Welcome to Reykjavík!
Reykjavik may be one of the smallest capital cities in Europe, but it still packs a powerful cultural punch and without a doubt, Reykjavik boasts endless opportunities for fun and adventure. The city is so much more than just a destination – it is a place of exciting possibilities surrounded by breathtaking landscapes.
Although Reykjavik is a relatively small city, you’ll soon discover that the city is proud of its colorful culture and rich history. There’s much to see and do in our fair capital for all kinds of visitors, from families with kids and romantic more getaway, to history buffs, science-fiction fans, and music lovers.
The Reykjavik restaurant scene is a lot of fun, and you’re in luck as Hotel Klettur puts you in the middle of it. You’ll find young chefs excited to try something new next door to some of the city’s long-standing fine dining to legendary hot dogs, there’s something for every taste.
Below are some suggestions relatively close to the hotel, but there’s much, much more out there. Just ask if you’re in the mood for something particular and we’ll point you in the right direction.
Potturinn og pannan – Family-friendly place popular for its relaxed atmosphere and filling dishes offered at reasonable prices.
Address: Brautarholt 22.
Reykjavík Roasters – Cozy cafe serving up epicurean coffee.
Address: Brautarholt 2.
Ban Thai – Thai restaurant favorited by locals.
Address: Hverfisgata 125.
Red Chili – Fresh Mexican at a decent price.
Address: Laugavegur 176.
Roadhouse – American comfort food.
Address: Snorrabraut 56.
Hamborgarafabrikkan – Gourmet burgers and food salads, meat dishes and desserts.
Located across the street from Höfði house, Höfðatún 2.
Bæjarsins Beztu hot dog stand – a beloved hot dog stand in central Reykjavík, probably the best hot dog stands in Europe.
Address: Tryggvagata 1.
Mýrin mathús, BSÍ Bus terminal – hungry for seared sheepshead? Satisfy your inner Viking with some traditional Icelandic food. Inside BSÍ Bus Terminal.
Big events in Reykjavík
The event calendar in Reykjavík is jam-packed with festivals, parades, citywide celebrations and much more. For Annual Festival Calendar – please visit Visit Reykjavik website and or check out our Events page.