Sweden is known for their fika breaks, featuring coffee and pastries. The number of bakeries and coffee shops in Stockholm reflect this part of Swedish culture. Navigating the busy streets and finding the perfect cafe can therefore be quite a challenge. All offer delicious cakes, freshly baked pastries and other brunch food, with good coffee on the side. Here’s our guide to some of the best bakeries and cake shops in Stockholm.
Delicious cakes, tasty pastries and classic breads are at Haga’s forefront. All are made of fresh, organic and local ingredients, as the bakery works closely with Swedish dairies and farmers. The bakery is known for making classic cakes and pastries with a modern twist and with rich, decadent flavors. Sit inside this cozy cafe, enjoy the smell of freshly baked desserts and spoil yourself with a piece of chocolate truffle cake, blueberry cake or fruit and chocolate combination in delicious Williams cake.
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Enjoy a classic atmosphere of this old school bakery. Lundbergs Bakery first opened in 1946 and was home to various successful bakers over the years. The current owners are Per and Mattias, both renown for various accomplishments in the field of baking. In this lovely bakery everybody can find something to enjoy. Try their take on Swedish sourdough bread, different classic pastries and delicious cakes. Grab a cup of coffee and your dessert of choice and indulge.
Experience the classic, old school style charm of this quaint bakery. Sturekatten’s interior includes flowery wall paper, wooden tables and chairs and couches, reminiscent of cafes from the turn of the century. The cafe is housed in an apartment building on Östermalm district of Stockholm. Choose between different pastries and cakes and enjoy a cup of dark coffee. The local favorite is the delicious pistachio cake and you can never go wrong with a slice of rich, chocolate cake.
Winner of the prestigious Gulddraken award for the best cafe in Stockholm, Cafe Pascal is a warm and welcoming cafe with delicious food. Pascal is known for their quality food, freshly made to order. No matter the time – breakfast, brunch, lunch or coffee stop – you can always count on Pascal. Grab a cup of Pascal’s excellent coffee, sit down with delicious pastry and enjoy your break from exploring the city.
Café Fåtöljen is a perfect spot for all rock lovers. With a Rolling Stones inspired interior and delicious food, the cafe is a popular spot with locals. Even thought they might be better known for their lunches and delicious sandwiches, Fåtöljen is still an enjoyable stop for a fika (coffee) break. Order a cup of very good coffee or opt for tea and sample the selection of cakes and pastries. The chocolate cake is pretty popular, but don’t miss out on trying their most famous carrot cake.