The Top 10 Brunch Spots In Södermalm, Sweden

Södermalm I
Södermalm I | © Mircea/Flickr
Amanda Chain

A relaxed and creative place, Stockholm’s uber-cool Södermalm offers a myriad of vintage stores, modern galleries and eclectic shops, as well as a wide selection of quirky restaurants and sought after food spots. Whether you want a breakfast bite or a light lunch, this is a great area in which to recline with a cappuccino or tuck into some tasty Swedish fare. Read on to discover the best brunch spots in one of the most picturesque areas in the country.

1. Bistro Ruby & Grill Ruby

Restaurant, Bistro, Contemporary, American

A Stockholm staple, Grill Ruby
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This Bistro/Grill is unlike any other culinary destination in town. Think Parisian bistro meets Texan grill and you’ll get an idea of what it’s about, a fusion of two cultures which results in enormous portions of seriously good food. Mediterranean and modern French fare here is served in an American style, with top brunch picks being the shrimps in dill and mayonnaise, and the Jerusalem artichoke soup with toast.
Address and Telephone: Bistro Ruby & Grill Ruby, Österlånggatan 14, Stockholm, Sweden/60 15

2. Drop Coffee Roasters

Cafe, Coffee Shop, Coffee, Tea , Fast Food, Vegetarian, Swedish

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Opened in 2009, Drop Coffee Roasters have become a Stockholm staple, a coffee establishment which started small and then flourished into a roastery of the highest calibre. Whether customers seek a flavored latte, strong expresso, a fluffy macchiato or rich cappuccino, this is the place not to miss for anything coffee related. The establishment has not only won the Swedish Coffee Roasting Championship two years in a row, but also boasts the Barista of the Year 2015 behind their counter. There is also a number of light bite options available to complement your coffee and create a tasty brunch!
Address and Telephone: Drop Coffee Roasters, Wollmar Yxkullsgatan 10, Stockholm, Sweden

3. Grillska Husets Konditori

Cafe, Coffee, Tea , Vegetarian, Swedish

Grillska Husets Konditori is an innovative cafe run by a charitable group, and is a spot which works with homeless people to provide work and shelter for those less fortunate in the area. With a location in the heart of the town, diners can enjoy a brunch here before heading off to explore the sights and sounds of Stockholm. The cinnamon cakes and coffee here are top notch.

4. Muren

Cafe, Swedish, Coffee, Tea , Fast Food, Street Food, Vegan, Vegetarian

Sunset over Sodermalm
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The old cobblestones outside the entrance of Muren transport visitors back in time to a bygone Stockholm, a feeling enhanced by the 13th century building in which the restaurant is set. In the summer here you can expect on of the largest ice cream selections in the city, whilst in winter the trendy coffee spot serves up hot soups and steaming beverages, perfect for warming up during the snowy Swedish winter nights.

5. Sundbergs Konditori

Bakery, Cafe, European, Swedish, Vegetarian, Coffee, Tea , Fast Food

Founded in 1785 by Johan Ludvig Sundberg, Sundbergs Konditori is believed to be Stockholm’s oldest coffee spot. Here you’ll find coffee made using a traditional copper samovar, as well as beverage recipes which haven’t changed for over 200 years. Rumor has it that King Gustav III had a secret passageway constructed from his chambers to the bakery, a pathway which provided quick access to the cakes and pastries whenever he wanted, they must be delicious.

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