The guide to Stockholm's best bakeries
Updated 8 Apr 2020
The information in this guide may be affected by covid-19.
Bread culture is alive and thriving in Stockholm - these days we're spoilt for choice with true craftsmanship and seriously good ingredients. In each and every part of town you'll find a charming little bakery selling delicious bread in all its forms, fresh from the oven. Levain, sourdough baguettes, breakfast rolls and yummy buns and pastries - we'll guide you to the best bakeries in Stockholm, for when you've got a craving for great bread.
Bageri PetrusSwedenborgsgatan 4b, Södermalm
This celebrated little bakery and café right by Mariatorget metro station is extremely popular and often attracts queues stretching out onto the street at weekends. They're famous for their excellent bread and tempting pastries. You'll find lots of Södermalm dwellers enjoying breakfast or a coffee inside.
Valhallabageriet is well known for their popular sourdough bread, but also for their delicious buns and pastries. The bakery has grown over the years and opened up more branches, but you'll find the original here on Valhallavägen in Östermalm.
Bageriet BullebodenParmmätargatan 7, Kungsholmen
Classic bakery on Kungsholmen
An authentic little homebakery and café in Kungsholmen where everything is made to their own recipes. Have a coffee or lunch, or buy some bread or cardamom buns to take home with you. Why not buy a breakfast roll and coffee to take into work with you, or stop off along your Saturday stroll?
Brunkebergs Bageri & Brunkebergs Bageri & Bistro2 addresses
Local artisan bakery
This popular artisan bakery bakes bread and sweet treats with no additives. Buy a posh loaf to take home with you or a cake or pastry to go with your coffee. They also sell other fine foods, such as honey and jam and can make special occasion cakes to order.
Skeppsbro BageriTullhus 1, Old Town
100 per cent organic
Fredrik Ekman and Håkan Johansson Frost, Sweden's only world champions in baking, are the guys behind this organic artisan bakery housed in Tullhus 1, a former customs house. They grind their own wholemeal flour on site here and bake sourdough bread and buns using only organic ingredients. Skeppsbro Bageri is also a popular café with views over the water.
Lillebrors BageriRörstrandsgatan 12, Vasastan
Bread success story in Birkastan
This little bakery on Rörstrandsgatan has become a real favourite among bread and pastry-mad Stockholmers. Queues can get long, but it's worth the wait if you're craving really good sourdough bread, delicious buns and, of course, semlor Lenten buns when they're in season.
Petite FranceJohn Ericssonsgatan 6, Kungsholmen
A very French love of bread
The charming French bakery and café Petite France became a firm favourite as soon as it opened around a decade ago. With a love of the art of baking, French classics and a warm, friendly atmosphere you can't go far wrong. Petite France is living proof of this, winning a prestigious award for best café three years in a row. They make everything from top-notch loaves to French vanilla pastries, croissants and cakes here.
Bullar & Bröd StenugnsbageriValhallavägen 65, Östermalm
From the Baker of the Year 2015
Bullar&Bröd opened on Valhallavägen in the autumn of 2017 and its run by award-winning baker Gabriel di Grado toghether with Linda Aving. Bread, buns, cakes, pastries, biscuits and other freshly-baked goodies with all-natural ingredients and no additives are baked here. You can also sit and have a coffee on site. Bullar & Bröd came first place in Thatsup's semla test in both 2019 and 2020.
Green RabbitTegnérgatan 17, Norrmalm/City/Vasastan
Mathias Dahlgren's bakery
With star chef Mathias Dahlgren running the show, it's not surprising Green Rabbit on Tegnérgatan has become a firm favourite. The emphasis is on rye bread, baked using traditional techniques and new ideas and the result is incredibly popular. Pick up a loaf or some pastries or sit and eat breakfast or lunch on site.
TössebagerietKarlavägen 77, Östermalm
A true classic
Tössebageriet has sold freshly-baked bread to loyal customers since 1920. And since 1996, award-winning konditor Mattias Ljungberg has been in charge of the bakery. You'll find bread and pastries of all descriptions here. Cakes, buns, bread, biscuits... Don't miss the experience of breakfast outside Tösses on a sunny summer's day.
RiddarbagerietRiddargatan 15, Östermalm
Gem on Östermalm
A true treasure trove on charming Riddargatan that not everyone knows about. The counter is filled to the brim with a huge range of cakes, buns, rolls and sourdough loaves. Stay for breakfast or stock up on bread for the weekend.
Grillska HusetStortorget 3, Old Town
Eat well and do good
With the best ingredients, real cream and pure butter the knots of dough transform into golden brown buns and fresh loaves of bread at Grillska Huset - Bakery and Breadshop, run by homeless charity Stockholms Stadsmission. Enjoy homemade bread whilst doing something good for society.
Vete-kattenKungsgatan 55, Norrmalm/City
Old favourite with a modern touch
The classic konditori Vete-Katten has been around since 1928 offering everything you could want in the way of bread and pastries. They have a traditional coffee room and a light, airy bread counter. Everything is baked from scratch from top quality ingredients and they sell everything from freshly baked loaves to cookies, pastries, buns and homemade chocolates.
Magnus Johansson Bageri & KonditoriLugnets Allé 7, Hammarby sjöstad
Award-winning konditor and master-baker Magnus Johanssonand his wife are behind this bakery in Hammarby Sjöstad, where you can buy bread and even learn more about baking here. The aim is to offer an uber-Swedish bakery using all the best elements of Swedish baking traditions.
Qualty stone-baked bread
The well-known stone oven bakery Fabrique quickly found it's way into Stockholmers' hearts, and they are now the proud owners of numerous outlets around the city (and even in London). They're particularly well known for their popular levain bread, but also their buns and generously-filled sandwiches.
Fabrique Sankt Eriksplan
Dating from 1937, this classic bakery proudly bakes bread according to traditional, French-inspired recipes. Gateau, which can be found at various addresses around Stockholm, is often associated with cakes and pastries but also its famous sourdough bread.