Nice to sit down and enjoy the view to Hallgrímskirkja Church www.loki.is we can get you 20% discount card here as well
On Laugarvegur the main shopping street you will find our favorite Pizza and Pasta restaurant ITALÍA www.italia.is I recommend to book a table if you are going for pizza 552 4630
Also a great pizza both to take a way and seat in is our favorite REYKJAVIK PIZZERIA which is very close to our apartment only few minutes away on the corner of Bragagata and Freyjugata https://www.reykjavikpizzeria.is/ For take away they offer 15% discount if you order from the webpage.
Walking up our street you will see many nice icelandic stores, restaurants, coffee like the oldest on called MOKKA Kaffi, I suggest you try it, placed where all the old art masters and many important icelanders used to stay.
Here are few restaurants on the street that we can also recommend
Sjávargrillið – seafood www.sjavargrillid.is/en/
Block burger www.blockburger.is/ if you want to pick up good burger, placed on the corner of Bergstaðarstræti by the parking house
and also very close
SUSHI SOCIAL www.sushisocial.is/?lang=en – more that just the best sushi in town, great cocktails and atmo
More good restaurants further down town that we can recommend within few minutes of walk is:
SUMAC www.sumac.is/ Placed on Laugarvegur very close by, good one, fusion
GRILLMARKAÐURINN www.grillmarkadurinn.is/en/ - amazing place
FISKMARKAÐURINN www.fiskmarkadurinn.is/ - best fish restaurant in town
APÓTEK www.apotekrestaurant.is/?lang=en – good food and atmo, our favorite is the mixed duck plate to share.
For more lighter street food perhaps for lunch you can walk up the main street Laugarvegur where you will find Noodle Station, asian soup very good one and a little bit further a very popular food court place called HLEMMUR mathöll where you will find many places together on one spot
On the old harbor if you go there for example for whale watching then don´t miss the best burger in town or even the world (placed also in London, Berlin, Copenhagen on more) the Icelandic concept BULLAN (Tommy‘s burger joint) www.bullan.is must if you want great burger
Normally there are parking spaces in front and around our building, FREE from 6pm - 9am normal days and on Sundays on other time it cost 190 isk / 1,50 usd per hour. Here is all you need to know about parking spaces, garage and cost. https://www.bilastaedasjodur.is/gjaldskylda/gjaldsvaedin
Just a steps away or by the church and the streets around there are a lot of FREE PARKING. I find very often free parking around here
Our favorite groceries within few minutes walk is KRÓNAN where you find all you need at good prices. click here for the location
You will find groceries in the next house to ours, opens very early and closes very late. For more selection and a bit cheaper price you will find BONUS discount store on the main street Laugarvegur, 6 minutes walk. click walking link here