The best bars in Vasastan
Updated 5 May 2021
French, Spanish, Asian, South American, Polynesian, American, Swedish... Vasastan's bar scene takes its inspiration from all corners of the globe. Whether you're in the mood for experimental cocktails or a great glass of wine, this part of town has something for even the most discerning of drinkers. From Sibirien to Röda bergen and the areas bordering the city centre, we've picked out Vasastan's best bars.
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SvartengrensTulegatan 24, Vasastan
Experimental Swedish flavours
The bar inside Svartengrens restaurant on Tulegatan is a firm favourite. Mixologists blend cocktails with unexpected yet familiar flavours such as lingonberries, violets, dark chocolate, browned butter and maple syrup. Take a seat at the bar or get comfy in the dining room as you sip on your drink.
20hundra5Sankt Eriksgatan 102, Vasastan
Drinks take centre stage at 20hundra5 on Vanadisplan, although snacks also get a look in. There's a playful attitude to ingredients and relaxed atmosphere, but mixology is taken seriously here and the bartenders shake and jiggle to create world-class cocktails.
AmbarTomtebogatan 22, Vasastan
This exciting wine bar on Tomtegatan specialises in amber-coloured drinks. Choose from wine, beer, cognac and Japanese whiskey, and you can accompany your drink with Japanese small dishes such as gyoza.
StorstadOdengatan 41, Vasastan
A few drinks after work, a rowdy Saturday night out with pals or a date night with someone special - Storstad's bar is ideal for all kinds of groups and occasions. The atmosphere at this regulars' haunt is friendly and relaxed and the menu is filled with cocktails, bistro food and snacks.
Cane Rum SocietyNinni Kronbergs gata 1, Solna
Whether you're a real rum nerd or new to the Caribbean spirit you'll find something exciting to try out at Cane Rum Society. They've created a library of some 1200 types of rum from all over the world. Drink it as it is, or try out one of their specially-composed rum-based cocktails.
Brasserie BalzacOdengatan 26, Vasastan
The Parisian influences are apparant the moment you enter Brasserie Balzac. The long cocktail bar stretches through the room to a backdrop of pattered floors, elegant stucco work and red leather sofas. The drinks menu includes an extensive wine list and skilfully blended cocktails.
LådanLuntmakargatan 63, City/Vasastan
For beer nerds
In addition to serving high-quality fast food, Lådan also has a wide range of craft beers from microbreweries, from Sweden and beyond. If you're not sure what to choose you can always ask the knowledgeable staff who are happy to give recommendations. Follow their Instagram to keep track of their latest beers.
NaboTegnérgatan 34, City/Vasastan
Den nordiska kvarterskrogen vid Tegnérlunden bjuder även på moget barhäng. Precis innanför entrén ligger baren där man serverar utvalda viner och kreativa drinkar med oväntade ingredienser. Blir du hungrig är det bara att fortsätta in i matsalen.
The Churchill ArmsTulegatan 21, Vasastan
British in Vasastan
Is there anything more relaxing than a good old-fashioned British pub, complete with bookshelves and comfy leather armchairs? The Churchill Arms serves 28 types of draft beer and a wide range of bottled beers. They also have a good selection of cider and wine, as well as single malt whisky from all over the world, and a menu full of ambitious pub grub. Drop by with friends or colleagues for a quiz night or post-work drink.
OljebarenTorsgatan 48 B, Vasastan
Olivolja, cocktails och vin
Denna kvarterskrog är en liten gömd pärla i Birkastan som erbjuder både mat och dryck. Lokalen bjuder på en hemmakänsla, med gott om plats för både barhäng och festliga måltider. Välj mellan handplockade viner, öl och egna cocktails – vad sägs exempelvis om "Oljebaren Original" med bourbon, lime, socker och självklart deras signaturingrediens olivolja.
Tranans BarKarlbergsvägen 14, Vasastan
Timeless beer café
Classic Tranan is famous for more than their renowned off-menu meatballs. Their cellar houses a popular bar where the restaurant's timeless homecooking is accompanied by wine, beer, cocktails and DJs.
Man in the MoonTegnérgatan 2C, City/Vasastan
650 types of beer
This gastropub has been pouring beers for thirsty guests since 1994. They boast an extensive range of whiskys, but their crowning glory is their selection of beers, which includes some 650 different types, 30 draft beers and a cellar packed with barrel-aged beers.
ErlandsGästrikegatan 1, Vasastan
Cocktails and live music
Erlands has a delightful cocktail bar with Fifties and Sixties influences, decorated with antiques and flea market finds. The menu includes small and larger dishes depending on how hungry you are. You can also count on enjoying some live jazz while you're here.
Combo VinbarenOdengatan 52, Vasastan
Next door to the city library
Who doesn't love a small, intimate wine bar? Combo is run by the same team that's behind timeless success stories such as PA & Co and Bistro Süd. Take a seat by the window in the small bar and enjoy carefully selected grape varieties as you watch the world go by on Odengatan and admire the iconic facade of the city library. The wine selection is extensive.