Scope Festival Special: Reykjavík by Ólafur Arnalds

North’s one of the most popular bands Kiasmos will be at Berlin as part of Scope Festival on November 25th! Since we love the band, we wanted to ask Olafur’s favorite places in Rekjavik and prepared a Reykjavik guide for all of Nordic lovers! Don’t forget to listen our Scope Festival 2017 playlist here while reading Olafur’s Reykjavik guide!

for eating

Kolabrautin Restaurant in Harpa Concert House. Best view and best food. And actually pretty vegetarian friendly.

for drinking

Skúli Craftbar. My favourite quiet sit down spot

for coffee

Stofan Café and Kaffitár

for dancing


for music

Also Húrra

for escaping

I have a secret place…

for record shopping

Lucky Records

for clothes shopping

Hurra Reykjavik


for first date

Sake Barinn, is quiet and nice.

for inspiration

Go see the Symphony Orchestra. Their program tends to be very nice

for walking

Walk along the harbour and the ocean front, watch the mountains across the fjords.

for sleeping

I like home! But you could try Loft Hostel. Very charming place


for the best view

Go to the top of Hallgrímskirkja

your favorite local place

Vesturbæjarlaug. The swimming pool of west Reykjavík.

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