Good value restaurants in Södermalm
Updated 30 Mar 2020
The information in this guide may be affected by covid-19.
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 CrêpeKatarina Bangata 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
ShantiSödermalmsallén 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
Calexico'sHornstulls Strand 4, Hornstull/Södermalm
Fusion food on the Hornstull waterfront
Calexico's serves organic Mexican dishes with a Californian touch - or Cal Mex cuisine, as it's known. Eat classic and good value Mexican dishes such as tacos, burritos and quesadillas with an emphasis on fresh vegetables and fish, just like in California. An unpretentious atmosphere makes for fun, rather than fine, dining.
- Price guide: Main courses around 172-249 SEK
ChecaRingvägen 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
GirettoSankt Paulsgatan 2, Södermalm
Good value posh pizzas
When those pizza cravings kick in head to Giretto, where they serve Neapolitan pizzas topped with Italian and Nordic ingredients. Order at the counter and take a pew in one of the cosy booths, in the bar or at one of the larger bars.
- Price guide: Pizzas around 80-130 SEK
The Italian CousinsHornsgatan 68, Södermalm
The Italian Cousins serves pizza topped with ingredients from small-scale producers in Italy and Sweden. You buy your pizza by the slice, so you can choose a few different kinds if you're really hungry. The pizza is served over the counter, just like in an Italian deli.
- Price guide: Unknown
Harvest HomeBondegatan 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
A BowlBlecktornsgränd 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 BunSöderhallarna 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
KaferangSkånegatan 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
Pane VinoBrännkyrkagatan 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
Soldaten ŠvejkÖstgötagatan 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
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
Pat's PlaceFolkungagatan 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