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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Nyagatan (Skånegatan 84, Stockholm) – this restaurant, located in the heart of SoFo, serves a variety of organic, locally-produced items, such as “Svensk grilltallrik” (grilled meats and sausages, with some sauces and potatoes on the side) and other local dishes. A young crowd likes to come here for the indie rock and reggae music that’s […]
Le Rouge (Brunnsgränd 2-4, Stockholm) – for those wanting something different from Swedish food, this restaurant (with Parisian fin-de-siecle décor) serves a variety of French and Italian-inspired dishes. After a satisfying meal, patrons can stroll next door to Le Bar Rouge (which tends to get popular during the weekends).
Fredsgatan 12 (Fredsgatan 12, Stockholm) – this restaurant is popular because of its location by local government headquarters and ministries. For that reason, a number of patrons are from the world of politics, finance,and culture. This restaurant serves innovative international cuisine with unusual flavor combinations guaranteed to surprise any pleasure-hungry diner. With over 15 years […]
Esperanto (Kungstensgatan 2, Stockholm) – this is one of Stockholm’s best-rated restaurants (receiving a Michelin star), serving a variety of dishes for well-heeled diners, including Langoustines brushed with Swedish wagyu ox tallow served with daikon and apple; dashi scandinave with dried monkfish, beets, lumpfish caviar and horseradish oil; and lightly straw smoked oysters, chilled pickled […]
M/S Emelie (Stockholm service) — M/S Emelie takes you across the water to Djurgården and on to Hammarby Sjöstad, Stockholm’s latest, most modern city district. Emelie – like her sister vessel M/S Lotten on the Södermalm to Hammarby Sjöstad run – was named after Per Anders Fogelström’s working class heroine from his series of novels […]