Bakery & bistro in Old town


Stora Nygatan 26, Old town • view map


Bread, pastries, lunch & dinner

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Panem – Artisan bakery and bistro in the heart of Old town

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In the middle of Old town, just a few minutes from the metro, you will find Panem, a bakery with a café and bistro open from early morning until after dinner, every day of the week. Start the day here with a satisfying breakfast, have a good lunch, or enjoy a glass of wine at dinner. Panem is not part of a soulless bakery chain, baking is a very serious business here. If you love good bread, this is the place to visit – from morning till evening.

In the morning hungry guests flock to Panem for their delicious breakfast with many options. Tourists and Stockholmers alike indulge in this everyday luxury, to start the day alert and focused. The sandwiches, made from fresh, newly-baked bread, are of course the highlight of the breakfast menu, offering everything from classic grilled cheese, to really tasty, modern sandwiches with serrano ham or pastrami. If you’re hungry try the more Americanized version with fried chicken and coleslaw!

At lunchtime, in addition to these delicious sandwiches, you also find pizza, various salads, and bowls, as well as a warming soup with warm bread, straight out of the oven. Leave some space so you can finish your meal with something sweet, Panem offers your sweet tooth everything from a classic Swedish cinnamon bun to more innovative pastries with exciting flavor combinations. The problem is just choosing…

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The bright premises are invitingly decorated with soft pillows in the window seats, a welcoming atmosphere both for having a quick cup of coffee or for dining slowly. Sturdy wooden floorboards add a warm tone to the room’s white and latte-colored décor. This tone resonates in the modern, arched wooden counter full of pastries. There is an outdoor seating area for sunny days, wrap a blanket around you if the winds are a bit nippy, and the outdoor season can last a long time.

Panem is not only a café and artisan bakery, but also a fully licensed bistro, so enjoy the opportunity to choose a glass of wine or beer for tonight’s cheeseburger or pizza al taglio. Many small craft breweries are represented, which makes the beer selection both varied and interesting. Even among non-alcoholic beverages, there is an impressive assortment. It is of course also possible to order food to take home, so anyone who swings by Panem in the evening can surprise those at home with both dinner and good breakfast bread for the next day.

Welcome to Panem!

Top 3 reasons to visit

Freshly baked bread every morning, to eat in or to take home

Simple and delicious dishes made from fresh ingredients

The well-assorted breakfast – a real everyday luxury



+46 (0)8-10 98 00


Opening Hours
Monday 8 am – 7 pm
Tuesday 8 am – 7 pm
Wednesday 8 am – 7 pm
Thursday 8 am – 7 pm
Friday 8 am – 10 pm
Saturday 9 am – 10 pm
Sunday 9 am – 7 pm
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