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Al fresco dining

The guide to Uppsala's best al fresco dining

When spring starts springing it's a shame to waste any precious good weather sitting indoors. Warm evenings and long, light Nordic nights ensure both food and drink tastes better al fresco. Outdoor dining areas popping up on streets and in courtyards are as sure a sign of spring in Uppsala as anemones and Valborg. To help you find the hidden gems around the city and alongside the Fyris river, follow our guide to Uppsala's best al fresco dining.

Cafés in Uppsala

The guide to Uppsala's best cafés

There can't be many towns as packed with cafés as Uppsala. Cosy cafés, classic konditoris, fragrant bakeries and slick franchises can be found on every street corner, sometimes right next door to each other. In a city full of hard-working students and ambitious businesspeople it's not surprising there's a huge demand for cafés in which to relax and top up caffeine levels. The range is broad and competition stiff but with criteria such as coffee quality, cake selection and al...

Brunch

The guide to Uppsala's best brunch

What would a great weekend be without brunch? As the culmination of a long Sunday morning, a vital pick-me-up after a late Friday night, or just as an excuse to eat waffles and scrambled eggs on the same plate, brunch is hard to beat. Since globalisation introduced Swedes to this fantastic American import, brunch has become ever more popular. Who can resist a fully loaded buffet combining the best of breakfast and lunch dishes? For the ultimate weekend luxury, follow our guide to Uppsala's best...

Takeaway

The guide to Uppsala's best takeaway restaurants

Sometimes you simply need food - fast, or perhaps you haven't got the energy to cook after a long week. Whether you're looking for a quick lunch option on the run or fancy a tasty curry dinner at home, this guide will help you find Uppsala's best takeaway food.

Cosy restaurants

The guide to cosy restaurants in Uppsala

When choosing a restaurant there are lots of different factors to take into account: how far you're willing to travel, what kind of food you feel like eating, how many people there are in your party and how much money you want to spend. But one of the most important factors is also the hardest to quantify - the cosiness factor. No matter how good the food is or how charming the company, dinner won't be as enjoyable if you don't feel welcome and relaxed. To guide you towards the town's most delig...