The best restaurants for meat in Stockholm
Updated 30 Apr 2020
The latest culinary trend in Stockholm is clear - it's all about meat. The number of meat restaurants in Stockholm has greatly increased over the last few years. Highly ambitious with an emphasis on local and organic meat, quality cuts and unique concepts - Stockholm houses an abundance of restaurants for carnivorous meat lovers. So as to help you peruse the offerings we have created this guide to the best meat restaurants in Stockholm.
AGKronobergsgatan 37, Kungsholmen
One of the best meaty destinations in the city
Since opening, AG has been considered to be one of the best restaurants in the city. The sleek minimalistic interior complete with huge transparent refrigerator where meat is hung compliments the overall experience. Despite its seemingly anonymous entrance AG appeals to a wide carnivorous audience and has received numerous awards.
Vassa EggenBirger Jarlsgatan 29, Norrmalm/City/Östermalm
Hearty steaks and plenty of protein
The chefs here know how a steak should be cooked. Over the years Vassa Eggen has had multiple guises, the most recent being an upscale NYC-style steakhouse. The modern restaurant complete with graffiti wall-art is famous for its generous prime meat dishes. The pig shoulder, Dakota rib eye steak and Nebraska beef are particularly popular options.
GUTEBrunnsgatan 6, Norrmalm/City
Fine cuts of meat and your choice of sides
Gute, previously known as Gute Grill, combines rustic vibes with a classic American steakhouse-feel close to Stureplan. The menu pays homage to the island of Gotland featuring smoky BBQ-inspired dishes such as juicy steaks, lamb racks and decadent burgers straight off the charcoal grill, all served with your choice of sides. The menu is overseen by head chef David Lundquist, a finalist in Swedish Chef of the Year 2015 and 2016.
Brisket & Friends2 addresses
The BBQ restaurant Brisket & Friends serves authentic Texan-style hickory-smoked meat and vegetarian options. Sling together your own meal from the various meats and sides on the blackboard menu - and eat as much as you like. The restaurant started in an industrial area of Årsta, where it achieved huge success and won a prestigious Gulddraken (Golden Dragon) award, before opening another branch in Vasastan.
Griffins' SteakhouseKlarabergsviadukten 67, Norrmalm/City
A meat-lovers heaven
In addition to its eccentric, inspiring decor, Griffins' delivers on the meat front. Kick off with a hot dog with truffle mayo and crispy onions with a pre-dinner cocktail, follow up with a charcuterie platter as a starter and top it of with fillet of beef as a main course.
TGI Fridays2 addresses
American meat tradition
Steaks, ribs and hamburgers are always on the menu at Fridays. This American restaurant chain was started in New York in 1965 and meat-lovers are not short on choices here. The menu includes, for example, "Jack Daniel's Grill" - with a sweet and smoky glaze. All meat dishes can be ordered cooked the way you like them.
Rolfs KökTegnérgatan 41, Norrmalm/City/Vasastan
A timeless establishment
A real Stockholm institution which focuses on simplicity and well-cooked meat - resulting in the restaurant coming fourth in the Meat Restaurant of the year awards in 2014. The menu includes dishes such as moose stew, entrecote, pork and red wine braised beef. The interior blends contemporary functionality with timeless elegance.
FolkparkenSveavägen 53, Vasastan
American BBQ with an international twist
Folkparken on Sveavägen serves up authentic American BBQ and is inspired by the food scenes of Brooklyn, New York and Vesterbro in Copenhagen. The kitchen includes a huge American smoker as well as an Argentian charcoal grill. Their Grillkiosken fastfood stand in the entrance is the perfect option when you're in a hurry and want to grab something on the run. Their basement tap room is a collaboration with Nya Carnegiebryggeriet microbrewers.
ZinkGrev Turegatan 20, Östermalm
From Swedish farms
Gastrotek Zink in Östermalm is a carnivore's dream. The grill takes centre stage in the restaurant and the meat they serve comes mainly from Swedish farms. They dry-age their meat themselves and hand-select charcuterie from farms in Spain, Italy and France. If you're feeling spontaneous, order the "meat of the day".
Sjätte TunnanStora Nygatan 43, Old Town
Back to the Middle Ages
This Middle Ages-inspired restaurant in the Old Town is not a typical steakhouse, but there are plenty of meat dishes and the restaurant has received plaudits for the quality of their meat. How about some charcuterie, goat meatballs or perhaps slow-cooked beef accompanied by a drink of braggot or mead.
SvartengrensTulegatan 24, Vasastan
This sleek, sparsely decorated restaurant is dedicated to local produce and organic meat and poultry. If you've got any space left after your main course, we recommend diving into the dessert menu.