Meaning of fika in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfiːkə/


  • (in Swedish custom) a break from activity during which people drink coffee, eat cakes or other light snacks, and relax with others.

    ‘comfortable seating areas provide the ideal space for working lunches or an afternoon fika’
    • ‘the cinnamon buns and small cups of coffee that are a staple of fika have always been offered in the store's canteen’
    • ‘a former working-class suburb that's been transformed with craft beer bars, fika cafes, and art galleries’