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Bars & Cafes
The Sydskånska Nation is yet another of the student 'nations,' the organizations that were once begun as touchstones for regional pride but have become venues for gatherings and entertainment. With a full bar and limited food-service as well as a stage and sound system, this place makes for an indispensable player in Lund's nightlife scene.
The traditions of Lund University have been kept alive in part by this charming pub. The interior is traditionally Swedish, cozy and conducive to conversation or a quiet game of darts or pool. There are nightly specials and even occasional live bands, mostly of the student varieties.
Wickmanska is a quaint little cafe in Lund, in southern Sweden. A very informal place, cozy to the core, Wickmanska is the ideal destination for a rendezvous with friends, over a cup of steaming coffee. Try out coffee in its different avatars, from caffe latte to cappuccino and more. Delicious cakes and savories are available too. Wickmanska is fully wi-fi enabled, and you can plug in your gadgets and computers to catch on the latest in the world. Call ahead for more information.
Glorias bills itself as the only authentic sports bar in Lund. Its warm, congenial interior, numerous TV screens and hearty beer and bar food make it a great place to meet friends as well as to watch a game (though of course being Sweden, the games are more likely of the soccer-and-hockey variety than American football and baseball).
This is one of the most prominent "nations" in Lund. These are unique student-based organizations-cum-pubs that began as cultural pride associations for students away from home but grew into a way to bring student communities together, provide a space to have fun, and maybe even make some money. The nations are the prime venues for alternative entertainment and homey atmospheres for drink and dance.
Located in the St. Gertrude, a multi-faceted meeting space that can hold events right from business meetings and conferences to weddings and parties, is the beautiful Pub Kuntze. This pub is an ideal place to head, if you are want to refresh yourself after an event in the many halls of St. Gertrude. The place serves really good food apart from a nice selection of wines and other drinks. The pub also holds live events and concerts for all those who like some entertainment while eating. If you want to know more about the pub, check their website or call them.
Paddy's is a taste of Ireland in the heart of Malmo right by the bustling Town Square. This Irish restaurant serves up delightful, home-cooked meals to diners who stop by for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A good idea would be to sample the seafood soup, grilled pork with fried potato and Swedish fillet. After-work happy hours keep the office-goers happy, while tourists and expats are frequent visitors too. Check website for more information.
Harry's is known as one of the best but least known little places to catch some live tunes. Sweden is known for producing very talented musicians, and talented musicians often gravitate towards the challenge and freedom of jazz, and that's often what's on tap here. Furthermore the kitchen serves up local beers, strong drinks and hearty appetizers and bar food.
Get ready for a jolly good time at this authentic English pub that brings you a classic public house experience. You'll find a great choice in draft beers. The selection of sandwiches and snacks will please those that arrive feeling a bit peckish. There's live music session, quiz nights and regular schedules events.
Kulturbolaget is a haven for rock-n-roll aficionados! Having hosted many concerts, this place has a capacity to accommodate about 750 people and is very well equipped with top-of the-line equipment. Some of the famous artists who have performed here include The Strokes, De La Soul, Ryan Adams, Joanna Newsom, Lee Perry, Red House Painters and Elliott Smith, among many others. Offering a variety of liquor and spirits, this venue also serves lip-smacking food. This place turns into a nightclub on weekends, when the Kulturbolaget gets crowded with fans of good music!
Vinylbaren is a sleek dine-out in the Friisgatan/Bergsgatan corner of Malmo. This restaurant-bar is styled in a classical American manner, and serves delicious hamburgers along with a wide range of spirits. Vegetarian delights are available too. Club nights at Vinylbaren are a top draw, with huge crowds pouring in from all corners of the city. The concerts and live gigs held here are widely attended as well. Vinylbaren also organizes private parties and undertakes catering for such occasions. Visit website for more information.
Located in the southeastern part of Malmö, the Doc Lounge was initiated by Frederick Gertten, a famous Swedish documentary filmmaker. This lounge and bar is a space that dedicates itself more or less exclusively to sharing and promoting documentary films, both international ones and national ones. The Doc Lounge is a 'must visit' for those who love to watch documentaries, because there is a large screen on which they can watch them, and thus be acquainted with the work of some of the best international and national documentary filmmakers. The atmosphere is relaxed, with dim-lighting setting the mood for a very casual and intimate outing. There is live music also that is organized here on a regular basis, so the Doc Lounge is not a place just for the film buffs. The Doc Lounge is open every Monday at the Inkonst at 7: 00 p.m. Please see the website for further information.