Restaurants in Stockholm with amazing hamburgers
Updated 8 Apr 2020
The information in this guide may be affected by covid-19.
The recent gourmet burger trend has changed the perception of hamburgers. No longer a greasy fast food option, Stockholm boasts a plethora of, not only burger joints, but also ambitious restaurants serving this classic favourite. The offering includes traditional cheeseburgers, sliders and brunch burgers with wagyu beef, truffles and piquant Gruyère. So as to narrow down your choices we have created this guide to restaurants in Stockholm that serve the best hamburgers. Looking for an authentic burger joint rather than restaurant? Check out our guide to hamburger joints instead.
AGKronobergsgatan 37, Kungsholmen
Quality is the word
AG oozes quality. The award-winning meat restaurant may be best known for their excellent steaks but naturally the menu also includes one of the best burgers in town. Eat in trendy industrial premises.
- Price: Around 225 SEK
OljebarenTorsgatan 48 B, Vasastan
Drop into this rustic neighbourhood restaurant in Vasastan for a top-notch hamburger. Oljebaren's hamburgers are made from Swedish chuck beef and served in home-baked burger buns with fries, roasted garlic dip and homemade ketchup.
- Price: Around 225 SEK
Grill RubyÖsterlånggatan 14, Old Town
A taste of Texas
Grill Ruby's chargrilled hamburgers have been drawing fans to the Old Town for years. The restaurant opened in 1980 and is something of an institution, frequented by everyone from politicians to artists. Their burgers are served with bacon, double cheese, tomato, pickled onion, coleslaw and fries.
- Price: Around 220 SEK
The Flying ElkMälartorget 15, Old Town
The Flying Elk serves 'proper pub grub' and this includes juicy burgers. Order a hamburger made from chuck steak, served on toasted brioche buns with mature cheddar, gherkins, onion and roasted garlic. You also serve a veggie burger made from mushrooms.
- Price: About 195 SEK
Kitchen & Table2 addresses
Manhattan meets Scandinavia
With influences from the multicultural food districts of Manhattan, it's not surprising Marcus Samuelsson's Kitchen & Table serves up a tasty hamburger. They change their burger a couple of times a year, giving it new ingredients such as caramellised onion or truffle mayo. They also serve a vegetarian burger.
- Price: around 195 SEK
GUTEBrunnsgatan 6, Norrmalm/City
Great atmosphere close to Stureplan
This atmospheric meat restaurant close to Stureplan serves a classic hamburger on brioche buns with grilled bacon, cheddar mayo, bean shoots, pickles and gruyère. Double-fried fries and truffle mayo are served on the side.
- Price: around 205 SEK
Griffins' SteakhouseKlarabergsviadukten 67, Norrmalm/City
This playful steakhouse in the heart of town serves a hamburger "extraordinaire", with chuck steak, gruyère, bacon and onion rings, served with pommes frites and truffle dip. The hamburger can be ordered in different sizes and they also serve a vegetarian burger and a lobster burger.
- Price: around 225-325 SEK
Austin Food WorksNorrtullsgatan 24, Vasastan
American through and through
Inspired by the Deep South, Austin Food Works in Vasastan serves everything from BBQ ribs to double cheeseburgers with fries. The rustic, backwoods America-style decor adds to the experience. Vegetarians can order a halloumi burger.
- Price: around 215 SEK
TweedLilla Nygatan 5, Old Town
Burger with your cocktail
This snug cocktail bar in the Old Town doesn't just mix drinks - they also serve "cocktail food" alongside. Sink down into a comfy Chesterfield armchair and order a chargrilled 100g burger with truffle mayo, pancetta, Manchego tomato and pickled silver onions in a brioche bun.
- Price: around 125 SEK