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Svarta Kaffid

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Laugavegi 54 | 101, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 551 2999
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00:00 - 23:00
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Sun 00:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Popped in for a good evening meal after a long days driving. Had reindeer soup was incredible. Well worth a visit

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1 Thank Pete H
Saint Louis, Missouri
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

They have 2 soups. One Reindeer Soup and One mexican soup. That's it. They come in a bread bowl. Both are so delicious and filling! The price was about $20 per soup and beer was about $14 a beer. Go here. It's incredible.

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1 Thank traveler10152
Liverpool. UK.
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place must be a little gold mine for the owners. After having goulash in a bread bowl in Prague a few years ago we have become partial to this kind of dish, especially on a cold, Winter's day. We stumbled across this place while sightseeing and headed straight in on seeing the picture of the soup in a bread... More 

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1 Thank DavidandDiane
Euclid, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we found this by accident as we were walking around downtown Rejkavik on a cold and blustery evening. It was so good we came back the next night. We were only in Rejkavik for three days so two out of three is pretty awesome. And the soups were excellent, had the Hungarian meat soup and a curried soup one night... More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Myself and my partner were staying in Reykjavik for 3 nights and we ate here twice. Brilliant soup with friendly, quick service. It's also very cheap compared to other places we ate - which is a miracle as it was the best meal we had the entire holiday. Nothing like soup to warm you up on a cold Icelandic day!

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Thank retyler123
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here twice during our stay. This place is quite small and you're not guaranteed a table but wait a few minutes and usually you can me accommodated :) We loved the soup in the bread, such a traditional idea and it was so tasty! They do 2 x soups a day - 1 veg and 1 meat. A... More 

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Porvoo, Finland
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to have a beer and a soup within bread. They only serve soups but they are quite filling because you can eat the bread around it. Also it is very cheap in Reykjavik. The mood and restaurant itself is also very cool. They also sell a nice variety of beers. A must to visit when around Reykjavik.

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Thank Jari1
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Me and 9 friends visited Reykjavik for the weekend and we were looking for somewhere to go for lunch. As a large group we were struggling to find somewhere that had the space. One of my friends found this restaurant recommended on a blog about cheap but good food in the city so we thought we would give it a... More 

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birmingham uk
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Found this place off trip advisor and so glad we did as ended up going twice. They just serve soup in a bread bowl no menu . There are 2 types a meat and a veggie one which changes everyday . Both were very tasty each time we went . It's only a small place and you can't book .... More 

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Thank red42
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here two times while staying in Iceland. Their soup is very tasty and the bread was delicious as well. It had a cozy atmosphere and good service

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laugavegi 54 | 101, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 551 2999
Description
Tiny family owned soup restaurant in the heart of Reykjavik We are the first "soup in bread" restaurant in Iceland. We've been serving soups in bread for over 20 years and still loving it. We don't take reservations, ever - but swing by and we will do our best to fit you in with smiles on our faces! :)

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