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5/5 rDev +9.4%
Visited twice on my Stockholm tour and I can truly say, Akkurat's one of the best beer bars in the world. In terms of selection, if you're looking for lambic, they have the best list in the world, period. I don't know how or why, but they have a special relation with both Cantillon and 3 Fonteinen and have special beers from both breweries. They also have a lot of other Belgian ales, including many vintages. As for Swedish beers, they have both Imperial Stouts from Narke, enough said. I was also impressed with their selection of American beers, including many vintages. The staff treated me kindly and the food I did have was quite good. Sunday night is band night and it was cool. I came back on my final night and had an incredible night of fine ales and really treated myself. Akkurat is a very special bar.
06-09-2008 15:01:29 | More by Crosling
4.22/5 rDev -7.7%
Went there on a Monday night. Excellent and relaxed place, mostly male guests. Having said that the crowd was mixed in terms of professional background and age. A fair amount of suits and tie though. The range of beer was excellent although I had expected some more tap variety but the selection was still far better than any bar I have ever visted in Sweden except for perhaps Vildanden in Lund. Entering the premises I immediately ordered a sour Cantillon on tap. I guess you have to be a true beer fan to appreciate something like that. My ignorant Carlsberg drinking friend tasted it and rolled his eyes in amazement: "Is this a beer?" I followed up with an Inveralmond Export Ale- couldn't help mixing styles as I had only a day in Stockholm- but it turned out to be pretty skunky. Stuffed myself with fries and mayo and went on with another Belgo. All and all Akkurat offers most of the things a beer aficionado requires for a successful visit.
11-30-2006 08:12:31 | More by JanM
4.4/5 rDev -3.7%
Belgo bar with a selection of brittish and belgo beers as well as lambic. Very knowledgeable staff, and very knowledgable crowd. If the staff can't help you with the information you ask for, it's not unlikely that one of the regulars can give you an entire lecture.
Very good food. Not unexpensive, but excellent. Good service indoors, not as good outdoors.
Try the truffels with kriek. Exceptional!
Cellar with selection of vintage beers (not tried by me). For a reasonable price Akkurat hold different kinds of tastings (beer, whiskey).
11-23-2006 11:49:10 | More by Hammarby
4.3/5 rDev -5.9%
Akkurat can be found close to subway station Slussen in Stockholm. Part of the "Golden Triangle" with Akkurat, Oliver Twist and Svejk.
The place has a very large selection of beer and whisky.
The staff is usually very knowledgeable and if the place isn't crowded they're happy to answer any questions and talk about beer. Watch out for the lunch staff though, since it happens they know very little of beer.
Might be difficult to find seating unless you book ahead.
Specializing in Lambic type beers, including some brewed by Cantillon brewery specially for Akkurat.
05-06-2006 21:13:09 | More by gnoff
4.95/5 rDev +8.3%
Akkurat Belgo Bar has to be one of my favorite beer bars I've ever visited. My wife and I really enjoyed the atmospherei inside as well as the outdoor seating. The service was excellent at the bar, not so much outside. We were served by Richard at the bar, who happens to be one of the most knowledgable about beers from anywhere in the world. His service and conversation definitely enhanced our visit.
While we were there, they had a Lambic Festival taking place and it was definitely a Lambic Festival. There were at least ten lambics on tap (one or two on handpull) and even more in bottles. A great selection of beers other than lamics, too. I would venture to say they covered a majority, if not all of the Swedish micros.
In addition to the beer selection, they also have an amazing selection of whiskey and tequila.
The food was very good as well and prepared very true to their Belgian roots.
I think about this place a lot and would love to go back there tomorrow. Don't miss it while you're in town.
08-11-2005 13:57:58 | More by rkabat
4.66/5 rDev +2%
When a bartender at a Stockholm brewpub recommended this place, little did I know that I was about to visit one of the best beer bars in the world.
The bar is located just south of Gamla Stan (the old city). The bar looks nice and has plenty of seating. The service was very good, but the bartenders were pretty busy. The prices were reasonable for Sweden, which is an expensive country to drink in.
On to the unboring beer list. If you love Belgian ales, don't miss this place. The selection was amazing. Highlights included full Belgian Trappist lineups, several dozen Lambics, and about 20 Belgian taps with no Stella or Hoegaarden in sight. About half of the list was privately imported so you won't find these beers anywhere else in Sweden. They had cask ale also but I didn't even check the lineup. I even saw some American micros such as Anchor Old Foghorn.
My brother and I only had time for a few beers. We choose Rodenbach Grand Cru, Rochefort 10, and Delirium Nocturnum. All were excellent and served in proper brewery glassware.
Right before we had to leave we found out they have a separate vintage beer list!!! I didn't even get a chance to look at it, but I remember hearing about aged Rodenbach Grand Cru and vintage Brooklyn Monster. Akkurat even allows private parties to hold tastings in the beer cellar. These guys also host local beer festivals.
This bar goes so far beyond anything I've seen in Sweden. Next time I won't make the mistake of arriving 90 minutes before close on my last night in Stockholm. Akkurat earns a place among the very best beer bars in the entire world.
11-25-2003 17:07:22 | More by skar
4.88/5 rDev +6.8%
On my trip in Stockholm this was my first stop. Went on Saturday afternoon totally dead, I was told this was because the soccer games were on and it was nice out. This was good because it provided me some ample time to talk to the staff, but a downside because there are no tvs to watch the soccer games. Atmosphere in general is pretty boring, typical euro bar, wood everything, beer memo on the wall but nothing special. There are 2 menus one for the day and the vintage or cellar menu. The cellar menu is what I want to right away. I was awed with verticals of trappist beers, westy 6, and unreal lambics such as cantillon loerik, millenium gueze & jj blauw. The selection was great, quality best in the world hands down...The staff is good very knowledgable and helpful. It was slow so the staff even took me to the cellar which was awesome. 5 floors down, I saw one of 3 cellars filled to the brim with unreal beers. Interestingly they advocate laying all lambics on there side. The price is high but this cellar.
This is a true must see, almost a reason to go to Stockholm.
07-05-2010 13:56:28 | More by jrallen34
Akkurat in Stockholm, Sweden
99 out of 100 based on 37 ratings.