It’s really easy to find vegan and vegetarian food in Reykjavik and the offer is definitly more substantial than precooked pizza, salad or pasta. Serveral Iceland’s traditional foods come indeed with the vegan or vegetarian option and the serving sizes are quite big.
The groceries stores also stock a pretty good variety of vegetables and vegetarian dishes. You can easily find sanwiches with vegan cheese, not really the most common thing in other countries. However, expect to find Reykjavik grocieries and restaurants prices more expensive than in the rest of Europe.
Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurant in Reykjavik
This restaurany can be really handy while visiting Reykjavik. It is indeed located in the center of the city, close to the the turtist attraction. The atmosphere is cozy and warm. The food offering consist in good size vegetable soups: coconut soups, tomato soups and vegetable broth. There are also noodle dishes with vegan and vegetarian options made with tofu and vegetables.
Kaffihúsið Garðurinn (Ecstasy’s Heart-Garden)
Kaffihúsið Garðurinn is a tiny minimalist cafe situated on Klapparstígur (center of Reykjavik) and really popular among locals. The cafe style is inspired to buddhism and metitation, so expect to find a realy calm and relaxing atmosphere.
The menu inludes special vegetarian and vegan dishes with ingredients locally sourced and fresh. The soups, the curries, the salads, the nut stewes and the culiflower roasts are inventive and full of flavour. The dessert is also not to be missed.
Jömm – Street Food
If you want to grab a quick lunch while visiting the city, Jömm is the place you are looking fpr. Located in a food court inside a shopping mall, Jömm offers really teasty vegan street food. The options are vegan burgers, wrap and salad box options with fries as a side.