From the stylish Sodermalm district to the tourist-oriented Gamla Stan, Stockholm is home to a huge array of eateries. To find out where to go for food in this Swedish city, we asked you about your favourite restaurants in Stockholm over at our Hostelworld.com Facebook page. Here’s what you had to say.
Alexandra Hochmeier says:
Engelen in Gamla Stan So delishous! Irish Pub with great beer and even greater food! (Typical national dishes as well as other european stuff) and live music!
Both bar and restaurant, Engelen serves up a wide variety of meals throughout the day. These include seafood dishes such as mussels, meat dishes like steak, delicious desserts and plenty more.
Location: Kornhamnstorg 59, Gamla Stan.
Adrian Mohareb says:
Hermans, on Fjällgatan in Södermalm, is a really good vegetarian buffet at a reasonable price (by Swedish standards), and it offers a spectacular view of the city.
Head to Hermans at lunch or dinner time and you’ll find a huge vegetarian buffet awaiting you. At this buffet you’ll be able to choose from around 15 different salads, plus warm dishes, potatoes, bread and more. If the weather allows, the restaurant also hosts barbeques.
Location: Fjällgatan 23B.
Opening hours: Daily June-August 11am-11pm, September-April 11am-9pm.
The Thai Boat
Morbror Patrik Hjalmarsson says:
The Thai Boat in Skanstull. It has its own beach, what more can I say? And probably the best thai food in stockholm!
You’ll find this restaurant on a boat decorated to look like a traditional Thai dragon boat. The decor matches the food, with a great selection of traditional Thai dishes on the menu, while prices are pretty reasonable for Stockholm.
Location: Kajplats 303, Östgötagatan.
Michael Teoh says:
In operation for over 100 years, this restaurant and bar is a Swedish institution. Good quality, traditional Swedish cuisine is what you’ll find on the menu at Kvarnen and some of the dishes you’ll be able to sample include meatballs, reindeer, smoked salmon and moose steak.
Location: Tjärhovsgatan 4.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am-3am, Sat noon-3am, Sun noon-3am.
IRma LeKlerk says:
"Chokladkoppen" on Gamla stan :) great cheese cake with white chocolate mmmm :D
Famous for its hot chocolate, you’ll find Chokladkoppen close to the Royal Palace in Stockholm’s Old Town area. Sandwiches and pastries also appear on the menu at this gay-friendly café, and there’s a very popular outdoor seating area too.
Location: Stortorget 18.
Erik Funfar says:
Indian Garden for, well, Indian food...
Unsurprisingly, the Indian Garden serves up Indian food including the ever popular chicken tikka masala and plenty more. The place can get pretty busy at peak lunch and dinner times thanks to the reasonably priced (for Sweden), delicious dishes.
Location: Heleneborgsgatan 15.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am-2.30pm & 4pm-10pm, Saturday 2pm-11pm, Sunday 2pm-10pm.
Javier Rodriguez Mellado says:
absolutely wendholm's fisk!!!
Wendholm's Fisk is also recommended by: Guy Downes.
If you’re in the mood for fish, you can’t go wrong with Wendholm’s Fisk. In operation at its present location since 1985, this restaurant serves up an appetising array of seafood dishes including lobster, sole, halibut, salmon, prawns and much, much more.
Location: Nybrokajen 17.
Opening hours: Mon 11.30am-2pm & 8pm-11pm, Tues-Fri 11.30am-11pm, Sat 5pm-11pm, closed on Sundays.
Massimo Codiglia says:
Restaurant Pelikan in Sodermalm!!
Restaurant Pelikan is also recommended by: Erik Funfar.
This long-running restaurant was opened back in 1904 and today serves up a great selection of traditional Swedish dishes in a lively beer hall atmosphere. This is a good spot to check out if you want to sample some of Sweden’s famed meatballs. A wide variety of beers are available to choose from to wash down your meal.
Location: Blekingegatan 40, Sodermalm.
Opening hours: Sun-Thurs 5pm-midnight, Fri-Sat 5pm-1am.
Joanna Naskręciak says:
'Hurry curry', Slöjdgatan 11! Good indian cuisine and beautiful Stockholm :)
Cheap and cheerful Indian cuisine is what you’ll find on the menu at Hurry Curry, which you’ll find at a number of locations around the city including Slöjdgatan. A good choice of meat and vegetarian dishes are available at reasonable prices.
Location: Slöjdgatan 11.
Lucia Perez Peis says:
Café Art, Västerlanggatan, 60 in Gamla Stan. Great place!
This cosy café is located in a medieval cellar in Stockholm’s much-loved Old Town area. Inside you’ll usually find a good crowd sitting around and enjoying the coffees, sandwiches, burgers, cakes and more on offer.
Location: Västerlånggatan 60, Gamla Stan.
Opening hours: Daily 11am-11pm.
Anders Axelsson says:
Akkurat, eat the moules asia, and enjoy the drinks!
Both bar and restaurant, Akkurat is a popular spot meaning that it can get quite crowded, especially on weekends. If you fancy some food, be sure to check out the delicious mussels, and if it’s booze you’re after, you’ll find a huge selection of beers, whiskeys and more at the bar.
Location: Hornsgatan 18.
Stephanie Schroeter says:
Taco Bar - A small piece of Mexico ... nice atmosphere and great food !!! Several restaurants of them in Stockholm f.e. Gamla Stan.
This restaurant chain is a great choice if you’re craving Mexican food during your trip to Stockholm. Around ten main dishes feature on the menu, all of them Mexican favourites, from nachos to enchiladas plus plenty more.
Location: Various locations.
Atílio Gabriel says:
Para mim é o Restaurang Gondolen. Ótima localização! O melhor da culinária sueca. Recomendo!
A bit pricey, this restaurant offers up a selection of dishes mixing Swedish and French cuisine. On the menu you’ll find veal, duck, sole and lots more, along with a varied selection of desserts. As well as the food, the restaurant also boasts panoramic views of the surrounding area thanks to its location up around 11 storeys and is accessed by using a private elevator.
Location: Stadsgården 6.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11.30am-2.30pm, 5pm-1am, Sat 4pm-1am, closed on Sundays.