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Karlsons in Hamburg is a popular meeting place for lunch on weekdays, and on weekends it is worth visiting for brunch.

Since the summer of 2010 the weekdays at Karlsons were filled with men in suits meeting up for lunch. On the weekends the Café at the Alte Seinweg turns into a desired hotspot for all ages. A wonderful place, for families and friends can come together to enjoy a delicious breakfast or brunch.

The motto of the Café is: 'A Piece of Scandinavia in Hamburg', whith dishes they serve freshly prepared from Denmark and Sweden, such as Köttbular or the Norwegian apple pancake.

Apart from only use of genuine Scandinavian products, Anke, Gottwein,the owner of Karlsons, works daily with her a team of ten people to achieve the magnificent service.

Additionally guest can acquire Scandinavian souvenirs in form of Swedish treats, Danish design and products from Astrid Lindgren in their in-house shop. With its cozy atmosphere and a Swedish country style interior – this authentic Scandinavian café is a great place, where the guests can enjoy the weekly changing lunch menu. To present her guest the culinary diversity Scandinavia has to offer, Anke gathers her inspiration from Swedish cookery books and bake recipes.

Tipp: Whoever is searching for an unusual and yet extraordinary party location can rent the Café for the evening. Karlsons is a great location for private parties, birthdays, as well as business event.

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  • CategoryCafé/Bistro
  • Type of cuisineFish, Good & Low-cost, Gourmet
  • Price
  • Ambiencestylish, swedish country style
  • TipCarrot cake, homemade blueberry jam
  • ServiceDanish & swedish dishes as well as breakfast

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