Many may equate beautiful blooms with the coming of spring, but Pastel Blómastúdió proves a stunning floral arrangement is always in season. This dynamo of a floral studio is known for their very in vogue and long-lasting dried arrangements, but they also prepare fresh cuts and offer a subscription service and classes so the floral-curious can learn the art of arrangement and takehome the fruits of their labour.
Hygge Kaffihús & Microbakery
There’s a new coffee house and bakery in west Reykjavík. Hygge Kaffihús & Microbakery is the sister coffee shop of the popular Héðinn restaurant, serving hot drinks and baked goods to the peckish masses. With dishware from Danish ceramicist Birgitte Munck and an earthy interior colour pallet, Hygge is very hygge indeed. Go with friends and just enjoy.
Felino Restaurant Cafe
Pizza! Pasta! Tiramisu! Well-known Icelandic baker Jóhannes Felixson – better known as Jói Fel – opened a new Italian-inspired restaurant in Reykjavík’s Laugardalur neighbourhood. Felino Restaurant Cafe offers an extensive menu of pasta, proteins and pizzas, to be followed by a dessert, which, given Jói’s expertise, is sure to be delicious.
Transylvania Coffee Store
A new genre of coffee shop opened its doors decently in central Reykjavík. Transylvania Coffee Shop is a Romanian cafe serving hot and cold drinks, salads, sandwiches, and desserts. For an added bit of fun (and education), the menu includes information about Romania and the most famous resident of Romania’s historic Transylvania region, Dracula.