Kaffi Hólar - Reception
Restaurant and Café
Opening hours Summer (June-July-August):
Mondays – Fridays : 08:00 – 21:00 (Breakfast – Lunch Buffet – A la Carte)
Breakfast by order : 07:00 – 10:00
Booking a table in advance is adviced.
groups by appointment (firstname.lastname@example.org or +354 662 4156)
Opening hours Winter (September-May):
Mondays – Fridays : 09:00 – 14:00 (Cafeteria style buffet – soup and bread)
Breakfast by order : 08:00 – 10:00
Evenings for groups by appointment only.
During opening hours, we always have hot coffee and a small selection of side dishes. we especially recommend trying the Oat Meal Tart called Guðmundur the Good Bishop. It´s got a story and It´s just fantastic!
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 2600 ISK
Smoked arctic char served with "Reykir" cheese, marinated broccoli, roasted nuts and dill cream.
- Birkihlíð Tenderloin 2800 ISK
Cured sheep´s tenderloin, rhubarb jam, horseradish dressing and freshly baked bread.
- Soup of the day 1.900 ISK
Served with herb oil, crispy sweet potatoes and freshly baked bread.
- Lamb fillet - Local delicassy 5500 ISK
Lamb fillet from local farm Birkihlíð. Potatoe puree, roasted root vegetables, pickled onions and red wine glaze.
- Hólar Arctic Char 4500 ISK
Pan fried arctic char, cherry tomatoes, barley, cauliflower and smoked infused, creamy mushroom sauce with a touch of white wine.
LAUGAMÝRI'S BEST 3200
Fresh vegetables with crunchy pumpkin seeds, marinated broccoli and dill sauce.
Bishop "Guðmundur The Good" 1750 ISK
Bishop´s Guðmundur Góði´s oat meal tart, just the way we like it.
Hólar Skyr Cake 1750 ISK
Skyr cake with blueberries and whipped cream.
Fresh berries with whipped cream and ice cream.