Nielsen Restaurant

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Thai take away days

Thai take away days

In April we had to think outside the box! Due to Covid-19, we were forced to close Nielsen restaurant temporarily. We wanted to offer the locals of Egilsstaðir and East Iceland something that you could not usually get in Egilsstaðir, just to shake things up a bit....

La Primavera Ristorante Pop-up

La Primavera Ristorante Pop-up

On the 21st and 22nd of Frebruary we got our third guest chef over, Leifur Kolbeinsson. Leifur is the head chef and owner of one of the oldest restaurants in Iceland, La Primavera ristorante. La primavera offer fine dining Northern Italian cuisine incorporating high...

The Christmas menu

The Christmas menu

Christmas season at Nielsen started with a bang when we got our second guest chef, Marentza Poulsen, for a visit on the 22nd and 23rd of November. Marentza is a renowned smørrebrød (traditional Danish open-faced sandwiches) chef in Iceland, originally from the Faroese...

Sumac Grill + Drinks pop-up event at Nielsen restaurant

Sumac Grill + Drinks pop-up event at Nielsen restaurant

On the 25th and 26th of October 2019 our first ever guest chef, Þráinn Freyr Vigfússon, visited Nielsen restaurant. Þráinn is the head chef and owner of the popular restaurant Zumac grill+ drinks in Reykjavík city center. Þráinn put together a six course tasting menu...

Opening hours:

Monday - Friday: 11:30 - 14:30
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Contact:

nielsenrestaurant@gmail.com
+354 471 2001
Tjarnarbraut 1, 700 Egilsstaðir, Iceland