Fríða is more than a café, it is a local food experience and storytelling
café, where guest will feel right at home and the culture of the Northern Faroe
after the first boat built by the Faroese people 250 years ago, Royndin Fríða
was a boat built by pioneer Nólsoyar Páll, illegally and in hiding. Today it is
recognized to have had great significance for the Faroe Islands.
café is located on one of Klaksvik’s main roads, and on the other side of the
café is the beach with a great view over the village and the bay. This is where
rebels and heroes met, where men and women gathered
to discuss new ideas. You will feel the great entrepreneur spirit of Klaksvik, which
still flourishes today.
This is where the boat Royndin Fríða laid dock in
between trips to Europe. From
the balcony you also have a great view towards the home and boathouses of
Nólsoyar Páll. These are at the moment being built and restored as museums and
monuments. Café Fríða is run by a strong team. The staff is
friendly, well trained and always willing to chat and share local
stories with guests.
Fríða welcomed its first guests on the 1st of March 2014. It was built and
founded by Mimmy Vágsheyg.
Business has from the beginning been an essential part of the company’s
business plan. Environmental and social responsibility is a core value for the
business plan and an integrated value within all the staff.
will always use as many locally produced products as possible.
will always insist on getting our daily deliveries in reusable boxes, not
will always save energy.
will always insist that all imported products come in catering large boxes, no
mini plastic boxes.
only serve soft drinks and beer that come in reusable glass bottles.
sort our waste as well as possible, according to the local waste disposal
of our normal opening hours:
of change, we offer our café space to all local social clubs to do events and
of charge, we offer our café space and a helping hand to youngsters to meet and
do school essays and other school related homework together.
of charge, we offer our café space to all philanthropy groups and events, to do
meetings, awareness events and other.
believe that a café visit is the ultimate social experience, it should reflect
the local society, give space to all opinions, give space to a break from
everyday life, give space to new ideas, new music and never take a political
favorite, never differentiate any social status.
All are welcome.
The only rules are
to be respectful to all people in our café, respect our café and respect our