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Stofan Cafe

Vesturgata 3 | Ingolfstorg square, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 546 1842
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (126 reviews)
“carrot cake” (22 reviews)
“panini” (11 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vesturgata 3 | Ingolfstorg square, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Even though they advertise with the TripAdvisor rating outside we find the cafe being a bit on the sweet side for everything. It is not for us but some of you may like it. The hot chocolate was very very sweet and it probably did...More

Thank Dinodinosaur
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As soon as you walk into to Stofan, you're satisfied that you've entered a cool independent establishment that will result in an enjoyable dining/drinking experience. Friendly and trendy young staff, stylish interior, great food and drink. And possibly the best hot chocolate I have ever...More

Thank David V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

located 2 blocks from cruise ship marina at bottom of hill with many shops and restaurants close by. Nice locals cafe beer, wine coffee lighter food and good soup. Also downstairs for seating.

Thank CabKings
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great paninies and very good coffee, but unfortunately very slow service. It took about 45 minutes to get my panini.

Thank Riina G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have a good hot chocolate and a nice environment. It was a bit busy but the personnel take your order to your table.

Thank Antonio O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off when passing for a cuppa tea. The staff are badly organised, you know the kind, serve dishes then ignore tables full of dirty crocks as they walk back to the kitchen, crackers and so badly trained. A guy asked for his money back...More

Thank marlynn52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came in a few minutes before 10 pm and while there were a few people lounging around on couches there was no one behind the counter. We waited about five minutes and saw a few employees walk downstairs but no one said a word to...More

Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't mind waiting for a good latte, but this is a bit silly. It took 18 minutes for mine. Unacceptable. Great location, BUT POOR DELIVERY.

Thank FoodieWriter13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here everyday of the trip for a hot chocolate and some cake. Absolutely delicious! Sampled three different cakes: peanut butter, lemon cheesecake, and snickers meringue.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was basic and overpriced. Had half a pain and a bagel, both with simple fillings, for 4,000 Isk. Nice location and atmosphere but avoid for a light lunch.

Thank David G
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Cathy M
Do you have gluten-free options? Is there anything on the menu for vegetarians?
13 February 2015|
Response from Freespect |
Stofan Café has an option of vegan soup every day. Sometimes there are gluten free cakes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vesturgata 3 | Ingolfstorg square, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 546 1842
  • E-mail
Stofan Cafe (The Livingroom Cafe) is located in the heart of Reykjavik, in one of the city's oldest houses, built in 1842. Stofan Cafe offers quality coffee from India, E.Africa and Latin America. Also, the best alvailable local beers plus wine along with selection of spirits. Come enjoy one of our comfy sofa with good music and a candlelight
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