Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Around Akureyri

Kaffi Kú

Kaffi Kú is a perfect pit stop in pastoral Eyjafjarðarsveit (11km from Akureyri). Dine above a high-tech cowshed (you can watch the cows queue to be milked by a 'robot') on excellent beef goulash or roast-beef bagel…
Top Choice International in Akureyri

Strikið

Huge windows with fjord views lend a magical glitz to this 5th-floor restaurant, and the cool cocktails help things along. The menu showcases prime Icelandic produce (reindeer burgers, super-fresh sushi, lamb should…
Top Choice Cafe in Akureyri

Berlin

Breakfast served all day? Hello Berlin! If you need a fix of bacon and eggs or avocado on toast, this cosy timber-lined cafe is your spot. Good coffee is a bonus, and you can linger over waffles with caramel sauce t…
Desserts in Akureyri

Icelandair Hotel Akureyri

Suffering afternoon sluggishness? Get your sugar rush courtesy of the great-value high tea served every afternoon in the smart lounge of the Icelandair hotel. You'll be served a three-tiered tray of delights: savour…
Vegetarian in Around Akureyri

Silva

About 15km from Akureyri (south on Rte 829), Silva, a small and sweet restaurant with a focus on clean and green homemade dishes (including raw food), is a beacon for vegetarians and vegans. Raw pizzas, veggie burge…
Seafood in Akureyri

Noa Seafood Restaurant

Part gallery, part furniture store, part restaurant – ‘Noah’s Ark’ is certainly unique, and offers a simple food concept done well. The menu features a selection of fresh fish options, which are pan-fried and served…
International in Akureyri

Rub23

This sleek, seafood-showcasing restaurant has a decidedly Japanese flavour, but also promotes its use of 'rubs' or marinades (along the lines of sweet mango chilli or citrus rosemary). At dinner, there's a confusing…
Fish & Chips in Akureyri

Akureyri Fish Restaurant

The short blackboard at this bustling, casual place highlights piscatorial pleasures: fish and chips is the bestseller, or there's oven-baked salmon, crumbed cod, fish soup, fish burger, mussels and plokkfiskur (a t…
Cafe in Akureyri

Blaá Kannan

Prime people-watching is on offer at this much-loved cafe (the Blue Teapot, in the dark-blue Cafe Paris building) on the main drag. The interior is timber-lined and blinged up with chandeliers; the menu offers panin…
Fast Food in Akureyri

Hamborgarafabrikkan

Iceland is one of few countries without McDonald's, but who needs them? Part of a small chain, the Hamburger Factory gives you a choice of 15 square-patty bun-fillings (primarily beef, but also lamb, chicken or port…