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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 27 October 2021

The coffee is fantastic, the fruit tea exceptional and the cinnamon buns wonderful. But the real highlight are the chocolates - even in a big city it would be difficult to find such an exceptional quality - craftsmanship in perfection! Makes addicted!

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 26 May 2021 via mobile

We stopped for a quick lunch and like many of the Svalbard houses this one is a lot nicer on the inside than on the outside. We had a ciabatta and water, simple as that, food was good and obvious that they are quality aware

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 6 March 2021

We had a nice afternoon coffee at Fruene. They have a wide selection of pastries (one gluten-free option) and tons of homemade chocolate confetti/truffles. Delicious drinks and great price-quality ratio (especially if compared to the Mainland Norway!). Wonderful ambiance.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 18 December 2020 via mobile

Great place for a 'Jule' Latte and piece of cake! Nice atmosphere with good options for lunch or afternoon snack.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 15 November 2020 via mobile

It seems like a place for both locals and tourists. They have tasty freshly made sandwiches and delicious cakes. They also produce their own chocolate. "The World's northernmost chocolaterie" which is quite good. Beside being a cosy café shop they sell homemade soaps, chocolates and...other types of home iterates which are good options as a gift to loved ones.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 4 November 2020 via mobile

Really cute little cafe in Lompen senteret, always seems quite busy. A nice selection of lunch dishes and they have a liquor license so you can get a glass of house wine for only 55kr with your toastie! They also do their own chocolate and...have a big selection of gift boxes - with chocolates or homemade soaps etc.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 31 August 2020 via mobile

Top quality soups, salads and cakes in the centre of Longyearbyen (and served for lunch/dinner if you're on a Better Moments tour), served in a pretty, cosy cafe with outdoor seating too. Well worth a visit. Texas cake (chocolate) was delicious!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 10 August 2020

Nice staff, especially Omid, combined with tasty sandwitches and pastry makes the trip worth the recommendation.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 9 January 2020

Nice place for a cup of coffee and a cake Also selling homemade chocolate Super friendly host and staff

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 13 December 2019

Very recommended! Delicious pastry and coffee, nice interior, good service. Wide range of tea and coffee kinds. Amazing chocolate and cakes - you have to try sweet little chocolate bear! Will be back for sure during my next stay in Longyearbyen. Place totally worth the...walk from Nybyen ;) You can even meet the reindeer on the way! :DMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Response from DebVictoria2016 | Reviewed this property |
For me I only had one day there and could have done with a lot more but we used it as a port for our cruise around Svalbard. I did dog sledding at Longyearbyen with Green Dog which was very good. There are many other things... More
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Response from 368JohnL | Reviewed this property |
Everything on Svalbard comes there by transport- airplane or ships. If want to be sure a food item is available, you should bring it. There are lots of great cooks there who like food, but you need to make special plans with... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fruene Kaffe Og Vinbar

Yes, Fruene Kaffe Og Vinbar offers takeaway services.

Fruene Kaffe Og Vinbar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5