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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” (78 reviews)
“crepes” (77 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Had a great time at this establishment! Coffee is the best in Reykjavic, café is very picture worthy. The customer service is amazing! I had an issue where it looked like credit card had been charged a few times for coffee and the manager (I...More

Thank Tyler W
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop for coffee and a snack or light meal. Hot chocolate was delicious! Good friendly service. A great find.

Thank Rebecca T
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Nic nacs of every kind and variety are displayed through out this shop. I only had a cup of tea and a pastry on my visit but they offer quite a selection of paninis, soup, cheesecake, cookies and the like. People seem to come in...More

Thank flameforever
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Their cakes are the sweetest thing I have ever had in my mouth. You can just die of sweetness but it's worth it! :)

Thank nataszaprotasza
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Just stopped inside for a chai latte (680 ISK) and a coffee (480 ISK). The staff was very open and helpful and the place has a very cozy feel. It's perfect for a hot drink or warm meal while walking around Laugavegur. Worth the visit!

Thank TravelBuddy411
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We enjoyed a light lunch and coffee but the vegetable lasagna looked wonderful. Wish we had time to return to try it!

Thank ELLlady
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Cafe Babalu for dinner on a cold damp December evening. The cafe was warm and cozy with a very quirky, but fun, vibe. This cafe serves up some great vegan/vegetarian options. We had a delicious veggie chili and lasagna that was so welcoming...More

Thank TruthTrvls
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Come for the coffee and snacks, stay for the awesome Star Wars bathroom. Cookies and coffees were delicious. Seriously, the bathroom is amazing!

Thank Jen R
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I met my friends here yesterday. They'd just gotten in from the States and wanted a quick late morning bite before heading to their son's wedding. They called me and I rushed over from my guesthouse. I had an apple strudel with tea and some...More

Thank jas0719
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Top notch lamb soup.... well accompanied with the bread roll and butter.... relatively cheap for Iceland... would recommend for a quick bite to eat/pit stop....

Thank stutatau
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Karolina P
5 November 2017|
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Response from Roni R | Reviewed this property |
sorry, not sure.
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
16 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
Local cuisine, Kids, 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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