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Kaffi Borgir

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Soups, Cafe, Scandinavian
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Dimmuborgir, Lake Myvatn, Iceland
+354 464 1144
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United Kingdom
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was good for a lunch stop - decent coffee and a vegetarian curry soup with larva bread. Others in my group tried meat soup, burgers or fish and everyone seemed to enjoy. The fish and burger were cooked as requested. There was a nice little gift shop next door and the bathrooms were very clean. We visited on the... More 

Thank CodheadOnTour
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's the only place around to get a bite but it's ok just was very busy. The location and views are good and it was good to eat some local delights.

Thank dulcifyxx
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Visited this little cafe adjacent to Dimmuborgir with a nice adjoining gift shop. Price is no different than most other lunch stops in Iceland - pricey everywhere we went. Someone in our party ordered the soup and bread buffet which included Icelandic Meat Soup - a widely offered specialty allover Iceland with a lamb base. We opted for burgers which... More 

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New York City, New York
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141 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Stopped here for lunch where we sampled the Iceland meat soup, asparagus soup and bread. Okay, it takes some getting used to spending $20 for a bowl of soup, but these soups were delicious and, unlike many places which give you a single serving, here we were able to have multiple bowls and sample more than one soup. We grabbed... More 

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84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Kaffi Borgir offers a wonderful soup buffet between 11:00 – 16:00 offerinhg 3 different types of soup, always Icelandic meat soup and Geysir bread. they have a number of traditional Icelandic lamb dishes on the menuas well as coffees, ice cream pastries and other deserts

Thank marktS5189DV
Lawrence, Kansas
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41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

A family run place and the host was a very friendly guy. It combines a store with a restaurant adjacent to the lava park. The daily trout special was excellent and a little less expensive than the usual Iceland cost. The view of the mountain as clouds enveloped it at dusk was phenomenal. Feels like a friendly local diner more... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing soup buffet deal for 2000kr. Includes Geyser Bread which they bake in the ground! Freddie the chef and managr of the cafe was lovely. We tried all the soups and was very satisfied. Loved the Icelandic meat soup! Right next to the Dimmuborgir hikes, which are very clearly signed. Lovely souvenir shop. Freddie and Halla are very helpful to... More 

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Lismore, Australia
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We happened to be at this restaurant around lunchtime, visiting Dimmuborgir, so we had the soup buffet. There was a choice of 2 soups and you could have as many serves as you wanted of either, or both. One was a spicy coconut soup and the other was the classic Icelandic meat soup. My husband enjoyed the spicy soup while... More 

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192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Well organized and with plenty of outdoor seating to enjoy the sun on sunny days! We had the salmon with sweet potato and salad for a late lunch. The slice od dark bread aside was very good too. It was a very well presented dish and tasty. Great for travellers on the road without strict hours for eating. Very recommendable!

Thank IsabelMNSS
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132 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our dinner at Borgir. Nice setting up on a hill with the lake off to the west and the lava fields just below us on the east side. The walk along the paved paths through the lava fields is great before or after dinner or lunch. The food was quite good and farm fresh, and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Soups, Cafe, Scandinavian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dimmuborgir, Lake Myvatn, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Northeast Region  >  Lake Myvatn
  • Phone Number: +354 464 1144

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?