Coffee, cakes and conversations

Cafes in Uppsala

Uppsala offers a variety of cafes, from the traditional bakery shop to the modern cafes you’ll find in the city’s malls. Swedes take their “fika” seriously, so don’t miss out on a coffee break with a sweet treat during your visit!

Sit down at one of the city’s many cafes and soak up all the new impressions. During the winter months you can curl up in an armchair with a cup of fair trade coffee and a classic cinnamon bun, and in the summer you can order a luxurious iced coffee and people-watch from a garden cafe.

Östra Ågatan 31, Uppsala

Güntherska Hovkonditori & Schweizeri

If you want treats fit for a king, visit Güntherska Hovkonditoriet, located in central Uppsala next to the Fyris River. “Hovkonditori” is an honorary appointment awarded as seal of approval by the Royal Family.

This is one of Uppsala’s oldest cafes, with high ceilings and beautiful interior creating a elegant environment. The popular outdoor seating area along the river promenade is open all year round, with heaters and blankets available during the colder months. On the menu you will find pastries, cakes, and baked goods, as well as lighter meals, like sandwiches, salads, pies and soups. They also make their own delicious sourdough pizza. And if you visit during the summer, the homemade gelato is a must try!

Sysslomansgatan 5, Uppsala


Situated in an old building listed as an historic landmark, Ofvandahls on Sysslomansgatan is a classic cafe dating all the way back to 1878. In the well-preserved, turn-of-the-century setting, you will find portraits painted about a hundred years ago. Here, prominent Swedish suthors such as Hjalmar Bergman and Karin Boye drank their coffee, while poet Gustaf Fröding and Prince Eugen pondered the meaning of life while sitting on one of the plush-covered sofas.

There is a wide assortment of baked products on offer and genuine, classic pastries and sandwiches.

Ofvandahls is located on Sysslomansgatan, where you’ll find several independent shops, bars and even more cafes.

Roslagsgatan 1, Uppsala

Café Varga

Café Varga is a café with unique atmosphere located in an old warehouse between the railway station and Uppsala concert hall. They serve light dishes, snacks, and fine pastries made with lots of love, which pair equally well with a glass of wine or a latte. You can come here all day long, from the first cup of coffee in the morning to a glass of bubbly after work.

On sunny days, you can enjoy your coffee or food on the café’s outdoor terrace. The indoor decoration features a cozy swing hammock, a chess board and a jukebox.

Svartbäcksgatan 22, 753 22 Uppsala

Café Linné

Café Linné serves everything from breakfast and lunch to traditional baked goods in a homey atmosphere with old-time charm. The cafe strives to give its guests an unparalleled experience, with everything from superior lattes to tasty baked goods.

They are famous for their generous slices of cakes and large cinnamon rolls. You could easily share one sweet treat on two people, but why would you when it’s so delicious?

Cafe Linné is located nearby the beautiful Linnaeus Garden, which makes it easy to combine your coffee break with a stroll among flowers and plants.

Bredgränd 4, Uppsala

UNO Fika & Butik

If you enjoy the sleek Scandi aesthetics, you will love UNO Fika & Butik. They offer delicious organic coffee, snacks and friendly service in an calming environment of bright wood and Nordic design furniture. You’re welcome to sit down and just enjoy your fika, or grab one of the tables with electric sockets if you want to take the opportunity to answer a few emails on your laptop.

This is a combined cafe and shop, were you can buy coffee mugs, kitchen towels, candles and of course coffee beans. The location in right in the center of Uppsala, in an alleyway just a few steps from the bustling shopping street.

Munkgatan 3, 753 09 Uppsala

Konditori Fågelsången

Konditori Fågelsången is located in the heart of Uppsala, just below Uppsala Castle, with a view of the old swan pond (Fågelsång is the Swedish word for birdsong). The cafe has retained its charm from 1954, when the doors opened for the first time.

Fresh baked goods are delivered from the cafe bakery each day. You will also find great coffee, a large assortment of sandwiches and great service. The large outdoor seating area with room for 150 attracts guests of all ages from early spring to late autumn.

S:t Per Gallerian and Kungsängsgatan 5, Uppsala

Landings Konditori

Since 1887, Landings Konditori has been providing high-quality baked goods to the residents of Uppsala. Here, you will find everything from pastries and cakes to light lunches and stone oven-baked sourdough bread. The cafe also produces its own Italian ice cream, chocolate pralines and marzipan figures. Enjoy your treats there or take them with you for a fika in a nearby park och by the Fyris River.

Drottninggatan 6A, Uppsala

Arrenius & Company

If you truly love coffee, this is the café and shop for you. Arrenius & Company always prioritizes quality over quantity and offers espresso-based drinks and pour-over coffee from several of the country’s top micro-roasteries. The hot chocolate is made with the finest dark chocolate, while the chai latte is made with authentically spiced tea. They also offer delicious gluten-free pastries and sandwiches.

Vretgränd 16, Uppsala


Centralkonditoriet is an Uppsala institution with roots dating back to 1902, located in the picturesque Vretgränd. The café has only 10 seats inside, but if it’s full, both Fyrisån and Stadsparken are within walking distance for take away. Here you’ll find classic Swedish pastries, cookies, and sandwiches – and the popular, sweet cake inspired by the children’s book character Peter No-Tail.