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Under Kastanjen

Kindstugatan/Sjalagardsgatan, Stockholm, Sweden
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Ranked #152 of 2,097 Restaurants in Stockholm
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Thornhill, Canada
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98 reviews 98 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

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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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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92 reviews 92 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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116 reviews 116 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Chisinau, Moldova
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Best food I ate while being in Stockholm. The pumpkin soup was to die for, and so was the shrimp salad. Bread and coffee come in unlimited quantities, and everything tastes really fresh. Under Kastanjen really feels like home, except that sometimes it can be really crowded (which shows once more how popular this place is with locals and tourists... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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156 reviews 156 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stumbled on to this little gem while wandering 'the Old City' and trying to escape the tourist traps that dot such locations. This restaurant is not large but is cosy, warm and welcoming. We were given a small table in the corner and were quickly offered a drink and brought a basket of bread (at no cost!). My wife... More

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Randaberg Municipality, Norway
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Despite that it is in Gamla Stan/Old Town, it is not the typical touristy place. You can sit down and enjoy the homemade food in peace in the informal, old and cosy house. When the sun us out, it's wounderful to sit outside under the big tree.

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Additional Information about Under Kastanjen

Address: Kindstugatan/Sjalagardsgatan, Stockholm, Sweden
Phone Number: 08215004
Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm
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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