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Floran Cafe/Bistro

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
Botanical Garden, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
+354 553 8872
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“chicken salad” (6 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Botanical Garden, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The path in this lovely botanical garden ends at Cafe Floran. Each dish was beautifully prepared and reflected the horticultural environment. Flowers were sprinkled on salads and fresh herbs floated in soups. We ate on the patio but also had the choice of eating inside...More

Thank Maklot25
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We found this quite by chance, visiting the Botanic Gardens on a Saturday evening. We didn't think it would still be open, but in the summer months at least it opens until 10 pm. Don't tell anyone, but it's wonderful. It's a cafe in a...More

Thank Hithere82
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a charming spot for a break from walking the botanical gardens. My family has been there twice and both times we stopped in for coffee and pastries. The coffee is good, but the pastries are amazing. We had the most exquisite berry cheesecake...More

Thank althing
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We were just out at the end of a day of exploring and decided to stop in the Botanic Gardens, and when we saw the story about the cafe on the entrance sign, we decided to stop for dinner. We were more than pleasantly surprised...More

Thank eriji
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Our last morning in Reykjavik was spent in the botanical gardens and we enjoyed a beautiful lunch in Floran. Would heartily recommend if you are looking for some calm and respite in an adventure packed holiday!

Thank Miloko M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

While husband and son ran a 10k I decided to walk from our apartment to the cafe for coffee and to read a book. There was a lovely Blueberry Cheesecake that called to me ;) so I had that as well. The cafe was lovely...More

Thank Diane E
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We checked a few days before with family during week day for soup, bread and salad and the last one was delicious on taste and eatble flowers. We came back Sunday with 8 people and was terrible.The bread, white and not even toasted,the salads no...More

1  Thank elisaguar
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We went here for my birthday dinner during our trip to Iceland. It was pouring outside and the sound of the rain added to the ambiance of the beautiful plants within the greenhouse. The food was good! I had the veggie patty and my husband...More

Thank Lyndsey E
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife go here every summer and it never fails in delivering good food in a unique athmospere. Today we had smorrebrod and salad and both were really good as was the americano coffee. We had planned on having a cake for dessert...More

Thank Elmar A
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This café is wonderful. It is located inside the botanical garden and is inside a greenhouse. There is a koi pond inside. It is lovely! We ordered a nice cauliflower Soup that campe with Apple which was nice. Also a delicious bread and herb-butter. So...More

Thank MaudEple
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Botanical Garden, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 553 8872
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Sun-dappled tables fill a greenhouse in the Botanic Gardens and spill onto a flower-lined terrace at this lovely cafe that specializes in wholesome local ingredients - some grown in the gardens themselves! Soups come with fantastic sourdough bread, and the snacks range from cheese platters with nuts and honey to pulled-pork sandwiches. Coffee and homemade cakes round it all out.
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