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Vaxholms Hembygdsgards Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Swedish, Scandinavian, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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19 Traedgaardsgatan, Vaxholm 185 32, Sweden
+46 8 541 319 80
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Poland
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 December 2016

The place feels like visiting your grandma (in a good way :) )! Fantastic cakes, great coffee! Then you get out to the garden and on a sunny day, there is a fantastic view and you get to enjoy every minute you spend there. It's a place you want to come back to

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Thank jamaiquaine
Stockholm, Sweden
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This quaint garden restaurant off the beaten track offers gorgeous surroundings and a variety of delicious looking treats and eats. But once we dug our teeth into our cakes, the fun ended abruptly. Everything was dry and dull. Even my sweet-toothed 3 year old set his plate aside. The others in our company had food and this seemed to be... More 

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San Francisco, California
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

this is a cute little cafe filled with treats that are great for fika. they have seats out by the waterfront, which is truly beautiful! the only thing i would say is be cautious of bees that are attracted to the sweet treats.

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Thank melissa g
London, UK
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153 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had read about this cafe and we visited Vaxholm island almost because of it. We enjoyed our lunch (a highlight was fresh shrimps) - there were pretty tables indoors but we chose to sit outside to admire the view. The table display of cakes was mouth-watering and needless to say, we didn't resist temptation.

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Vittorio Veneto, Italy
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Wonderful place in which spend some relaxing time with very good cafè and unbelievable pastries!! Prices quite high

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ca
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230 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a sunny Monday with very few others around. Comfy seats, great cappuccino and of course pastries . 10 min walk from the port. This is a don't miss if you have time to enjoy a 1:15 min ride from Stockholm. Great walk.

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Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This is a must visit when in Vaxholm. The good is great and the view by the water is very serene. There is plenty of seating so don't be worried about the amount of people inside ordering food. You won't regret checking out this cafe!

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Thank Overmeyerla
Stockholm, Sweden
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

A wonderful cafeteria/bakery with the most amazing cakes and sweet on offer the coffee is excellent and the service was very good. The staff all had a smile on their face and the prices were excellent. A very satisfied group

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stopped here for lunch one day while out in the archipeligo. The savory options are all prepared to order but came quickly and were tasty. We steered clear of the cakes which were surrounded by wasps and there appeared to be no control of this at all, room for improvement. This is a busy cafe and the provision of... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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60 reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Find a table in the garden facing the waterfront. Order sandwiches, cakes and drinks. Enjoy the ambiance and quality of food. This is the best of casual non-demanding outdoor eating in the Stockholm archipelago--buty it requires good weather--and that we had.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Swedish, Scandinavian, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Traedgaardsgatan, Vaxholm 185 32, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Vaxholm
  • Phone Number: +46 8 541 319 80
Description
Hembygdsgårdens café and restaurant in Vaxholm is open from may to september. Enjoy good food, wine and homebaked pastries from their own bakery. Situated just by the water with a stunning wiew of the inlet of Vaxholm archipelago. Don´t miss the muséum where they show you how a life of a fisherman used to be. For more information go to facebook: vaxholms hembygdsgards cafe

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?