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Cafe Tabac

$$ - $$$
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
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Stora Nygatan 46, Stockholm 111 27, Sweden
+46 8 10 15 34
14:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 14:00 - 00:00
Fri 14:00 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried this by chance. Was very positively surprised. You probably need about four tapas to make it a dinner.

Thank 6Anatra7
Stockholm, Sweden
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479 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Gamla stan can be seen as a tourist trap but you can find some good restaurants there too! This is one of those places, visited by local customers. Nice tapas selection. Huge portion for all the dishes which are not tapas! Friendly service but slow! Would definitely visit again.

Thank Anne-Christine
Stockholm, Sweden
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

II and a friend met for coffee with our prams. it was not a very charming place to start with but one waiter ruined the whole visit. He complanied in a very rude manner that we were taking up to much space. We were there on a weekday and the only customers there. We were not allowed to take up... More 

Thank OliviaSthlm86
Stamford Bridge, United Kingdom
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339 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We had great tasting Tapas with our Swedish friends on arrival in Stockholm Old Town. Whatever you can think "Spanish" was available on the menu. And, it was a glorious day sunny day too.

Thank René R
Norwich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We came here on our first night and sat outside. The tapas all seemed to be reasonably priced and the portions were decent too. We left stuffed and all for about 360Kr, which included two beers! Entertainment was duly provided by all the local Pokémon go hunters that seemed to converge on Gamla stan!

Thank SLF2906
Corning, New York
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69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We came here for tapas one night. It was pretty warm inside but it was affordable, delicious food and the service was fantastic! We were so glad we stopped and we will definitely return!

Thank tdaning0
Montreal, Canada
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

It is a casual place, with no frill, but the food is good and the service excellent. We order 10 plates for the four of us and it was plenty. Everything was good. It is an excellent value for money. In fact we have been there twice on our one week visit in Stockholm.

Thank albertoV05
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92 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for tapas at 6 pm, left at 8pm, had to ask for the check so we could get on with what was left of our day. That being said, the tapas were delicious. Service was incredibly slow, so if you're in a rush, I'd go elsewhere. If time isn't of the essence, by all means, enjoy! Yummy tapas!

Thank Kerri M
Tyreso, Sweden
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65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

This is my favorite tapas bar so far. Me and my partner have eaten here several times with each others and with our friends. The service is great except 1 time that was bad but all other visits have been really great. We ate here yesterday and got served by the bartender Anton. He was awesome and did outstanding good... More 

Thank Exiless
Marlborough, Connecticut
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61 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Best tapas cafe in all of Stockholm! The food was so delicious I came back four time! The beefsteak in whiskey sauce was amazing. So was the fried soft shell crab. Staff is amazing!

Thank RRegina59

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stora Nygatan 46, Stockholm 111 27, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
  • Neighbourhood: Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
  • Phone Number: +46 8 10 15 34

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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