Restaurants serving gluten-free meals in Iceland


Á næstu grösum
Laugavegur 20b
101 Reykjavik
phone: (+354) 552 8410
opening hours: Mon-Sat 11:30 am - 10 pm, Sun 5 pm - 10 pm

From their website:
"Our goal is to serve tasty vegetarian meals for reasonable price, free of all harmful chemicals, colorings or flavor [enhancers] such as MSG.
Every day comes with different special main course from different corners of the world as well as variety of hot and cold dishes. Some vegan, gluten free, raw food options are always available."

(last check: April 2008)

Maður lifandi
Borgartún 24 / Hæðasmári 6, Kópavogur
phone: (+354) 58 58 700
fax: 58 88 705
website: (Icelandic only...)
opening hours: Mon-Fri 10 am - 8 pm, Sa 10 am - 5 pm

"Maður lifandi puts its pride in providing all the best brands of organic products without any additives, along with lactose, gluten or yeast free diets. A wide range of options coming from a broad variety of food products are presented to every customer, with a special guidance from a skilled staff."

(last check: April 2008)


Skipagata 2
600 Akureyri
phone: (+354) 464 1420
email: website:
opening hours: Mon-Thu 11:30 am - 7 pm, Fri 11:30 am - 9 pm, Sat 3 - 9 pm

From their website:
"The restaurant Staðurinn [...] is the first vegetarian restaurant in northern part of Iceland. We offer various dishes of vegetarian/gluten free food, where we are conscious about our cooking so its nutritional value is not diminished.
Our aim is to offer citizens of Akureyri and others, like tourists, a quality food with good service in a relaxing area in heart of Akureyri."
- The Icelandic version reveals that they offer gluten-free cakes, too! I think it's about time I visit beautiful Akureyri again and check this out... :-)

(last check: April 2008)

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