Cafe in Uppsala


Something of an Uppsala institution, this classy but sweet konditori (bakery-cafe) dates back to the 19th century and is a cut above your average coffee-and-bun shop. It’s been endorsed by no less a personage than t…
Cafe in Örebro

Hälls Konditori Stallbacken

One of two locations of this bakery-cafe (the other’s in Järntorget), Hälls is a classic old-style konditori and a favourite hangout for locals. Go for fika (coffee and cake) or more substantial salads, quiche and s…
Cafe in Västerås

Kalle på Spangen

This great cafe, right by the river in the old part of town, inhabits several cosy, creaky-floored rooms filled with mismatched furniture and gilt-edged grandfather clocks. Lunch specials, such as the lasagne, are h…
Cafe in Nyköping

Café Hellmans

A charming cafe with a boutique shop attached, Hellmans is a nice spot for lunch, with soups, salads, lasagne and focaccia. Also has good coffee and excellent cakes to enjoy in the summer courtyard.
Cafe in Eskilstuna

Café Kaka

Kaka is a funky, upbeat cafe and meeting place, serving sandwiches, wraps, and big, filling salads, with the occasional live DJ.
Cafe in Sala

Mat o Prat på Norrmanska

This restaurant, inside the rustic 18th-century wooden courtyard of Norrmanska Gården, has a great outdoor patio and includes a cute pub. On the menu you’ll find everything from burgers and pasta to shrimp salad. It…
Cafe in Ängelsberg

Nya Servering

Nya Servering is not far from Ängelsberg train station and serves fast food, coffee and simple sandwiches. There’s a good view from here across to the island Barrön on Åmänningen lake, where the world’s oldest-survi…
Cafe in Nora


Down by the lake is this delightful wooden cottage, set in a flower-filled garden, where you can get coffee, sandwiches, quiches, desserts and other home-baked goodies, as well as Nora Glass ice-cream creations. If …
Cafe in Sunne

Saffran & Vitlök

Having expanded and moved into the big, white library building on the main square, this cafe serves giant bowls of hefty salads to take away or dine in on (there's indoor or courtyard seating), plus excellent coffee…
Cafe in Sunne


In the park is this appealing beach cafe, with outdoor seating over the water and live music on some summer evenings. Look for dinner specials (like pig roast or all-you-can-eat lobster) midweek.