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Cafe Varmo

Strandvegi 51, Vestmannaeyjar 900, Iceland
+354 866 6286
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  • Very good15%
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Travellers talk about
“lamb soup” (2 reviews)
“soups” (3 reviews)
“cake” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Soups, European
Strandvegi 51, Vestmannaeyjar 900, Iceland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Cafe Varmo
1. Meringue cake
"Very welcoming and keen owners who know all about the islands."
Loftur L
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2. Traditional Icelandic Meatsoup
" The Soup is THE BEST with Fresh Bread and Coffee - JUST PERFECT."
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3. Buffet 11:30-13:30
"Normal icelandic prices. Was offered free refills"
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Very much for locals, but friendly to us visitors. Basic decor makes it charming. The soups are a speciality here. Disappointed that they did not have decaff coffee, but the hot chocolate was lovely. Free Wi-fi and toilets here.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Con53
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Lovely coffee and rolls on a rainy day. The owners were friendly and gave us good tips about the town.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank admiralnelsonden
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in here early in the morning for a cup of coffee and a snack. Delicious pie, even better coffee! Very friendly staff, free WiFi, plenty of seating. Quick walk from ferry. Absolutely would visit again. Staff was so kind and helpful. COME HERE!!

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank 646brandie
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Local . Love this place I eat ther almost every day. And drop in for a coffe and cake with my Family many times.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Hlynur M
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

After a whole day of climbing mountains we wanted to have some coffe to wait for the ferry. So glad we decided to go here! The coffee was delicious and oh-my that chochlate cake! 😍 Very friendly café!

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank yainay
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

I've literally tasted Everything they offer and I love it. Specially the Icelandic Meatsoup and my favorite cake is the Pecan pie with whipped cream and a big cup of hot chocolate.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Aldis M
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Being a pretty miserable day on the day we visited Westman Islands we were totally delighted to walk into Café Varmo and to be so jovially greeted and well-served by staff. We thoroughly enjoyed our steaming bowls of Icelandic Soup, with crusty bread (and the...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Goannago
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

Soups were delicious! Even my very picky children asked for more. Walking distance from harbour. Quick and pleasant service.

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank JessicaO750
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a coffee while waiting for the ferry. Wish we would have found this cafe earlier in the day. The lady who served us was very friendly and the cafe had a hometown feel. The desserts in the case looked amazing. This cafe...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Krista J
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

This is Close to the Port and the Ladies Running the Cafe are So Lovely it is Unreal. The Soup is THE BEST with Fresh Bread and Coffee - JUST PERFECT.

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank NicholasMarlow
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strandvegi 51, Vestmannaeyjar 900, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  South Region  >  Westmann Islands  >  Heimaey Island  >  Vestmannaeyjar
  • Phone Number: +354 866 6286
  • E-mail
Cosy coffee shop in Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland. There's always soup of the day and the famous traditional Icelandic Meatsoup with bread and coffee. Cakes and sweetbreads, coffee or hot chocolate. Everyone welcome, the staff is always ready to help.
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