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The Coocoo's Nest

Grandagardur 23, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 5454
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (79 reviews)
“eggs florentine” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Grandagardur 23, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 228 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

It was a quiet evening, I think. We we’re served by a young girl who wasn’t quite up to the task. Food was decent, certainly nothing special, just ok. Whole experience was somehow sad. I’m sorry to say that, I wanted to like that place...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Antala84
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent choice of breakfast, eggs and pancakes, very good coffee too (most of other places serve bad american coffee)

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank moloch_882
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was amazing and really enjoyed our time here, however when it came to the bill, the waitress attempted to charge me by double. We both ordered the half soup and half sandwich, the lady charged me for 2 sandwiches and 2 soups, luckily my...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Anna K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little place, so glad we found it! Delicious breakfast burritos, friendly and helpful staff 😊

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank alisonn638
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch here. Fantastic food, sandwiches, salads, soup. All freshly made with great bread and quality ingredients. Open kitchen Great staff and atmosphere

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Logistical
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend decided to eat brunch here. When we arrive, the waitress did not even greet us. We sat ourselves down and she gave us the menu without saying anything. When we had our food no one bothered to ask If our food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank nordurborealis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely visit again, great late lunch which was sandwich of the day with fish topping and perfect service in this cosy little place, across the street then to the Brewery for the best beer around. Solid.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Niels L
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Great little place. The brunch was great. The steak and eggs were amazing with really superb bread and the burrito was quite good as well.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MaryM9522
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Loveluyquaint and relaxing place close to the harbour, simple menu and fair prices. Lovely servers and good crowd.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Colin C
Reviewed 25 October 2018

My friend and I went there for lunch and got the sandwich of the day, which was a fried fish on their amazing sourdough bread and many other toppings, best sandwich I have ever tasted, my friend totally agreed!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Beggaboo
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Corbin E
26 July 2018|
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Response from LPoppetHead | Reviewed this property |
When we were there it was Wednesday and Thursday. I got the impression it changed occasionally so might be worth checking when you go.
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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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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