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Ida Zimsen

Vesturgata 2a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 5004
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“carrot cake” (7 reviews)
“cakes” (16 reviews)
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Vesturgata 2a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very lovely and relaxing place with books and warm, perfect coffee. The best carrot cake in Reykjavik! It's the best place for rainy day :)

Thank eSOeNIA_Fa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in here for a coffee on a wet day and ended up sitting in comfy chairs by the window watching people go by outside. The place is essentially a bookshop with a coffee shop inside. Lots of comfy chairs and tables dotted around...More

Thank Sunnyme64
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Enjoyed a very nice coffee in this lovely book/retail store. Great place just to relax and take a short break from walking the sites of central Reykavik

Thank Ichdien000
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Came here on a rainy day and it had such a nice warm atmosphere. Kind of a bookshop/library/café but with good coffee and the best carrot cake I've had in a while.

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely book/gift shop - warm, friendly atmosphere and a good selection of cakes to accompany drinks. Latte was delicious and not over priced Would definitely return

Thank JanGornall
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The service is very good. The atmosphere is lovely. Prices are not very steep and You have a choice of a large assortment of reading material if You choose to loaf around for a while.

Thank Addaandi
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely little hidden gem. Fantastic illy coffee and got some carrot cakes and a bagel too. Moderately priced.

Thank Eileen F
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Ate here on our first night in Reykjavik. Very impressed and just what we needed for a cold night. With 11.5% beer, delicious chicken wings and a cosy fire it definitely helped settle us in

Thank kelly c
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is a really cool coffee shop / book store with loads of nooks and crannies to enjoy your coffee, read a book, use wifi etc. An excellent option all round and s perfect spot for some time out for weary travelers.

Thank Matvl
Reviewed 26 January 2017

A nice cosy little spot for a great coffee and delicious cake. We went twice during our visit to Iceland and had the Swiss mocha, cappuccino, hot chocolate and decaf coffee (which tasted just like normal caffeinated - always a bonus!). The cakes were soo...More

1  Thank marissa t
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vesturgata 2a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 551 5004
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