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Ida Zimsen

Vesturgata 2a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 5004
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“carrot cake” (7 reviews)
“cakes” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Vesturgata 2a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a tea-drinker, I particularly want to point out that the tea is of very high quality, despite not being more expensive than in other places. The carrot cake was delicious, and to sit there and relax among the books is great! Low-key, friendly.

Thank ScienceNTravel
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here with my wife and daughter to take a break. We got some coffee and a couple of soft drinks and sat outside at one of the many tables and enjoyed the atmosphere. You are right across from the art museum and when...More

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place to drink some morning coffee. Found this cafe located in a cute gift shop / books store. The staff were nice, the coffee was good, the cakes and the sandwiches were good as well. Just what I was looking...More

Thank Amit R
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Small, comfy, friendly. The staff is very nice and the pastries decent on Icelandic standards. I like to soend2 hiurs reading there !

Thank PAMKoala
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Very lovely and relaxing place with books and warm, perfect coffee. The best carrot cake in Reykjavik! It's the best place for rainy day :)

Thank eSOeNIA_Fa
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We popped in here for a coffee on a wet day and ended up sitting in comfy chairs by the window watching people go by outside. The place is essentially a bookshop with a coffee shop inside. Lots of comfy chairs and tables dotted around...More

Thank Sunnyme64
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Enjoyed a very nice coffee in this lovely book/retail store. Great place just to relax and take a short break from walking the sites of central Reykavik

Thank Ichdien000
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Came here on a rainy day and it had such a nice warm atmosphere. Kind of a bookshop/library/café but with good coffee and the best carrot cake I've had in a while.

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely book/gift shop - warm, friendly atmosphere and a good selection of cakes to accompany drinks. Latte was delicious and not over priced Would definitely return

Thank JanGornall
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The service is very good. The atmosphere is lovely. Prices are not very steep and You have a choice of a large assortment of reading material if You choose to loaf around for a while.

Thank Addaandi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vesturgata 2a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 551 5004
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