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Posthusstraeti 9, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 519 9898
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (20 reviews)
“edamame” (6 reviews)
“noodles” (12 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Posthusstraeti 9, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first restaurant on our first night in Reykjavik and did it deliver! I was travelling with a group of 4 people who all enjoy different cuisines so settling a restaurant can be difficult. Anyway, they had a promotion that could order 4...More

Thank jmantle87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nora was a brilliant restaurant with a central location - tucked away in a side street. This meant that it was quiet, thus resulting in a peaceful dinner surrounded mainly by locals. The food there was exceptional, with a variety of choice of 3 for...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I had the Spicy Burger (Logi) with sweet potato fries. One of the best burgers I've tasted. Highly recommeneded.

Thank Arnar E
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Great burger but terrible service! It was basically empty only two other tables were full. We were not sure if we had to go up to the bar to order. We waited 30mins to go up to the bar to order only to be told...More

Thank NoraMaya
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We happened by this restaurant while walking around on our first night in Reykjavik. Being a family of vegetarians, we were unsure of our options but were pleasantly surprised . All of our small dishes and the sandwich were excellent; well flavored, well balanced and...More

Thank Anisha A
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We popped into Nora Magasin for an early dinner after completing our Golden Circle tour. We were pretty hungry so we came in at about 7pm. It’s closer to the downtown area than it is to the main street, so it was a bit of...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This is a very cosy bar. Not to noisy (which is excelent if you want to talk). Great drinks, great music, great interior. Very friendly staff. Worth a visit. Definitely place you want to visit again.

Thank Frodirr
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Nice place a bit away from the main street of Reykjavik. I went with the 3for2 deal, which gives you 3 tapas for the price of the 2 most expensive ones. The risotto was OK, the dumplings were really good and the camembert was good...More

Thank pj_claeys
Reviewed 29 August 2017

They allowed us to wait for the city walk inside on a freezing cold morning. Returned for an amazing lunch. The sandwiches are big enough for two and the flaming cheese is entertaining and delicious. Would go back in a minute

Thank Haven'tseenitallyet
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here on the 26th of August 2017 and we enjoyed it very much. Very good fresh fish for me and an Amazing beef burger for my wife, we were served by a very kind girl. I recommend it

Thank Stefan G
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7 October 2017|
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27 November 2016|
Response from unkybuck | Reviewed this property |
there isnt a need to book here. its more a young casual take it as you find it sort of place. its not so much a restaurant as a trendy little wine/cocktail bar that has lots of tables to also have food at.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Posthusstraeti 9, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 519 9898
  • E-mail
NORA is located in the heart of Reykjavik city center, next to the Parliament. The restaurant is named after local store that opened in 1933 and was named Nora Magasin. A kitchen, cafe and cocktail bar in the heart of Reykjavík with relaxed and casual atmosphere, great selection of local beers, spirits and cocktails. The menu consists of great variation of small courses.
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