Egilsstaðir restaurants

Top Choice Icelandic in Egilsstaðir


Some of the east's most creative cooking happens at the restaurant inside Gistihúsið – Lake Hotel Egilsstaðir. The menu is an ode to locally sourced produce (lamb, fish and game), and the speciality is the beef, rai…
International in Egilsstaðir


We understand the appeal of this cool cafe-bistro, which offers one of the most diverse menus in regional Iceland. Service can be slow but the food is good: try the gourmet-topped flatbread pizza made with local bar…
American in Egilsstaðir

Skálinn Diner

A little slice of Americana in the East, this gas-station restaurant had a fun makeover in 2018 and now has a retro 1950s feel, complete with leather booths, jukebox, milkshakes, pancake breakfasts, and southern fri…
Cafe in Egilsstaðir

Bókakaffi Hlöðum

In Fellabær, at the western end of the bridge across the river from Egilsstaðir, is this sweet, low-key cafe with quality coffee, retro furniture, vinyl records, secondhand books, great crêpes and soups, and top-not…
Cafe in Egilsstaðir


For a taste of local produce stop by ‘Cowshed Corner’, beside Gistihúsið – Lake Hotel Egilsstaðir, where you can buy beef and dairy products (such as skyr, a yoghurt-like dessert, and feta) direct from the farm. Bag…
International in Egilsstaðir

Café Nielsen

Based in Egilsstaðir’s oldest house, cottagey Café Nielsen offers a wide-ranging, crowd-pleasing menu that roams from lobster soup to (pricey) reindeer by way of nachos, pasta and barbecue ribs; the kitchen closes a…
Fast Food in Egilsstaðir


Refuel your car and your stomach at Söluskálinn at the busy N1 service station on the Ring Road.
Supermarket in Egilsstaðir


On the Ring Road north of the N1.
Supermarket in Egilsstaðir


Behind the N1 petrol station.