Lunch restaurants on Lilla Essingen

Whether Lilla Essingen is your hood or you fancy a little outing at the weekend, this central island is a fantastic place to eat lunch. Lilla Essingen isn't just a little oasis of green a short walk from city centre, it also has a culinary offering that makes it worth the journey.


Lunch in each part of town:

Trattoria Grazie

Primusgatan 63, Lilla/Stora Essingen

Traditional Italian

If you're in the mood for Italian, you'll find Trattoria Grazie right by the waterfront, perfect for anyone who likes to eat their lunch to a backdrop of beautiful views. They serve everything from traditional Neapolitan pizzas to pasta, paninis and salads. During the summer months you can choose to eat al fresco.

  • Type of lunch: À la carte
  • Price guide: Lasagne around 142 SEK
  • Time: From 11am

Rianns Krog

Essinge Brogata 5, Lilla/Stora Essingen


This neighbourhood restaurant serves classic dishes with clean flavours and top quality ingredients. The lunch menu is updated weekly but always includes a fish, fowl and meat dish.

  • Type of lunch: À la carte
  • Price: around 145 SEK
  • Time: From 11.30am

Rosa Drömmar

Essinge Brogata 5, Lilla/Stora Essingen

Local favourite

This neighbourhood restaurant serves flavours from Italy, Spain, France and Sweden. Lots of locals wander down here for lunch, dinner or a post-work drink. The lunch menu includes classic dishes, from salad to pasta and herring, and is updated weekly.

  • Type of lunch: À la carte and a daily lunch special 
  • Price guide: Dish of the day 89 SEK
  • Time: Mon-Fri from 11.30am, Sat-Sun from midday 

Bonus recommendations!

Lux Dag för Dag

Primusgatan 116, Lilla/Stora Essingen

Weekend brunch

On Saturdays you can book a table for brunch at Lux Dag för Dag, which serves an extensive brunch buffet. You'll find a wide range of popular international brunch dishes such as chili con carne, poached eggs and pancakes.

  • Type of brunch: Buffet
  • Price: Adults around 330 SEK, children up to 13 years old around 20 SEK 
  • Time: From midday