One of Stockholm’s best known cocktail joints, in one of its most beautiful locations. Pharmarium is right in the centre of Gamla Stan, the historic old town of Stockholm, in the central square (Stortorget). It is right opposite to the Swedish Academy and the Nobel Museum as well as just round the corner from the Royal Palace — making it the perfect place to grab a drink after some sightseeing. It serves cocktails that are experimental and exciting. It also serves food and recommends cocktails that pair well with each dish. It is a classic that is popular for a reason.
Pharmarium, Stortorget 7, Stockholm, Sweden, +46 820 08 10.
Aiming to bring a taste of Hawaii to Stockholm, Tiki room is a very fun place that doesn’t take itself too seriously. It is very casual and relaxed and is the perfect place for a quick drink or for a longer session with friends. It is right in the centre of the city, next to St Eriksplan metro station, making it very simple to find and to get to. If you want a chilled out atmosphere then look no further.
Tiki Room, Birkagatan 10, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden, +46 8612 14 20.
Inspired by 1920s New York, Melt has a range of different events every month that are well worth checking out, including burlesque nights, live Jazz music, and live magic. Their cocktails match the mood, with all the classics included. The interior really feels like it was taken straight from the Big Apple. It is also very close to Hotorget subway station, right in the city centre, making it ideally located.
Melt, Malmskillnadsgatan 45, Stockholm, Sweden, +46 8644 67 60.