Restaurants in Sweden

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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... Read More

Stockholm’s best café, which combines the comfort of bistro dining with Scandinavian charm. They are famous for their ridiculously huge cinnamon buns,... Read More

After 11 p.m., the black-and-white–“walled pan-Asian restaurant turns into a nightclub with techno beats, sexy lighting, and a creatively... Read More

Plush red-velvet chairs furnish this glass box cantilevered high over the street below. Along with the views, the landmark restaurant serves refined... Read More

Frantzen-Lindeberg is located in a nondescript, chocolate-brown former dairy in Gamla Stan. Named after the chef-owners, who are rising stars in the... Read More

Housed on the campus of the Royal Art Academy, Fredsgatan 12 (F12) is owned by well-known restaurateurs Melker Andersson and Danyel Couet. The decor is... Read More

Restaurang GQ (for gastronomic intelligence) is located in Ostermalm. The minimalist decor includes umber walls, brown leather seats and booths, and... Read More

Drink a hot chocolate in this candlelit cellar with tea-stained walls and low vaulted ceilings. Read More

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 a... Read More

Now in its ninth decade, Konstnärsbaren (that's what the intitials stand for, meaning "artist's bar") is a city treasure. It serves classic Swedish... Read More

For 120 years, Wasahof has remained a restaurant much beloved by the Swedes. It dates back to a time when, like so many countries, Sweden took its lead... Read More

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.... Read More

Don’t let the casual atmosphere and unpretentious room at Lilla Ego fool you—this is one of the best restaurants in the city. The modern, seasonal food... Read More

Named after one of Sweden's top chefs, the Mathias Dahlgren restaurant is located inside the 19th-century Grand Hôtel, which overlooks Riddarfj... Read More

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 of... Read More

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 Enskededalen... Read More

Before it relocated, Oaxen was on a remote island that was a long drive from Stockholm. Guests could stay overnight in a boat that the owners had... Read More

At his minimalist restaurant, chef Magnus Ek prepares regionally sourced dishes like wild salmon and cockle tartare. Read More

Located in the city's 19th-century opera house, this Art Nouveau–style restaurant is beautifully appointed with leather chesterfield seats and a... Read More

Housed in the 1895 building behind the Opera House, Operakallaren contains four restaurants, a cocktail bar, and event rooms. The main dining room... Read More

Dark mood lighting, pulsing music, and friendly waiters keep this place packed. Nibble on Swedish hash browns with Balik salmon roe or veal with duck... Read More

After major renovations in spring of 2011, local legend Pontus Frithiof reopened the multi-level Pontus!, located on Stureplan Square. An Asian-themed... Read More

Everything about Portofino is unassuming: its quiet location in Zinkensdamm, its nondescript brick exterior, and its short menu, which offers five... Read More

The Prinsen restaurant near the Stureplan and Birger Jarlsgatan was established in 1897 and maintains its 19th-century decor with dark wood-paneled... Read More

Located near the stadium and the Royal Swedish Opera, Proviant is fashioned after a French brasserie, with black and white walls, glossy black seats,... Read More

At this gastropub, the focus is on excellent locally brewed beer, intended to be paired with the smaller dishes offered on the restaurant's inventive... Read More

Considering the wealth of seafood available in Stockholm, it’s surprising that there aren’t more sushi places around town. Råkultur is the best around,... Read More

Restaurant Lux is off the beaten track on the island of Lilla Essingen and overlooks Marieberg Bay. The early 1900's industrial brick building, with... Read More

Just a five-minute walk from Stureplan, this century-old restaurant is modeled after the famed Café Riche in Paris. Often packed with... Read More

The five-table, peanut-size Riddarbageriat Bakery), founded by Sweden's all-star baker Johan Sorberg, is the perfect spot for an afternoon break.... Read More

The property is part café, park bakery, and part nursery, thanks to the on-site greenhouse where fruits and vegetables are grown. What the... Read More

This restaurant and bar is a Stockholm institution, beloved by generations of Swedes, who come for the excellent Swedish food (toast Skagen, Swedish... Read More

Besides spectacular views of the Royal Palace, this landmark hotel serves up an authentic smorgasbord—a centuries-old Swedish tradition. Chef... Read More

Sweden has a long and proud tradition of baking, and Tösse is one of the most traditional konditoris in town. It's worth visiting to get a sense of the... Read More

Red-and-white checked tablecloths are a reminder of the 1929 bistro's former incarnation as a blue-collar tavern, and the vibe remains suitably casual.... Read More

Overlooking the Rosendalsvagen on the Djurgarden Island, the Wardshuset Ulla Windbladh restaurant is housed in an 1897 inn done in the Gustavian-style... Read More

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