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Stofan Cafe

Vesturgata 3 | Ingolfstorg square, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 546 1842
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cake” (69 reviews)
“panini” (11 reviews)
“side salad” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vesturgata 3 | Ingolfstorg square, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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11 - 20 of 657 reviews

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed relaxing for awhile after shopping with a cup of espresso and flat white! It's a warm and cozy place! Prices are not bad!

Thank glennjam
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Really quirky interior, very cozy. We sat on the floor you enter on, which didn't have masses of tables, though apparently there were more seating downstairs. The cakes were super-tasty, but the slices were very generous, so you may want to consider sharing - we...More

Thank elsewhile
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

A small but very quaint cafe serving great fresh coffee and many other drinks, cakes to die for as well as many freshly made light bites for lunch. Clearly a place locals stop by to meet and catch up with friends. Well worth a visit.

Thank Graham A
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We stopped here for a quick lunch during a walk about the town. We were a bit early and asked if they had soup. Our server turned to the kitchen staff and said "Is my soup beautiful yet?" They assured her it was - and...More

Thank polaraubie
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Luvly cafe that we stumbled on whilst ambling around. We had the homemade soup and it was delicious wud definitely go back and definitely recommend it for light meals

Thank TracyJ96
Reviewed 2 May 2017

As you pass by, you will immediately want to go in. Some genius loci will make you feel good at Stofan. Cosy bistro offers great breakfast, cakes, lunch, coffee, and good time.

Thank Katarina T
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

It was snowy/rainy when we sat in this cozy spot. Great place to read or just stare out the window. Great coffee (and croissants) and great location! The service is lovely. I miss it!

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A lovely relaxing place for just a drink and cake (excellent) or lunch or more. We had a home made soup with lovely bread one lunchtime and sampled some of their cake another time. The interior is quaint and relaxing. We loved the place &...More

Thank 01skigal
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stopped here for breakfast because another restaurant was full and we couldn't have been more pleased. We had a delightful well priced breakfast here in a cozy setting. I highly recommend stopping by Stofan Cafe.

Thank LizzieZ150
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

What a lucky find for our lunch! Delicious panini and cake to die for! We had the tastiest carrot cake I have ever eaten and a gorgeous caramel apple granny cake. The coffee is fab too and the staff are just so nice. The decor...More

Thank strangerclur
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Cathy M
Do you have gluten-free options? Is there anything on the menu for vegetarians?
13 February 2015|
Response from Freespect |
Stofan Café has an option of vegan soup every day. Sometimes there are gluten free cakes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vesturgata 3 | Ingolfstorg square, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 546 1842
  • E-mail
Stofan Cafe (The Livingroom Cafe) is located in the heart of Reykjavik, in one of the city's oldest houses, built in 1842. Stofan Cafe offers quality coffee from India, E.Africa and Latin America. Also, the best alvailable local beers plus wine along with selection of spirits. Come enjoy one of our comfy sofa with good music and a candlelight
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