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Skolavoroustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 555 8845
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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went here on a recommendation from a girlfriend who had eaten here 2 years ago. I'm wondering if the chef has changed as it was not great. I had tomato soup and it seemed like it was simply a bottle of pasatta heated up. My daughter had a vegetarian lasagne and only the middle of it was edible as... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We spent a good few hours watching Reykjavik going back after a long day walking. The soup and grilled cheese was fresh and could tell it was homemade. It was a filling lunchtime meal to keep us going. The chai tea was also lovely and was nothing like the mass produced chain coffee shop types. The cafe or only small... More 

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Thank Gez82
Halifax, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

I went here with my friends during my stay in Iceland. I had a very good ham and cheese panini with some cake for dessert. It is a very quirky place that is worth a visit.

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Thank Derek R
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Big sign in the window FREE ICELANDIC WATER well I am a yorkshire man this cafe is a bit hippyish with hemp vegan brownies we had cheesecake a tea and of course hot chocolate all cost around £20 free wifi

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Thank DavidGHaigh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in to have a nice bowl of soup. Small but excellent menu. Reasonably priced and served quickly. I would recommend this to any travellers not sure where to get a bite to eat in a foreign land.

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Thank Paul R
Surrey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely stop stop for lunch. Had the tomato soup & grilled cheese sandwich, both delicious. Good coffee too. Would recommend.

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Thank CADSurrey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Love this place, nice staff and it´s very cozy. We went here everyday. I recommend this place............

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Thank Angelica B
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

not that big place but cozy and great for having a break. The chai latte was not so good though. Has it's charm the place.. :)

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Thank Gabs C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely food, great coffee and the decor is fabulous - and the toilet definitely shouldn't be missed !

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We liked it in here! quirky, relaxed and cute. Nice to sit with a hot chocolate and people watch. My friend and I popped in practically every time we walked past. Good vegan options and loved all the knicknacks.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skolavoroustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 555 8845

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?