The best à la carte brunch in Stockholm
Updated 23 Mar 2022
Brunch is pretty much a Stockholm institution, but navigating Stockholm's plethora of restaurants, especially when you're dealing with the probable weekend hangover and hunger pangs, can be hard. Therefore we've taken it upon ourselves to guide you to the best restaurants that combine our favourite meals - breakfast and lunch - to create something even more fabulous: brunch. Forget about brunch buffets, we're talking à la carte menus featuring everything from eggs benedict to diner-style American pancakes. Our guide to the best brunch restaurants in Stockholm is sure to satisfy all of your weekend cravings - indulgence is expected.
Österlånggatan 17Österlånggatan 17, Old Town
Österlånggatan 17 is located on a charming cobblestone alleyway in the Old Town and boasts an abundance of egg dishes and other brunch favourites, including burgers and salads. The generous à la carte menu offers choices between smaller and regular-sized dishes and a selection of decadent desserts to treat yourself to.
- When: Sat-Sun 11am-4pm
Brasserie BalzacOdengatan 26, Vasastan
Pukka brasserie brunch
Round off the week with a classic French brasserie brunch. The menu features oysters, omelettes, steak tartare, moules frites and of course hamburgers. Creamy French cheeses and traditional desserts are naturally also served in this ultra-chic Parisian bistro.
- When: All weekend from midday
Kitchen & TableKungsholmsgatan 31, Kungsholmen
Kungsholmen meets Manhattan
Marcus Samuelsson's restaurant concept Kitchen & Table on Kungsholmen serves an à la carte brunch every Saturday. You'll find a range of smaller New York-inspired brunch dishes, perfect for combining with a classic brunch cocktail or a glass of fizz if you fancy.
- When: Saturdays midday-3.30pm
ArtillerietArtillerigatan 13, Östermalm
Artilleriet is the place to go if you fancy sating your hunger with dishes such as classic Swedish homecooking, small dishes, salads and vegetarian alternatives. Why not celebrate the weekend with bleak roe-topped potato chips accompanied by a glass of bubbles? Dogs are also welcome at Artilleriet - perfect if you're taking a brunch break while out walking your furry friend.
- When: Sat 11am-4.30pm
Strandvägen 1Strandvägen 1, City/Östermalm
With its distinguished location, impressive views and chic decor, Strandvägen 1 serves an exclusive brunch menu serving dishes such as oysters, lobster, egg dishes and hamburgers. The influences are classic, innovative and international and if you're in the mood for a drink, why not treat yourself to a glass of champagne?
- When: Saturday, Sundays from 11:30 am
Hötorget Kvarterskrog & BarSergelgatan 22, City/Norrmalm
Southern European influences
This neighbourhood restaurant from the Bockholmen restaurant group is open all week and serves a generous southern European-influenced brunch menu on weekends. Tuck into everything from lobster and oyster to croissants, egg dishes, salads and main courses. Naturally, they also serve classic brunch cocktails such as Bloody Marys and Mimosas.
- When: Sat-Sun from 11am
MillesStrandvägen 1, Östermalm
American pancakes, Korean steak tartare, egg dishes, burgers, pasta... Milles' brunch is divided into starters, main courses and desserts, with lots of classic dishes. A great option if you want to treat yourself.
- When: Saturdays and Sundays from midday
LydmarSödra Blasieholmshamnen 2, City/Norrmalm
What would an uber-chic lifestyle hotel be without an equally chic restaurant? Lydmar's answer lives up to its well-reputed reputation. A classic Franco-American menu is presented with finesse. Tuck into a cheeseburger or steak tartare along with views over the water and Gamla Stan.
- When: Saturday and Sunday midday - 5 pm
Villa KällhagenDjurgårdsbrunnsvägen 10, Djurgården/Gärdet
Walk out to Djurgården and relax with classic brunch dishes and beautiful views over Djurgårdsbrunn canal. Villa Källhagen serves everything from Eggs Royale to club sandwiches, which you can accompany with champagne or brunch cocktails.
- When: Sat-Sun from 8 Jan 2022
TakBrunkebergstorg 4, City/Norrmalm
Japanese brunch dishes
Eat brunch with Japanese influences fourteen floors up above Brunkebergstorg at Izakaya, Tak's take on a Japanese beer hall. Order a few small dishes such as oysters with fermented chili sauce, sashimi of the day, chicken wings and Japanese desserts and wash it all down with a cocktail or fresh juice.
- When: Saturdays midday-3pm
O'LearysSlöjdgatan 11, City/Norrmalm
Food and activities
At O'Learys in the heart of the city you can combine food with activities such as shuffleboard and foosball, or just eat. They serve everything from buffalo wings to hamburgers, fish and chips and Caesar salad. A great option if you're in the mood for a tasty slap-up meal.
- When: Sat-Sun from midday
DiplomatStrandvägen 7 C, Östermalm
T/Bar exudes sophisticated elegance. This hotel restaurant is synonymous with its chic Art Nouveau interior and plush sofas. Enjoy typical brunch classics such as Eggs Benedict, club sandwiches and hamburgers along with impressive waterfront views. The outdoor terrace is ideal for people-watching come summer.
- Price guide: Eggs Benedict around 170 SEK
- When: Saturday and Sunday 12.30 - 5 pm
KnutRegeringsgatan 77, City/Norrmalm
Brunch from northern Sweden
Flatbread with cold-smoked reindeer and cocktails made with Arctic berries - this is the place to come for a little taste of the northern wilderness in the heart of the city. Knut Bar's brunch includes lighter breakfast options as well as delicious desserts such as pancakes with cloudberry jam. Urban and romantically rural at the same time.
- Price guide: Cold-smoked reindeer around 90 SEK
- When: Saturdays from midday
Greasy Spoon2 addresses
Brunch all day
This on-trend eatery has embraced the concept of all-day brunch to the fullest. Brunch enthusiasts can treat themselves to healthy chia pudding and Bircher muesli or indulge in American pancakes, a variety of egg dishes and of course a full English breakfast. Come early, it gets busy.
- Price sample: Full English around 165 SEK
- When: All weekend from 9 am
KaferangSkånegatan 81, Södermalm
This ultra-chic Nytorget bistro fuses on-trend industrial-style decor with its prime location overlooking the park. You'll find American pancakes with various toppings such as fruits, berries, ice cream and bacon on the brunch menu, along with bowls, grilled sandwiches and more.
- Price guide: American pancakes around 95 SEK
- When: Saturdays and Sundays from 11am
Oaxen SlipBeckholmsvägen 26, Djurgården
Unpretentious fine dining
Oaxen Slip is the slightly more casual alternative to its fine dining sister restaurant Oaxen Krog. The brunch menu includes classic favourites along with innovative elements. Exciting Swedish flavours and slightly more continental influences combine.
- Price guide: Steak tartare about 145 SEK
- When: Saturday, Sunday midday - 3.30pm
BoqueriaJakobsbergsgatan 17, City/Norrmalm
Round off the week in the Mood shopping arcade with classic brunch dishes in tapas format. Boqueria's popular brunch menu consists of everything from Eggs Benedict to tortillas, gambas, mussels and hamburguesa. Perfect for sharing. Book in advance to be sure of bagging a table.
- Price guide: Hamburguesa around 75 SEK
- When: Saturday, Sunday midday - 4pm
Riche, Sturehof, Taverna Brillo & Teatergrillen4 addresses
With their generous opening hours, elegant interiors and bustling atmospheres, these popular sibling restaurants are real brunch classics. Their offerings includes everything from Eggs Benedict and burgers to seafood and Italian delicacies. Teatergrillen's brunch is served in the sophisticated Teaterbaren.
- Price guide: Eggs Benedict about 170 SEK (Riche)
- When: Varies