Iceland’s main cathedral, Dómkirkja is a modest affair, but it played a vital role in the country’s conversion to Lutheranism. The...
Iceland’s first parliament, the Alþingi, was created at Þingvellir in AD 930. After losing its independence in the 13th century, the...
Reykjavík’s waterside Ráðhús is a postmodern construction that divides all who see it into ‘hate-its’ or ‘love-its’. Concrete stilts,...
In summer there are tourist performances at this lakeside venue: ‘Light Nights’ is a mixed bag of Icelandic history, dance, folk tales...
If this prim, Scandi-simple cafe were located in your hometown, we’re pretty sure that you’d eat here everyday. Meals are assembled with...
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Við Tjörnina information
People return again and again to this famed seafood establishment, tucked away near Tjörnin. It serves up beautifully presented Icelandic feasts such as guillemot with port, garlic langoustine, or the house speciality marinated cod chins (far more delicious than they sound). The restaurant itself is wonderfully distinctive – it feels like a quirky upper-class 1950s drawing room.