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Cafés to relax in



Mormors Stue

Mormors Stue, or Grandmas Livingroom, is one of the favorite spots of both the local Trønder, and the students of Trondheim. The café is situated in an alley from the pedestrian street Thomas Angells gate in the city center. The interior is unique, and the building is protected by law, they have great pastries and a great atmosphere. It is really worth a visit! Opening hours are 10 am to 11:30 pm Monday to Saturday and 12 pm to 5 pm on Sundays.

Onkel Svanhild

Onkel Svanhild, or "Uncle Svanhild", is a selproclaimed "bakekakeri" selling kakes and homemade buns with creative topping. They make everything fresh and the coffee is lovely, the atmosphere is nice and the place is really popular amongs the locals! They do have some lunch options as well if you dont want a sweet snack. Opening hours are 8 am to 4:30 Tuesday to Friday, and 9:30 am to 5 pm on Saturdays. It is closed on Sundays and Mondays.


Transit is not just a café, it is also a vintage shop selling furniture and other small items. The shop is quite new and the interior is influenced by the reuse of fixed retro furniture. The coffee is great and the party too! Opening hours are 10 am to 6 pm Monday to Saturday and 12 pm to 5 pm on Sundays.

Café le Frère

Café le Frère is an independent speciality coffee and tea house with a nice, unpretentious atmosphere, where they love their plants and chandeliers. The coffee they serve is roasted in the same building, and they focus on "food for friends" with vegetarian and plant based dishes.There are also board games and books free to use! Openig hours are from 7 am - 5 pm during the weekdays, and 9 am to 4:30 pm on the weekends.

Café Ni Muser

This café is located close to Nidarosomen, in a classy building with high ceilings. They have an à la carte menu, and also a lot of different buffets. Every weekday there is lunch buffet from 11 am to 3 pm, soup buffet every day from 3 pm to 9 pm. There is also Saturday buffet from 12 pm to 4 pm and a cake buffet on Sundays from 12 pm to 3 pm. They have really great coffee and some of the best cakes in the city. Opening hours are 11 am to 9 pm every day.

Godt brød Donningens gate

Godt brød, or "good bread" is known for using organic ingredients and making delicious breads and buns. The atmosphere is chill and the café is beautiful. You can also grab the coffee and pastry to go if you want to explore the city. Opening hours are 7 am to 7 pm during the weekdays, 7 am to 6 pm on Saturdays and 8 am to 5 pm on Sundays.

Bakklandet Skysstasjon

This old building is located on beautiful Bakklandet close to the Old Town Bridge and with a view of Nidarosdomen. The building is believed to be from around 1791, so the building has become a bit crooked, and is divided into smaller rooms that brings lots of charm. The café serves food featuring traditional Norwegian dishes, and is also a bar known for its great selection of the traditional Norwegian aquavit. But their homemade hot chocolate is also reccomended! Opening hours are 11 am to 1 am on the weekdays and 12 pm to 1 am on the weekends.


Sellanraa is a cozy café where you either can stop for a coffee and something sweet or eat a full lunch made from local products. They focus on great taste and good atmosphere. You can also pick up a good book while you are there. Opening hours are 10 am to 7 pm Monday to Saturday. You can not order food from the kitchen after 4 pm.

Jacobsen & Svart Kaffebrenneri

This place is for the real coffee lover. "Jacobsen and Black" is specializing in coffee and are run by dedicated people with a genuine interest in coffee. They roast their own coffee beans, and provide multiple other cafés with beans throughout Trondheim. They also have their own really nice café that is worth checking out! The café is located in the city center so it is easy to find. Opening hours are 9 am to 4 pm Monday to Saturday.

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