Kaffi Hólar - Reception
Restaurant and Café
Opening hours Winter (September-May):
Mondays – Fridays : 08:00 – 16:00
Breakfast by order : 08:00 – 10:00
Evenings for groups by appointment only.
Kaffi Hólar offers a variety of gourmet dishes made from fresh produce from the local area, and reasonably priced to suit any traveller.
Kaffi Hólar is located within the main building of the University, seating 55 people. It offers a breakfast, lunch buffet and a menu.
Try the arctic char or the lamb tenderloin, you’ll thank us later!
Or, if you have a taste for history, we have a delicious desert inspired by Guðmundur the Good, a 13th century bishop of Hólar who was renowned and reveered for his kindness and hospitality.
- Hot smoked arctic char 1800 ISK
Smoked arctic char served with "Reykir" cheese, marinated broccoli, roasted nuts and dill cream.
Fresh salad from Laugarmýri 1500 ISK
with raspberries and cheese from Goðdalur.
- Birkihlíð Tenderloin 1750 ISK
Cured sheep´s tenderloin, rhubarb jam, horseradish dressing and freshly baked bread.
- Soup of the day 1.200 ISK
Served with herb oil, crispy sweet potatoes and freshly baked bread.
- Grilled Steak 4300 ISK
Choose from beef or lamb tenderloin from Birkihlíð or foal tenderloin. Grilled steak, potatoe puree, roasted root vegetables, pickled onions and red wine glaze.
- Hólar Arctic Char 3200 ISK
Pan fried arctic char, baked cherry tomatoes, roasted baby potatoes, marinated cauliflower and smoked infused mushroom sauce.
Laugamýri´s best 2100 ISK
Honey roasted vegetables with crunchy sun flower seeds, marinated cauliflower and smoked infused mushroom sauce.
Bishop "Guðmundur The Good" 900 ISK
Bishop´s Guðmundur Góði´s oat meal tart, just the way we like it.
Hólar Skyr Cake 1350 ISK
Skyr cake with blueberries and whipped cream.