Drinking and nightlife in Southern Sweden

  • Top ChoiceNightlife in Malmö

    Far i hatten

    Smack bang in the middle of Folkets Park, Far i hatten is a popular summer hang-out that transforms from smart casual cafe by day into an illuminated alfresco wonderland of an evening. There's a massive beery patio and even a ping-pong table!

  • Top ChoiceNightlife in Malmö

    Lilla Kafferosteriet

    Have a mosey around the warren of atmospheric rooms here before you bag your table, or head out to the pretty patio. This is a serious-about-coffee cafe with freshly ground (Fairtrade) beans, plus plenty of sweet and savoury goodies. You may just stay for a while; it's that kind of place.

  • Nightlife in Helsingborg

    Madame Moustache

    If you like your bars with atmosphere you can't go past this classic in a historic half-timbered building; sitting rooms are suitably 'period' with chintzy furniture, shelves of antiquated books, museum-piece wirelesses and similar. It's complemented by a streetside courtyard centred on a bubbling fountain.

  • Nightlife in Malmö

    Bee Kök & Bar

    From the outside Bee looks pretty much like she's still in the closet, but when you walk in, there's a definite fun and free LGBT vibe in the air – which might be the reason why this sister's web profile says she's 'straight' friendly. Find out for yourself: Bee is about 600m north of Triangeln station.

  • Nightlife in Malmö

    Söder om Småland

    Depending on how you feel about the whole hipster thing, you'll either love or loathe this very hipstery joint, whose name means 'South of Småland'. The decor is fresh and clean, the beers, IPAs and the occasional live music, random and eclectic. If it's handsome, hairy vikings you seek, search no more.

  • Nightlife in Malmö

    Grand Öl & Mat

    Billed as a meeting place for food, drinks, culture and events, the Grand is a popular late-night weekend venue in summer, with regular cross-genre live performances and DJs, then reverts to more of a cafe-restaurant vibe in the winter months.

  • Nightlife in Malmö

    Mello Yello

    Located on Lilla Torg, with nice nibbles and an almost always animated atmosphere. Mello Yello serves decent though pricey burgers to go with its impressive cocktail list and occasional live music and DJs.

  • Nightlife in Skåne

    Le Bardo

    At Ahus Seaside, by the pier, this place gets packed on a summer night with drinkers, diners and folks who want to dance the night away.

  • Nightlife in Malmö


    Malmö’s best bet for gay clubbers, 'Fame' kicks off the weekend on Friday nights while Malmö's longest running LGBT night, 'Wonk', works up the crowd on Saturdays.

  • Nightlife in Malmö


    Appealing to a 30-something and older crowd, Victors does glam cocktails on Lilla Torg with light late-night snacks available to accompany your tipple.

  • Nightlife in Helsingborg

    Bara Vara

    This very fashionable bar with outside seating, uber-stylish decor and a great wine list is also a reputable though pricey restaurant.

  • Nightlife in Malmö


    Popular Scottish-themed pub with a pretty outside garden and a traditional och-aye atmosphere.

  • Nightlife in Lund

    Café Ariman

    Head to this hip, grungy hang-out for cathedral views, strong coffee and fine cafe fare such as ciabattas, salads and burritos. It’s popular with left-wing students: think nose-rings, dreads and leisurely chess games. From September to May, DJs hit the decks on Friday and Saturday nights.

  • Nightlife in Malmö

    Pickwick Pub

    Friendly, traditional pub with Chesterfield chairs and a cosy fireplace.