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Quick Bites, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Glo is always on the way. Located at three locations in the capital area, one on Laugavegur 20, downtown Reykjavik which is 100% vegan, one in Fákafen 11 and one in Hæðasmári 6. Our goal is to serve healthy food for everyone. The head chef at Glo is Solveig Eiriksdottir, a pioneer in the field of healthy cooking in Iceland. Gló has been voted the "Best vegetarian" 2011, 2012 & 2013
$9 - $17
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
European, Healthy
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed March 6, 2020

Travelling with a food intolerance can be daunting but full marks to this well placed cosy restaurant for the choice available to a coeliac. The staff were well informed and the food was varied, tasty and different. We went back for a second visit as...it was so good.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed February 29, 2020

A great restaurant with lots of options to choose from. They have a meat free ingredient called "oumph" and it's superb. I would strongly recommend this place. The staff are also super friendly and can speak many languages.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

This restaurant is the perfect choice for the health conscious, environmentally conscious traveller with plenty of options for all food lovers. Fresh food, reasonably priced and ideally located in the heart of the city.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 21, 2020 via mobile

I’d strongly recommend this place if you’re looking for good quality food at a reasonable price. From my recent experience, Reykavijk isn’t cheap when trying to find a decent meal. This place is very reasonable when compared to other restaurants in the area; it also...caters for veggies, vegans and meat eaters. The hosts give you a warm but not intrusive welcome and the atmosphere is comfortable and relaxed. I’d recommend the Indian Dahl bowl and the Mediterranean bowl. If you like beer you might like to order a glass of the draught Icelandic brew which is a lovely accompaniment to the gorgeous food on offer :-) We enjoyed it so much the second night of our holiday that we returned for 3 nights running :-) Thank you for your lovely food and warm welcome :-)More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 20, 2020 via mobile

We visited at lunchtime. No need to book. There are plenty of tables. The restaurant is accessed up a flight of stairs. Healthy food is central to this restaurant. We had a oumph burger (suitable for vegetarians) and a beef burger. Both are served with...sweet potato fries. Approximately £14 per meal. Service was quick. Food quality was good. Our only thought was for choice of drinks which were not great (we had natural soda which must be an acquired taste but worth a try). You can get a beer, natural sodas, tea/coffee, or free water. We’d certainly visit again as a nice meal and a peaceful haven in the heart of the city. Easily found and conveniently located just off the main road. Limited on street parking does seem available although it’s easy to walk here if you are already in the city.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 19, 2020 via mobile

Four very happy bunnies after a very tasty and healthy lunch (and vegan cheesecake)! Great staff and lovely vibe as well.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 11, 2020

My husband and I visited Glo as I am vegetarian and was getting fed up with most restaurants in Reykjavik offering veggie burgers or pizza as the main options. The restaurant itself is very plain with wooden seating, plain walls and little atmosphere. However the...staff were very pleasant and helpful and the whole place, including the toilets, were spotless. I opted for a vegan Mexican bowl which was on at an offer price of 1400 isk which is around £8.50. The bowl included salad, salsa, guacamole, nachos, black beans, jalapenos and oumph (a vegan soya chicken). It was very filling and very tasty. My husband had a vegan Thai soup which I nearly fell off my seat at, given he rarely eats vegetables let alone vegan food 😂. He said the soup was full of flavour and had a bit of a kick to it whilst not being overpowering. The prices were very reasonable and the good was fresh and tasty. Definitely worth a visit if you are vegan or vegetarian.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed February 9, 2020

Quick and good quality gluten free, healthy food. To go or eat in. Fab service and lovely warm surroundings. Reasonably priced too!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 6, 2020

We wanted a restaurant that had a good gluten free range and this one fitted the bill nicely. Just up a sidestreet and on the first floor this is a large and airy restaurant. Deciding what to eat was a challenge. The gluten free option...became the burger which was served on a spelt bun. Lots of gherkins and tomatos and lovely fresh salads. It didnt look huge but was very filling. The salads were very fresh and used vegetable spaghetti to double for noodles. We left feeling very full. Lots of vegan and vegetarian options as well as many being gluten free too.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed February 5, 2020 via mobile

Stumbled across this little place full of locals (great sign) can take out or eat in. Vege & vegan options are amazing, full of flavour & everything is freshly made. 100% recommended!

Date of visit: February 2020
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