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Ostgotakallaren

#158 of 2,624 Restaurants in Stockholm
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
SoFo & Medborgarplatsen
Bar, European, Pub, Swedish, Scandinavian, Central European
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41 Oestgoetagatan | T-Medborgarplatsen, Stockholm 116 25, Sweden
+46 8 643 22 40
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17:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the place, usually meet my friends there. Nice atmosphere (no music so it's possible to have a conversation!), great staff and good deals ("wibe/bear of the month"). Nice food as well, also some vegetarian alternatives. In summer (and fall) you can sit outside. Book a table on their website because it's always crowded!

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Thank Linda B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the toast skagen to start, it's quite a lot of shrimp and super creamy and tasty We then ordered fish and shellfish casserole and pork shank! The casserole is large and super fresh and very yum! The pork shank, it's ridiculously large - as in you should share it between 2, it was like a whole pork roast... More 

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Thank Stephanie L
Stockholm, Sweden
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186 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Östgötakällaren is a classic restaurant, that serve traditional European food - often with Austrian, German and Swedish touch. Don't miss out on there Fläsklägg med surkål och knödel - it's absolutely fantastic!

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Thank SunnyGirlie
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Stumbled in the door looking for some decent food and beer. And I was extremely pleased with the result. Hearty food and German beer a plenty. I know I am leaving having eaten a little to much and most likely sampled the beer to heavily. Recommended.

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Thank Tjommie74
Rovaniemi, Finland
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176 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

If you wish to dine with locals only, this is probably not the best place for that, but you will very likely find loyal local customers. Service is very warm and the atmosphere cosy. Prices are affordable and the quality of food very good. I had an exceptionally enjoyable dinner here and will be glad to come back.

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1 Thank suomituristi2015
Kochi (Cochin), India
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The pub has a very good ambience. We had Skomakarlåda. The food was great, a bit on the upper side of salt level though. The tastiest Swedish food I have ever had. The service is, however, really slow- my friend was getting quite annoyed with that. nevertheless, the staff is very friendly.

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Thank Athira D
Bålsta
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116 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

My first concern was the problem to make a reservation. Tried phone and then the email form on their website. The response to my email was that the reservation had been received but that did not imply I had a reservation. So the next day I tried to call again - and got a most kind and friendly response. The... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The menu had a good variety of Swedish food and beer and it was promptly served by a friendly waitress. Prices reasonable for Sweden. We sat outside but inside looked like a cosy old fashioned beer cellar, fine for winter. It was very full: always a good sign.

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Thank eurilla
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

My cousin who lives in Stockholm used to come to this place all the time for the all-time Swedish classics. The one time I come with my boyfriend and my mom when we are visiting Sweden we have to wait for more than one hour for our food to come. We saw a table who came in 20 minutes after... More 

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Thank Jessica S
Como, Italy
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186 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

It's always good to have dinner here! I've been back here after two years and food is still very very good! You can find typical Nordic dishes a la Carte and dishes of the day!highly recommended. Prices are good to be in Stockholm!

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Thank PaoloComo83

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
Bar, European, Pub, Swedish, Scandinavian, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 01:00
Monday
17:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 01:00
Thursday
17:00 - 01:00
Friday
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Oestgoetagatan | T-Medborgarplatsen, Stockholm 116 25, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > SoFo & Medborgarplatsen
  • Neighbourhood: SoFo & Medborgarplatsen
  • Phone Number: +46 8 643 22 40

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

Staying in SoFo & Medborgarplatsen

Neighbourhood Profile
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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