Going out to eat a traditional Swedish Christmas buffet, or julbord, with colleagues to celebrate the past year is always a popular move, and there are numerous restaurants in Stockholm that are particularly suitable for corporate Christmas parties. Whether you're part of a smaller company that wants to sit privately, or a large company that wants to hire out an entire venue there are plenty of options. We've gathered together restaurants in Stockholm that offer various types of julbord, from traditional ones to more modern ones with activities included. The common denominators are generally warming glögg mulled wine, pickled herring and a cosy Christmas atmosphere.
The guide to julbord for companies in Stockholm
In this guide
Stockholm's best Christmas buffets for companies
- 7A – Christmas party in elegant salons
- Ulriksdals Värdshus – In scenic surroundings
- FågelbroHus – Exciting flavours in rural surroundings
- Edsbacka Krog – Julbord in historic surroundings
- Boulebar – Celebrate French style
- Villa Godthem – Homemade with classic ingredients
- Hallwylska – Winter wonderland
- O'Learys – Julbord with activities
- Krusenberg Herrgård – Charming Christmas conference in Uppsala
- Livrustkammaren – Feel the echoes of the past
- Italienskan – Italian party
- Stallmästaregården – Enjoy festive food in historic dining rooms
- Kalf & Hansen – Sustainable concept
- Al Dente – Italian Christmas party with cookery
- Hop & Vine & Fox in a Box – Christmas buffet with activity
- Engelen – Entertainment included
- Stortorgskällaren – Plura's julbord
- Lasse i parken – Leafy and rural in the heart of town
- Stockholm Fisk – Freshly-caught seafood for Christmas
Stockholm's best Christmas buffets for companies
Christmas party in elegant salons
Celebrate Christmas with your colleagues in unique venues in the heart of central Stockholm. 7A has locations around the city, with chefs creating classic Christmas buffets. The three different locations have slightly different Christmas offerings, read more about them here and choose which option suits your company best. Perhaps you want to combine your julbord with a party and entertainment, or just an elegant cocktail party?
- Price: Varies
In scenic surroundings
Charming Ulriksdals Värdshus lays out a traditional Christmas table in seven servings, with many of the ingredients coming from their own kitchen gardens or elsewhere in Sweden. There are several private rooms here, including the cosy wine cellar, which can accommodate up to 90 people. The menu includes pickled herring and other fish, vegetable dishes, cold cuts, hot dishes and a large dessert table with both sweet treats and cheeses. Vegetarians and vegans are offered a discount.
- Price: From 995 SEK
Exciting flavours in rural surroundings
FågelbroHus on Värmdö serves Christmas favourites with modern influences. They offer all-inclusive packages for businesses holding Christmas conferences that include conference rooms, coffee, lunch, overnight accommodation, mulled wine, a three-course dinner and breakfast buffet.
- Price: From 2690 SEK
Julbord in historic surroundings
Edsbacka Krog serves up a classic Christmas smörgåsbord in beautiful surroundings with views over Edsviken bay and Edsberg castle park. Their julbord includes traditional Swedish flavours in the form of dishes such as pickled herring, salmon, chipolatas, meatballs, ham and rice pudding, as well as a generous dessert table.
- Price: From 695 SEK incl. VAT
Celebrate French style
Gather together your team or entire company in one of Boulebar's southern French indoor parks and celebrate Christmas with French food and a boules tournament. Groups of more than eight people can enjoy a julbord that's served in four courses to your table.
- When: 1090 SEK
Homemade with classic ingredients
The recipes at Villa Godthem have been passed on from generation to generation, and are particularly meaningful during the Christmas period. Kick off the evening with glögg before you tuck into the festive food, all carefully made with traditional ingredients. There's also an emphasis on plant-based and gluten-free options.
- Price: From 795 SEK
In the run-up to Christmas, Hallwylska's spectacular inner courtyard is transformed into a magical winter wonderland. Enjoy a traditional julbord with all the classic dishes such as meatballs, prinskorv chipolatas, beetroot salad and pickled herrings, as well as a wide selection of plant-based dishes. They've also gone all-in on the drinks list, which includes several specially created cocktails with festive flavours.
- Price: From 695 SEK
Julbord with activities
If you want to get active with your colleagues, book a julbord at O'Learys in Tolv Stockholm. Round off your dinner with fun, bonding activities such as bowling, adventure golf, shuffleboard and karaoke. The Christmas buffet is filled with classic Swedish favourites and they serve a vegan julbord and a generous dessert table. You can also buy drinks packages to go with your meal.
- When: Julbord from 489 SEK, activities from 100 SEK incl. VAT
Charming Christmas conference in Uppsala
Combine a julbord with a Christmas conference and overnight manor house accommodation at Krusenberg Herrgård. They serve a classic julbord buffet which consists of all the festive favourites, including hot and cold dishes and a dessert table. The evening starts off with Krusenberg's own glögg.
- Price: Julbord from 795 SEK, with overnight accommodation from 2990 SEK
Feel the echoes of the past
The Royal Armoury sets the scene for a regal Christmas. Start the Christmas party with a tour of the castle hall and the museum's unique royal artefacts, then settle down to a Christmas buffet with all the classic dishes, which are also available in vegetarian or vegan versions. You and your party will have the gorgeous venue all to yourselves.
- Price: From 495 SEK per pers, excl. venue hire
The festivities at Italienskan on the rooftop of Segelterrassen begins and ends in the bar; in between, guests are served around twenty Italian dishes in seven servings. As the evening goes on, the tempo and volume increase considerably, and it turns into a full-on Italian party. Perfect for groups that enjoy a proper knees-up. If you're a large group of up to 55 people, you can have the whole place to yourself.
- Price: 1995 SEK incl drinks
Enjoy festive food in historic dining rooms
Enjoy the julbord at Stallmästaregården in historic banquet rooms. The head chef serves up a classic buffet including all your favourite festive delicacies. The emphasis is on top-quality ingredients and all Christmas food is made from scratch on site.
- Price: From 1195 SEK
Sustainability-focused Kantin by Kalf & Hansens offers a comprehensive concept for Christmas celebrations that includes both the Christmas food and the venue. The personally decorated restaurant can be hired in half and full format, and they lay out an organic and locally produced Christmas buffet filled with modern variations on the classic flavours. Each occasion is tailormade to make it unique and memorable.
- Price: Christmas buffet 395-445 SEK/person, hire of premises 10 000-15 000 SEK
Italian Christmas party with cookery
Al Dente invites you to a memorable and slightly different Christmas party - here you cook the food together, in a warm, Italian-inspired atmosphere. Under the guidance of a knowledgeable course leader, guests fill the table with traditional Italian Christmas food, before enjoying it together in the studio's private dining room.
- Price: Depends on the kind of event
Christmas buffet with activity
Do something slightly different from the usual julbord! Hop & Vine has joined forces with Fox in a Box escape rooms and offers tricksy Christmas party packages with activities. Sittings are available all day and include welcome mulled wine, Christmas buffet and a choice of escape room. It's also possible to buy drinks packages - or rather a whole fridge filled with your choice of drinks.
- Price: 795-995 SEK
Engelen oozes history - the pub was started back in 1969 and has been a relaxed hangout with food, drinks and music seven days a week ever since. They put on live entertainment during the festive season, and if you're a large party, you can also hire out Kolingen, the nightclub in the basement.
- Price: 465-925 SEK
Celebrity chef Plura Jonsson is back cooking his favourite festive dishes, spicing snaps and picking out the music at Stortorgskällaren. The historic premises in the Old Town make for memorable Christmas parties. The julbord includes both 19th century favourites and modern dishes, including festive sweets and exciting Christmas drinks such as own-spiced glögg and aquavit.
- When: 16 Nov - 23 Dec 2022
Leafy and rural in the heart of town
Tuck into festive food at Lasse i Parken in a historic 18th century wooden cottage, surrounded by leafy gardens. Warming homemade glögg, pepparkakor gingerbread cookies and ice-cold snaps all contribute to some seriously festive, cosy vibes. Once you've sampled everything the traditional julbord has to offer you can tuck into the generous dessert table laden with Christmassy sweet treats. Nb. vegetarian food needs to be pre-ordered.
- Price: From 725 SEK
Freshly-caught seafood for Christmas
This fish and shellfish restaurant, right next to Cityterminalen, lays out an untraditional julbord groaning with freshly-caught shellfish and other marine delicacies. Lobster soup, vendace roe, sashimi and oysters are just a few examples of what you'll find on the buffet tables. Gather together your colleagues and enjoy a wonderfully luxurious julbord.
- When: 18 Nov - 24 Dec 2022