Hello, coffee lovers of the world!
Today it is time for another instalment of my Meet Me At series and this week we are meeting (a.k.a talking about) Sophie's Canelé, a french inspired cafe in the centre of Vasastan that is famous for their canelé, a sweet and soft pastry with a custard filling that originates from Bordeaux.
Sophie's Canelé is one of my top three favourite cafes here in Stockholm. The decor is incredible with a yellow and white hexagonal tiled floor for a modern yet classic look. The walls are a mix of simple white and white tile with light grout that creates an airy decor. Above the pastries and treats hang low and bare lights along with small Parisian trinkets. The tables are white marble and the chairs and stools are a dark teal that works with the colours of the establishment. Along the far wall, a long bench sits crowded with warm coloured pillows and blankets to add warmth and comfort. My favourite thing to do is to grab a coffee and a pain au chocolat (chocolate croissant) and sit down with a lovely friend while the rain pours down outside. It is lovely to sit here during the autumnal season because the atmosphere really supports the season.
Who would I bring here: A travelling buddy or my mum I think. France is such a gorgeous country and I have such nostalgia for Paris right now so it is so lovely to go for a coffee at Sophie's Canelé and talk over our travels with one of these two previously mentioned.
Coffee: I love their coffee, the quality is always consistent and never too bitter nor too weak. What can I say more than 9.5/10.
Sweets: I have an unhealthy obsession with chocolate croissants and Sophie's Canelé helps to feed that addiction with the most delicious pain au chocolat that I've ever tasted since I was in Paris. Every pastry or sweet that I've tried at this establishment has been wonderful and addictive. If you've never tried a canelé (which is what the place is famous for and named after), you absolutely have to!
Location: Sankt Eriskgatan 81, 11332 Stockholm, about 20 steps from the tube entrance to Sankt Eriksplan station.
I can't say enough good things about Sophie's Canelé, this coffee shop is just a classic that will never go out of fashion due to its originality and amazing quality in both their coffee and sweet treats. I give this gorgeous cafe a 9.5/10 and thanks to this post I am now craving a chocolate croissant so I might have to make a trip there right now...