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Cafe Sten Sture

$$ - $$$
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
Cafe, Swedish, Scandinavian, European
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Trangsund 10, Stockholm 111 29, Sweden
+46 8 20 06 50
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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223 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In the heart of Gamla Stan this Cafe is located in just the right place for a late morning or afternoon snack and refreshment. The cakes on offer were delicious and the coffee was made well! The food being served also looked good but we did not try any as it was still around 11AM. The atmosphere in the Cafe... More 

Thank Akaasha
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for coffee and desserts in the morning. The place is very nice, underground, ceiling is brick vault, stone and brick walls, the atmosphere sends you back to the 14th century, really cool. Staff very friendly. My husband and I enjoyed so much the ambience that we went back on the same day, later in the evening for beer... More 

Thank Denise M
Malmo, Sweden
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hemsk mat, värmd i micron. Men trevlig miljö. Awful food directly from the microwave. But a nice environment.

Thank IaFia2014
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has been built on an old prison. Situated in the heart of Gamla Stan, Stockholm. Really good for, for really good prices.

Thank mehnazkhan
United Kingdom
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265 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

We saw a sign advertising salad, bread and a drink for 89SEK. To confirm, the salad, bread and drink are in addition to a selection of main meals. This wasn't particularly clear from the sign and I did think that salad, bread and a drink sounded like a fairly miserable lunch! The food on offer, although homemade, is fairly basic... More 

Thank Curly_Kale64
Bucharest, Romania
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by this restaurant and had the meatballs and the veal steak. The meatballs are exactly like the IKEA meatballs, and the steak was not a steak, but a giant meatball (good, but definitely not what we expected!)

Thank sorannah
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8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch, food was ok (lunch menu 89 kr.) but not special. The special atmosphere described by some seemed not authentic to me. Some "antique" clutter arranged without much love... Staff, however, was friendly and quick.

Thank FloPetKoeln
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84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

It's kind of medieval and as such a fascinating place in an old town. Several chambers, low ceiling, dim lights, it all adds to the atmosphere. Service? Well, quiet and good. Food? Decent.

Thank Sandalsand
Fleetwood, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We had lunch at this cafe restaurant and it was enjoyable, The menu seemed a bit restricted, but that might be because we asked for the English version. The food when it came was served hot and it was tasty. There was nothing in particular wrong with anything - food, service, decor - but it wasn't memorable either.

Thank Cappacino_Girl
Schaumburg, Illinois
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337 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We did the tourist thing and had the Swedish meatballs with mashed potatoes. The meatballs were good (but my moms are better) but the potatoes tasted as if they'd been mashed with lots of real butter. It was a lovely day, so we ate outside. You have to go inside and downstairs to pay however, which is a little confusing.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Swedish, Scandinavian, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trangsund 10, Stockholm 111 29, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
  • Neighborhood: Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
  • Phone Number: +46 8 20 06 50

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

Staying in Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen

Neighborhood Profile
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s historic old town and home to the Swedish Royal Palace. It’s the most central island of Stockholm and accompanied by the small island of Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be a bit touristy at times but is definitely worth visiting: take a stroll past the well-preserved buildings and through the small (and also Sweden’s narrowest) alleys, which will make you feel like you’ve travelled back in time. This neighborhood offers a great combination of historical buildings and traditional Swedish restaurants.
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