How Much Should I Budget For Food In Reykjavik?

Is it expensive to eat in Reykjavik?

Reykjavik is not a budget destination but it's not that expensive either unless you plan to splurge. If you stick with the basics (main courses, no appetizers, no drinks), a good meal can cost around $30.

Where do the locals eat in Iceland?

  • 1) Kaffivagninn. For simple, yet exceptionally tasty food, Kaffivagninn is unanimously one of the team's favourites.
  • 2) Mandi. If you're craving something with a bit of a spicy kick, Mandi is the nicest place to get a lamb shawarma in town.
  • 3) Kaffi Loki.
  • 4) Snaps.
  • 5) Seabaron.
  • 6) 3 Frakkar.
  • 7) Baejarins Beztu.
  • How expensive is food and drink in Iceland?

    How much things cost in Iceland

    Item ISK (average) Price in GBP (approx)
    Meal, inexpensive restaurant 2,500 £14.32
    Three course meal for two at a mid-range restaurant (excluding wine) 15,000 £85
    Domestic beer (half litre) 1,200 £6.87
    Imported Beer (0.33l) 1,000 £5.73

    How do I eat in Iceland on a budget?

  • Bæjarins Beztu Pylsur – “The Best Hot Dogs in Town”
  • Noodle Station – Asian Soup.
  • Hlölla bátar – Subs & Burgers.
  • Dominos – Pizza.
  • Aktu Taktu – Burgers.
  • The Deli – Italian Food.
  • Reykjavík Chips – Fries.
  • How much is a pint in Reykjavik?

    A single person estimated monthly costs are 1,178$ (154,099kr) without rent. Cost of living in Iceland is, on average, 32.99% higher than in United States.

    Cost of Living in Iceland.

    Restaurants Edit
    Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,200.00kr
    Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,000.00kr
    Cappuccino (regular) 590.30kr

    Why is food so expensive in Iceland?

    Almost all food in Iceland is imported, which makes it more expensive. Also, there is a 14% VAT (value added tax) on all food. In addition Iceland has a very small population (320 thousand) so there is not that much competition in retail, which tends to make for higher prices in everything, not just food.

    How much does breakfast cost in Reykjavik?

    Budget Breakfast Prices in Reykjavik: Free – $12.

    What is a typical Icelandic meal?

    Rye bread from a hot spring

    Rúgbrauð, or rye bread, is a staple Icelandic food that's been eaten for centuries. It's traditionally baked in a pot that's buried in the ground next to a bubbling hot spring. The bread is dark brown, dense, spongy and tastes quite sweet.

    Leave a Comment

    Your email address will not be published.