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Friends drink coffee at Pelikan, a restaurant and beer hall in Södermalm, Stockholm.

Photo: Tove Freij

Categories: Restaurants

15 great lunches in Stockholm

Publish date: 4 June 2021

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, only eight people may be seated indoors at the same table in restaurants, cafés and bars. At restaurants, all guests must be seated while eating and drinking. Businesses also have to impose measures to ensure visitors and guests are sufficiently spaced out. For the latest updated information, we refer to the Public Health Agency of Sweden.

Lunch in Sweden is normally eaten sometime between 11 am and 1 pm (but many restaurants serve lunch as late as 2 or 3 pm); depending on if you’re an early bird or late sleeper, and rounded off with a cup of coffee. Coffee or no coffee, Stockholm is nevertheless in no short supply of nice and affordable restaurants that have "dagens lunch" on offer. Here's just a small sample!