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Cafe Babalu

Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 555 8845
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (102 reviews)
“lamb soup” (76 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
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11 - 20 of 957 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very yummy chocolate cake, apple crumble and crepes in a cute funky spot with good service . There is lots of place to sit down and a good menu to select from. We went late about 930 pm and still hopping.

Thank Brownintow
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Decent prices and the ambiance is charming. However, you can get a better hot chocolate and cafe latte at other places. The hot chocolate taste like the instant powdered kind that you can buy at the store. Also, very poor presentation. The cafe latte is...More

1  Thank chrisstopher
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I only visited because the reviews were good :) It looked a bit haphazard for my taste, but I pushed on and ordered.. glad I did. We had a carrot cupcake and an apple crumble - they were delicious - as were the lattes. So...More

Thank MaureenJT
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Have the carrot cake. Better yet have the carrot muffins, less icing, more crispy top. Both delicious.

Thank Giles_Charter
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We had tasty hot chocolate, but the food at the other tables looked delicious. It's open till quite late at night.

Thank Roni R
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Cozy spot with good food that won't break your bank too much. Try the lamb soup with bread and the chocolate cake!

Thank Slstump
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Babalu at the start of our trip to Reykjavik and came back at the end because we loved it so much. The coffee is fantastic and there is a great selection of cookies and other snacks- all at a very reasonable price. There...More

Thank SamuelWoolford
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We just happened by Cafe Babalu while walking around Reykjavik and we are so happy we did! It is warm and cozy with lots of charm (the bathroom is a must-see!). The food was really good and fairly inexpensive for Iceland. You order at the...More

Thank travelbug669
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We were restaurant shopping and liked the menu for Café Babalu and we were not disappointed. They had a great lunch crowd, were quite organized in handling everyone, helpful staff and wonderful food.

Thank Janette A
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We really enjoyed our dinner here; the food was good and it was such a fun atmosphere. My kids especially enjoyed the Star Wars bathroom :)

Thank bergenfamily2013
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5 May 2017|
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Response from MVO1989 | Reviewed this property |
I checked their website. They are open 7 days a week 11A-11P.
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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Rebecca S
16 October 2016|
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Response from Juliette H | Reviewed this property |
I only had coffee and cake but these were great
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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, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 555 8845
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