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Under Kastanjen

#129 of 2,203 Restaurants in Stockholm
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Kindstugatan/Sjalagardsgatan, Stockholm, Sweden
08215004
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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    Very good
  • 13
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  • 7
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast

Lovely old fashioned restaurant, good for todays breakfast. Friendly service, international guests. We enjoyed very much.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
George P
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Marl, Germany
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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129 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Marl, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Lovely old fashioned restaurant, good for todays breakfast. Friendly service, international guests. We enjoyed very much.

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

I stumbled across the bright orange front of this restaurant whilst wandering around the old town. I ordered the Swedish potato pancakes and they were truly moorish! Unfortunately as it was my last night in the city I didn't really have the funds left to indulge in more courses - otherwise I definitely would have! The waitress was attentive, with... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

It is nicely located - a bit away from the tourist path.Many locals have coffe/ desert which is always a good sign. We had lunch - not big choice , but the food was freshly cooked and tasty. Also they had kids menu. As often in Stockholm- bread, water, tea, coffee goes free to the lunch. Nice place for the... More 

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Thornhill, Canada
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47 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Under Kastanjen translates as "Under the Chestnut Tree" - I asked. I found it quite by accident as I was looking for a place to have some brekkie in Gamla Stan. I'm sure I couldn't find it again. Had a Home Breakfast (I think that is what it was called) with staples like juice, yoghurt, ham/cheese sandwich, egg and even... More 

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Surrey
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28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We only went for tea and cakes, although they do meals as well and they certainly looked good. As for the cakes, it's certainly the best place in Gamla Stan if you have a sweet tooth. The atmoshere is very much akin to an English tea room.

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Darwin
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17 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Had an usual beet, pine nut, and basil entree which nice, followed by my favourite Swedish Meatballs which was delicious. Washed down by a couple of 5.6% Anbos beers and with friendly service, a very nice meal.

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Hamburg, Germany
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23 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The littel cafe/ restaurant in itself is a gem: Cozy interior, nice outdoor seating area. The tomato soup I had was fresh and satisfying, the shrimp sandwich my friend had was a little on the heavy side (mayonaise-laden). The sweets and pastry looked tempting, the free coffee witht he soup was a nice touch.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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102 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Last Sunday we met a friend for a fika in the Old Town/Gamla Stan, we met at Under the chestnut tree/Under Kastanjen, a bistro located in a charming square in the Old Town, next to a big chest nut tree. They have a wide selection of gluten- and lactose-free pastries and of course my dog and her friends are welcome.... More 

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73 reviews 73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The place is very nice to sit. You can eat outside and inside. Excellent service and food. Very young staf who were doing their utmost to let you feel at home. A place to go back when we are in stockholm

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Nice place and quite interesting food. Like the idea of help yourself to coffee afterwards. The staff are very friendly and helpful to non Swedish speakers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kindstugatan/Sjalagardsgatan, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm
  • Phone Number: 08215004
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?