The Stockholm Open in Sweeden is one of the most popular Nordic tennis tournaments in the region. The most famous tennis players across the globe have participated in this tournament, which is why the event attracts so many visitors. This year’s Stockholm Open tennis tournaments will take place on the 15-23 October 2022. Already confirmed to play is world number three Alexander Zverev. However, if you are in the region and haven’t secured any tickets for the Stockholm ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals), worry no more! We have carefully selected the best bars in Stockholm, Sweden to enjoy the Stockholm open tennis tournaments.
But first, let’s explain what exactly the Stockholm Open is and why it is significant.
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What is the Stockholm Open?
The Stockholm Open is an indoor tennis event, which is part of the ATP Tour played at the Kungliga tennishallen in Stockholm, Sweden. The tournament is owned by The Royal Lawn Tennis Club of Stockholm, SALK (Stockholm Public Lawn Tennis Club) and Tennis Stockholm. The Stockholm Open was first held in the Royal Tennis Hall in 1969. Since then, the tournament has been the highlight of the year for Sweden's many tennis enthusiasts. Throughout the years, the tournament has attracted world stars including Andy Murray, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Roger Federer and many more. The prize money for the Stockholm Open is approximately €711,275 (2019).
The tickets for the Stockholm Open 2022 have been released. The ticket prices start from as low as €10. Making it the perfect opportunity to get to see world-class players at a more affordable price.
However, just in case, you do not secure tickets for all your favourite matches, we have rounded up the top bars in Stockholm to see the tournaments.
At the top of our list, of course, we have O'Leary's, the hotspot for Stockholm’s sports fans. Located in central Stockholm, the atrium-style bar at O'Leary's has an extensive seating area. The venue is best known for its large TV set, which is as big as a cinema screen.
At O’Leary’s, you can also play Foosball and Shuffleboard with friends. Here you can find, a great selection of food ranging from traditional American, Mexican and British food. Ranging from burgers, pizzas, steaks and quesadillas. In addition to this, they have a lovely dessert menu. It is important to note that, they have a 20-year age limit every day from 6 pm. Visitors under the age of 18 are welcome in the company of a guardian. This place is a no-brainer to enjoy the Stockholm Open!
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Next up, we have the stylish bar El Amir bar, nested at Galma Brogatan Stockholm. This venue is divided into two spaces, the bar area and the restaurant/lounge area. The bar area has a large TV where you can watch the ATP Stockholm Open. El Amir specialises in Middle Easter cuisine with its signature dish being couscous. If you are searching for a more elegant and quiet place to watch the Stockholm Open Tennis Championships this is the place to go! (photo from Yelp)
Another great sports bar to watch in the Stockholm Open 2022 is Bar08. Located in the Fridhemsplan region, Bar08 is very spacious and great for large groups of people.
This all-day sports bar stays open until 3 am and serves both drinks and food for lunch and dinner. The kitchen makes classic dishes such as hamburgers, pasta and pyttipanna (meat and potato hash browns). Additionally, Bar08 has a beer garden to enjoy a drink and the lovely weather. A great location to watch the ATP Stockholm Open Tennis games.(image from thatsuplondon)
Last but not least, Eagle1 sports bar is located in Norrmalm, Stockholm. An authentic American sports bar, that offers delicious American food, including burgers, Philly cheesecake and milkshakes. Eagle1 has a great atmosphere and is the ideal place for a drink. The bar has plenty of screens to enjoy the Tennis Stockholm Open. (image from Yelp)
That was our list of the best bars in Stockholm to watch the ATP Stockholm Tennis Open 2022.
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