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The Coocoo's Nest


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Cafe, European
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely place in the Grandi neighbourhood, always nice and a pleasure, the Bryggjan opposite was full so they got us a table at the last minute before the live show across the street, wonderful meal and service as usual and great beers across the street,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
13  Thank Niels L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful brunch here today I had an omelette with char and codfish which was delicious. The potatoes and bread were also excellent. My wife had green eggs and ham which was scrambled eggs and pesto. She enjoyed them. The place is very...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ignatsz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is the cutest. There are so many lovely touches that I wouldn’t want tospoilso go and see. Menu is small but something for everyone especially vegetarians and vegans. I had the goats cheese pesto and caramelised onion toastie and it was delicious. Food...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 985christinee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came in for brunch in January. The food was incredibly delicious, I definitely recommend the pancakes and the breakfast burrito.The place was very busy, but the staff was very attentive and we received our dishes promptly. The place next door has the same owner...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank queensgirl2011
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 9 January 2019

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 January 2019 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
Íris S, Owner at The Coocoo's Nest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Anna Thank you kindly for your review, giving us a chance to clarify. I am very sorry that you got accidentally charged double & I am glad you saw it so we were able to reimburse you. We pride ourselves in being an honest...More

Reviewed 28 December 2018 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 16 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
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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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