Top Choice Cafe in Skriðuklaustur


Klausturkaffi, inside Skriðuklaustur, serves an impeccable lunch buffet showcasing local ingredients (seafood soup, reindeer pie, brambleberry skyr cake). More tantalising, however, is every sweet-tooth’s dream: the…
Top Choice Cafe in Ísafjarðardjúp


Litlibær is a charming cafe with interesting memorabilia in a historic 19th-century farmstead on Skötufjörður. The owner was born and raised on the land, and these days his family dotes on weary tourists, offering t…
Top Choice Market in Reykjavík

Frú Lauga

Reykjavík's trailblazing farmers market sources its ingredients from all over the countryside, featuring treats like skyr (yoghurt-like dessert) from Erpsstaðir, organic vegetables, rhubarb conserves, meats, honey, …
Top Choice Cafe in Reykjavík

Café Flóra

Sun-dappled tables fill a greenhouse in the Botanic Gardens and spill onto a flower-lined terrace at this lovely cafe that specialises in wholesome local ingredients – some grown in the gardens themselves! Soups com…
Top Choice Cafe in Akureyri


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…
Cafe in Akureyri

Café Laut

What could be better than a designer cafe in a botanical garden? This cafe has gorgeous picture windows, good coffee, a big sun terrace and a lunchtime soup-and-salad buffet, as well as bagels and panini.
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…
Cafe in Ísafjarðardjúp

Ögur Cafe

The cute, welcoming Ögur Cafe is also the base for hiking and kayaking trips run by Ögur Travel.
Fast Food in Akureyri


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…
Cafe in Akureyri


Cheerful, citrus-toned decor matches the fresh approach of this all-day cafe in the heart of town: smoothies, fresh-pressed juices and salads make it easy to feel virtuous. Don't fret, there's still pizza and plenty…