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Bankastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 420 2700
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Bankastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not very diet friendly but visiting in December we went here twice for the hot chocolate that you have to have when on holiday! We had a huge slab of chocolate cake - lush! And big enough to share

Thank Sarahfairy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've gone here twice for cappuccino and they were really good. They are a bit pricey, but on par with Paris or Geneva only much better tasting (in my opinion). The service is slow. The place was quite full the first time i went and...More

Thank schnoodleontheroad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for a latte and cookie while killing some time. Very friendly staff and comfy seating. Nice and quiet for reading too. A range of non-dairy milks available.

Thank John G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Woke up craving some avocado toast & was delighted to see that Kaffitar has something similar on their menu--the vegan sandwich. This was multi-grain oat bread with avocado basic spread & tomatoes. I had it grilled & it was JUST what I was looking for!...More

Thank Jgraves700
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

My favorite coffee shop in Reykjavik. The coffee's good and the cakes are really nice too. Usually filled with students on their laptops, but also perfect for tourists and shoppers who want a quick snack before carrying on. There's also free wifi. It's really relaxed...More

Thank Katie4949
ungfrusolrun, Marketing manager at Kaffitar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Wow! Thanks for a nice review and for your visits

Reviewed 22 November 2017

This company has several outlets in Reykjavik. All offer excellent coffee and something to eat if you wish. We specially recommend the Toasted Bread. Delicious.

Thank JIV_1944
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Great coffee, great vibe. Good to fuel for the walk down the street, or to just sit and gaze upon some prime people watching.

Thank Hugo G
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Wandering down random streets in Reykjavik, we happenchanced upon this quaint coffee shop. It has subdued lighting and a strong coffee aroma - all green sourced in Iceland and made with great pride. I would gd more impressed if they offered free WiFi but then.......More

Thank Billytoucan
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Great coffee and cakes, love the macarons. Comfortable seating, very relaxed, I would recommend it. Friendly helpful staff

Thank EssexClarkey
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I'm really impressed by this coffee house. It is my local coffee house and I love to come here to study or just get a really good coffee. I have to say I have been to more fancy coffee houses, with nicer furnitures. What I...More

Thank Svanborg María G
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Joanna T
20 June 2017|
Response from ungfrusolrun | Property representative |
We have gluten free bread with Fx hummus, cucumber and/or pesto. Chia porridge w.blueberrys and raw sweets hope you will find something you like. Our vegan/gluten free options are in process to expand the range. My best S
18 March 2017|
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Response from ungfrusolrun | Property representative |
Hi no we are not a Starbucks company. We are 27 years old icelandic company, we buy our green coffee directly from coffee growers and roast our coffee in our HQ in Reykjanesbær (near the airport) where we also have a... More
28 October 2015|
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Response from ungfrusolrun | Property representative |
Hello We have both almond and soy milk, as well as oatmilk and laktose free milk. We also just started offering delicious cold oatmeal porridge with almond milk. We hope to see you next week. Our best The staff at Kaffitár
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bankastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik>  > Miõborg
  • Neighbourhood: Miõborg
  • Phone Number: +354 420 2700
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Kaffitár is an Icelandic roasterie, specializing in importing, roasting and serving the finest Arabica coffee beans. Apart from the roasterie, the company owns seven coffee stores-espresso bars or cafés. They are located at our roastery in Reykjanesbaer, in Kringlan shopping mall, in Smáralind shopping mall, down town on Bankastraeti, in the Culture house at Hverfisgata, in the National museum and at Höfdatorg. We buy 75% of our coffee directly from the farmers, this we call "from farmer to cup" which means that our buyer, has visited the farm and selected the coffee. Lots of our direct coffee comes from Ricardo Rosales at Jesus Maria in Nicaragua. El Injerto in Gvatemala and Daterra in Brazil are also farms which we buy a lot from. Our experience is that we get better coffees and more consistent quality. Kaffitár also runs it's own Artisan bakery, Kruderí witch specializes in sourdough bread and delicious pastry.
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