Nielsen is a newly renovated restaurant in the heart of Egilsstaðir, East Iceland. The house, which is the oldest house in town, was built in 1944 by a danish man named Oswald Nielsen hence the name of the restaurant.
The owners of Nielsen restaurant are Sólveig and Kári. Sólveig was born and raised in Egilsstaðir. Kári is a renowned chef in Iceland who before moving to Egilsstaðir worked as a head chef at Dill restaurant in Reykjavík, the only restaurant in Iceland ever to receive a Michelin star (so far).