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Cafe Babalu

Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 555 8845
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (101 reviews)
“lamb soup” (75 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Atypic atmosphere, really great place to chill when storm is striking outside. Good food, great service, cosy!

Thank Tripadviser G
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This was by far my favorite cafe in Reykjavik. They serve delicious espresso drinks and yummy soup (perfect for a cold, windy day). Didn't realize there was an upstairs until my 2nd visit. Perfect place to sit and relax for a while. Comfy seating and...More

Thank Acorngirl
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Small coffee shop with a lot of heart. A very short walk from Hallgrimskirkja, it was busy but with a surprising amount of space and wasn't hard to find seats upstairs. The coffee was great and we had a couple of paninis which were tasty...More

Thank Alfie N
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Stopped in for a break. One of us had a panini that she enjoyed, while I had tea and the apple bake, which was very nice. Cozy, tiny place with just a few tables. Order at the counter and a friendly person brings your order....More

Thank Stefan C
Reviewed 9 April 2017

A great café to stop in for lunch. Very busy during the lunch time, plan on going around 1 rather than right at noon. Very friendly atmosphere, great food and good prices

Thank Jeanine M
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This was a lovely little cafe for a break in all the walking. We had coffee & cake, the soup and other food also looked good. It kind of felt like being in someone's lounge. Very cosy indeed.

Thank MissMMRose
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I had the salad and the lamb soup. You will not be disappointed. Sit back, relax and enjoy this quaint place.

Thank JJO1959
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Nice little coffeehouse, interesting walls to look at, good music, and good coffee. May run into a fellow traveler or perhaps some lively locals.

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 3 April 2017

My daughter and I stopped her for lunch after we left the Hallgrimskirkja, which is right up the street. We had the grilled cheese and tomato soup. The food was good and the soup size was very large. You'll like the feel of this place....More

Thank awrice2000
Reviewed 2 April 2017

My daughter and I had lunch at this funky little restaurant which was very popular. We had the grilled cheese and soup which was delicious and generous portions. The staff were very friendly and they played great music, old Simon and Garfunkel etc. I would...More

Thank Barbara G
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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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Rebecca S
17 October 2016|
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Response from Juliette H | Reviewed this property |
I only had coffee and cake but these were great
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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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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