We are spilling our secret places. We have selected the timeless cafés, where to find our best spots and connect with nature. Or work.
Stockholm city guides
Visit our Stockholm guides of each part of the city. Here you will find our top 3 suggestions for cafés, restaurants, shopping, culture, nature, and of course our smultronställen (gems) in the city. Explore below!
High-end Stockholm is located in Östermalm. Visit any of the cultural venues such as Berwald hallen, Royal Dramaten or Swedish History museum. Östermalm also holds the nightlife of Stockholm at Stureplan, as well as high end shopping at any of the design boutiqes along Biblioteksgatan. Enjoy a gastronomic experience or enjoy a picknick in the beautiful Humlegården park.
Old Town guide
The island of Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s old town. Travel back in time while tripping on the cobbled streets and soaking in the colorful 17th- and 18th-century buildings. Visit the medieval Storkyrkan cathedral and the Royal Palace, the king’s official residence. Stop for a fika at a bistro which serve Scandianavian cuisine or a beer in a medeival setting.
Vasastan is a residential area in Stockholm known for its parks, in particular Vasaparken, a popular picnic spot, and Observatorielunden park, home to the Stockholm Observatory. Tegnérlunden park has statues of Astrid Lindgren, author of the Pippi Longstocking books, and playwright August Strindberg, whose former home, now the Strindbergsmuseet, is nearby. Cozy Scandinavian restaurants cluster on Odenplan and St. Eriksplan squares.
Urban Kungsholmen island connects with Vasastan and is home to the relaxed Rålambhov park which hosts outdoor cinema, a skate park and a beach. For culture, visit colonnaded Stockholm City Hall, where the annual Nobel Prize ceremony is held in its banquet hall. Stroll along Norr Mälarstrand to enjoy a lunch at any on boats docked on the waterfront promenade.
Hip Södermalm island offers a creative boho vibe. Visit any of the SOFO’s eclectic cafés or shops. Stroll along the waterfront to enjoy contemporary photo art at Fotografiska, or get lost among any of the amazing restaurants to enjoy a plate of husmanskost – Scandinavian cuisine. For a relaxed picknick, visit Tantolunden in Hornstull or Vitabergsparken.
Norrmalm (city) is the heart of Stockholm city which offers mainstream shopping at Drottninggatan. For cultural experiences, visit the Royal Swedish Opera for opera or ballet, or mainstream Kulturhuset Stadsteatern. Stop for a fika and people watching in any of the cafés along Kungsträdgården (park).