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Kirkjufell in Grundarfjörður

one of the most photogenic mountains in Iceland

Much more than a café

Emil is a combo of a café, museums and the towns library

Snæfellsjökull glacier and volcano

The national park is within 30 minutes drive from Café Emil


We offer coffee and cakes, light meals and beverages. We keep our prices as low as possible and always have a selection for Vegans. Occasionally we host concerts and other cultural events.

Our WiFi is complimentary with the purchase of our services.


Emil is a combo of a café, tourist information centre, a photography, history and toy museum as well as the towns library.

Entrance to exhibitions is free of charge.


Café Emil is a family business, run by Olga and Elsa, a mother and daughter that are born and bread in the village Grundarfjörður.

We have a passion for food and our ambition is to offer quality food, drinks and services.

Todays Menu and Prices

We offer cakes and light meals and always have Vegan and healthy choises on our menu.


Fish soup – 1.750 kr
Aspargus soup – 1.400 kr
Chicken burger – 1.850 kr
Sandwich – 1.200 kr
Cakes – 450-950 kr


Café Emil’s address is Grundargata 35, 350 Grundarfjörður, Iceland. We are 170 km from Reykjavík, about 2 hours drive. We are located right at the foot of the spectacular mountain Kirkjufell and in half an hours drive from Snæfellsjökull National Park.

Coming with a group?

To ensure our best services we appreciate a notice if you are coming with a group of 8 or more. Please fill out our Group contact form and let us know when you are coming and with how many. You are also welcome to call us at 897-0124.