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...
27 May 2024
The guide to Stockholm's best al fresco restaurants and bars

Al fresco dining

There's not much that beats enjoying the warmth of the summer sun at an al fresco dining spot. Who wouldn't want to kick off the weekend with something good to eat, a glass of wine, a cold beer or a tropical cocktail - and get some colour in their cheeks at the same time? We've listed the best and b...
27 May 2024
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...
8 Apr 2024
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 Apr 2024
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.
7 May 2024
Waterside restaurants in Stockholm

Waterside restaurants

The Swedish summer is hard to beat - weather permitting, that is. Stockholm is so beautifully situated by the water it would be a crime not to make the most of its seaside setting. Who wouldn't want to sit in the afternoon sun and listen to waves lapping against a jetty while enjoying a good meal in...
20 May 2024
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...
27 May 2024
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...
22 May 2024
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...
13 May 2024
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...
13 May 2024
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...
5 Mar 2024
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...
22 May 2024
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...
6 May 2024
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...
19 Feb 2024
The best archipelago restaurants in and around Stockholm

Archipelago restaurants

With nearly 30 000 islands, Stockholm's archipelago has a lot to offer, from the north to the south the islets and rocks each have their own characteristics. Beautiful scenery, nature, wildlife and - believe it or not - restaurants. Escape the bustling city and enjoy the calm and fresh air. Several...
22 Nov 2023
The guide to the best pizza in Stockholm


Can't live without your monthly, weekly or daily dose of pizza? No judgement - neither can we. Stockholm boasts an abundance of pizza restaurants, regardless of whether you're in the mood for thin and crispy or thicker crust, extra sauce or more cheese, simple-and-plain or loaded with toppings. The...
26 Mar 2024
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...
30 Jan 2024
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...
27 May 2024
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...
27 May 2024
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...
6 May 2024
The best places to eat brunch outside the city centre

Brunch outside the city

You don't need to stay in the city centre to round off your week with a great brunch - far from it. There are plenty of restaurants and cafés serving brunch outside central Stockholm, both buffet-style and à la carte. From archipelago inns and manor house restaurants to cosy neighbourh...
18 Mar 2024
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...
8 Apr 2024
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...
4 Mar 2024
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...
8 Feb 2024
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...
21 May 2024
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...
6 May 2024
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,...
21 Feb 2024
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...
15 May 2024
The best restaurants in Hammarby sjöstad and Sickla

Restaurants in Hammarby and Sickla

If you happen to find yourself in Hammarby sjöstad or Sickla with a rumbling tummy, there are plenty of places to choose from - you just need to know where to go. Perhaps you're staying in the neighbourhood or just want to check out a different part of town? We've surveyed the neighbourhood and...
21 May 2024
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...
22 May 2024
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...
26 Mar 2024
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...
22 May 2024
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.
9 Apr 2024
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...
24 Jan 2024
Vegan restaurants in Stockholm

Vegan restaurants

More and more people are becoming vegans and the vegan trend is growing in kitchens at home as well as out at restaurants. Pure vegan restaurants focusing on healthy plant-based food are opening all the time, while more and more "ordinary" restaurants are choosing to include not just vegetarian opti...
20 May 2024
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...
8 Apr 2024
The best views in Stockholm

Restaurants and bars with a view

Stockholm's skybars, roof terraces, rooftop gardens and other well-loved vantage points provide gorgeous views and a real natural high. What could be better than the view over Stockholm from a really cool skybar? Or eating a romantic dinner as the sun sets over the water? Many of these places are un...
8 May 2024
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...
27 May 2024
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...
10 Apr 2024
The guide to affordable lunch in Stockholm

Affordable 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...
7 May 2024
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...
18 Mar 2024
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...
20 May 2024
The best hamburgers in Stockholm


The hype is real. Stockholm absolutely loves that American fast food classic – the hamburger. But greasy and slightly flabby belly-fillers just don't cut it any more. No, these days we demand top quality burgers with well-prepared side dishes, freshly baked buns and ice-cream milkshakes. The require...
6 Feb 2024
The guide to Arlanda's cafés and restaurants

Cafés and restaurants at Arlanda

Sweden's largest airport, Arlanda, transports more than 26 million passengers to various destinations around the world every year. Around 230 000 take-offs and landings are carried out over the course of a year, which means that the airport's cafés and restaurants are continuously serving a steady s...
5 Mar 2024
Summer in Stockholm: the complete guide to a great holiday

Summer in Stockholm

Are you planning on spending the whole summer, or a short summer holiday, in Stockholm? Lucky you! Our beautiful capital really blossoms during the summer months - in both senses of the word. Whether you want to take it easy and do as little as possible, or are happiest when you're keeping busy with...
4 Apr 2024
The best restaurants in Kungsholmen

Restaurants in Kungsholmen

Kungsholmen was previously somewhat neglected by restaurateurs. However this bleak moment in history is long forgotten, Kungholmen has redeemed itself, hosting some of the best restaurants in Stockholm. Chic industrial-style venues, waterfront views and quaint neighbourhood restaurants are all part...
18 Mar 2024
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...
25 Mar 2024
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...
21 Feb 2024
The best fish restaurants in Stockholm

Fish restaurants

Given Stockholm's proximity to the archipelago, it is hardly surprising that the city hosts a great number of amazing seafood restaurants. Whether you're on the market for traditional Swedish flavours such as herring and salmon or French bouillabaisse, luxurious oyster and shellfish plateaus you've...
6 Feb 2024
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...
15 Feb 2024