The best Asian restaurants in Stockholm
Asian cuisine - sometimes associated with cheap and sticky sweet-n-sour sauce, metallic lucky cats and stale fortune cookies, but more often than not; exotic and flavoursome dishes with an innovative fusion twist. Stockholm houses an abundance of Asian restaurants; opulent Chinese temple-style restaurants, sleek fusion concepts, Japanese fast food diners and trendy Vietnamese eateries. So as to help you peruse the offerings we have created this guide to the best Asian restaurants in Stockholm.
Modern Asian Fusion
Farang is considered to be one of Stockholm's best Asian fusion restaurants and offers a culinary trip to South-East Asia. The sleek industrial restaurant has a distinct metropolitan feel - reflected in the menu that features exotic aromatic flavours with an innovative edge which can adapted to suit both allergies and vegetarians.
Tulegatan 7, Vasastan
Bistro, bar and cinema
Located under Liljeholmen's bridge, Barbro fuses bistro, bar and cinema. The menu combines Asian and European sensibilities - made for sharing guests are invited to try multiple, beautifully prepared dishes. Andrew Jones and Tim Alton, former sous chefs at Yasuragi's Tepanyaki restaurant are the masterminds behind this contemporary concept.
Hornstulls strand 13, Hornstull/Södermalm
Located just off Stureplan, this hip restaurant fuses Asian flavours with nightclub vibes. Blending influences from Japan, Korea, Vietnam and Thailand the restaurant caters to a wide audience. The bar is a popular haunt after hours.
Stureplan 13, Norrmalm/City/Östermalm
Asian flavour and Nordic ingredients
Ling Long, adjacent to Story Hotel, pays homage to the Far East combining influences from the Sichuan province, Bali and Singapore. The menu features smaller dishes, hors d'oeuvres-style with innovative flavour combinations. The raw concrete walls, minimalistic furniture and velvet detailing enhances the experienc
Riddargatan 6, Östermalm
Waipo is proof that Drottninggatan is not only for tourists. This restaurant serves authentic Chinese cuisine tapas-style, primarily from the Canton and Sichuan regions. The modern interior pays homage to its Asian heritage.
Drottninggatan 25, Norrmalm/City
Industrial chic and Asian
Hongkist is modern reworking of classic. This industrial-chic restaurant combines influences from Thailand and China, serving traditional flavours with a contemporary twist. The menu naturally features traditional dishes such as crispy duck, Thai curry and spring rolls.
Linnégatan 13, Östermalm
Tradition meets innovation
This on-trend, award-winning restaurant is based upon the concept of Izakaya, fusing traditional Japanese cuisine with modern fast food culture - contemporary and healthy tapas-style food. The modern eatery's extensive menu also offers sushi and other dishes as well as sake.
Åsögatan 170, Södermalm
Berns houses a hotel, nightclub and two restaurants. Berns Asiatiska is its flagship and is widely considered to be one of the best Asian fusion restaurants in the city. The menu is every bit as exquisite as the venue and features a plethora of sushi, dim sum, spring rolls, tempura and innovative flavour combinations.
Berzelii Park, Norrmalm/City
Culinary trip to Asia
Miss Voon strikes an elegant balance between East and West. The sophisticated, yet lively restaurant offers a selection of exotic, aromatic dishes, hors d'oeuvres-style - perfect for sharing. The bar with its artisanal cocktails is a popular haunt.
Sturegatan 22, Östermalm
Dim Sum Room
Cloud Nine is proof that Norra Bantorget's transition from dreary to chic is complete. The revitalised area now hosts an abundance of great restaurants - Cloud Nine is one of them. The restaurant fuses French and Asian influences, complete with a Dim Sum Room.
Torsgatan 1, Norrmalm/City/Vasastan
Chinese master chefs
This creative dumpling bar is located inside MOOD. The restaurant features a bistro, food court and Chinese-style beer garden. With 10 Chinese master chefs in the kitchen the food is bound to impress. EAT also offers culinary courses in the art of dumpling making.
Jakobsbergsgatan 15, Norrmalm/City
Chic Japanese fusion
Raw strikes a balance between East and West, the Japanese and European sensibilities translate seamlessly from the sleek interior to the menu. The food is predominantly raw - hence the name - delectable sushi and sashimi as well as grilled dishes.
Rörstrandsgatan 9, Vasastan
Sushi and raw food
Ljunggren is a popular fusion restaurant located in Brunogallerian. The Asian influences are apparent both in the decor and fine dining-style menu. Adjacent Råbaren has embraced the raw food trend, specialising in gastro raw food and Nordic sashimi.
Götgatan 36, Södermalm
Unpretentious fine dining vibes
Lokal Izakaya embodies sleek sophistication. The restaurant has embraced the concept of izakaya - a modern take on Japanese street food. With emphasis on local and organic produce, unpretentious fine dining vibes and relaxed ambiance makes for the ultimate experience.
Scheelegatan 8, Kungsholmen
Contemporary Chinese street food
This hip concept specialises in the Chinese street food bao – steamed buns with innovative fillings and exciting flavour sensations. The on-trend minimalistic décor and charming personnel highlights the experience.
Hornsgatan 66, Södermalm
Asian street food
This Asian fast-food joint located in K25's food court serves authentic street food. The selective menu features exotic flavours from Southeast Asia and Korea. Get your dose of Thai curry, bibimbap, fresh rolls, Vietnamese 'backpackers' baguettes and noodle soup on the go.
Kungsgatan 25 (K25), Norrmalm/City