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Cafe Babalu

Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 555 8845
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (115 reviews)
“lamb soup” (97 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 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 2 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 3 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful little cafe this is. We visited twice, first on a particularly wet Icelandic day and were so pleased to visit somewhere with warm hospitality and lovely cafe food. I had lovely cheese toasties on my two visits which delicious and freshly made....More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small but nice restaurant. We had the grilled cheese and tomato soup but the bread was more toasted than grilled.

Thank Richard P
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Karolina P
5 November 2017|
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Just coffee
5 May 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
16 October 2016|
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
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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