Restaurants

Top Choice Swedish in Gamla Stan

Kryp In

Small but perfectly formed, this spot wows diners with creative takes on traditional Swedish dishes. Expect the likes of salmon carpaccio, Kalix roe, reindeer roast or gorgeous, spirit-warming saffron aioli shellfis…
Pub Food in Gamla Stan

Flying Elk

Not your average pub – Michelin-starred chef Björn Frantzén has added contemporary vigour and polish to the traditional pub experience. The menu is all about quality produce and revamped comfort grub. Feel the love …
Swedish in Gamla Stan

Den Gyldene Freden

Open since 1722, this venerable barrel-vaulted restaurant is run by the Swedish Academy, where (rumour has it) its members meet to decide the winners of the Nobel Prize. Personally, we think it should go to the chef…
Swedish in Gamla Stan

Fem Små Hus

Fem Små Hus offers the perfect combination of authentic historical setting with traditional cuisine, just a short walk from the Royal Palace in the heart of the old town. The menu features Swedish classics with a Fr…
Swedish in Gamla Stan

Sjätte Tunnan

Situated in a medieval cellar in the heart of the old town, Sjätte Tunnan offers a glimpse into a forgotten world. Venture deep into the bowels of old Stockholm to discover hearty fare based on original recipes, suc…
Swedish in Gamla Stan

Under Kastanjen

The real reason to hit Under Kastanjen is for its picturesque setting, on a cobbled square, beside a chestnut tree, surrounded by ochre and yellow storybook houses. While the menu lacks wow factor, it does offer sim…
Vegetarian in Gamla Stan

Hermitage

While it lacks atmosphere or any culinary punch, casual Hermitage is a good spot for a well-priced, no-fuss meat-free feed. The limited vegetarian buffet includes both cold and hot dishes, the latter hidden away in …
Swedish in Gamla Stan

Tradition

Located in the heart of Gamla Stan only a short distance from the Royal Palace, Tradition brings a touch of class to traditional Swedish favourites like shrimp salad, falukorv (sausage), gravadlax (cured salmon) or …
Deli in Gamla Stan

Hairy Pig Deli

Follow your nose to this cute little corner deli, where the personable owners make all their own sausages and serve beer brewed by a family friend. Try the sausage of the day or a home-smoked pulled-pork sandwich, p…
Bakery in Gamla Stan

Grillska Husets Konditori

The cafe and bakery run by Stockholms Stadsmission, a chain of secondhand charity shops, is an excellent spot for a sweet treat or a traditional shrimp sandwich, especially when warm weather allows for seating at th…