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Cafe Babalu

Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 555 8845
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“crepes” (115 reviews)
“lamb soup” (97 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We took a break from our major march through the city and enjoyed delicious coffee and cake in a cute, cozy, homey environment. Friendly staff.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Short walk down the street from Hallgrímskirkja. Cool menu items from coffee to crepes to cake. Interesting decor, highlight being the Star Wars bathroom which was probably the highlight of my visit. Free WiFi is a plus.

Thank Beth A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cozy little cafe. It was rainy so we ordered the tomato soup and grilled cheese and grilled ham and cheese. Both sandwiches were served on delicious bread. Also had the carrot cake. I ordered it everywhere I went and I think it was one of...More

Thank Granitepointgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made this a daily stop for coffee, good desserts, and excellent Wifi. The cappuccino was excellent. If you order plain coffee, you pick a mug and can refill it, which was quite nice. There is also an outdoor deck with a nice view.

Thank Virginiatravel1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cool place, laid back staff, funky decor and really good food for good value. We had the lamb soup on a chilly night and it was perfect- came with freshly baked bread.

Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quirky bright cafe with friendly staff with appealing menu for anytime of day. Hot drinks were welcome and enjoyable on a cold day. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in to have something sweet and what delightfully surprised with the options. From crepes, to muffins, cheesecake to good ole fashioned chocolate cake, all of us found something we enjoyed! The coffees were quite good as well!

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely, homely atmosphere! Pancake was great and free coffee refills. There was a good selection for breakfast and we would definitely go back.

Thank jack w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hot lamb soup & pesto/tomato/cheese panini to warm our tired & cold selves. Soup is the best lamb soup we’ve had in Iceland & we’ve eaten a lot of it throughout the coastal regions. Not only was it delicious it is quite affordable even if...More

Thank RoadWhore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a few drinks. Felt like a home. Very cozy and great atmosphere. The interior is very cute. Great friendly staff. Recommended for a quick drink or bite to eat

Thank Gaya K
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Karolina P
November 5, 2017|
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Response from Michelle O | Reviewed this property |
Just coffee
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melbmum
May 5, 2017|
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Response from Tiphaine M |
Hello !! We're open at 9am til 11pm (but we close the kitchen at 10pm) 😊 See ya !!
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Rebecca S
October 16, 2016|
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Response from pgl74a |
Pas mauvaise mais pas excellente non plus (pratiquement pas de viande) ; Hot; it's good on winter !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 555 8845
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