Our London café is open 7 days a week - pop by and say HEJ. We also do great coffee, a wide selection of open sandwiches, breakfast items and really, really good cakes.
Compost, Recycle, Re-use
How to recycle or re-use our packaging, in case you wondered.
Happy Birthday to us: We’re 11 years old
Happy Birthday: our cafe turns 11 years old.
Meet up: London Pride 2018
Need a place to meet before Pride?
How to hotdog the Scandi way
Scandis are obsessed with hotdogs – and for good reason.
Buy one Hotdog, get one FREE this week
Scandinavians make great hotdogs – this week, 2-for-1
How To: Celebrate 17th May
Not sure what to do for 17th of May yet?
Eurovision Bingo – Print Your Own
Oh yes – Eurovision bingo is back – make sure to get yours.
Scandi Ice Creams – Now Available
Our summer stash of Scandi ice creams has arrived!
Everyone Deserves a Proper Breakfast
A bowl for a bowl – providing breakfast to children in need.
Glögg Season is here!
Learn how to make a real Scandi glögg mulled wine
Are you wearing clean underpants?
Are you wearing clean underpants? Read on, even if you did put clean undies on this morning: This is important. Every year, for a few weeks, we collect money at […]
Recipe: Sally’s ‘Chokladbullar’ (Soft chocolate buns)
Learn how to make buns with chocolate Nutella filling – recipe from our book Fika & Hygge
How to make… Cinnamon buns / Kanelbullar
Recipe: Lovely Cinnamon Buns Kanelbullar, Swedes call them. Skillingsboller or kanelboller in Norway – kanelsnegl a Dane may say. Cinnamon buns. Those delightful soft rolls, perfect for a Fika […]
Princess Semlor – the ‘hit’ of 2017 (Prinsess-semlor)
We tested the new Swedish craze of princess semlor (prinsesssemla) at ScandiKitchen – a hybrid of princess cake and Semlor. YUM!
Recipe: Swedish Christmas Ham – Topping (Julskinka Griljering)
It’s easy to make the mustard crumb topping (julskinka griljering) for a traditional Swedish Christmas ham – here’s how-to, in a few easy steps.
FIKA – The Connoisseur’s Guide to Cake & Drink Pairings
Fika – The Connoisseur’s Guide to Cake & Drink Pairings Aaaaah, Fika. That untranslatable, slightly odd-sounding Swedish word which encompasses so much loveliness. Fika may just be our favourite Swedish […]
WIN a big box of liquorice
WIN a big box of Scandinavian salty liquorice – can you handle it?
We’d like you to meet… Malin
We’d like you to meet… our Tina
Meet our people: Tina, our Leading Lady.
We would like you to meet… our Sally
We would like you to meet… our Sally
Pleased to meet you, Thom
Pleased to meet you, Thom – meet the people at ScandiKitchen
Are you wearing clean underpants? Nice, isn’t it?
We are collecting underpants for the homeless of London. Send us a few pairs of new pants, please. All through November at our cafe. Because everybody deserves clean underpants.
Recipe: Norwegian ‘Skoleboller’ buns
A recipe for Norwegian ‘Skoleboller’ buns – cardamom buns filled with creme patisserie and topped with coconut.
Buns and Coffee
Next week, we’re doing Buns and coffee at the cafe. You’ll need one of these vouchers. Yes, you can use your smart phone.
Recipe: Medaljer & Cremelinser
Two traditional bakes for the Danish coffee table.
Recipe: Curried Cauliflower Salad
We serve this delicious curried cauliflower salad with rye grain at the cafe – its nutritious and easy to make.
Recipe: Blueberry porridge
A delicious, super easy morning porridge with blueberries, almonds, seeds and banana. Ready in just a few minutes.
Recipe: Softly boiled egg with asparagus on rye
A delicious open sandwich with softly boiled egg and green asparagus – on seeded dark rye bread. Takes just 6 minutes to make. A perfect quick lunch.
Your lovely semlor pictures
We asked you to send us pictures of your home bakes – here are the best ones.
WIN Semlor for the office
WIN a tray of our delicious Semlor buns for you and your colleagues and be Mr Popular
Recipe: Semlor Lenten buns
Our recipe for those delicious Swedish Lenten buns called ‘Semlor’.
Recipe: ‘Pepparkakor’ Banoffee Pie
A quick and easy banoffee pie – with a Scandinavian twist.
Recipe: How to make Senapssill Mustard herring
Make a great Senapssill Mustard herring at home – in just ten minutes. A great starter on any nordic Smorgasbord.
Recipe: Rödbetsallad Apple and Beetroot Salad
Learn how to make the Nordic beetroot and apple salad – a beautiful Scandi dish perfect for any smorgasbord.
Recipe: Lucia buns (Saffron buns)
A recipe for those amazing Swedish saffron buns (lussekatter) – perfect for Christmas time with a glass of warming Glögg mulled wine.
Aquavit tastings at the cafe 29th November 2014
Pop by and get a taste for the Nordic aquavit drink – and learn all about the flavours and varieties (Sat 29th Nov 2014 at the cafe)
Time for Blossa Glögg Mulled wine
This year’s 2014 Blossa Glögg mulled wine annual flavour is out and it is delicious. Pop by and stock up in store or online.
Recipe: Kladdkaka – Sticky Swedish Chocolate Cake
The most delicious Swedish fika cake: Sticky ‘kladdkaka’ cake. Super easy to make. Get the recipe from the cafe right here
Tuborg Julebryg J-Day London 2014
The celebration of the release of the Danish traditional Christmas beer, Tuborg Julebryg. Want to join us on the 14th November at the cafe? Email us to get your name on the guest list (limited spots)
A very Danish coffee time in South Jutland
I have family in the southern part of Jutland (the part of Denmark that’s connected to continental Europe), and one of the most vivid memories of my childhood is hearing of the elaborate gatherings known as ‘Sønderjysk Kaffebord’ – literally, a ‘Southern Jutland coffee table’.
Danes love meeting up for coffee and cake of course, but in the south of Jutland, they take it to the extreme. There, a normal coffee time features seven types of soft cake, and seven kinds of biscuits. Anything less just won’t do.
Celebrate Bun Week with us 21-27 July 2014
Next week (21-27 July 2014) is bun week at the cafe. Here’s the voucher you need in order for you to get your mitts on a free cinnamon bun on […]
Need a ‘Kransekake’ for 17th Mai?
Our good friend Karen is really good at making Kransekake / kransekage. In fact, she’s been making them for years. We don’t make them but we’re very happy to recommend […]
Waffle Day 25th March – ‘Våffeldagen’
Waffle Day (25th March) began in Sweden as Våffeldagen, allegedly due to confusion between the Swedish “vårfrudagen” meaning “Our Lady’s Day” which falls on the same date. The day historically […]
Show us your big, fat buns and WIN Lunch for Two at ScandiKitchen
It’s Fat Tuesday on Tuesday 4th March 2014 – also known as Fettisdagen, fastelavn, Shrove Tuesday and Mardi Gras. On this day across Scandinavia we celebrate the start of Lent. […]
WIN: ‘The Almost Nearly Perfect People’ – by Michael Booth
Did you read the article that got everybody talking a few weeks back? (if not, read it HERE) Are we Nordics not all we’re cracked up to be? Who decided […]
Scandinavian food rising in popularity in Britian
We kinda had a feeling, you know. That Scandinavian food is the next big thing. Which is why, in 2006, Jonas and Bronte began making plans to take over the […]
Our Rebekka couldn’t make it to the Scan Show this weekend (she is a busy lady, you know, baking and stuff). So, she set Bronte a challenge: go meet the […]
Happy Birthday to us – photos
We had a lovely little party a few weeks back when we turned two. The wonderful photographer Magnus Arrevad popped by and took a few photos – you can see […]
Can't make it to store? Don't worry. We deliver across the UK and EU to curb your cravings wherever you are.
Please note that all orders placed after 12th of December have missed the pre-Christmas deadline and will therefore not be shipped until January.
Our café & shop in central London is open until 23rd of December and will continue to get stock daily. Happy holidays! Dismiss