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All reviews carrot cake sandwiches toasted sandwich donuts bread lamb great coffee hot chocolate free wifi coffee stop coffee place seating upstairs chai latte cosy cafe nice atmosphere the main street quick lunch
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Reviewed March 27, 2020

It is a charming place in the main Street in Reykjavik. Welcoming atmosphere. I came in for a quick espresso. Very friendly and kind staff and a great espresso. The place itself is very charming and cozy .

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed March 21, 2020

Had a toasted sandwich freshly made and served with a bag of crisps. Tea and hot chocolate were lovely. If you are looking for a freshly made quick eats give this place a visit. Very reasonable priced.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 15, 2020

Came here for breakfast. I ordered toast/a waffle and drank plenty of flat whites. The waffle and coffee were very good and I enjoyed relaxing in here. It's a nice little coffee bar with plenty of seating. Would recommend and would go again.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

Really lovely cosy and friendly cafe, great breakfast stop for waffles and lovely home made cakes. Always had a lovely atmosphere.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

Excellent coffee and snacks. The waffles are fabulous. This place is always busy and that tells you all you need to know. It has a really cosy atmosphere and the staff are friendly and helpful. If you want a light bite or a bit of...breakfast go here, you’ll not be disappointed.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 1, 2020

Stopped here a number of times for coffee and waffles. Friendly staff, coffee was lovely and the waffles (we chose with chocolate and cream, other options also available) were great. Well located for a quick rest while walking around town and with a nice atmosphere....We overheard the guy making coffee ask some customers to challenge him to a coffee design on the froth and he managed to impress them.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 27, 2020

My husband and I were on our way to a museum and wanted to make a quick stop. My husband grabbed a beer and I grabbed a coffee. Both were excellent. The place was very busy with really only one spot available even though it...was a Tuesday afternoon. They have a happy hour later on in the day that we intended to come back for, but never made it. The staff was friendly as well.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 31, 2020 via mobile

Best tomato soup I’ve ever had!! And the toasted sandwiches were delicious as well. Highly recommend for a heat up on a cold afternoon. Staff were so so friendly and made to feel very welcome. Thank you 🙂

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 28, 2020

On a very cold and snowy afternoon, this was a welcome stop for a very nice cup of coffee. Friendly, local and welcoming.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 17, 2020

We stopped here for mid-afternoon coffee and cake, and were not disappointed! Whilst the chocolate cake was a little dry, the carrot cake more than made up for it- very tasty. The atmosphere in the cafe was lovely and the staff were very friendly! Our...favourite cafe (and coffee!) in Reykjavík so far! :)More

Date of visit: January 2020
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