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Kaffitar

Bankastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 420 2700
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (18 reviews)
“cakes” (17 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Bankastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Found this place while walking downtown and it began raining. We went in here to avoid the rain, it had a very nice atmosphere. Had to wait a little longer for my coffee than I expected, but it was very busy so that was understandable....More

Thank Tessa W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went in whilst exploring Reykjavik, friendly helpful service, good selection of sandwiches/panini/savoury food and a tasty selection of cakes. Hot fresh coffee, well presented and tasted great. Plenty of seating and free WiFi Noted that the toilets are up a few steps so may be...More

Thank JustinRTaylor
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tea selection was surprisingly good and a vegan sandwich as well as a gluten-free option were available. We had a breakfast sandwich for lunch (egg, bacon and cheese) and a chicken panini. The coffee was a lovely medium, smooth roast; a perfect perk-me-up after...More

Thank Annie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stopped into Kaffitar for quick coffees and croissants before the start of one of our days in Reykjavik - the coffees and snacks were both tasty. Definitely would recommend as a start to your day in Reykjavik!

Thank Laurie A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to another place (that resembled Starbucks) and regretted it. We visited Kaffitar twice and every drink was great. I had a tea, my husband had a slow pour coffee and I had a latte made with oat milk on another visit. I also...More

Thank WVU2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you have an early start that is the place to go. The coffee is good, the breakfast- and luch-choice is nice.

Thank Britta48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

FIRSTLY- the hummus. Yum. Easily the best hummus I have ever had in my life. Hummus on a bagel. That’s all I need to write. Get there now.

Thank Tina V
Reviewed 6 January 2018

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 4 January 2018 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 20 December 2017

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
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Joanna T
20 June 2017|
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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
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JMH101
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
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SarahG020
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
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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Description
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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