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Ida Zimsen

Vesturgata 2a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 5004
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“carrot cake” (7 reviews)
“cakes” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Vesturgata 2a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

We stopped here expecting it to be more of a bookshop but in fact it's mostly a cafe with books and gifts. We nabbed some comfy chairs by a window which was perfect for watching the snow outside! The carrot cake was great as was...More

Thank jils2
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming, free coffee refills and encouraged to relax and stay. Very reasonably priced. Happy for you to pick books up off the shelves to look over from the shop whilst you drink.

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Everyone is told to use the appy hour app when you get to Iceland, the bars are friendly and you get deals. This is not true in this case. To start off with it isn't a bar it is a restaurant so don't know why...More

Thank annmarie2512
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Really nice mocha and cozy ambience. The chairs face the windows which is perfect for reading books or for people watching.

Thank eimear o
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

This cafe has a great vibe and good tea/coffee. And I dare you to try and not find a book, toy, or something to buy. Do many cute things here.

Thank Kirsy1
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Perhaps one of my favorite coffee places in R. Nice wooden tables with a view of the outside, surrounded by books, toys, gifts creates a cozy atmosphere. Friendly staff, excellent WiFi, good location. Open until 10 PM.

Thank kaioatey
Reviewed 3 September 2017

As a tea-drinker, I particularly want to point out that the tea is of very high quality, despite not being more expensive than in other places. The carrot cake was delicious, and to sit there and relax among the books is great! Low-key, friendly.

Thank ScienceNTravel
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here with my wife and daughter to take a break. We got some coffee and a couple of soft drinks and sat outside at one of the many tables and enjoyed the atmosphere. You are right across from the art museum and when...More

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place to drink some morning coffee. Found this cafe located in a cute gift shop / books store. The staff were nice, the coffee was good, the cakes and the sandwiches were good as well. Just what I was looking...More

Thank Amit R
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Small, comfy, friendly. The staff is very nice and the pastries decent on Icelandic standards. I like to soend2 hiurs reading there !

Thank PAMKoala
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vesturgata 2a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 551 5004
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