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Glaetan Cafe Bistro Book Shop - CLOSED

Laugavegur 19, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 511 1180
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Dec 21, 2013
“Great food but lacking atmosphere..”
Dec 21, 2013
“Good food at a good price”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Laugavegur 19, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed March 18, 2012

Had Icelandic pancakes at the Cafe. Very good, nice atmosphere, good espresso. Recommended

Thank srodday
Reviewed March 12, 2012

Perfect stop for a hot chocolate or coffee or light meal whilst walking the main street. watch the world go buy with good quality food and friendly service.

Thank hvs_10
Reviewed February 22, 2012

This restaurant has good food, nice employees and inviting atmosphere

Thank Travelwithmykids50
Reviewed January 3, 2012

We'd read good reviews beforehand and liked the look of the place from the outside and weren't disappointed. Young friendly staff were very welcoming and the food very nice. On our first visit (yes, we returned we enjoyed it so much!) my son had pasta...More

1  Thank dennis-n-minnie
Reviewed November 10, 2011

One afternoon whilst walking back through the town we stopped here for a drink and a bite to eat. Price wise it's similar to everywhere else. What sets it apart is nothing matches the chairs are all different cups and saucers don't match. It's a...More

Thank CrystalSux
Reviewed August 21, 2011

My friend and I were looking for a place to do a nice dinner since we had spent every day before cooking at our hostel. We were willing to pay $50 for a nice dinner but all the other restaurants we looked at seemed to...More

4  Thank SLmimi
Reviewed July 11, 2011

Stepped in here on a Sunday for a quick bite and was pleasantly surprised top get a hearty panini and salad for so cheap. The service was very friendly and the overall experience was excellent. It's always nice to eat around books--especially if you're traveling...More

4  Thank StephanieChiariello
Reviewed September 8, 2010

I ducked into Glaetan to escape the rain and have a quick bite of lunch. The cafe is quiet and casual, and I didn't feel conspicuous at all as a tourist there (unlike Vegemot, where I originally went for lunch, but decided I definitely wasn't...More

1  Thank texpenguin
Reviewed November 2, 2009

This coffee shop had a lovely warm homely feel to it. Good coffee and excellent carrot cake. Nice place to break up the walk along the main shopping street.

Thank Nasher78
Reviewed November 29, 2008

yes went for a hotchoclate and a bite at this newly opened coffee place, yes the quiche was amazing, crispy pastry and tasty filling, lovely hotchoclate nice and pipping hot just like i like it. they were books,magazines even english papper to read.had a peaceful...More

1  Thank Sabinesteinhauer
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $21
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laugavegur 19, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 511 1180
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