14 Jul 2024
Clubbing al Fresco in Stockholm – UPDATED
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Clubbing al Fresco in Stockholm – UPDATED

Summer in Stockholm means long, balmy evenings when the light seems never to disappear completely and the heat lingers in the city. What better way to spend these nights than with a drink or three under the stars?



Södra Kök&Bar och Etablissemanget host a variety of clubs and live music events. In the summer time they open up their terrace and the champagne bar on the 7th floor, which has one of Stockholm’s most breathtaking views.

Where: Mosebacke Torg 1
When: Open until late
Damage: Depends on concert/event



In the park under the Skanstullsbron bridge, close to the outdoor swimming pools of Eriksdalsbadet, you’ll find THE club, restaurant and bar for Södermalm’s hipsters, Trädgården, i.e. “The Garden”.

Where: Hammarby Slussväg 2, Södermalm
When: Open Sunday-Monday until 01:00, Tuesday-Saturday until 03:00.
From free to 165 SEK depending on day and event.


Stockholm Under Stjärnorna

Two vibrant rooftop parks located 50 meters above the streets of central Stockholm, these twin terraces make the perfect setting for a dinner, cocktails, clubbing and taking in the Stockholm skyline.

Where: Brunkebergstorg 2-4, Norrmalm
When: Open Monday-Saturday until 12:00, Sundays to 20:00
Free entrance


Lydmar Music

Lydmar Hotel presents Lydmar Music. Open every day all summer. This means exciting live music, great outdoor dining, Stockholm’s best DJs and the city’s finest views over the water towards Gamla Stan and the royal castle.

Where: Södra Blasieholmshamnen 2
When: Open Monday-Sunday until 22:00
Free entrance


F12 Terrassen

The terrace above the Michelin restaurant F12 hosts some of the city’s most popular clubs. Open seven days a week.

Where: Fredsgatan 12, Norrmalm.
When: Open Monday-Thursday until 03:00, Friday-Sunday until 05:00
Monday-Thursday until 22:00-23:00 75 SEK, then 125 SEK. Friday-Saturday until 22:00-23:00 100 SEK, then 200 SEK. Sunday 120 SEK.



Slakthuset is a nightclub situated in an old slaughterhouse in Stockholm’s meatpacking district with a 600 m2 outdoor rooftop open in the summer. They offer different events and nights with the best in electronic music from techno to trance, from funk to deep-house and disco, you name it, they also have special promotions and grill parties, so check their Facebook to see what to expect upon your visit.

Where: Norra Bantorget
When: Tuesday-Wednesday 17:00-2:00, Thursday-Friday 16:00-3:00, Saturday 15:00-3:00, Sunday 16:00-1:00.

Damage: Free entrance



Wanting to work as a “living-room”  for the entire city,  Gården has popped up on the Norra Latin yard. And the largest outdoor restaurant and bar in Stockholm is open all summer long!

Where: Norra Bantorget
When: Monday-Sunday until late
amage: Free entrance


Eken – Photo courtesy of Eken Bar

Eken Bar

For those who appreciate good food, good service and amazing views over the water and Stockholm’s Old Town. Eken Bar serves internationally inspired dishes with a focus on Scandinavian touch.

Where: Guldgränd 8, Södermalm.

When: Open Sunday-Thursday until 24:00, Friday-Saturday until 01:00

Damage: Free entrance



A lush green oasis where the boundary between outdoors and indoors is blurred. Here you and your friends can meet up for a drink before dinner at the Trattorian. Or stay on the comfortable sofas and try one of their share platters with a glass of wine, or a couple of snacks from the bar menu along with a refreshing drink from the well-stocked cocktail bar.

Where: Norr Mälarstrand Kajplats 464, Kungsholmen.
When: Open Monday- Tuesday until 23:00, Wednesday-Saturday until 01:00, Sunday until 22:00

Damage: Free entrance

Snaps – Photo by Conny Fridh


A former 17th-century palace turned a outdoor and indoor bar and club, featuring Djs and savoury cocktails from the midday until the early hours of the day. Södermalm’s most renowned al fresco spot.

Where: Medborgarplatsen
When: Sunday- Thursday 11:00-1:00, Friday-Saturday 11:00-3:00
amage: Free entrance


Featured Image: Conny Fridh/Imagebank

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