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Apotek Restaurant

Austurstraeti 16, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 0011
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, European, Grill, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Austurstraeti 16, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Apotek Restaurant
1. Best cocktails in town!
"By far the best cocktails in town."
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2. Superb Food, Service and Ambie
"Visited on 11th March as a party of 4."
Rob G
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3. Gorgeous Dessert
"We stopped at Apotek on our food walking tour as our last destination."
Jacqueline K
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were walking around town looking for dinner and found this wonderful restaurant. Everything was well prepared and tasty and the service was just great. Definitely a gem!

Thank davey314
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Great lunch spot, with fantastic bread! Service was very friendly and the food was fantastic. The presentation is pretty cool too. Free water and wifi. Just like many Icelandic restaurants, as a couple expect to spend $75-$100 USD. ***Let me preface the service across the...More

Thank TBLJTiki
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went to Apótek restaurant with my daughter for lunch. We had the fish and soup of the day. The soup was Pumpkin soup and it was very good. The fish is called Langa in icelandic I do not know what it is called in...More

Thank Aðalbjörg J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best brunch in area ..28 $ Canadian ... mimosas , coffee , meats cheeses , bread , eggs , bacon , sausage etc ...great food

Thank eddiemac436
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just prepare to pay lots in Reykjavik anywhere you eat. Apotek is gorgeous- I had a gigantic beef filet that was divine, but boy oh boy expensive (and I live in New York City!) However, in the scheme of things vis a vis this town...More

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 5 days ago

We only has their "summer dessert" here, which was a very beautifully prepared and presented Skyr yoghurt dish. Tasted like silk! If their service of this in any indication of the rest of their menu, then I highly recommend this place for a meal!

Thank Angelique G
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went for pre-dinner drinks and sat at the bar. The ambiance and decor were just perfect. We had absinthe and a few other cocktails. The bar tenders were so skilled - it was a pleasure to watch. Fantastic spot. Will go again and have...More

Thank Taleen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

we ended here with dessert and coffee/tea - wonderful treat and lovely restaurant - definitely worth the visit

Thank ElizabethRhodeIsland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good, and the service was too, but it was expensive. We had heard Iceland was pricey, but you don't get "alot of bang for your buck."

Thank 238Michelle68
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the food in this restaurant so much that we went there twice. The fish dishes (we are pescatarian) were excellent; they were beautifully presented and very creatively prepared. Our friends had the lamb and raved about it as well. It is a bit...More

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Stephanie Y
20 September 2018|
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Response from WheresMel | Reviewed this property |
They have two different multicourse menus. If you go for the Icelandic themed one they include whale but if you go for the non-Icelandic one (they create a different menu each week) there won't be whale on included on... More
Jacque S
18 August 2018|
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Response from Hendrik J | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations. You can either use their website or call them via telephone.
7 August 2018|
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Response from Cat M | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if there are special rooms for groups, but call them. I did see a group that was accommodated in one corner of the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 23:30
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 00:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Austurstraeti 16, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 551 0011
  • E-mail
WELCOME TO APOTEK kitchen+ bar Apotek is a new and exciting restaurant located in one of the most beautiful corners of Reykjavik in Austurstraeti 16. The restaurant is casual-smart, offering delicious food in vibrant atmosphere and stylish surroundings. The menu is a fun mix of Icelandic and European cuisine with a smoking hot Argentinean grill. Dishes are designed to share and enjoy together.
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