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Vete-Katten

Kungsgatan 55, Stockholm 111 22, Sweden (Norrmalm)
+46 08-20 84 05
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Ranked #146 of 1,905 restaurants in Stockholm
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Neighborhood: Norrmalm
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
San Diego, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

My cousin Birgitta and I celebrated our 60th Birthdays at this eclectic and wonderful cafe. I have never visited a place quite like this. It was comforting, cozy...and even the coffee cups were arranged artistically. We had sandwiches for lunch, which were innovative and overflowing with healthful ingredients. The pastries we enjoyed for dessert -- a strawberry tart and an... More

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London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Nice wheat-free options, central location. Downside, very busy and queues were long on a Saturday. Friendly staff who were helpful despite our lack of Swedish! Clientele were mainly families with small children. Sadly some rather rude older ladies who queue-jumped and were aggressive dampened the experience somewhat.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I read about this place in a Stockholm guide so when I realised it was only a few metres from the hotel I was staying in, I thought I would pay a visit. It was a Sunday afternoon so was busy, so I had to wander round to find a seat. It was good to see some of the small... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

delicious sweets, dessert and the best semla in the town. the place has a cosy atmosphere of grandmother living room.

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Helsinki, Finland
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97 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

I worked behind the corner at Gamla Brogatan 1978. This Cafe Vete Katten was my "second home". I went there every day. They had that time only the old part of the cafe with old style furniture. I really have so good memories and I can even remember the smell at the door step when I now go in to... More

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SF
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21 reviews 21 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I don't get the other reviews. There was absolutely nothing special about this place. It could have been any cafe in NYC, San Francisco, Japan. It comes highly recommended but couldn't tell why. There's nothing wrong with it it just doesn't stick out at all in a city with 1000s of cafes. There are tons with better food, better seating,... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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134 reviews 134 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Located centrally, this coffee house has years of pedigree behind it and serves coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and cake into the late afternoon. Worth stopping for an old style Scandinavian treat.

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Plymouth
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104 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

I like artisan bakeries and this is one such place. They do small "ordinary" filled rolls but also do really nice ones on speciality breads. The cakes are awesome. Really really REALLY good actually!!

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Arlington, Virginia
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204 reviews 204 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

This is an eighty-year-old café that still serves excellent coffee and pastries. Though the entrance is modest, the there is lots of seating inside and a lovely outdoor patio. As far as we could tell, it is self-service. You order at an indoor counter where you can choose from an assortment of goodies. On Kungsgatan near the intersections with Vasagatan... More

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Great quirky cafe. Looks quite modest from outside but it sprawls around at the back with lots of hidden rooms. Relaxed and friendly. Good coffee and the cakes are wonderful - but especially the semla buns served around Easter. They are incredible - and bad semla buns are just awful so it's a feat to make them this good!

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