Den Gyldene Freden

Swedish in Gamla Stan

Image by Adam Grimshaw Lonely Planet

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 chefs, whose sublime offerings include civilised husmanskost (home-style) dishes like roast lamb with chanterelles, cabbage and country cheese, or old-school Swedish meatballs.

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