Shops selling gluten-free food in Reykjavik, Iceland


In downtown Reykjavik, you can find three organic and health shops that are very close to and kind of complement each other:


Heilsuhúsið

Skólavörðustígur 4
101 Reykjavik
phone: (+354) 552 2966

opening hours:
Mon-Fri 10 am - 18 pm
Sat 11 am - 3 pm

- buckwheat-based packaged breads
- crisp breads
- rice cakes
- several varieties of Semper's cookies (some of which contain "gluten-free wheat flour") and a few other brands
- On Tuesdays and Thursdays there's fresh gluten-free bread with rice and millet flour, but note that the bakery that produces it also produces gluten-containing breads.
- snack bars

(last check: April 2008)


Yggdrasill

Skólavörðustígur 16
101 Reykjavik
phone: (+354) 562 4082
fax: 561 9299
email: yggdrasill@yggdrasill.is
website: www.yggdrasill.is

opening hours:
Mon-Thu 10 am - 6 pm
Fri 10 am - 6:30 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 4 pm

- buckwheat-based packaged breads
- fresh bread on Tuesdays and Thursdays (from gluten breads producing bakery)
- cookies and crackers, incl. some Schär products
- snack bars

(last check: April 2008)


Heilsubúðin

Njálsgata 1
101 Reykjavik
phone: (+354) 561 5250

This one doesn't have many special gluten-free products. However, if you have access to cooking facilities, you may find the Quinoa flakes (cooking time 3 minutes) very handy.

(last check: April 2008)


budget tip:

If you're into rice cakes... or on a tight budget - they're cheapest at the "Bónus" grocery stores. At least some of them also have the chocolate-covered ones (though not so cheap).

(last check: April 2008)


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