Restaurant – Guides to Stockholm

Stockholm's hottest restaurants right now

The hottest restaurants right now

It's no secret that Stockholm is overflowing with happening restaurants and new food trends. But how to keep track of them all? To point you in the right direction, follow our guide to the hottest restaurants the city has to offer right now; from trendy foodie joints and hyped flavour concepts to in...
23 Nov 2023
The guide to the best places in Stockholm to eat Christmas julbord

Christmas julbord

If you want to enjoy a traditional Swedish "julbord" Christmas buffet in Stockholm in 2023 there are masses of fabulous alternatives - some classic, some slightly more modern and alternative. Some lay out all the festive favourites such as pickled herring, meatballs and Janssons Temptation, while ot...
28 Nov 2023
Celebrate New Year's Eve in Stockholm

New Year's Eve

Celebrate New Year's Eve in Stockholm and you can choose between everything from classic sit-down dinners to extravagant parties with champagne in front of the fireworks. If you want to make sure the evening's not an anticlimax and you don't end up with cold feet when the clock strikes twelve, a lit...
27 Nov 2023
The best lunch restaurants in Stockholm

Lunch restaurants

In this guide we've selected some of the best lunch restaurants in the whole of Stockholm, but if you'd rather search locally we also have separate guides for the different parts of the cities (links below). These have been divided up into smaller areas within each neighbourhood.
23 Oct 2023
Guide to wow-factor restaurants in Stockholm

Wow-factor restaurants

Stockholm has really outdone itself in recent years in terms of popular, must-visit restaurants. New restaurants and concepts constantly appear on the scene, while old favourites retain and fine-tune their charm. To find that really special somewhere among Stockholm's best restaurants we've picked o...
23 Nov 2023
New restaurants in Stockholm

New restaurants

Do you enjoy trying out new restaurants as much as we do? Then you've come to the right place. This is a collection of all the newly-opened restaurants in Stockholm. We updated the list continuously, removing restaurants that have been around for more than a year and adding new ones. Generally the h...
28 Nov 2023
The complete guide to the best restaurants in Stockholm

Best restaurants

Time to eat out? We've created guides to all Stockholm's best restaurants, divided up into the city's different areas. We also have guides to the city's hottest restaurants, as well as guides to restaurants that are particularly luxurious and those that have that indefinable wow-factor. Click on the...
14 Nov 2023
The complete guide to Stockholm's best brunch

Best brunch

Brunch has become an increasingly popular phenomenon in Stockholm - a little bit of luxury to treat yourself to at the weekend, preferably after a long lie-in. Lots of restaurants and cafés have jumped on the trend and serve really great brunches and weekend lunches of various kinds. Maybe you prefe...
8 Nov 2023
The best Italian restaurants in Stockholm

Italian restaurants

Pasta and pizza in all their glory are not the only components of Italian cuisine; its various regions have so much more to offer. Are you longing for cosy tavernas, lively piazzas, candlelight and checked tablecloths? Or modern restaurants with a New York Little Italy vibe? Stockholm has masses of...
29 Nov 2023
The guide to fine dining in Stockholm

Fine dining

Stockholm has become a culinary mecca for connoisseurs; the city houses an impressive number of Michelin-starred restaurants and acclaimed fine dining brasseries - both innovative and classic. The offering ranges from luxurious local produce to opulent Opera house dining and world-class gastronomy.
24 Oct 2023
Stockholm's best brunch buffets

Brunch buffets

There are few things in life as relaxing as celebrating the weekend with a fully-laden brunch buffet. Stockholm is packed with great brunch spots with tempting buffets to get stuck into. Grab the chance to recharge after a long week and come back to life with a table filled with delicious brunch dis...
15 Nov 2023
Where to find restaurants open on Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve restaurants

Whether you happen to be in Stockholm on Christmas Eve with no plans or just want to give the holiday cooking and decorating a miss this year, there are plenty of cosy restaurants open on Christmas Eve for breakfast, lunch and dinner. How about some classic meatballs or an Asian take on the traditio...
29 Nov 2023
Good value restaurants in Stockholm

Good value restaurants

Got a desperate desire to eat out but a long time until pay day? Going out for dinner can be one of life's little highlights, especially when the restaurant is really good value for money. We guide you to the Stockholm restaurants with great concepts, delicious food, a good atmosphere or other plus...
20 Nov 2023
The best restaurants in Södermalm

Restaurants in Södermalm

There's hardly a shortage of restaurants in Södermalm - there's a huge selection with new restaurants pop up seemingly every week. Södermalm combines hip all-in-one concepts, gourmet bistros with experimental fusion restaurants and relaxed hangouts. Hungry in Hornstull or fancy some nibbles in Nytor...
28 Nov 2023
The best Asian restaurants in Stockholm

Asian restaurants

There's an ever-increasing choice of both authentic and trendily innovative Asian restaurants in Stockholm. Follow our guide to fusion concepts, classic Chinese restaurants, luxurious Thai eateries, Japanese fast food and much more. With an emphasis on countries such as Thailand, Japan, China, Vietn...
14 Nov 2023
Best lunch restaurants in the city centre

Lunch in the city

A working lunch in the city centre, a break from a shopping trip or a lunch date with friends. We expect a lot from lunch in the heart of the city, and it's easy to go wrong when the lunchtime rush is on and our blood sugar's low. To make it easier to find the right spot, we've gathered together som...
30 Nov 2023
The best restaurants in the Old Town

Restaurants in the Old Town

Stockholm's Old Town (Gamla Stan), often dismissed as merely a tourist attraction, has received a culinary makeover in recent years, its crooked alleyways concealing an assortment of great restaurants and hidden gems. The Old Town hosts a great number of fantastic restaurants, ranging from historic...
18 Oct 2023
Stockholm's best Christmas lunch

Christmas lunch

Take a break from the festive frenzy, book yourself a Christmas lunch and enjoy a classic julbord buffet with all the traditional Swedish flavours, or something with alternative flavours. If you don't feel like spending an entire evening celebrating Christmas, a Christmas lunch can be a slightly mor...
23 Oct 2023
The best restaurants in Stockholm City

Restaurants in Stockholm City

Stockholm City boasts an impressive array of restaurants ranging from ultra-cool fusion restaurants, old-school taverns and distinguished bistros. Why not book at table at Stockholm's oldest sushi restaurant or dine in style with breathtaking views? In our guide to the best restaurants in Stockholm...
31 Oct 2023
The guide to lunch spots in Södermalm

Lunch in Södermalm

Södermalm is full of trendy lunch spots and culinary concepts of all kinds. Finding it hard to find the right spot? Follow our guide to the neighbourhood's best lunch restaurants for a business lunch, lunch date or a quiet moment with a sandwich and your laptop. The restaurants in this lunch gu...
28 Nov 2023
The guide to cosy restaurants in Stockholm

Cosy restaurants

When all you want is a moment's respite a quaint, cosy setting is better than the flash and buzz of big-city life. There are an abundance of cosy restaurants in Stockholm, ranging from traditional taverns, welcoming neighbourhood restaurants and chic concepts. Here are some of the cosiest restaurant...
23 Nov 2023
Stockholm's best hotel breakfasts

Hotel breakfast

Kickstart your day with a fabulous hotel breakfast - without leaving town. Stockholm has masses of great hotels where breakfast is open to all, checked-in guests and spontaneous passers-by alike. Follow our guide to find the city's best hotel restaurant, whether you're in a rush or want to take it n...
23 Nov 2023
The best restaurants for meat in Stockholm

Meat restaurants

The latest culinary trend in Stockholm is clear - it's all about meat. The number of meat restaurants in Stockholm has greatly increased over the last few years. Highly ambitious with an emphasis on local and organic meat, quality cuts and unique concepts - Stockholm houses an abundance of restauran...
29 Nov 2023
The best tapas restaurants in Stockholm

Tapas restaurants

Stockholm's culinary offering would be all the poorer without tapas restaurants. Spanish sharing plates are ideal when you're a little peckish or when you want to go all-in with a sociable meal with friends. To highlight this delightful way of dining, we've listed Stockholm's best tapas restaurants,...
13 Nov 2023
The best restaurants in Vasastan

Restaurants in Vasastan

The Vasastan culinary scene has a lot to offer and is home to some of the best restaurants in the city. Hidden gems, venerable institutions and chic industrial-style venues as well as exciting fusion concepts are all part of Vasastan's restaurant repertoire. We have created this guide to the best re...
13 Sep 2023
Guide to the best sushi in Stockholm


Jiro may dream of sushi, but it is safe to say that Stockholm natives are also hooked. Stockholm may have a sushi restaurant on every other block, but quality and freshness vary widely. Beyond the world of black plastic trays and too-salty soy sauce, there exists a selective clique of top-quality su...
6 Oct 2023
The best places to go for traditional julbord in Stockholm

Traditional julbord

Things don't get much more traditionally Swedish than a really classic julbord Christmas buffet. Tables groaning with cured hams, meatballs, prinskorv chipolatas and Janssons Temptation laid out on special festive tablecloths. Escape the midwinter cold and darkness, cosy up next to a crackling log f...
22 Nov 2023
The guide to the best pizza in Stockholm


Can't live without your monthly, weekly or daily doses of pizza? No judgement - neither can we. Stockholm boasts an abundance of pizza restaurants, regardless of whether you're in the mood for wafer-thin or thicker crust, extra sauce or more cheese, simple-and-plain or loaded with toppings. The offe...
21 Nov 2023
Unusual dining experiences in Stockholm

Unusual dining experiences

Varied as the Stockholm restaurant scene may be, it can sometimes feel slightly flat and one-dimensional. Don't get us wrong, we love a New York-inspired neighbourhood restaurant as much as the next diner but if you're tired of the usual restaurants and are looking for something really unique and di...
10 Oct 2023
Where to go on a first date in Stockholm

First date

The first date can be really tricky. Where to go? What to do? How full-on, romantic or spontaneous should you be? The singles scene is as full of unwritten rules as Stockholm is full of date-friendly spots. To help you on your way we've rounded up some great ideas for things to do when you've taken...
29 Nov 2023
The best restaurants in Östermalm

Restaurants in Östermalm

Östermalm has a well-established reputation for extensive culinary offerings. The neighbourhood's slightly stuffy and stiff atmosphere has softened with the influx of exciting fusion restaurants and hip all-in-one concepts combined with the traditional establishments and neighbourhood taverns t...
29 Nov 2023
The best lunch restaurants in the Old Town

Lunch in Old Town

Stockholm's Old Town has gone from being full of tourist traps to one of the city's most exciting areas for lunch. You'll find some really great lunch spots, from good-value fine dining to Italian fast food and lots of other stylish and well-priced gems. Looking for some innovative cooking in a hist...
18 Oct 2023
The guide to family-friendly restaurants in Stockholm

Family-friendly restaurants

Thursday evening, starving and refused entry to an empty restaurant because of a buggy? Finding a children-friendly restaurant in Stockholm isn't always child's play; despite the fact the city is packed with places to eat. And it gets even more difficult when you are looking for an eatery that is bo...
28 Nov 2023
The guide to Stockholm's best spots for live music

Live music

DJs are all well and good, but it's hard to beat the thrill of good old-fashioned, rhythmic, pulsing live music. Stockholm is bursting with places that appreciate the magic of live music, so it can be hard to keep track of them all. This guide helps you find just the right spot to suit your taste in...
18 Oct 2023
The best New Year's Eve dinner kits to take away

New Year's Eve at home

Bubbles, lobster and sophisticated desserts - New Year's Eve is almost upon us and if you're planning on hosting a New Year's Eve dinner at home this can mean a lot of planning and preparation. But you can make life a little easier on yourself and still impress guests with delicious food and an eleg...
27 Nov 2023
Restaurants in Stockholm with a chambre séparée

Private dining rooms

Why not book your own private room at your favourite restaurant? Lots of restaurants in Stockholm have a chambre séparée, private room or separate section, for both small and large groups who want to sit and eat separately. Perhaps for a long brunch, an intimate birthday dinner or a stylish business...
23 Nov 2023
The best lunch restaurants in Östermalm

Lunch in Östermalm

Östermalm is packed with great lunch restaurants for a mixed crowd - work colleagues, friends taking a break from shopping trips and culture vultures can all be found lunching in this upmarket neighbourhood. The district covers a wide area and includes quick working lunch options as well as gou...
29 Nov 2023
Guide to Stockholm's best Korean restaurants

Korean restaurants

Sushi, Thai food, Vietnamese spring rolls and pho are all well and good, but for anyone who loves Asian flavours Korean food is a must. For a long time, the rest of the world has wondered at South Koreans' long life expectancy and attributed it partly to their love of fermented and pickled vegetable...
5 Sep 2023
Dog-friendly cafés and restaurants in Stockholm

Dog-friendly cafés and restaurants

As everyone knows, dogs are a man's best friend, so it's a shame when our four-legged friends aren't made as welcome out in town as their human companions. But dog owners can relax; Stockholm has a number of dog-friendly cafés and restaurants where you can bring your doggy along to enjoy the...
23 Nov 2023
The best lunch restaurants in Vasastan

Lunch in Vasastan

Vasastan's selection of lunch restaurants includes everything from classic Swedish homecooking to innovative green concepts. You'll find options for both business lunches and lunch dates, but make sure you get to the most popular restaurants in good time. To help you find the right spot, follow our...
5 Sep 2023
Where to find Stockholm's best kebabs


It's hard to beat a really good kebab - served in wraps, on platters, in salads or as a pizza topping (yes, kebab pizzas are a thing here). If you're dreaming of a hearty helping of kebab, generously topped with tasty sauces and other appropriate accompaniments, there are plenty of places in Stockho...
19 Sep 2023
The best breakfast in Stockholm


We've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. However, it often consists of grabbing a cuppa on the run and not much more. Stockholm offers loads of breakfast options, whether you're in the mood for just coffee and a croissant, a full English or more wholesome breakfast optio...
9 Nov 2023
The guide to romantic restaurants in Stockholm

Romantic restaurants

White tablecloths and candlelight - the makings of a romantic evening. Sometimes you need a little extra help when it comes to impressing a date. Some restaurants may please the palate and fill the belly but not tug at our heartstrings. Whether you're looking for that romantic restaurant, intimate n...
21 Nov 2023
Södermalm's best brunch spots

Södermalm brunch

Södermalm is full of fabulous brunch spots. Whether you're in the mood for a juicy burger, some small sharing plates, something healthy or a generous brunch buffet, you'll find what you're looking for here. Stop in Sofo (South of Folkungagatan) for a weekend brunch or settle in for a long lazy...
15 Nov 2023
Laid-back luxe foodie experiences

Foodie experiences

Really great restaurant experiences don't always have to mean gourmet deluxe. More and more restaurants in Stockholm provide ambitious, out of the ordinary gastronomy, without ascending to the luxury stratosphere. Forget classic fine dining restaurants with tasting menus, wine packages and ten minut...
9 Nov 2023
The guide to budget-friendly lunch in Stockholm

Budget-friendly lunch

Eating lunch out can turn into an expensive habit, but luckily there are plenty of places in Stockholm serving delicious and relatively cheap lunches for anyone who "forgot" to bring last night's leftovers in to work. Follow our guide to Stockholm's best budget-friendly lunch, from healthy fastfood...
23 Oct 2023
Design restaurants with cool concepts in Stockholm

Design restaurants

A restaurant experience is so much more than just excellent food, great drinks and good service - the atmosphere and decor of a restaurant are also important factors. Stockholm boasts a number of really gorgeous conceptual restaurants with a strong focus on design. Everything from impressive institu...
21 Nov 2023
The guide to gluten-free Stockholm


The gluten-free trend has exploded in Stockholm over the past few years. Finding gluten-free options at restaurants, cafés and bakeries is no longer a problem - perfect for anyone with a gluten allergy, intolerance, or who chooses to avoid gluten for other health reasons. While gluten-free us...
4 Sep 2023
The LGBTQ+ guide to Stockholm's best gay venues

LGBTQ+ guide

Stockholm has an ever-growing and well-reputed selection of LBTQ+-friendly nightclubs, bars, restaurants and cafés. In this guide we follow the rainbow flag and lead the way to great places around town with an open mind and an LGBTQ-friendly crowd. You'll find everything from famous gay cafés and re...
4 Sep 2023
The guide to cosy restaurants in Södermalm

Cosy restaurants in Södermalm

Södermalm is packed with charming neighbourhood restaurants and cosy, atmospheric places to eat. Everything from candlelit French bistros and Persian restaurants to romantic elevated restaurant experiences with spectacular views. Slink into a relaxed little joint in SoFo, have a glass of wine on Mar...
24 Oct 2023

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