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Restaurants in Stockholm

True to its status as a rising European cultural capital, Stockholm restaurants offer world-class cuisine with a Scandinavian spin. At the best restaurants in Stockholm, you will find traditional Swedish dishes, like smorgasbord, wild game, and fresh-caught fish like cod. But there's a growing international foodie culture, reflective of the influx of international communities within the Swedish capital. You can now find fantastic restaurants in Stockholm that offer cuisines that cater to every palate imaginable, including a growing number of Asian fusion eateries whose chefs are able to advantage of the abundant fishing in Stockholm to prepare sushi and sashimi. In all, there are over 1000 restaurants in Stockholm, eight of which have Michelin stars, serving a huge variety of cuisines, from American fast food to Italian, Middle Eastern, French, Turkish, and Greek.

Of course, this wouldn't be Scandinavia if presentation and style weren't accounted for, and the watchful visitor will no doubt notice that at many Stockholm restaurants, the plate itself is a work of art. And while the city can be expensive, it isn't hard to eat on a budget: there are many locally-owned restaurants, cafes, and coffee shops where you can find traditional Swedish dishes on the cheap.

  • Babylon, Stockholm

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Wrap yourself in one of the restaurant's green fleece blankets as you dine among fashion plates and artist types. Try the potatoes and röding, a lo... More
  • Erik's Gondolen

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Plush red-velvet chairs furnish this glass box cantilevered high over the street below. Along with the views, the landmark restaurant serves refine... More
  • Frantzén-Lindeberg

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Frantzen-Lindeberg is located in a nondescript, chocolate-brown former dairy in Gamla Stan. Named after the chef-owners, who are rising stars in th... More
  • Fredsgatan 12

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Housed on the campus of the Royal Art Academy, Fredsgatan 12 (F12) is owned by well-known restaurateurs Melker Andersson and Danyel Couet. The deco... More
  • GQ

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Restaurang GQ (for gastronomic intelligence) is located in Ostermalm. The minimalist decor includes umber walls, brown leather seats and booths, an... More
  • Kaffekoppen

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Drink a hot chocolate in this candlelit cellar with tea-stained walls and low vaulted ceilings. More
  • Kantinen Hyttblecket

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    The Nordic House of Culinary Art is considered a center for Swedish cuisine, and it's the home of the restaurant Kantinen Hyttlblecket (as well as ... More
  • KB

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Located in Norrmalm, Konstnarsbaren (meaning "Artist's Bar") is housed in an 1891 building designed as a late Gothic Venezian palace. Better known ... More
  • Kvarnen

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    This historic Södermalm restaurant and bar is a popular hangout in Stieg Larsson’s mystery trilogy. More
  • Le Rouge

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Owned by Danyel Couet and Melker Andersson of the F12 Group, Le Rouge in Gamla Stan is done in the fin de siècle Parisian-style of Moulin Rouge. Th... More
  • Leijontornet

  • Mathias Dahlgren

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Named after one of Sweden's top chefs, the Mathias Dahlgren restaurant is located inside the 19th-century Grand Hôtel, which overlooks Riddarfjärde... More
  • Max

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    A cross between In-N-Out Burger and McDonald's, Max is a family-run Swedish fast-food chain that dates back to 1968. Now it has brought its brand o... More
  • Mistral, Stockholm

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Originally opened in Gamla Stan (Old Town), this farm-to-table restaurant is now housed in a former stroller factory in the small suburb of Enskede... More
  • Operabaren

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Located in the 19th-century Stockholm Opera House, the regal Art Nouveau dining room has leather chesterfield armchairs and a stained-glass ceiling... More

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