Lappland restaurants

Top Choice Swedish in Jukkasjärvi

Icehotel Restaurant

Locally sourced ingredients, international twists and beautiful plating make for a culinary trifecta at the Icehotel's dining room and cocktail bar. Dishes are sophisticated yet honest and comforting, whether it be …
Top Choice Swedish in Kiruna

Camp Ripan Restaurang

It might be located at the local campground, but this popular restaurant is a smart, contemporary affair. Lunch options are limited and often husmanskost (Swedish home cooking) in nature, making dinner the real high…
Top Choice Swedish in Arjeplog

Arjeplog Vilt & Kafé

Just over from the museum, this place has it all, from snacks to dried salmon, reindeer pelts, sausages and souvenirs for sale. Don't miss the special Kaffetåren, a local Sami favourite that involves putting dried r…
Top Choice Cafe in Storuman

Hembygdsgården Cafe & Museum

Head to the Storuman tourist office to get directions here or you'll never find it. On one of the islands out in the lake, reached by a causeway, you'll find this absolutely delightful cafe and museum. Pick from wha…
Top Choice Swedish in Kiruna


With a top deli and bakery, breakfast and lunch buffets, and a quality dinner menu, SPiS is considered the best place to eat in Kiruna. The restaurant has won numerous awards and its four-/five-course menus (565/755…
Top Choice Seafood in Vilhelmina

Martin Bergmans Fisk

This smokery at the junction of E45 and the Vildmarksvägen, 3km north of Vilhelmina, is so popular that even the Inlandsbanan train stops twice a day to let passengers off to eat. The specialty is platters of salmon…
Top Choice Swedish in Jokkmokk

Ájtte Museum Restaurant

This Sami restaurant makes it possible to enhance what you’ve learned about the local wildlife by sampling some of it – from suovas (smoked and salted reindeer meat) to reindeer steak and grouse with local berries. …
Top Choice Cafe in Arvidsjaur

Hans På Hörnet

This very local spot has a popular buffet lunch (90kr), and also serves up inexpensive salads, sandwiches and pies. This is the place to try palt, a Swedish meat-filled dumpling.
Cafe in Kiruna

Café Safari

This is a long cafe serving treacle-thick coffee, outstanding cakes (try the pecan pie), scrummy sandwiches, quiche and baked potatoes – and even Bubbies mochi ice-cream from Honolulu!
Swedish in Gällivare

Sofias Kök

A very local spot for a good-value lunch buffet and Swedish standards such as chunky pea soup. In the evening you can nurse a pint with the local barflies.