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Bakery in Utö

Utö Bakgård

In a red-timber cottage just up from the harbour, this adorable bakery serves a smashing cardamom bulle (bun) that is one of the best in Sweden. Sweet, sticky bliss aside, it also serves filling sandwiches (perfect …
European in Utö

Nya Dannekrogen

Near the Gruvbryggan harbour, this lively restaurant-bar has a young, casual vibe, with meals ranging from hearty fish stew to quinoa salad. The fried Baltic herring (195kr) with lingonberries and mashed potatoes is…
Mine in Utö

Iron Mine

The most unusual of Utö's sights is the remains of Sweden’s oldest iron mine, which opened in 1150 and closed in 1879. The three pits are now flooded – the deepest is Nyköpingsgruvan (215m). They're an atmospheric a…
Swedish in Utö

Seglarbaren

There are great views of the harbour from the sprawling terrace here, where bites range from open-face shrimp sandwiches to nutritious poke bowls. It's also a perfect spot to kick back with a drink, whether it be a …
International in Utö

Matssons Kök

Set on a bucolic country road, Matssons is one of the less touristy restaurants on the island. This is probably due to its location, a gentle 3.5km stroll west from the harbour in tiny Edesnäs. The menu holds no sur…