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All 258 Uppsala Restaurants

Ofvandahls Hovkonditori

Sysslomansgatan 5, Uppsala, Sweden
+46 18 134204
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Ranked #95 of 258 Restaurants in Uppsala
Cuisines: Dessert, Café
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This place is an institution, and a wonderful one at that. The oldest and grandest konditori in central Uppsala, you will enjoy the feeling that you've stepped back in time, perhaps to your great-great-grandparents parlor. The coffee, sandwiches, and pastries are exquisite if a bit pricey.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This used to be popular in my student days but it was a terrible let down. It was grubby, down at heel. The coffee and pastries very poor. Give this one a miss.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

I've visited a few times. Every time I find it dirty. Toilets are never clean. Dust everywhere. Rundown furniture. Curtains which have never been washed. Dirty floor. And, to top it up, I was served coffee with a spoon which was not cleaned. I took a picture. See below. Please avoid! It's HORRIBLE!

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Brussels, Belgium
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90 reviews 90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

If you like a bohemian, cozy and unpretentious cafe that hardly seems to have changed since the late 19th century, where you queue up at the counter for soup, sandwiches, cookies, coffee or tea, consider this place in Uppsala. It is close to the cathedral and is excellent for a 'fika" (break) or to meet friends in a relaxed atmosphere.... More 

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Uppsala
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Really dirty and run down place. Forks are not properly washed; so you can taste the previous guy's food. They never clean the seats or the floor. Avoid!

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

I've lived in Uppsala for 5 months and Ofvandahls was (and is) my favorite place to have a "fika". It's quiet, warm and cozy. When it comes to the food, I can say that sweets are great but sandwiches and soups also deserve a chance. The prices are really good and you'll have a discount if you are a student.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We visited a different cafe every day while in Uppsala and Stockholm during Christmas week and this was my favorite. Yes, the furnishings are shabby and mismatched but I found it charming and inviting. The baked goods were delicious and the rooms were quiet and relaxing...a good place for conversation, unlike some of the others that were very noisy. If... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

I don't know why people call this place cozy. All I could observe was the dirt on the carpets, the oil stains, the worn-out curtains, the toilet bins overflowing with paper covered in excrement, the wobbly chairs, the dirty sofa, and the flies over the food. The girls behind the counter were unfriendly, even rude I would say. All in... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I love coming here. When I lived in Uppsala it was the first place I went if I wanted a cosy coffee or a great piece of cake. It's exactly what the Swedish konditori is meant to be about. Service has always been decent, but it's the quality of the food and the atmosphere that keep me coming back even... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Slightly anonymous from the outside, the café really has some soul! Several rooms of different size gives the place a more homey feeling, and you can have your private conversation in a corner if you like. Old and worn, yes, but still clean and inviting. The selection of cakes and cookies and other candies would satisfy even the sweetest tooth.

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Additional Information about Ofvandahls Hovkonditori

Address: Sysslomansgatan 5, Uppsala, Sweden
Phone Number: +46 18 134204
Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Uppsala County  >  Uppsala
Cuisine: Dessert, Café

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