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Bergsson Mathus

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Templarasund 3, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 571 1822
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07:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 17:00
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Geneva, Switzerland
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

worth a walk throuh the main street all the way up the bergsson. i brought my wife (and baby) there.....and i choolse well ! i impressed my lady wtih this finding. :-) the staff is extremely friendly...they even took the time to arrange a taxi for me as my phone was down..

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

They have a blackboard with their lunch options on the wall. My gf and I both had the spinach lasagne which was really tasty and was served with a really good mixed salad. Portion was just right. We went on a midday lunchtime and it was reasonably quiet. Friendly service.

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Thank SMGEvans
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here after arriving very early on an overnight flight and this location was the only place open at 7am. I was pleasantly surprised by the massive breakfast and good coffee that made for the perfect start to my early day. I will certainly be going back for another breakfast visit before I leave town.

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Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

had an early morning brunch here. cool local vibe and a mix of modern and historic charm. we enjoyed the brunch plate of sourdough, a soft boiled egg, bacon, prosciutto, salad, hummus, fruit, yogurt, and oj. coffee was excellent too!!

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Thank sassygirl2011
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten at Bergsson Mathus multiple times on two separate visits to Iceland. It's a wonderful retreat to an informal space where groups of friends can meet around big tables, or you can share long tables with other travellers, or a secluded table for two. Popular with people working locally as much as visitors, the draw is obvious—amazing food.... More 

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Thank Jim C
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hands down delicious and the atmosphere is cool, calm and collected but not "hip". I'd go back just for the toast with jam. It's THAT good. You can't go wrong with the Brunch plate which has a little sampling of everything like egg, toast, muesli, yogurt, cheese, fruit, and bacon. Quality rules here. I could easily come back every morning.

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Thank Melissa L
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This small restaurant is near the City Hall, but can easily be missed in a quiet side road near the Borg Hotel. Its a good place for breakfast, and serves excellent breakfast options and appetising fresh bread. It is small, popular and can be crowded.

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paxnrth
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many Iceland air flights arrive early in the morning. In winter at least the sun doesn't come up till after 10 am, so the city starts late. This cosy café is open from 7am so when you arrive bleary eyed from an all night flight, find this downtown/oldtown refuge for a tasty breakfast, with reasonable (for Iceland) prices. Two of... More 

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Thank paxnrth
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came across this place while on my way to City Hall and Settlement Exhibit. Fantastic lunch! Menu is mixed, Icelandic and other cuisines, but I went with a staff recommendation and had the cod. Best meal I had while in Reykjavik - would strongly suggest this over some of the other places that try to promote an 'authentic' Icelandic... More 

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Thank Aleks S
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

POSITIVES: - one of the few places in the city that opens early for breakfast - the home made bread and jam was amazing! - the staff there are super friendly and helpful - there is free wifi - located in the city center and faces Parliament House NEGATIVES: - can get crowded so try to go early Overall a... More 

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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$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Templarasund 3, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 571 1822

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?