Stockholm's best Greek restaurants
Updated 12 Oct 2020
Moussaka, grilled fish and meat, halloumi and creamy tzatziki. Greek cuisine doesn't just transport us to sunny islands, it also serves up familiar dishes which have become firm favourites in Sweden and beyond. Fancy eating out? We guide you to Stockholm's best Greek restaurants - count on authentic Greek food, a great atmosphere and the odd Ouzo.
Halv Grek plus TurkJungfrugatan 33, Östermalm
Unusual Mediterranean fusion
Greece and Turkey meet here in a popular mixture of cultures and cuisines. Warm and intimate with rich ornamental details, this Östermalm option is perfect if you want to explore a world of small meze dishes to share with your table. Buy their cookbook if you want to recreate the flavours at home.
KouzinaValhallavägen 131, Östermalm/Gärdet
This neighbourhood restaurant Kvarterskrogen spreads a little warmth on Valhallavägen and serves classic Greek cuisine with the odd international infusion. Work colleagues, regulars and families come for the set menus, good value Sunday menu or takeaway. They have an alfresco dining area open in the summer.
Greken på hörnetTjärhovsgatan 43, Södermalm
A corner of Greece in Södermalm
If your Greek holiday is a long forgotten memory, come to Greken på hörnet for a reminder. Creamy tzatziki and other homemade favourites are served in attractive surroundings with stone walls and chandeliers. Take a seat outside during the summer months.
DionysosBondegatan 56, Södermalm
Safe bet since 1974
Dionysos on Bondegatan has been going since 1974 and it's still a safe bet for anyone who fancies Greek food. The menu consists of authentic Greek favourites, including plenty of tasty starters. The restaurant's ouzo sorbet is a fun way to round off your meal.
EsperiaS:t Paulsgatan 17, Södermalm
Esperia's many regulars are all agreed - this is the place to come for traditional Greek dishes with an imaginative twist. The popular Sankt Paulsgatan restaurant serves the obligatory classics such as moussaka and lamb chops, but prepared in a fresh, innovative way. The restaurant is open for dinner and weekend lunch.
Farbror NikosKatarinavägen 19, Södermalm
Home-style food, coffee and art
In an imposing building on Katarinavägen you'll find this popular café and gallery serving homemade Greek lunch dishes and cakes and pastries. Much of what they serve is organic, gluten and lactose-free and vegetarian. Don't miss their sunny outdoor terrace in the summer, with its views over the entrance to Stockholm harbour. Bear in mind that the café is only open for breakfast and lunch.
MaestroRingvägen 82, Södermalm
Warm and intimate
This family-owned restaurant opened in 1984 and it's been a Södermalm favourite ever since, with lots of classic dishes on the menu. Enjoy the atmosphere as you tuck into olives, tzatziki, feta-filled beef patties, souvlaki and other Greek favourites. Round off your dinner with organic ice cream or sorbet.
FarosSofiagatan 1, Södermalm
Just like a Greek taverna
Popular neighbourhood restaurant with a lively location close to Nytorget. Faros serves up a warm, welcoming atmosphere, authentic Greek dishes and budget-friendly menus, as well as Greek drinks and homemade desserts. You'll feel as though you've been transported to a classic taverna in sunny Greece.
GyrellaGötgatan 93, Södermalm/Skanstull
Reliable Södermalm Greek
Gyrella opened back in 2004 and it's been at the same Södermalm address ever since. Eat authentic Greek food, made with ingredients imported directly from Greece. They've retained the same high quality over the years, while gradually fine-tuning the Greek culinary experience.
CypernValhallavägen 50, Vasastan
Greece meets Turkey in the middle of Valhallavägen
Cypern brings a taste of Cypriot cuisine to Valhallavägen, with its exciting combination of Greek Mediterranean food and Turkish influences. They serve everything from meze to Cypriot dishes and Greek beer in homely surroundings.
Mykonos TavernaSankt Eriksgatan 95, Vasastan
Greek island vibes in Vasastan
If you're dreaming of the Greek islands, you'll find Mykonos in Vasastan. This neighbourhood restaurant oozes authentic Greek vibes, from the decor to the desserts. The menu is full of traditional, homemade dishes and there's a wide range of Greek drinks to choose from.