Eating

  • Dill Iceland's perennial gourmet Nordic favourite, with flare.
  • Slippurinn Creative dishes sourced from local ingredients are some of the best you'll have in the country.
  • Bjargarsteinn Mathús Charming, with views of Kirjufell, the delicious menu rotates seasonally.
  • Siglunes Guesthouse Restaurant Hand-ground spices and homemade cheeses are just the start at this surprising Moroccan restaurant.
  • Norð Austur Sushi & Bar Exquisite seafood is the order of the day, in this quirky fjord town.
  • Tjöruhúsið Sample the catch of the day from sizzling skillets in the Westfjords.

Off-the-Beaten Track

  • Jón Ríki Pair delicious homebrews with creative, fresh dishes, from langoustine to pannacotta.
  • Litlibær Heart-shaped waffles, whipped cream, coffee and the ocean. What's not to love?
  • Sjávarborg Panoramic views and carefully created local fare are an unexpected treat above the Seal Centre in Hvammstangi.
  • Fjallakaffi Fancy some moss soup, reindeer or delectable love balls? Head to this highlands outpost.
  • Við Fjöruborðið A local favourite for langoustine bisque and white wine on a south coast dune.
  • Bryggjan Dig into succulent soups and cakes at this cafe on Grindavík's working harbour.