The most unusual bars in Stockholm!

The most unusual bars ...

Stockholm is such a dense city that finding a base for an evening with friends can quickly turn into a headache. To enjoy cool places to have a drink, the Swedish capital is full of original concepts and bars are no exception to the rule. Places steeped in history, immersive decors, friendly atmospheres, amazing cocktails. Everything is thought out in an original way to offer you the most exotic experience! From the sports address (if you consider pétanque to be a sport!) to the pirate tavern, via an ice cream bar or an old pharmacy, we have unearthed the most unusual bars in Stockholm! These favorite addresses break the codes for our greatest happiness and revolutionize our evenings in Stockholm.

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Absolute ICEBAR Stockholm, a thrilling experience!

ice bar  ice bar

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We start very strong with an extraordinary experience, the IceBar located behind the Central Station in Stockholm. Yes, you heard right, a completely frozen bar at a constant temperature of -5°C in the heart of the Scandinavian capital. The entire interior is sculpted from 40 tons of natural ice from the Torne River right down to the glass your drink will be served in! You must of course book in advance, the entrance fee includes a drink and a 45-minute visit. To survive this polar cold, visitors can borrow a cape and a pair of gloves to fully enjoy the magical decor and artistic design! A memorable experience.

Address and information

Vasaplan 4, 111 20 Stockholm, Sweden

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Lasse i Gatan, the pirate stopover in Gamla Stan!

Lasse i Gatan
Lasse i Gatan  Lasse i Gatan
Lasse i Gatan  Lasse i Gatan

More than a place to go out, Lasse I Gatan is an immersion in the world of pirates! Located in the cellars of Stockholm's Old Town and open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, this lively pirate haunt (live music every night!) literally immerses us in 18th century Sweden, in a friendly and warm atmosphere. Nothing is missing to make the illusion perfect: barrels, skulls, lanterns, a large counter under the arches of the cellar... and pirates to serve you, of course! As for drinks, Lasse I Gatan suggests its selection of wines, beers, cocktails and a fine range of rums. For dinner, the menu highlights traditional Swedish cuisine revisited.

Address and information

Västerlånggatan 60, 111 29 Stockholm

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Pharmarium, with alchemist cocktails!

pharmacy  pharmacy

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Located on Stortorget, the main square of the old town, Pharmarium is an address that holds many surprises. Immerse yourself in a unique atmosphere in Stockholm, that of the first Swedish pharmacy opened to the public on March 21, 1575 by Swedish chemist Busenius initially based in the royal castle. This pharmacy was known as the Schmidtens pharmacy until 1625 and offered the sick a clever mix of medicine, science, folklore, religion, magic and sorcery! In terms of cocktails, expect the unexpected and for good reason, here you can taste real alchemist potions elaborated with refinement. You don't just come here for a drink, but to live a real experience.

Address and information

Stortorget 7, 111 29 Stockholm

BernsAsiatiska, an Asian architectural and culinary treasure!

BernsAsiatika  BernsAsiatika

For a gastronomic trip to China without even leaving Stockholm, head to BernsAsiatika, Sweden's first Chinese restaurant opened in the 1940s. This exotic palace is nestled in the heart of a mythical building dating from 1863: high ceilings, moldings, chandeliers of crystal… the decor is set for an evening full of colors and flavors! You can taste fabulous cocktails made with excellent spirits, and shaken by a particularly attentive team. All in a captivating and luxurious atmosphere. Any pretext is good to go there for a drink because the establishment is open non-stop 7 days a week, and gives way to DJs on weekends.

Address and information

Berzeliipark 9, 111 47 Stockholm

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Himlen, take to the skies!


Photo @Himlen

Seen from above, Stockholm is even more beautiful! Perched on the 26th floor of an unassuming 1960s office building, Himlen (literally “sky” in Swedish) is one of Stockholm's most popular high-rise bars. And for good reason. The top of this skyscraper, located in the heart of the Södermalm district, offers spectacular views of Stockholm from its bay windows! With your head in the clouds, capture your selfie against the backdrop of the sunset with a panoramic view of all of Stockholm. And if not, what do we drink to recover from these sensations? Himlen's cocktails are fantastic: varied, well-balanced and stylishly presented. A skybar not to be missed. Remember to book well in advance!

Address and information

Gotgatan 78, 118 30 Stockholm

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Air fur, a trip to the Vikings!


Go back in time and let yourself be transported to the world of the Vikings in the center of Stockholm's old town! Follow the sign written in runes, take the stairs that lead to a dark basement: you're there. A tavern with large wooden benches covered in animal skins, walls decorated with weapons, horns, shields and furs for total immersion awaits you. Everything is thought to celebrate this legendary Scandinavian culture: diners feast on authentic Viking dishes including root vegetables, reindeer heart and lamb and can quench their thirst with mead, myrtle flavored beers from the marshes and fir trees, and taste ancestral juices. An incredible experience!

Address and information

Västerlånggatan 68b, 111 29 Stockholm

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Skybar Radisson BluRoyal Viking, perched out of sight!

To enjoy a moment of relaxation while enjoying an exceptional view of Stockholm, nothing better than the rooftop of the Radisson Blu Royal Viking! Trendy, intimate and romantic at the same time, this skybar is ideal for admiring the most beautiful monuments from the rooftops: Stockholm is indeed revealed until the last ray of sunshine. Djs complete the picture on Friday and Saturday evenings to accompany the establishment's signature cocktails!

Address and information

Vasagatan 1, 111 20 Stockholm

Kvarnen, a historic address in Stockholm!

Kvarnen  Kvarnen

An institution in the former working-class district of Södermalm, Kvarnen has been offering quality traditional Swedish cuisine in a period setting for more than a century. Wooden tables and benches, large mirrors on the walls, high ceilings, a warm atmosphere and a large selection of local beers delight visitors and regulars. Kvarnen is featured in the works Millennium by Stieg Larsson: it is the meeting place of Lisbeth Salander and her fellow rock band Evil Fingers! An address that immerses us in Stockholm life at the beginning of the 20th century!

Address and information

Tjärhovsgatan 4, 116 21 Stockholm

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Boulebar Rålambshov

Boulebar Rålambshov

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Here is an original concept that will appeal to seasoned bowlers and pétanque enthusiasts from all walks of life! Located in the middle of greenery, on the corner of Rålambshovsparken park on Kungsholmen, this Boulebar is an ideal place to cool off with a drink while indulging in a game of pétanque during the summer. The cuisine is of classic French inspiration, and the establishment offers a quality brunch on weekends. The address where you aim for the jack while drinking pastis in Stockholm!

Address and Information

Smedsuddsvägen 2, 112 25 Stockholm

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SödraTeatern & Champagnebaren

SödraTeatern & Champagnebaren

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A mythical place of entertainment and culture, SödraTearn is one of the oldest theaters in the capital, dating back to the 1800s. Its Champagnebaren terrace, open to the roof of the building offers a breathtaking view of Stockholm and is a popular and chic place Swedish youth. On Sundays, the SödraTearn offers the "Jazz Brunch" combining music and traditional gastronomy.

Address and Information

Mosebacke Torg 1, 116 46 Stockholm

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