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Ida Zimsen

Vesturgata 2a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 5004
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“carrot cake” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (18 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Deli
$$ - $$$
Vesturgata 2a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for a sandwich and coffee and fell in love with the place. Staff are so friendly. The coffee was the best and although we didn’t sample the cake it looked lovely. The cafe is also an art type shop. It’s quirky, homely...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 374carolineh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked past this cafe two nights ago after dinner and decided to stop in for a hot drink and cake. We had three hot chocolates and the French chocolate cake. Now to put this in context, we’ve had a lot of hot chocolates around...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jimmoiy
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Was attracted by the illy sign and found a little gem. Cozy cafe in a gift shop. Great coffee and cake, lovely staff.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Anne241061
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

After wandering around we found this little interesting cafe located upstairs. A really cute and quaint place. Warm cosy. Great Coffees !!! One of the best iv had ...

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 827chanelc
Reviewed November 18, 2018

To drink coffee and bite into a piece of carrot cake, surrounded by books is lovely! Situated across the Museum of Photography, the cafe has friendly staff, good food and some interesting books and magazines. They focus on local crafts and have curated a selection...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank KdTsk
Reviewed October 15, 2018

One of my favorite places in downtown Reykjavik to just sit down and relax. 101 Reykjavik can get busy and bustling these days, but this little cafe provides an oasis of calm. I love to relax here in cozy chairs amidst books and other paraphernalia...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Simone S
Reviewed August 29, 2018

A composite establishment, you can sit in with the books in the shop or outside (we did) on the patio, had a good coffee and relax.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MikeFo
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Delicious matcha latte and chai latte. Great for kids too with a few toys and a relaxed atmosphere and cosy seats. We loved it here and made a couple of visits while staying nearby.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Lightemitting
Reviewed February 10, 2018

We stopped here expecting it to be more of a bookshop but in fact it's mostly a cafe with books and gifts. We nabbed some comfy chairs by a window which was perfect for watching the snow outside! The carrot cake was great as was...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank jils2
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming, free coffee refills and encouraged to relax and stay. Very reasonably priced. Happy for you to pick books up off the shelves to look over from the shop whilst you drink.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Simon G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vesturgata 2a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 551 5004
  • E-mail
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