Swedish fika

Buns fragrant with cinnamon, hearty open sandwiches or freshly-baked raspberry muffins. Tempted? Having a coffee break Swedish-style is definitely something not to be missed, so here are some ideas for cafés where you can get the full experience.

Espresso House

They’re passionate about their coffee here. A great hang-out in the centre of town serving lots of goodies.


A good spot for a break with children when you’re visiting Västerport shopping centre. There’s a play area on the lower ground floor, and adults can sip their coffee at the nearby tables.


Enjoy a sweet or savoury Belgian waffle while you explore Oxelösund archipelago. Open summer only.

Fåfängan Kultur och Trädgårdscafé

Try Hållet nature reserve for vegetarian dishes and homemade buns and cakes. You
can also enjoy performances by up-and-coming musicians, listen
to storytellers in the garden, see some theatre or watch a film. Open summer only.

Hellmanska gården

A café housed in an old mews building, specialising in locallysourced, organic food, cakes and pastries.

Ohlsons Brödbod

A pleasant café in Öster on the eastern side of the town centre offering traditional Swedish cakes and pastries. Fresh bread available first thing in the morning.


A ‘50s-style rendezvous in Öster serving yummy prawn sandwiches, cakes and pastries.