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Bernhoftsbakari

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Klapparstig 3, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 3083
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07:30 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 17:00
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Washington
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132 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We learned about this bakery after talking to other guests at our hotel. The prices at this bakery were much more reasonable than any other bakery we've been to in Reykjavik. It's a little off the main drag but not far and an easy 5 minute walk. They still had a decent selection at 4pm on a Saturday. The staff... More 

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed across the road from this bakery, and went in there every day for 4 days. Everything we tried was delicious - particularly the ham and cheese croissants. Coffee was an auto machine and very ordinary. But the funniest thing was the consistently grumpy staff - I took it as a challenge to smile and be extra friendly to... More 

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Kerry, Ireland
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113 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff. Plenty of choice of sweet and savoury dishes to sit in or takeaway. Relaxed place.

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2 Thank KerryGirl_14
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ordered 2 croissants with ham and cheese and 2 coffees to go. Tasted good. But the coffee was too strong

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Columbus, Ohio
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

You know you're in an authentic bakery when most of the people around you are speaking the native language rather than English. Such is the case at this friendly well-stocked bakery just two blocks off the main Luagavegur shopping street. Their kleine twisted pastries are delicious as was the hjonabandssaelur, a cookie-like three-layer rhubarb crumb cake. It's easy to miss,... More 

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1 Thank RCSColumbus
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This bakery recently moved to a new location, Klapparstig 3. It was a landmark in the neighborhood where I usually stay when I come to Iceland (frequently!), serving locals and tourists alike. It's worth the 3-minute walk to the new location, if you like fresh bread a variety of loaves awaits, as well as delicious pastries, like "vinarbraud", a sweet... More 

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Eskebjerg, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Buy your bread here and find the cheese shop round the corner for cheeses and delicious deli foods. I bake my own bread at home so bought bread has to be good. This has excellent breads. We bought an Icelandic barley and a pumpkin seed loaf. Both extremely tasty good crumb and lovely chewy crust. Very moorish.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I'm not a foodie, but I am a bread snob. I judge entire nations by their bread. So take my word for it: this place is a genuine bakery with a good range of fresh, satisfying loaves and sweets. Just a quick stroll down a side street off the Laugavegur will take you to a snug little bakery that's definitely... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I love finding little gems off the beaten path. This bakery is located on a smaller side street in the heart of Reykjavik. We were staying at an apartment a few blocks down and would pass it everyday walking to the main streets in downtown. We tried several pastries the first day we were there and were hooked! We went... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stayed in an AirBnB just down the street, and found this bakery to be a Godsend. Fabulous bread and pastries, and tasty sandwiches and coffee available which can be eaten on the premises. Well worth a visit, as in addition this boasts to be the oldest patisserie in Reykjavik - so, heritage as well as delicious and welcome things... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 18:00
Thursday
07:30 - 18:00
Friday
07:30 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Klapparstig 3, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 551 3083

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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