The best brunch spots

Brunch in Uppsala – The best late morning meals in town

We all have our differences in preference, but something most people can agree on is that a well cooked weekend brunch equals heaven on earth. A less heavenly situation can occur when very hungry, but with no idea of where to go. Therefore, we have gathered the best brunch spots in Uppsala, all adapted to different budgets!

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A Touch of New York at Frans Bistro

Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 15:00.

At Frans Bistro, influences from around the world come together, creating a delightfully international yet cozy atmosphere. The restaurant in central Uppsala is both inviting and trendy – and don’t be surprised if your brunch smoothly transitions into both cocktails and dinner. The brunch is served as à la carte style. If you find it difficult to decide among all the modern classics on the menu, it’s perfect to order several and share with your company. Check out the menu and book a table on Frans’ website.

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Contrasts at Radisson Blu Hotel

Saturdays  12.00-15.00 

Would you like to know what a “culinary excursion” means in Uppsala? Then head over to Picnic, the restaurant at Radisson Blu Hotel. This trendy city hotel offers metaphoric food outings in the shape of brunch every weekend. And the menu is full of contradictions: hot and cold meals meet green and sweet ones, closely followed by refreshing liquids, in a tasteful mishmash of conventionality and uniqueness. How about bagels, chicken drumsticks, waffles straight from the iron, chocolate mousse and cheesecake? There’s a bubbly brunch version if you want to make the meal even more festive.  

Inredning på Villa Anna, Uppsala

British luxury at Villa Anna

Saturdays 12.00-13.45 & 14.15-16.00

Freshly baked and fabulous are two keywords that define the recurring brunch concept at luxury boutique hotel Villa Anna. With the objective to let the guests sit back, relax and indulge in that kind of confectionery that almost melts in your mouth, they invite the residents and visitors of Uppsala to Afternoon Tea on Saturdays. Enjoy classics such as scones and lemon curd, but also more adventurous elements like Skagen Toasts, charcuteries and homemade pastries.


Hipster healthy at Melrose Café

Every day

A newly sprung flower in Uppsala’s brunch meadow is Melrose Café. The location feels centric but still close to home, thanks to its’ hip address in residence-dense city district Luthagen. Inside these brick covered walls, one is served modern interior design accompanied by even more modern food culture. At brunch time, you can enjoy vitamine stuffed açai bowls, sweet chia puddings and every hipsters favourite snack, the avocado toast, any day of the week. So without further ado: if you like taking and posting pictures of nice looking food, a visit to Melrose Café is a must.  

Bord och stolar på Restaurang Sorellina

Italian Flavors at Trattoria Sorellina Saturdays and Sundays

Saturdays and Sundays

Trattoria Sorellina is a cozy and lush restaurant overlooking the rushing waters of the Fyris River. If you want to experience Italy when in Uppsala, this is the place to go – the brunch buffet offers the best of the best from the Italian cuisine. Charcuteries, carpaccio, tuna tartare, pizza, grilled meat and veggies, homemade pasta, green dishes, and of course, a dessert table including gelato. Raise your glass of prosecco or perhaps a lemonade in a “Cin cin!” and enjoy the familiar atmosphere at this restaurant.

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Pancake paradise at Gästrike-Hälsinge nation

Saturdays 11.00-15.00

Archaeological digs have shown that one of the earliest and most widespread uses of cereals was the pancake. On late Saturdays morning during school terms, the Gästrike-Hälsinge student nation takes this into consideration by serving their pancake brunch. The menu offers American pancakes but with varied extras: go for the safe ones with maple syrup or experiment with a more filling one, topped with gravlax and sour cream. Of course, vegan options are also available, in order to make everyone in Uppsala, student or not, feel at home in this charming building.  


A Social Brunch at Clarion Hotel Gillet

Selected Daturdays

If you want a weekend brunch in Uppsala that truly delivers, it’s a good idea to book a table at the the newly refurbished restaurant of Clarion Hotel Gillet – called The Social Bar & Bistro. They serve a buffet of international bistro classics with a modern twist, and it’s safe to say that everyone will find something to their taste here.  The dessert enthusiasts are in for a treat, or should we say: an entire table of treats, as the dessert buffet is filled with pastries, cakes and other sweets.

For current opening hours, have a look at their website.

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Brunch with a touch of luxury at Restaurang Nobel

Selected Sundays

If you want to enjoy a luxurious brunch, we recommend a visit to Restaurang Nobel at Elite Hotel Academia. On selected dates, they serve a grand brunch buffet where you can indulge in everything from fresh seafood to pastries from their own bakery. For that little extra sparkle to your weekend, pre-order Brunch & Bubbles. A perfect Sunday treat!

Brunch på Jorden är blå som en apelsin

Breakfast all day at Café Jorden är blå som en apelsin


Jorden är blå som en apelsin is a unique café in a park next to Fyris river. The decor features many quirky details that will make you smile, and besides enjoying good food, you can also play chess or take the opportunity to sit down with a good book from the small book and interior shop in the café. Order from a menu with a “breakfast all day” concept and choose between the popular pre-composed plates inspired by breakfasts from around the world, such as a Peruvian, Syrian, or Dutch plate. There is also a great selection of hot and cold drinks, wine, and beer.