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Skemman Kaffihus

Hvanneyri | Hvanneyrarbraut, Hvanneyri 311, Iceland
+354 868 8626
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“waffles” (11 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
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Hvanneyri | Hvanneyrarbraut, Hvanneyri 311, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This coffeehouse is in a delightful renovated old school house building. All food and drinks are served on uniquely crafted pottery by a local teacher. The French chocolate cake with the caramel sauce was delicious and the latte was even better! Such a lovely retreat...More

Thank Kathryn P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hvanneyri is well worth making a detour for, if only for this cafe. Set in a tiny quiet idyllic village it has the yummiest cakes and waffles (perfectly cooked). There is a craft center and museum very close by as well as a charming little...More

Thank BillNoble
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the charming village of Hyanneyri in June. The coffee house was a very pleasant surprise. We didn't expect to find such a cosy place in this rural area. The soup was excellent and gluten-free, which made my son very happy. Everything is freshly...More

Thank marynim2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A charming and cozy cafe, in a perfect setting. Food on offer is delicious, we had the soup and bread followed by deliciously tasty waffles, with cream, chocolate and jam. Absolutely jummy !!! The staff are friendly and helpful. Great local knowledge shared...well worth a...More

Thank Breda M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with family. Had fantastic weather the same day so that's always a plus. Enjoyed waffles and coffee outside in the sunshine. Absolutely delish. Love the coffee cups made by a local potter. Inside the coffee shop has beautiful wooden beams and a real...More

1  Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I visit the coffee house in july and agust it is excellent, very kindly and the waffel is very good . Im sorry the caffe house is closed in vinter

1  Thank Rosaogkristjan
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The place is really charming! Family friendly with simple toys and games. Coffee and waffles are delicious! Good service! Nice setting.

1  Thank Annie B
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful and cozy little coffee house in the hidden gem of Hvanneyri - a great escape for the bustling city life. The raw french chocolate cake is something you just have to try!

2  Thank Gunnaregill
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Great little cafe in a tiny town just off the main road. A little difficult to find as the location on Tripadvisor and Google Maps is a bit off. But well worth it. You have to park about 50m away near a small church, then...More

2  Thank Trini M
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Skemman Kaffihus offered everything we could hope for on this glorious June day: excellent vegetable soup and bread, delicious waffles with salmon and wonderful coffee, all to be enjoyed inside or outside the beautifully renovated building, the oldest in Hvanneyri, just a few steps from...More

1  Thank CR R
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Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Street Parking, Outdoor Seating
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Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
00:00 - 17:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hvanneyri | Hvanneyrarbraut, Hvanneyri 311, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  West Region  >  Hvanneyri
  • Phone Number: +354 868 8626
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Skemman Café is open 1.June-14.August. We offer quality coffee and bake belgian style waffles with a twist as well as serving them with our homemade strawberry sauce and cream. We also offer a few other treats such as raw cake and cheese cake and a selection of organic teas for example. We are located in the oldest house in the cozy little village of Hvanneyri, that is also the home of the agricultural university in Iceland.
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