Must see restaurants in Akureyri

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    Top Choice

    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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,…

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    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…

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    This sleek, seafood-showcasing restaurant has a decidedly Japanese flavour, but also promotes its use of 'rubs' or marinades (along the lines of sweet…

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    Kaffi Ilmur

    In a charming historical building painted butter yellow (and once a saddlery), this welcoming cafe offers a tasty range of bodacious breakfast and lunch…

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    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…

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    Family-friendly and always full to bursting, Greifinn is one of the most popular spots in town. The menu favours comfort food above all: ribs and wings,…

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    This legendary ice-cream shop is known across Iceland for one of the best ice creams in the country (it’s made with milk, not cream). It’s 500m downhill…

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    Like your food fast, but fresher than you've been encountering at all those N1 grill-bars? Hit up Serrano for a delish burrito, made to order; you can…

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    Indian Curry House

    Add a little heat to a chilly evening with a flavourful curry from this family-run restaurant.

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    T-Bone Steakhouse

    Wearing its carnivorous heart on its sleeve ('we bloody love steak' is on the menu, and the exterior signage), this steakhouse gets mixed reviews, but may…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Kristjáns Bakarí

    For a quick pit stop or for picnic supplies, this small bakery and cafe on the main drag sells breads, cakes and pastries.

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    Near the campsite west of the centre.

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    In the Glerártorg shopping mall.