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.

local produce

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.



Main Courses




  • 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.