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Austurvegur 22, Selfoss 800, Iceland
+354 482 3079
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Cosy place, good coffee (with free refills!) and a nice selection of books in English. A nice stop if you are around Selfoss on the ring road.

Thank V_the_Wanderer
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We stopped by for a quick lunch while passing through Selfoss. The sandwiches and pastries were excellent. Outside seating is available.

Thank 452CraigS
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Good coffee surrounded by books. You will probably be served by a friendly chap, who I believe is the owner, who was very helpful with tourist recommendations for us.

Thank BRtopsham
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We had a great time drinking good coffee and eating delicious cakes while we were wondering through all those old and new books. It's a really worth a stop. Thank you

Thank ericfesterling
Reviewed 4 June 2017

If you have an affinity for books, Fair Trade coffee, or both, then this is a must visit as you traverse the Ring Road. Coffee and pastries will refuel the drive, and the store is certainly not lack in unique reading material for the journey...More

1  Thank kmwiza
Reviewed 24 February 2017

In the touristy south, this authentic local coffee house is worth promoting. Made a perfect stop along the ring road for to-go coffee.

Thank spaceowl
Bokakaffid, Owner at Bokakaffid, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Hi, and thank you for a wonderful review. We hope you come back one day.

Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere and stuff, great coffee. What more can I wish? :-) I was here already 3 times and I'll come back here for the duration of my stay in Iceland.

Thank Wendy M
Bokakaffid, Owner at Bokakaffid, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Hi, thank you for your review. We hope to see you again later.

Reviewed 10 July 2016

Traveling with my 17 year old daughter was great, apart from having to find food she was happy with. We saw the reviews here for great waffles, and she wanted to go nowhere else. We arrived before they were open, but the wait was worth...More

Thank Hugo H
Bokakaffid, Owner at Bokakaffid, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2016

Hi Hugo, thank you for coming by. We hope to see you again. Best, Elín

Reviewed 17 June 2016

We were in Selfoss looking for a coffee shop...we saw this shop with parking in front. We both had coffees with a piece of carrot cake which was delicious covered in cream with bits of carrot. It had a very laid back atmosphere and the...More

Thank Airmilesfreak
Bokakaffid, Owner at Bokakaffid, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2016

Hi, thank you for your comment we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 17 May 2016

We found this cafe via Trip Advisor as our first stop in Iceland having landed a few hours earlier. What a gem of a find. It's a coffee-shop in a bookshop with new and second-hand books in all languages to browse, read over coffee or...More

1  Thank camval
Bokakaffid, Owner at Bokakaffid, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2016

Thank you! We hope to see you again.

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Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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10:00 - 18:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Austurvegur 22, Selfoss 800, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  South Region  >  Selfoss
  • Phone Number: +354 482 3079
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Combined cafe/bookshop, very nice!
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