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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...
Updated 9 Jun 2022
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...
Updated 9 Jun 2022
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...
Updated 9 Jun 2022
Where to find Stockholm restaurants open during the summer

Summer restaurants

The restaurant scene may switch down a gear or two during the summer months, but that doesn't mean restaurants are completely off duty. If you're in the city and want to eat out, there are plenty of restaurants in Stockholm that stay open during the summer, as well as seasonal ones that are only ope...
Updated 7 Jun 2022
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.
Updated 7 Jun 2022
The best restaurants in Södermalm

Restaurants in Södermalm

There's hardly a shortage of restaurants in the city, and Södermalm is a real foodie mecca where new restaurants pop up seemingly every week. Södermalm combines hip all-in-one concepts, gourmet bistros with experimental fusion restaurants and relaxed hangouts. So as to make it all a bit ea...
Updated 23 May 2022
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...
Updated 17 Jun 2022
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...
Updated 3 Dec 2020
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...
Updated 1 Dec 2021
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...
Updated 7 Jun 2022
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...
Updated 1 Feb 2022
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...
Updated 29 Apr 2021
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...
Updated 17 May 2021
The best Asian restaurants in Stockholm

Asian restaurants

Asian cuisine - sometimes associated with cheap and sticky sweet-n-sour sauce, metallic lucky cats and stale fortune cookies, but more often than not; exotic and flavoursome dishes with an innovative fusion twist. Stockholm houses an abundance of Asian restaurants; opulent Chinese temple-style resta...
Updated 16 May 2022
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...
Updated 5 May 2022
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 yo...
Updated 7 Jun 2022
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...
Updated 13 Jan 2022
Stockholm's best hotel breakfasts

Hotel breakfast

Breakfast - the most important meal of the day - is often skipped, rushed or forgotten. Though lets be honest, who doesn't love a big breakfast, add a hotel in the mix for a winning combination. Whether you are in Stockholm on holiday or business or simply in the mood to treat yo' self, hotel breakf...
Updated 7 Feb 2022
The best restaurants in the Old Town

Restaurants in the Old Town

Stockholm's Old Town (Gamla Stan), commonly perceived as merely a tourist attraction, has received a culinary makeover, 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 taverns to ch...
Updated 19 Apr 2022
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...
Updated 16 May 2022
The best restaurants in Östermalm

Restaurants in Östermalm

Ă–stermalm has a well-established reputation for extensive culinary offerings. The rumoured stiff facade has softened with the influx of exciting fusion restaurants and hip all-in-one concepts combined with the traditional establishments and neighbourhood taverns that the area is famous for. So...
Updated 19 May 2022
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...
Updated 20 Apr 2022
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...
Updated 8 Jun 2022
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...
Updated 2 May 2022
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.
Updated 20 Oct 2020
The best tapas restaurants in Stockholm

Tapas restaurants

Stockholm's culinary offering would really seem rather dull without tapas - these delectable Spanish hors d'oeuvres both piquant and savoury. Despite its geographic position, a continental breeze has swept through the city, which now houses an abundance of great tapas bars - for both food and wine.
Updated 20 Apr 2022
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...
Updated 7 Mar 2022
Stockholm's best pasta


We all love Italian food - especially when it comes to really delicious pasta. Visit one of Stockholm's Italian restaurants and fill your belly with pasta vongole, truffled macaroni or some other tasty dish, served "al dente". Below you'll find our recommendations for restaurants with particularly g...
Updated 4 Oct 2021
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...
Updated 25 Apr 2022
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...
Updated 15 Jun 2022
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 is not 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 b...
Updated 17 Jun 2022
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...
Updated 19 Apr 2022
The best views in Stockholm


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...
Updated 17 May 2021
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...
Updated 19 May 2022
The best restaurants in Hammarby sjöstad and Sickla

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...
Updated 14 Jun 2022
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...
Updated 28 Apr 2021
The guide to hidden gems in Stockholm

Hidden Gems

Stockholm's ever expanding restaurant scene is hotter than ever and the city is full of hidden gems, un-explored nooks and out-of-the-way surprises that should not be missed. Often cubbyhole-sized and off the beaten track, frequented by in-the-know regulars, the offering includes foodie-havens, smal...
Updated 19 May 2022
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...
Updated 25 Apr 2022
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...
Updated 19 May 2022
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...
Updated 17 Jun 2022
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...
Updated 10 Mar 2022
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...
Updated 7 Jun 2022
The LGBT guide to Stockholm's best gay venues

LGBT guide

Stockholm has an ever-growing and well-reputed selection of gay-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 LGBT-friendly crowd. You'll find everything from famous gay café...
Updated 30 Jun 2020
Guide to Stockholm's best street food

Street food

Tacos, noodles and Indian street food - street food has struck back and these days you're just as likely to find such dishes in restaurants as on street stalls and kiosks. Plenty of food trucks have parked up their vans and opened up restaurants on the back of their reputations for great cooking. Th...
Updated 5 May 2022
The best lunch restaurants in Östermalm

Lunch in Östermalm

Ă–stermalm 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...
Updated 18 May 2022
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...
Updated 17 Jun 2022
The best hamburger joints in Stockholm

Hamburger Joints

This American fast food classic has received a fair deal of bad press over the years. However its somewhat tarnished reputation has been redeemed in light of all the gourmet-style burger joints that have popped up lately. Stockholm has embraced this trend and houses an abundance of great hamburger j...
Updated 7 Jun 2022
Restaurants in Stockholm with a chambre séparée

Chambre séparée

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 st...
Updated 14 Jun 2022
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...
Updated 26 Apr 2022
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...
Updated 15 Jun 2022

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