Food in Piteå!

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Heart shaped rice! We went to a Thai restaurant on our first night in Piteå, we could actually see it from our hotel window so it was perfect.

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It was called Thai Garden. As you can see, it was not very busy but it was late on a Monday night so I’m just happy they were open at all. Very nice restaurant. There were a few other Thai places in the area. I don’t know why but there seems to be an abundance of Thai restaurants up in the far north of Sweden. In Kiruna we have a handful of Thai places and no Chinese, Japanese or Indian restaurants. It’s pretty much just Thai food or pizza in the north. Which is to say, I have come to like Thai quite a bit.

 

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I picked this particular Thai restaurant over the others this time because they had a particularly large vegetarian menu and that makes us pretty happy.

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I actually remembered to snap some pictures before we ate everything. Usually I forget until about half way through the meal that I even thought about taking pictures. I get pretty focused when I’m given food.

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I also tried a restaurant in town called Nobo. It was very cute, with coffee and pastries if you’re looking to fika and a nice lunch menu that comes with a salad/pasta bar.

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I found and bought a pear flavored biskvi here! It was pretty exciting and yet, no picture. We ate it. The end.

I really liked the staff here and would happily come back the next time I find myself in Piteå.

 

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Piteå Stadshotel

pstadhus1Piteå Stadshotel was great! I would definitely stay there again.

I followed Phong to Piteå while he was there for a conference. We got there by bus from Luleå and the hotel was just down the street from the bus station, with a beautiful park on the other side of it, and the center of town across the street.

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City view from our window!

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The room was lovely and modern. Very clean and our window looked right out at the center of town. The staff was extremely nice and unlike some hotels with a 10am or 11am checkout, this one had a 12pm checkout.

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Standard fantastic swedish breakfast buffet included! No waffles but there were blueberry juice shots.

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Very pretty old building with a fancy restaurant of its own. I really liked this hotel. It was a great start to a first visit to Piteå.

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