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SoFo & Medborgarplatsen
Bar, European, Swedish, Scandinavian
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4 Tjaerhovsgatan | 11621 Stockholm, Stockholm 116 21, Sweden
+46 8 643 03 80
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 00:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 03:00
Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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Orange, Australia
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125 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Kvarnen was recommended to us as great place to go to sample Scandinavian cuisine and we were wise to follow this advice. A beautiful old beer hall with lovely waiters. Food is beautiful - good ingredients treated with care. The Jerusalem artichoke soup was a real winner. Great atmosphere, you feel as though you have stepped back in time.

Thank Wirraburra
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wide variety of local food with great quality. 270 swe kronas per person including drinks. Desserts were awesome!

Thank Ozgul b
Stockholm, Sweden
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110 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a delightful treat. We had the brunch and the quality of food on offer was excellent, their is also a great choice of beers and wines. Add to that the atmospheric decor and friendly staff then it was an afternoon very well spent. Favourite dishes where the herring, omelettes, ribs and great cheeses and desserts. We will return... More 

Thank Stuart A
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we were staying in Stockholm for NYE, we were looking to make reservations in a restaurant. After I got a tip on the tripadvisor forum, I tried to book a table at Kvarnen. I got a positive reply the very same day. We got a very warm welcome, and really enjoyed the food. Although it was very busy and... More 

Thank Bram V
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in this restaurant some days ago. The location is very nice and the waiters too, they're very helpful and cute! Excellent food and good price! In my next worktrip to Stockholm I'll ome back!

Thank alanpete11
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Not the first time i've been here but boy, oh boy do I like here, great atmosphere and neat design IF course!

Thank Pontus S
Harrogate, England
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We ate here and enjoyed some good food and a couple of beers. The decor is cool and interesting. The staff were friendly. I would go back again but the only drawback was that it was expensive. We paid 1500 SEK for 3 people. We had starter, main course and 2 beers each. I think you can find similar quality... More 

Thank scottmordue
Stockholm, Sweden
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Good value for money brunch in relaxed Södermalm athmosphere in old beer hall. Food is more like a swedish smörgåsbord than american brunch with sill, herring, salmon, coldcuts, sallads and a few varm dishes incl bacon & egg and then a large desert table. But no smoothies or croissants or such breakfasty things. We had kids 6-9 yrs with us... More 

Thank Anette J
Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Restaurant with mostly traditional Swedish food and a beer hall-styled interior. Our entire group (8 ppl) were very satisfied with our food and the selection of beer and wine were also good. Mostly visited by an older crowd (45+) and can get a bit noisy but as a group of 20-25 year-olds we had a good time.

Thank Erik P
Sterling, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

I spent a few days in Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen, and Restaurang Kvarnen was the best of the best meal x10. I had wandered around to a few pubs before dinner and wanted to come here cause I had seen some good pics of the meatballs online so I wanted to try them. First, I was solo and got seated... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, Swedish, Scandinavian
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Tjaerhovsgatan | 11621 Stockholm, Stockholm 116 21, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > SoFo & Medborgarplatsen
  • Neighbourhood: SoFo & Medborgarplatsen
  • Phone Number: +46 8 643 03 80

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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 SoFo & Medborgarplatsen

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SoFo & Medborgarplatsen
Throughout the last decades these neighborhoods transformed from a rather quiet residential area into the birthplace of Swedish hipsterism and became Sweden’s main hub for new fashion labels, independent coffee shops and innovative gastropub concepts. Despite their extreme transformation, SoFo (South of Folkungagatan) & Medborgarplatsen managed to hold on to their residential charm and quietness and became one of the most sought-after places to live among young people in Stockholm. This neighborhood is also home to Sweden’s highest student hall, Skrapan, which used to be the head office of the tax authorities and now combines a mix of student hall and shopping mall with a bar on top.
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