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The Coocoo's Nest

Grandagardur 23, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 5454
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Grandagardur 23, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant has healthy, delicious foods with interesting flavors! It's also in a nice neighborhood. I wish I was able to eat here more than once and try more!

Thank H M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On a grey summer’s day it is a delight to step into the Coocoo’s nest interior, to us it had a Caribbean beach hut meets nordic design feel. We also really like the half/half option in which you can taste two smaller size portions on...More

Thank Karin H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a light lunch we sauntered over to the Harbour and sought out Coocoo, got a table on the pavement, a glass of locally made Kaldi ale and ordered soup of the day (sweet potato) with a salad of greens, strawberries, feta and walnuts along...More

Thank 501Adrian501
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cozy restaurant with great vegan and vegetarian options. Nice to sit outside when the weather allows it 😊 Great service and tasty food. We have been there twice on our visit here.

Thank Elin Arndis G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here and had their brunch menu. The breakfast burrito and blueberry pancakes were both excellent. Very fresh ingredients in a very unpretentious environment. Small restaurant and it appeared to be very popular at lunch time. Quite expensive but very much in line with other...More

1  Thank 514foodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This small and simple restaurant is located in the harbor near many well known eating places. The menu changes every day and goes by themes. Our was Italian. We had fettuccine with Cacio e Pepe, and pasta with zucchini. Both were home made, very fresh...More

Thank Muggia1946
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious. As someone who eats a mostly vegan diet, the vegan surprise did not disappoint. Coffee is superb and it's a lovely atmosphere at the top end of the old harbour area. Brunch is Fri-Sun but they have pizza evenings, drinks offers etc so...More

1  Thank LPoppetHead
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

4 people, 4 different dishes and every single one of them was delicious. I went for the Vegan Surprise option and it was actually superlative! Prices in line with the Reykjavík style but not too expensive. Try it!!

Thank Pietrinho
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went here for brunch and arrived just after opening at 11am. The cafe is quite small with a lovely relaxed atmosphere. We had the blueberry pancakes and the breakfast burrito, both of which were delicious. The burrito is huge and kept...More

Thank NatMac321
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

sooo nice the atmosphere was great! the staff super friendly, I met the owner who was this great fun personality. it was sooo yummy I had a barley salad and vegan sandwich, really great they have all kinds of menus, a great atmosphere and lovely...More

Thank mariahelga437
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grandagardur 23, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 552 5454
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