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Mulakaffi

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Hallarmuli | Next TO The City Park Hotel, Reykjavik 108, Iceland
+354 553 7737
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Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Mon 07:30 - 20:00
Fri 07:30 - 20:00
Sat 10:00 - 14:00
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Clane, Ireland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb local food at a reasonably price. Restaurant is only open Monday to Friday, What a pity its not opened on weekends. Very friendly environment and great food. Its mostly frequented by locals and that's a wonderful recommendation in itself.

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2 Thank Eireann9
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the Hotel Island staff told us about this restaurant. It is not a tourist place, rather, it's where the locals go, including the police for their dinners--the best way to find genuine, home-made Icelandic food! The food is served cafeteria style; every day, the restaurant offers at least one fish entrée and at least one meat entrée -... More 

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, friendly service, generous portions and blissfully affordable. Approximately $25USD per person for a substantial meal- including dessert. Hours for dinner are from 5:30-8:00. No reservation needed. And if you are looking for the police, you'll find them here.

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Mulakaffi won't win any awards for interior decor, cutting edge Icelandic cuisine or their wine cellar. That's not to say that you won't get a hot, filling and honest meal here, and not pay a lot (by Icelandic standards). You'll also get to dine with some of Reykjavik's finest when they are in for their meals; there were 10 police... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This little gem was just around the corner from our hotel and we ate there the first evening. It seems to be a favourite haunt of the local police as quite a few came and went while we were there. A two course meal (soup and a main course + drink) cost us about £15 each. Believe me, in Reykjavik,... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We actually ate here twice for dinner during a recent visit. It was located right next door to our hotel which was very convenient after a long day of tours. Lots of locals, including the local police. Not a lot of tourists. It's cafeteria style (you pick your meat (they had lamb & pork, and meatballs one night) or fish,... More 

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Corby, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We went on TA recommendation. As reviewed before, always full of Reykjavik Police, but not in a bad way :) Lamb was excellent, the lady serving us saw that the tray was nearly empty & instead of giving us what was left, brought out a fresh tray of beautifully cooked lamb. Cafeteria style,with help yourself salad/soup/bread.

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1 Thank Paul Q
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Thanks to the reviews on here and with it only being round the corner me and my wife tried it. And as everyone said it was superb! Proper Icelandic home cooking. The 2 women serving couldn't have been nicer,so helpful and friendly. Best meal I have had so far and left very full as mentioned on here the soup and... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Plain surroundings, very clean. good selection of fish or meat mains ,soup station choice of two soups with bread, The salad bar was extensive. coffee with refills. all 3 courses set price 5000is krona for two people. Had spent 20,000kr for my main meal the day before. A hotel burger at lunch time had cost 5000kr. no coffee. Mulakaffi serve... More 

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Elmira, Canada
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146 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

They have limited hours but worth going there. We originally saw a lot of police cars around it and wondered ?? but found out it was because the police eat there. We had dinner there which could be a buffet or off the menu. I'd recommend the buffet. Large servings and all you can eat. Good Icelandic food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Soups, Scandinavian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 20:00
Friday
07:30 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hallarmuli | Next TO The City Park Hotel, Reykjavik 108, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 553 7737

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