Our Blog RSS

Bakeries in Reykjavík

Bakarí
15/05/2023 23:05

Iceland boasts a delightful selection of bakeries that should not be missed. These bakeries offer a wide variety of sweet and savory treats that are sure to satisfy any appetite.

One of the most popular bakery items in Iceland is the “kleinur”, a twisted doughnut-like pastry that´s crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, and pairs perfectly with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate.

In Reykjavík city center you will find some of the best bakeries in the country, each offering a unique experience.

Sandholt bakery is renowned for using high quality ingredients and traditional baking techniques to create its amazing bread, pastries and cakes. Sandholt also offers a cozy atmosphere and friendly service, making it a popular spot for locals and tourists alike.

With multiple locations throughout the city, Brauð & Co. bakery offers a wide variety of sweet and savory treats in a modern, minimalist setting. It is a must-visit for anyone looking to indulge in the best of Icelandic baked goods.

Brikk is a trendy and modern bakery that offers a variety of bread, soups and pastries. It is also a café where visitors can enjoy their baked goods with a cup of coffee or tea. With its minimalist interior design and welcoming atmosphere, Brikk has become one of the favorite spots for locals and tourists looking for a unique bakery experience in Reykjavík.

Hygge Coffee & Micro Bakery is the perfect spot to relax and indulge in a sweet treat while enjoying the warm and soft atmosphere. Hygge is best known for its delicious croissants and pastries. The interior design features wooden tables and rustic decor that makes visitors feel right at home. Hygge bakery is the perfect place for anyone looking for a delightful and comforting bakery experience in Reykjavik.

Finally, Baka Baka is a popular artisanal bakery located in the city center of Reykjavík. The bakery offers a wide range of freshly baked bread, cakes and other pastries. The bakery is committed to using local ingredients, and offers a variety of gluten free and vegan options. With its bright interior design, Baka Baka is a popular spot to enjoy a good breakfast or a snack.

Picture: Veitingageirinn

Overall, Iceland´s bakeries impress with their quality and variety of baked goods. So next time you find yourself in Iceland, be sure to indulge in some of the country´s delicious treats.

The Icelandic eruption that shook the world!
The Skaftáreldar eruptions, one of the greatest volcanic events in Icelandic history, took place from 1783 to 1784. Originating from Lakagígar, a spectacular row of craters stretching over 29 kilometers, these eruptions are remembered not only for their sheer magnitude but also for their profound impact on the world.
Navigating the Seasons: Your Guide to Summer in Iceland
We can officially say summer is here, but in general, summer happens in phases in Iceland. Our seasons are not typical: spring, summer, fall, and winter. Instead, we have the first day of summer, followed by the third winter, first spring, fourth winter, second spring, fifth winter, second spring again, false summer, sixth winter, sprummer (a mix of spring and summer), summer-ish, first fall, last summer, second fall, first winter, third fall, second winter, and third fall. Did you manage to follow our complicated season system? No worries, we don’t either!
17 Júní 2024, 80 years of independence!
This year marks 80 years since Iceland officially gained it´s independence from Denmark, Icelander´s National Day, June 17, is celebrated every year to celebrate the establishment of a republic in this country in 1944. This day is also the birthday of Jón Sigurðsson (1811-1879), our very own independence hero. So, this day is very special for us in Iceland!
Welcome to Reykjavik in June: Experience the Magic of the Midnight Sun!
We are thrilled to have you with us during your stay in Reykjavik this June. The city has a lot to offer for its visitors and locals alike, and we’d like to keep you informed so you can make the best of your time here with us. June is one of the most enchanting times to visit Iceland, thanks to the long days and the energy of summer festivals.
TripAdvisor Travelers´ Choice Awards 2024
We’re thrilled to share some amazing news with you— our hotels have snagged the prestigious Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Award for 2024! This is a huge deal for us, and we couldn’t have done it without our fantastic guests.