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Fridolf's Konditori

) #2 of 2 Dessert in Ystad #28 of 65 Places to Eat in Ystad $$ - $$$ Cafe, ,
3 Lingsgatan, Ystad 271 42, Sweden
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good53%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“cakes” (18 reviews)
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Cafe, Swedish, Scandinavian
$$ - $$$
3 Lingsgatan, Ystad 271 42, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WARNING- Tourist Information advises against visiting this cafe due to number of complaints. We bought 2 expensive meatball sandwiches to takeaway as running for bus, to discover filling was only around the edges. Returned later to complain and owner pretended to be shocked, saying he...More

Thank GlasgowScottraveller
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This is a quaint little cafe in the center of the city that was used as a filming set in at least two Wallander films. They have a decent selection of pastries. The ambience is sparse, but worth a visit for a Wallander fan.

Thank Bruinjeepman
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Ditto to BronteBucket... just being part of the scene made us smile, food basic, Blue Police cake a hoot. Just for the diehards (as it were)

Thank JulieStoneybrook
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Ok, in simple terms this is just a neighbourhood cafe which serves nice coffee and cakes, however to any Wallander fans this is so much more...it feels like a pilgrimmage to the cafe that the dectective character so often found himself in through Henning Mankell's...More

Thank BronteBucket
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Breakfast was buffet style, and plenty of choice, in a relaxed unhurried atmosphere. Later we had the 'salad cake' which if you like prawns and salmon tastes delicious.

Thank jlcarter58
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Lovers of the TV show should go here. Whilst not the most glamorous of places, the coffee is good as well as the cakes. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is the café Kurt Wallander visited in the Mankell books. Here you can have the famous Wallander cake. You can find Fridolfs café near the tourist information and the railway.

Thank Globetrott50
Reviewed 17 December 2015

This is a real Swedish café. No gloss or sparkle. (No English, either!) Just good coffee and cake. Frequented by locals, and allegedly, Wallander himself. They don't make a big deal about it (other than the eponymous cake), but there are a few framed production...More

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 4 October 2015

This is (fictional detective) Kurt Wallander's favourite cafe - so a 'must-see' for anybody visiting Ystad. It was about 20 minutes before closing time on a Saturday (4.00pm) but the girl begind the counter was very friendly and helpful - and I was able to...More

1  Thank Paul E
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Little disappointed in the place . Only one girl serving and must have been a bit of a struggle for her- service very slow for the few people in . Good to sit where Wallander hangs out and the cake named after him was quite...More

Thank CarlosJackal
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Cafe, Swedish, Scandinavian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Lingsgatan, Ystad 271 42, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Skane County  >  Ystad
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