Theatre in Södermalm

Södra Teatern

Accessible from Mosebacketorg, up the winding streets of old Södermalm, Södra Teatern is the original multi-functional event space, with its assortment of bars, stages, and even a restaurant. Whether you’re relaxing…
Spectator Sport in Södermalm

Zinkensdamms Idrottsplats

Watching a bandy match is great fun. The sport, a precursor to ice hockey but with more players (11 to a side) and less fighting, has grown massively popular since the rise of the Hammarby team in the late ‘90s. The…
Live Music in Södermalm

Mosebacke Etablissement

Eclectic theatre and club nights aside, this historic culture palace hosts a mixed lineup of live music. Tunes span anything from home-grown pop to antipodean rock. The outdoor terrace (featured in the opening scene…
Restaurant in Östermalm


This Stureplan ‘it kid’ draws the young and the beautiful for self-conscious cocktail sessions. Start off the night with French-fusion food in the restaurant, before trying your luck at charming the ca…
Jazz in Gamla Stan


Stampen is one of Stockholm’s music-club stalwarts, swinging to live jazz and blues six nights a week (and sometimes on Sunday). The free blues jam from 2pm to 6pm on Saturday, pulls everyone from local noodlers to …
Opera in Norrmalm


The Royal Opera is the place to go for thunderous tenors, sparkling sopranos and classical ballet. It has some bargain tickets in seats with poor views, and occasional lunchtime concerts for less than Skr200 (includ…
Jazz in Norrmalm


Music club Fasching is the pick of Stockholm’s jazz clubs, with live music most nights. DJs take over with either Afrobeat, Latin, neo-soul or R&B on Friday night and retro-soul, disco and rare grooves on Saturd…
Jazz in Norrmalm

Glenn Miller Café

Simply loaded with character, this tiny jazz-and-blues bar draws a faithful, fun-loving crowd. It also serves excellent, affordable French-style classics like mussels with white wine sauce.
Theatre in Östermalm


The Royal Theatre stages a range of plays in a sublime art-nouveau environment. You can also take a guided tour in English at 4pm most days (adult/child Skr30/60), bookable online.
Dance in Norrmalm

Dansens Hus

This place is an absolute must for contemporary-dance fans. Guest artists have included everyone from British choreographer Akram Khan to Canadian innovator Daniel Léveillé.