Good value restaurants in Södermalm
Updated 4 Nov 2019
Is there any better way to luxe up your working week than with dinner out at a nice restaurant every now and then? Whatever the size of your wallet, there are plenty of good value restaurants in hip Södermalm. Follow our guide to Södermalm's wide choice of dinner restaurants that offer good food and a nice atmosphere and leave you with a positive feeling and a few notes left in the bank. In other words; reasonable restaurants that provide plenty of bang for your buck.
Good value restaurants in other parts of town:
À la Crêpe
Katarina Bangatan 42, Södermalm
French and budget-friendly
Crêpes are often associated with dessert pancakes with sweet accompaniments. But À la Crêpe's menu includes masses of exciting options, including savoury galettes made with buckwheat flour - perfect for a more substantial meal. Order a filling pancake filled with everything from cold-smoked salmon to portabello mushrooms or camembert with cloudberries, all at wallet-friendly prices.
- Price guide: Galettes around 140-245 SEK
Södermalmsallén 34, Södermalm
Indian taste sensation
This Södermalm branch of the Shanti group of restaurants takes guests on a tasty journey through India. Right behind Medborgarplatsen you'll find authentic Indian cooking, with flavours from the country's various regions, much of it made from organic ingredients. Fill your boots without breaking the bank.
- Price guide: Warm dishes around 150-220 SEK
Ringvägen 145, Skanstull/Södermalm
Budget-friendly South American flavours
If you fancy a taste of Latin American in laid-back surroundings, steer a course towards Skanstull and this Peruvian restaurant. Their pared-back menu includes authentic dishes such as ceviche and grilled octopus, at reasonable prices.
- Price guide: Main courses around 140-200 SEK
Madrid Tapas Bar
Hornsgatan 64B, Södermalm
Bring the whole family, or a gang of friends, and share some tasty tapas in cosy surroundings decorated with colourful chairs, lanterns and leafy plants. Order tortillas, cheese, charcuterie and gambas - there's something for all tastes here.
- Price guide: Tapas around 35-110 SEK
Bondegatan 50, Södermalm
Local pub with a wide selection
Harvest Home feels like a real neighbourhood pub with a welcoming atmosphere and classic menu. As well as meat and fish dishes, there's a selection of vegetarian and vegan options and everything is reasonably priced.
- Price guide: Medium-sized dishes and main courses around 140-250 SEK
Blecktornsgränd 8, Södermalm
A Bowl (formerly A Bowl Poke Poke) originally served only Hawaiian poké bowls, but these days you can eat all kinds of healthy, good value bowls here. The restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner and the menu includes everything from fish to Mediterranean-influenced ingredients and Swedish chicken.
- Price guide: Bowls around 120-160 SEK
Bun Meat Bun
Söderhallarna 110, Södermalm
Tasty - and cheap!
Hamburgers at Bun Meat Bun in Söderhallarna foodhall are made from coarsely-ground chuck and classic bakery-made soft potato baps. Their signature "smashed burger" style is achieved by pressing their meat patties heavily down onto the griddle to create an extra crisp surface. The menu includes a small range of burgers, of which one is vegetarian, made with fried portabello mushroom.
- Price guide: Burgers from around 60 SEK
Skånegatan 81, Södermalm
Popular with nice prices
This combined bistro, bar and café is a popular, fashionable Södermalm spot. Eat a good value breakfast in the morning, brunch if you've had a lie-in or soups, sandwiches and salads for lunch or dinner. Perfect if you're not extremely hungry and equally nice to visit during the day or evening.
- Price guide: Grilled sandwiches around 115 SEK
Brännkyrkagatan 93, Södermalm
Italian gem in Zinkensdamm
You'll find this Italian gem right next to Zinkensdamm metro station - a popular restaurant inspired by Naples, the birthplace of pizza. Dinner guests and oenophiles in search of budget-friendly Italian flavours pack out the place; the glass orangerie filled with fig trees is particularly atmospheric.
- Price guide: Main courses from around 155-295 SEK
Östgötagatan 35, Södermalm
Central European cuisine
Many of their guests come to this neighbourhood pub/restaurant for the beer - but they also serve an exciting menu with its roots in the cuisine of Central Europe. Tuck into a hearty portion of knödel, schnitzel or goulash combined with a good Czech beert. They have some vegetarian options, as well as a dessert menu - also influenced by Central Europe.
- Price guide: Main courses around 110-160 SEK
Ringen Centrum, Skanstull/Södermalm
Posh pizza direct from the wood-fired oven
Galinas Pizza is one of the most popular streetfood restaurants in the Teatern shopping mall food court. This is the place to go if you find yourself in Södermalm with a hankering for good pizza. Order your pizza over the counter and it'll be served straight from the wood-fired oven. Eat in the open food court or take away.
- Price guide: Pizza from around 95 SEK
Wollmar Yxkullsgatan 13, Södermalm
New York vibes
An eye-catching former industrial building on Wollmar Yxkullsgatan is home to this hip hotel and restaurant. Enjoy dinner in cool surroundings with a real New York feel - without spending crazy big city prices. The menu includes Swedish classics such as Toast Skagen (prawns in dill mayonnaise on butter-fried bread) and veal meatballs, alongside Spanish Picanha and Indian daal.
- Price guide: Main courses around 155-280 SEK
Cosy and casual
The family of Baras restaurants are known for their relaxed atmosphere, wide range of food and budget-friendly drinks prices. Their various outposts all offer hearty meals which you can enjoy without breaking the bank. Although they all share a common concept, each bar in the group has its own unique personality for you to discover.
- Price guide: Starters around 80 SEK, Main courses around 110-235 SEK
Classic Spanish tapas
The two Ramblas tapas restaurants, on Mariatorget and in Hornstull, both go all in with the same classic Spanish tapas concept. The Mariatorget branch is slightly larger, however, with a slightly more advanced menu and a cava bar. As well as tapas, the menu includes paella, and a selection of desserts. Order a jug of sangria to share for an extra authentic touch.
- Price guide: Tapas dishes around 30-80 SEK
Folkungagatan 140, Södermalm
Pat Prommeenate's aim with Pat's Place is to showcase the cooler side of Thai food culture. She serves Thai "tapas", or small dishes, perfect for sharing and humorously named after films and musical artists. The cheesier elements of old-school Thai restaurants, such as Buddhas in the window, are conspicious by their absence.
- Price guide: Tapas-style dishes around 65-115 SEK