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Svenssons Akanten

$$ - $$$European, ,
S:t Eriks Torg, Uppsala 753 10, Sweden
+46 18 15 01 50
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Overview
  • Excellent11%
  • Very good39%
  • Average26%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“toast skagen” (2 reviews)
“pork belly” (2 reviews)
“tuna” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
S:t Eriks Torg, Uppsala 753 10, Sweden
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1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I can't figure Akanten out. Sometimes, the lunch here is excellent - hot, fresh, generous portions. Other times, the salad is completely petrified (dried out, browning lettuce leaves) and the food is either so salty it is inedible or just bland. It's a shame because...More

Thank Tdot90
Svenssonskrogar, Försäljningschef at Svenssons Akanten, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi, Thank you for your review - we are sorry to hear that your visit did not match your expectations. We appreciate your thoughts and are always working towards continuous improvement. Kind Regards, Åkanten Svenssons Krogar

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite spots simply for the view of the river and the great out door seating during the summer, the food is also very good. This time around my husband and I shared the toast skagen, you can NEVER go wrong...More

Thank annathorell
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

The best thing about this restaurant is its setting, with tables along the Fyris river. The food served at lunch (Dagens rätt) is 100 kr but inelegantly served (we watched the cook scoop up vegetables on to our plates with his bare hand), not very...More

Thank JackRobinson10
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Situated in "Saluhallen" (the Market Hall) of Uppsala. Very central nice lunch restaurant, especially excellent in fish dishes. Nice atmosphere with neighbouring fish & seafood stall and other shops in the Market Hall.

Thank Pehr-Olof B
Reviewed 30 August 2016

First server was terse, but the second perfectly friendly. Despite there being no queue and the place being virtually empty, the food was slapped onto the plates with speed and a lack of delicacy. The area itself is always pleasant to visit, sitting outside in...More

1  Thank Silveryrow
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This restaurant has a stunning location overlooking river. Its location by Saluhall makes you think that you'll get best food ever. We had salmon which was great, but not as good as it can be for the price you pay. The wine was fine. In...More

Thank Flower53_10
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Honey and lemon grilled corn fed chicken with truffle vinaigrette, variety of summer beets, deep fried artichoke, västerbotten crème and new potatoes........taste buds watering? Very tempting description isn't it? We both ordered the above. What arrived within minutes was tasty , but there was so...More

1  Thank kmjames
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We stopped in here to hide from the rain and instantly we were smacked in the nose by the kitchen's cooking. We treated ourselves to the bbq pork roast with veg and salads for the lunch special which came out quick and then sat by...More

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The restaurant has a great location, just by the river and right near the chapel so not hard to find. The food is really very good and my pork belly was perfect. My colleague had the salmon but that looked just as good. A number...More

Thank Barkis1
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Perfect location by the river Fyrisån. Cozy, good service. food is good. You can slip in just for a beer or a light snack. Go here.

Thank Jan S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Cuisine
European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: S:t Eriks Torg, Uppsala 753 10, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Uppsala County  >  Uppsala
  • Phone Number: +46 18 15 01 50
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