Lunch guide

Perhaps you are on the lookout for something quick, fresh and convenient on the go; or perhaps you are looking for a classic, well-prepared home-cooked meal? Here in Halmstad, we have several really great restaurants where you can eat your lunch. Both during the week and at the weekends.

Many restaurants have a special lunch menu on weekdays. (swe) External link, opens in new window. has gathered together lunch menus from several different restaurants around Halmstad. Halmstad City (swe) External link, opens in new window. also compiles a weekly lunch menu especially for you – this is a specialized focus on the restaurants in the city. Here we have selected three lunch places where we describe the bit special that they offer at lunch.

Chalenius & Fredins

– A restaurant for food lovers
If you’re looking for a top-class lunch, head over to Chalenius & Fredins (swe), External link, opens in new window. which is located just outside the city. You will find chef Martin Fredin here serving excellently composed traditional home-style cooking with a modern touch, in a cozy and welcoming environment. Since the restaurant opened its doors in January 2018, its lunch has become a huge smash, and rightly so. The meals are always prepared with carefully selected ingredients and beautifully presented. The meat is sourced from Swedish farms, the fish is freshly caught, and the vegetables are fresh and locally produced. Getting an appetite yet? Lunch is served Monday to Friday from 11.30-13.30.

Restaurant Söderfamiljen in Halmstad

Söderfamiljen. Photo: Söderfamiljen


– Where the creativity flows
Söderfamiljen (swe), External link, opens in new window. a small family-run neighborhood restaurant, serves lunches prepared with a big dose of love and creativity. Take a seat at a quirky table in the charmingly decorated restaurant or sit in the outdoor terrace and take in the view over the Nissan River as it slowly flows by. The menu changes according to mood and season, but is always filled with delicious dishes made from locally produced, organic and high quality ingredients. Every day (Tuesday-Saturday 11:30 – 15:00) there are 3 or 4 different dishes on the lunch menu – something vegetarian, something fishier, and also one with a little meat.

Franz Bistro

– With flavors from all corners of the world
Step right into a quaint and charming setting whose decor reflects the 1920s meets the 2020s. At Hotel Mårtenson’s Franz Bistro restaurant, External link, opens in new window. you can enjoy tasty and intriguing dishes with elements from all corners of the world – and lunchtime meals are no exception. The menu ranges from classic dishes to innovative new creations, with chilled beverages to match the dishes, which change every day. Franz Bistro serves lunch daily from 11:30. For most of the year they offer lunch & lus, a lunch without end. Great, huh?

 Audiences watch theater and eat food

Photo: Anders Sällström

Lunch with entertainment

A few times a year, you can eat your lunch accompanied by great entertainment at Halmstad Theatre. You can view the full range on Halmstad Theatre’s website External link, opens in new window..

Around Halmstad, lunchtime entertainment is also offered without food. In our events calendar (swe), you can check whether there are any lunch events to suit your taste. Or contact Halmstad Tourist Center for help.

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If you want to delve into the restaurant selection yourself, we have collected several of Halmstad's restaurants on a page.

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