Stockholm restaurants

Top Choice Swedish in Östermalm & Ladugårdsgärdet

Ekstedt

Dining here is as much an experience as a meal. Chef Niklas Ekstedt's education in French and Italian cooking informs his approach to traditional Scandinavian cuisine – but only slightly. Choose from a four- or six-…
Top Choice Swedish in Södermalm

Woodstockholm

Reservations are essential at this hip yet welcoming hotspot. The menu's theme changes every seven weeks or so, with a focus that ranges from specific geographic regions to more abstract concepts. What remains uncha…
Top Choice Swedish in Norrmalm

Grands Verandan

Head here, inside the Grand Hôtel, for the famous smörgåsbord – especially during the Christmas holidays, when it becomes even more elaborate (reservations recommended). Arrive early for a window seat and tuck into …
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…
Swedish in Östermalm & Ladugårdsgärdet

Gastrologik

Gastrologik is at the forefront of dynamic and modern Scandinavian cooking. Diners choose from a set three- or six-course menu, which changes frequently, as the chefs work closely with suppliers to deliver the fresh…
Swedish in Södermalm

Eriks Gondolen

Perched above Slussen atop the antique lift Katarinahissen, this place is known for top-notch Swedish food, refined service, perfect cocktails and endless views. There's a formal dining room (reservations recommende…
Swedish in Södermalm

Meatballs for the People

All hail the mighty meatball, the expected star turn at this neighbourhood favourite serving a variety of meatballs daily, from moose and deer, to wild boar and lamb. Pair them with classic creamed potatoes, lingonb…
Swedish in Östermalm & Ladugårdsgärdet

Hantverket

Green velvet curtains and suspended terracotta planters set a theatrical scene at this slinky, spacious bistro-bar. While the lunch menu includes a good-value husmanskost (traditional Swedish dish) with salad and br…
Swedish in Norrmalm

Bakfickan

The small, casual ‘hip pocket’ of Operakällaren, this comfy restaurant is crammed with opera photographs and deco lampshades. Dexterous old-school waiters serve upscale comforting Swedish husmanskost (matjes herring…
Swedish in Norrmalm

The Market

Located inside the Scandic Continental hotel, minimalist, light-filled The Market is notable for its expansive buffet breakfast and focus on sustainable, locally sourced ingredients. The à-la-carte menu offers sophi…