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Debaser Slussen

Debaser Slussen (Karl johans torg 1, Stockholm) – this is an outdoor venue that holds mainly rock shows (from pop to heavy metal), but other types of music are featured here, too (like Soul music). It attracts mainly a 20-something crowd, and it’s a strictly happening in the Summertime.

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Zink Grill

Zink Grill (Biblioteksgatan 5, Stockholm) – this French bistro gets its name from the imported zinc bar counter that acts as an attraction unto itself. Since this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, it menu ranges from Continental breakfast and charcuterie specialties to charcoal-grilled meat and delicious desserts.

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Villa Källhagen

Villa Källhagen (Djurgårdsbrunnsvägen 10, Stockholm) – this restaurant, which serves mainly Swedish cuisine, has a following among those who like its location: a view of the Djurgård canal just outside the restaurant’s windows. It also has a wine cellar.

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Trattorian

Trattorian (Norr Mälarstrand, Kajplats 464, Stockholm) – celebrity restaurateurs Melker Andersson and Danyel Couet are behind this popular Italian restaurant, which serves a variety of such dishes, like wild prawns with garlic; ravioli all’agnello; gnocchi alla sorrentina; linguine alle vongole (with soft-shell clams); grilled sea bass with anchovy & garlic; and cotoletta di agnello (lamb […]

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The Flying Elk

The Flying Elk (Mälartorget 15, Stockholm) – this two-star restaurant is a blend of Swedish and British pub cultural influences. A number of patrons come here for dishes such as the Truffle Mac & Cheese, and Fish & Chips, and even the spicy burger laced with horseradish.

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Riche

Riche (Birger Jarlsgatan 4, Stockholm) — Founded in 1893, Riche strove to imitate it´s Parisian model, Café Riche on Boulevard des Italiens, in interior decoration as well as in character. Starched linen tablecloths, elegant gold-framed mirrors on the walls and crystal chandeliers in the ceilings created an environment that made solid bourgeoisie, officers and gentlefolk […]

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Prinsen

Prinsen (Mäster Samuelsgatan 4, Stockholm) – this brasserie restaurant, which has been in business for over a century, serves a variety of tasty traditional European dishes such as Italian seafood ravioli with langoustine tails, lamb brisket stuffed with herbs accompanied by pecorino arancini and mousse au chocolat with citrus compote and caramelized nuts.

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Pontus!

Pontus! (Brunnsgatan 1, Stockholm) – located near Stureplan in central Stockholm, this three-level restaurant serves a variety of local and international delicacies. There’s an oyster bar, a cocktail bar for those interested in sushi, sashimi, and dim sum, anda dining area that serves a variety of Swedish and internationally-influenced dishes. This restaurant stands out for […]

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Östermalm Food Hall

Östermalm Food Hall – what better place to enjoy traditional Swedish dishes than this historic food hall from the 1880s? There are actually a number of restaurants housed within this building, such as Gerdas Fish & Seafood Restaurant, Melanders Fisk & Vilt, and Nybroe SmØrrebrØd (which serves something called “Danish Open Sandwiches” – which looks […]

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Nytorget Urban Deli

Nytorget Urban Deli (Nytorget 4, Stockholm) – this eatery is unusual in that it’s a deli, food store and bakery, all rolled into one.  Foreigners unfamiliar with Swedish cuisine can take the opportunity to learn through this restaurant.  Wine is served here, too, which makes being here more fun.  The modern minimalist décor assures that […]