Stampen, Stora Nygatan 5. Bar with traditional Jazz, Modern Blues, Rock, Swing and R & B. Dancing some nights. 3 minutes walk from Castanea.
Södra teatern, Mosebacke torg 1-3. Several different clubs and performances.”Södra bar” have one of Stockholm’s best views, “Sjuan” serving luxurious Champagne. 10 minutes walk from Castanea Hostel.
The Flying Elk, Mälartorget 15. One of Stockholm’s most awarded cooks has opened this pub with well-cooked food, proper pub grub. Their ambitions is to be the Old Towns living room – think the have succeeded with that J. 3 minutes walk from Castanea hostel.
Gondolen, Slussen. Order a well mixed drink or a glass of wine in the bar of the Gondolen. Relaxing in a leather armchair and reflecting over how night falls over the city and water is hard to beat. 6 minutes walk from Castanea.
Restaurant Pelikan, Blekingegatan 40. One of Stockholm’s oldest restaurants. Serve Swedish home-style food. Reasonable prices. You will not be disappointed.
Meatballs for the people, Nytorgsgatan 30. Fun and tasty. From traditional Swedish meatballs to salmon -, vegetarian-, elk-, boar-, turkey, rain deer or pork. Every day different sorts. Also take away. Take bus 3 direct from the Old Town to Nytorgsgatan.
Swedes love to “fika” (have coffee/tea and hang around):
Vetekatten, Kungsgatan 55. A classic, a must to be visited. They have a bakery, pastry shop, chocolate manufacturing and cold buffet dishes. An “out-of-the ordinary” café.
Blå porten, Djurgårdsvägen 64. Lunch, dinner or “fika” (coffee/tea). Irresistible buffet with pastries.