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“Vegan Dessert”
Review of Cafe Gardurinn

Cafe Gardurinn
Ranked #21 of 546 Restaurants in Reykjavik
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 4 November 2012

Yum, this place had a vegan Snickers dessert that was amazing. It seems like the menu changes daily and although we didn't have a chance to eat a full meal here, we sure enjoyed the dessert.

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Reviewed 29 October 2012 via mobile

I got lost and found this place by accident but I sure was glad to have found this place. The food is amazing. They have different menus throughout the week and constantly changes.
The place is small, about 6 tables, and very comfortable and relaxing. It's a nice place to take a break from all the tourist targeted restaurant and get more of a local feel.

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Reviewed 8 May 2012

A good, unpretentious cafe, one street back from the main street up to Hallgrímskirkja (but still very easy to find); the only nod to any 'right-on' vegetarian stereotypes would be the photos and posters of Tibetan Buddhism ;)

The menu couldn't be more straightforward, either: a soup of the day and/or one dish of the day. And that's it. One could have a half portion of the main dish, a full portion, the soup, or both. Don't fancy either? Come back tomorrow (the schedule's posted for the coming week).

A half-portion of that day's vegetable lasagne, served with salad, was tasty and more than adequate for lunch; the soup looked good too. I might recommend the full portions for a main meal, but I ought to also qualify that: at least on the day we visited (a Friday), the cafe closed at about 18:30.

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Reviewed 24 February 2012

We had a very pleasant lunch here - really good value for Iceland, and that rarity - great tasting vegetarian food! They offer a very simple menu which changes daily, comprising a soup and a main course, but also have lots of excellent cakes. The nice thing was being able to have half-portions, even of the cakes - I had a lovely chocolate cake which was so rich I only needed a little. The calming music and eastern prints add to the atmosphere - we lingered over tea, reading and relaxing, never being made to feel we should leave.

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Thank eflteacher
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Reviewed 16 November 2011

This cafe was our favourite place to eat in Reykyavik and we went back there several times. They do a great, veggie main course every day which was a nice change from fish plus their chocolate fridge cake was the best I have ever tasted. The service was fantastic and the people who worked there always seemed pleased to serve tourists, unlike a lot of places we went to in Reykjavik. Our only complaint about the cafe is that they aren't open on Sundays so we weren't able to go for one last piece of cake!

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Thank Katyajv
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