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Cafe Babalu

Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 555 8845
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“panini” (68 reviews)
“lamb soup” (77 reviews)
“crepes” (76 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
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11 - 20 of 976 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros -delicious cheesecake -yummy hot chocolate -lots of games to choose from -friendly service Cons -a bit cramped but this does add to the vibe -expensive but it's Iceland.

Thank Lukas G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great vegan and vegetarian food served quickly. Quirky restaurant environment and on a fab street for boutiques and the Hallsgrimkirkja.

Thank adlou2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get ready to spend ~ an hour looking at all the different and "strange" things hung on the wall and pending from the ceiling, and look around: don't forget the Star Wars-themed toilet. The people were very kind and friendly and the cake is delicious.

Thank Stefania20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're like me and looking for cheap coffee, plugs, and warmth this is your Reykjavik home. Unlimited coffee refills for ISK480. Not full of people, homely feel, and not loud. Staff speaks many languages.

Thank martakX9112RP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Babalu has a great menu, with lots of variety for all palates. I highly recommend the Meat Soup. It so so warming and delicious and the perfect thing for a cool damp day.

Thank Slilights
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here several times for dessert with coffee and breakfast. We really enjoyed the chocolate cake. This place is very interesting with a star wars themed WC. It is recommended!

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I really enjoyed the mellow vibe here and the music was great, along with a welcoming staff. On my visit here, I had the daily special, which was homemade cream of tomato soup and a grilled cheese panini. It was done right (I felt like...More

1  Thank MarilynnSun61
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

It was raining outside and suddenly we found that place with antler, teapot, embroidery on the wall, money from more than 20 different countries were hanging... all table set differently... toilet in the name of Star Wars :) but still a friendly and homy place...More

Thank Ecetera
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This was the first place I stopped on my visit to Reykjavik. The staff was welcoming and friendly. I had coffee and pastry. They have nice outdoor seating area in back. The Free WiFi was fine.

Thank GlenLivet
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Really cute and cozy upstairs. Can be a perfect quiet corner for getting work done. Went for delicious deserts- cookies and crepes almost daily whenever I was in Reykjavik.

Thank margmorg813
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Karolina P
6 November 2017|
Response from bennynobrain | Reviewed this property |
no idea sorry
5 May 2017|
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Response from MVO1989 | Reviewed this property |
I checked their website. They are open 7 days a week 11A-11P.
Rebecca S
17 October 2016|
Response from pgl74a |
Pas mauvaise mais pas excellente non plus (pratiquement pas de viande) ; Hot; it's good on winter !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 555 8845
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