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Cafe Knarr

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
Vindeboder 20 | The Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde 4000, Denmark
+45 46 30 02 08
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  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Vindeboder 20 | The Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde 4000, Denmark
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

By the time we got to the Viking Ship Museum after walking from the train station and viewing the Cathedral, I was getting pretty hungry. I would normally avoid a cafe attached to a museum, but I was very pleasantly surprised. There concept is New...More

Thank Square_Dansk
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I can't say this is in my palate as the food was different from anything I've had before. I would say that it was good though. I like sea buckthorn for the tangy bite and flavor that I've never had before. Service was fast and...More

Thank Travelsal0t1
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This restaurant did a great deal to rehabilitate my views of the Vikings, who I imagined subsisted on a diet of things that could be smoked or brined. They did...while they were at sea. But they also farmed, and as prodigious traders had access to...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Restricted menu and not cheap but its part of the whole viking experiencce. The gluten free pulled pork was great but they basically ust took off the flat bread and put onsome dried blueberries. The pulled pork was delicious. the pear cake was tasty but...More

Thank KweenMOn
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We only had some coffee after visiting the museum but having seen some of the food they served made us wish that we hadn't already had lunch. The smorrebrods looked wonderful and probably tasted just as good. Value wise it compares favourably with its competitors...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We were at Viking Museum & couldn't miss this restaurant to try famous smorrebrods with hot chocolate as it was a cold day. Tried a few dishes to sample local dishes, beer braised pork, sausages , Nordic cheese et al. It's a self service with...More

Thank Moe Z
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The cafe is cosy. They did not have too many choices, and the items we would have wanted were not available when we were there. Our son did not want to eat his sandwich as the sauce was too spicy for him. We enjoyed our...More

Thank minnamursu
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The main restaurant at the bay is closed and basically this café is the only option closeby the viking museum... and they haven't prepared for it... this is what I call bad management. We ordered food at 13.00 and basically they only had 3 dishes...More

Thank Evil-Ivo
Reviewed 17 December 2016

As they promote it, using the same food sources that the Vikings did. We had the Christmas special of smoked herring on a bed of raw cabbage with egg yolk, beautiful rye bread, etc., and the pork in a roll. Both wonderful and a really...More

Thank JonWS
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I've tried the tradicional viking dish - which I can't remember the name. I just remember that it was a generously portion of smoked salmon, cabbage, pork, cheese, herbs, wild fruits and some mushrooms... everything that made me have an idea of how were the...More

Thank Adavilson M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vindeboder 20 | The Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde 4000, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  West Zealand  >  Roskilde
  • Phone Number: +45 46 30 02 08
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CafeKnarr offers lovely salads, sandwiches, delicious lunch dishes, homemade cakes, ice cream, tea, coffee and organic soft drinks and beer.
CafeKnarr serves 'New Nordic Viking Food' where only commodities from the Viking Age are used, including the ingredients that the Vikings brought back from other countries.
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