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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


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Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

Read the reviews. They were awesome. Went and was totally disappointed. The girl at the counter was so rude. Anything we asked for was such an inconvenience to her it seemed like. She made us feel so uncomfortable. I don’t know why she was like...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank NikaBish
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

This place is wonderful, the pastries are so fresh, and the people working there are so kind. Everything in there looked amazing

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Kathryn N
Reviewed February 10, 2019

We did a quick visit at the sculpture and the Harpa concert hall. Then we came to this cafe to have a big breakfast and took many yummy pastries to go for our long drive. Everything is baked so well. And the staff was very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank tomimitotoro
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Don't miss this.....we didn't see the Northern Lights, but did get to taste these amazing coffee buns.....hot out of the oven!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank peterjamesb1
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Great bread, friendly English speaking staff, affordable prices = perfect for a backpacker breakfast before a day of Icelandic exploration

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank richardhJ6373DS
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We stumbled onto the Bernhoftsbakari down by the waterfront by accident. A longstanding bakery in Rekjavik, they have great breads and pastries - bet you can't buy just one! Down the hill a few blocks from Laugavegur (100?). Highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kathy N
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Great bakery with a good selection. We ordered a couple of filled bread rolls which were excellent and were still tasting great when eaten on our tour a number of hours later.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Stan77777
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

This is more of a local pastry shop where the local come, grab and go. We tasted few pastries here, they were all delicious. We really the cinnamon bun with nuts on top. They have few seats by the window where you can enjoy your...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank alanroytbak
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Fantastic bread, really high quality. Some of the best we had in the city. Open early in the morning, so its a good stop for coffee as well. Great pastries.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dave S
Reviewed August 8, 2018

I found this place just walking around early in the morning on a Saturday. Mostly everything is Reykjavik does not open until 10 am on the weekends. This bakery was the exception. It was a bustling little cafe with a great selections of pastries and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank LauraS_31383
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Response from Bernhoftsbakari1834 | Property representative |
Thank you for your e-mail. Our shop is small and has only 5 seats by the window.
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