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the Viking Cafe

Horni, 781 Hofn,, Hofn, Iceland
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good17%
  • Average18%
  • Poor24%
  • Terrible28%
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Horni, 781 Hofn,, Hofn, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrible service, complete rip off, grumpiest owners ever. I've never met grumpier people in my life. Never, ever going back.

1  Thank George T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in here after a hike to the Viking Village and down to the black beach. It was great to be able to get out of the wind and rain and have a nice cup of tea and a dessert - apple crumble pie...More

Thank Adelle58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed overnight in the parking lot of the Viking cafe in order to get sunset pictures. For $50 we got to park in the parking lot and use a dirty bathroom, no toilet paper and an overflowing garbage can. The view is good,...More

Thank cyclist_13
Reviewed 20 March 2017

They charge 8 krona to view the nearby mountain landscape or to walk the abandoned Viking Movie site. A very small cup of coffee is another 8 krona.

Thank DennisUSA
Reviewed 29 December 2016

If you have time, it is worth seeing, but not if you are pressed for time. The Café really doesn't offer much at all, so don't head here looking for food of any substance or quality. The hook is really the chance to walk out...More

3  Thank Julie F
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I agree with previous reviews. The cafe and Viking Village are probably not worth the time and $ to get there, have a coffee and roam the grounds. The woman at the cafe where you need to pay for entrance, was cold and unwelcoming. The...More

4  Thank 2and2
Reviewed 4 November 2016

After reading all about the controversy surrounding this place, I figured the views must be to-die-for so we decided to make it a must-see on our trip this year. One word: disappointing. We thought that, similar to some private access or maintained areas in the...More

1  Thank Jana J
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Just a run down shop - restaurant . Have to pay to take the walking path - no point really, so many other places to visit , would not really bother to take the side road to here.

Thank danTA100
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

When we first saw the signs that the access to the beach costs money, we were quite shocked and close to leaving. While we discussed it, seven people came and left after seeing the signs... In the end we decided to pay the 800 krona...More

Thank Nora W
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The Viking Cafe experience was very disappointing. We had to pay 8 kr each to walk to a run down movie set. I thought there was a path/trail that I could follow to walk down towards a light house. I couldn't find a trail or...More

1  Thank Bonnie B
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  • Address: Horni, 781 Hofn,, Hofn, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  East Region  >  Hofn
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