Author: - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Grapevine Events: Pavement, Mannfólkið Breytist í Slím, LJÓS, & More

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After over a week of volcanic smog polluting the city, the skies have finally cleared to blue. And just in…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Bjarki, Skelkur í Bringu, LadieLex & More

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The Icelandic music community lost a real one this past week with the passing of band manager extraordinaire Gis Von…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Gugusar, Önnu Jónu Son, Cell7 & More

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What a fine week! After all, we’ve seen an eruption happening on the Reykjanes peninsula – the third one in…

Grapevine New Music Picks: GusGus, KUSK, Spacestation & More

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What’s guaranteed to rock you more than this series of ‘quakes we’ve been having is this list of fresh new…

Grapevine Events: Free Supermarket, Nanna, Kexport & So Much More

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TGIF! Not only is it Friday, it’s also warm and sunny in Reykjavík. We might have a new volcanic eruption…

Best Of Reykjavík Activities 2023: Best Coffeehouse

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Best Coffeehouse Reykjavík Roasters  Brautarholt 2 As you’d expect from the name, RR roasts their own beans and makes a…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Place for a Fancy Meal

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Best Place for a Fancy Meal Dill Laugavegur 59 Now with a green star in addition to their Michelin star,…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Goddamn Restaurant

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Best Goddamn Restaurant Joint Winner Austur-Indíafélagið Hverfisgata 56 It doesn’t matter if you are new to Indian cuisine or a…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Burger

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Best Burger Joint Winner Le Kock Tryggvagata 14 Le Kock’s gourmet tuck-shop burgers aren’t too sloppy, nor are they so…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Bakery

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Best Bakery Sandholt Laugavegur 36 Amidst the Scandi fever that has firmly gripped Reykjavík bakeries, Sandholt stands tall with its…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Place to Spend a Rainy Day

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Best Place to Spend a Rainy Day Spilavinir Suðurlandsbraut 48, 108 Reykjavík The panellists were responsive with this one, as…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Place to Watch the Sunset

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Best Place to Watch the Sunset Grótta Lighthouse Seltjarnarnes Seeking sunlight in Iceland is a bit like being married to…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Hike

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Best Hike Glymur Waterfall Hvalfjörður After a scenic drive to the end of Hvalfjörður, you arrive at the foot of…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Day Trip

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Best Day Trip The Reykjanes Route This sample platter of Iceland’s offerings got kicked up a notch with recent volcanic…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Spa

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Best Spa Hvammsvík Kjósarhreppur, 276 Mosfellsbær As many of the best spas are located outside of Reykjavík, we decided to…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Museum

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Best Museum The National Museum Suðurgata, 101 Reykjavík The National Museum (Þjóðminjasafn Íslands) picks up the first place yet again,…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Place to Take the Kids

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Best Place to Take the Kids Fjölskylduland Dugguvogur 4, 104 Reykjavík Described as Iceland’s “first holistic Indoor Playground and Family…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Art Museum

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Best Art Museum Gerðarsafn Hamraborg 4, 200 Kópavogur Gerðarsafn is often unfairly neglected when discussing the best that the Greater…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Cinema

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Best Cinema Bíó Paradís Hverfisgata 54, 101 Reykjavík  What? The street magazine chose the only cinematheque in Reykjavík? Well, that…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Theatre

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Best Theater Tjarnarbíó Tjarnargata 12, 101 Reykjavík This one really is a no-brainer. It’s smack in the middle of downtown…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Pool

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Best Pool Lágafellslaug Lækjarhlíð 1a, 270 Mosfellsbær The panel this year skewed towards the over-30 bracket, so the criteria for…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Date Place

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Best Date Place Kaffibrennslan Laugavegur 21, 101 Reykjavík The panel decided that Kaffibrennslan is the best place for a date….

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Outdoor Drinking (Summer)

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Best Outdoor Drinking (Summer) Bódega Týsgata 9, 101 Reykjavík When thinking of a good place to drink outside in Iceland,…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Goddamn Bar

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Best Goddamn Bar Röntgen Hverfisgata 12, 101 Reykjavík For the third year in a row, Röntgen claims the prize of…

Best Of Reykjavík 2023: Best Craft Bar

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Best Craft Bar Session Craft Bar Bankastræti 14, 101 Reykjavík Catering to seasoned craft beer veterans as well as lightweights…