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New in Town – March 2019

Let us tell you about Reykjavík’s newest restaurants, bars, hangouts, and more. This month: Höfði Mathöll, Dalur Health Store, Reykjavík Street Food, and DisDis.

Höfði Mathöll

A brand-new food hall opened in Reykjavík on March 22. Höfði Mathöll houses nine diverse food stalls to ensure there’s something on offer for everybody. Specialties from many parts of the world will be available, including Italian, Indian, Mexican, and of course Icelandic food. Culiacan, Hipstur, Svangi Mangi, Íslenska flatbakan, Wok On, The Gastro Truck, Beljandi, Sætir snúðar, and Indican are the vendors that will offering their delicious food and drinks. You find Höfði Mathöll on a 15-minute drive from downtown Reykjavík at Bíldshöfði 9, and it’s open seven days a week.

Dalur Health Store

Dalur is a health shop with a focus on Icelandic beauty products and food supplements. Dalur is located in Hafnartorg, a newly-developed area in downtown Reykjavík hosting a number of retail spaces, offices, and apartments. You will find products from Spa of Iceland, Arctic Star, Blue Atlantic, and Taramar, amongst others. If you’re not looking for health products, they’re also selling one of Iceland’s best chocolate brands, Omnom!

Photo: Facebook Dalur Health Store

Reykjavík Street Food

You will recognise Reykjavík Street Food by their bright yellow building on Ingólfstræti and their yellow logo showing fish and chips in front of a soup bowl. Reykjavík Street Food offers flavourful and reasonably-priced fast food. They have traditional Icelandic kjötsúpa, meat soup and plokkfiskur, fish stew, on their menu, as well as lobster soup, seafood soup, a selection of noodle soups, and fish and chips. A cosy establishment that will not break the bank.


DisDis is an Icelandic fashion store located on main shopping street Laugavegur. Everything they sell is made in an environmentally-friendly way. Moreover, all is homemade, either in Iceland or in Pondicherry, India. Products from India are bags made from recycled plastic as part of a project focused on increasing the participation of women on the labour market. Go to DisDis if you’re looking for high-quality, modern Icelandic fashion, like multifunctional skirts that can be worn in three different ways, and clothing with adaptable sleeves.

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