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Under Kastanjen

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$$ - $$$
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
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Kindstugatan/Sjalagardsgatan, Stockholm, Sweden
+46 8 21 50 04
09:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 09:00 - 19:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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La Laguna, España
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246 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best gluten free lemon cake ever! And they had 8 options about cakes and pastries Always a must in Gamla

Thank jesushernandez
Brussels, Belgium
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Under Kastanjen (under the Chestnut tree) restaurant gets its name from the large chestnut tree a few metres out side the restaurant. Located in Gamla Stan at the intersection of three narrow streets, Under Kastanjen is a coffee house, bistro, restaurant all rolled into one. The staff is delightful, the ambiance cozy and comfortable, and the food is delicious! The... More 

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New York City, New York
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a Wednesday after lunch in January, around 2pm. It was completely empty. We went as part of a food tour. We had coffee and kanelbullar, which were DELICIOUS. We sat downstairs and it was like a cave, really calm and quiet. Nice bathrooms.

Thank Elizabeth B
Treguier, France
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are vegetarian and need gluten free products this is the perfect place for you! Unfortunately if you are also vegan (like me) there are eggs in every gluten free product so I couldn't taste them ... But I appreciated that the waitress took some time to check all the ingredients. I had a coffee while reading a book... More 

Thank Anaïs B
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156 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

because it was so good the first time. On my first day I was wandering around Gamla Stan, cold, tired and jetlagged. I couldn't decide where to eat and then wandered by this lovely place. The checkered tablecloths lured me in and I had a delicious salmon salad which, in my opinion, was a good value for such an expensive... More 

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Middle Kingdom, California
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were referred to this restaurant by my wife's cousin who lives in Stockholm. My wife's sister has Celiac disease and needs to a strict gluten free diet. This restaurant has a gluten free menu that is amazing. All of us enjoyed the food immensely. My sister-in-law was able to eat the foods she came to Sweden to enjoy, especially... More 

Thank B B
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have had breakfast several times in old town in Stockholm. It is good café with a normal swedish breakfast to at good price. The bread is baked in the café, the müsli is made there and they have their own coffe and tea blend. It also has a nice atmosphere.

Thank Thomas A
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Under Kastanjen is a great place for a good meal. Great service and great food for a nice price! I really would recommend this place.

Thank Stijntjo
Zurich, Switzerland
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133 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is, generally, a very normal restaurant... Nothing very special, but solid and good. I had the Köttbullar (Swedish meatballs you might know from the IKEA restaurant), which very absolutely delicious and the best I ever had.... My friends had various dishes (burgers, salads etc.), and all looked great and my friends said they were very good as well.

Thank FQTV_Switzerland
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

In a small square of Gamla Stan under a chestnut tree you can find this cute, cosy place where you can take a coffee and desert, lunch or dinner. The food is nothing special but nevertheless well cooked and there is a wide selection of tasty wines and beers you can accompany it with. Candlelight in the evening and the... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kindstugatan/Sjalagardsgatan, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
  • Neighbourhood: Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
  • Phone Number: +46 8 21 50 04

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen

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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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