Quality Hotel Prince Philip
Kungenskurva, Oxholmsgrand 2
Phone: (46) 8 680 25 00
Fax: (46) 8 680 25 25
Bars & Cafes
This little bakery-cum-café is popular among the inhabitants at Lilla Essingen, the part of town said to be Sweden's most densely populated island. Head here to have morning coffee and a sandwich at inexpensive rates.
Mattina is a café on two floors located on Lilla Essingen—a part of town said to be the country's most densely populated island. Sitting at the lower level gives one an interesting view because you are then "beneath" the bridge leading over the water to Kungsholmen. Café Mattina's greatest draw is its early opening hours, which means many of the locals can have their breakfast here before going to work.
Copacabana is a very cozy cafe that is a hub for the queer/alternative community in Stockholm. If has free Wi-Fi access and a selection of books that customers can peruse as they while away their day. Copacabana has been decorated on a budget, with predominantly second-hand furniture. This is not a place where pretentiousness is thought highly of. Despite the low-cost feel to the place, it feels homely, and the view overlooks the water toward Liljeholmen.Their menu consists of an all-day breakfast, one soup of the week, and two main dishes, one of which always caters for vegans. However, there is also a large range of sandwiches, smoothies and baked goodies. - Christian Tsangarides
A combination of a bistro, theater, and bar, Bistro Barbro offers one of the most unique dining experiences in Stockholm. This bistro's menu is mostly Asian cuisine with a Western twist. The interior is simple, modern and comfortable.
Kaffe P is one of Stockholm's popular cafés. The place has a relaxed ambience and you can sit here and read or chat for hours over a cup of hot coffee.
This is one of Södermalm's cosy coffee shop with a loyal clientele. Its location in a residential area helps make the ambience more relaxed and easy—going. Coffee, tea and various kinds of bread are available — all very cheap. The seating area is slightly small so be prepared to share a table. The furnishing is plain, and the atmosphere warm. The mixed clientele consists of many regulars.
This is definitely Stockholm's best café in the summertime. Escape from the traffic and city noise and park yourself in their charming garden—you will feel you are a million miles away in the tranquil countryside. Lasse i Parken is situated next to Långholmen where you will also find excellent swimming spots. The menu includes coffee, tea, home-baked bread, fruit juices and other goodies.
At this plain but pleasant café, the concept is sport. The walls are decorated with flags and team sweaters. Sporting events are aired non-stop on the TV screens. But even if you are not very interested in athletic pursuits, Café Dello Sport also serves perfect coffee and delicious paninis.
It's difficult to choose because all the muffins look really tempting. You'll find a whole range of these saccharine sweet somethings stacked on the racks. The lot changes every day. Try the Chocolate Muffins with Cream Cheese Fillings or Apple and Cinnamon flavours. The Muffins with Zucchini and Feta Cheese are also worth a try. Couple that with a Smoothie, which comes in several fruity flavours.
Hemma hos Julia is best known for their homemade, fresh cheese. This started as an experiment at someone's home, in the bathtub. Nowadays, the cheese is sold in lovely little boxes in several delis all over town, as well as at this café. Julia serves light meals, such as salads, sandwiches, soups, and sweet delights like brownies and carrot cake, to go with your coffee. There are wooden tables and chairs, and the place seems very welcoming.
The Southside Pub is an Irish tavern in Stockholm. Established in 2003, it is an affable and welcoming place for all. Choose from the wide selection of beers and nosh on the hearty menu featuring fish and chips, pork ribs, burgers and sandwiches. End it with delish desserts such as the banana split. Sports fans can watch live games on any of their three big screens while having a beer with your gang. Others can enjoy the quiz nights and the musical gigs in their 'Cavern' where local and international bands perform. Always buzzing with entertainment, Southside is a great pub for a nice time out.
On a quaint corner in Södermalm, you will find the Black & Brown Inn with its comfortable interior. The pub has been creating a British pub experience to its loyal patrons for years. With eighteen draught beers and 40 bottled beers available, this is a great place for any beer-lover. Typical pub-style snacks and meals are available.