The best restaurants for meat in Stockholm
Updated 20 Aug 2019
The latest culinary trend in Stockholm is pretty obvious - 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.
Kronobergsgatan 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 a fridge chamber 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.
Drottninggatan 89, City/Vasastan
Grilled specialties from around the world
Grill is synonymous with its intricate and thematic interior blending eccentric design influences from Paris to the Far East. The worldly inspirations translate seamlessly from the decor to the menu, the restaurant has perfected various barbequing techniques from around world - a meat-eater’s paradise.
Birger Jarlsgatan 29, Norrmalm/City/Östermalm
Hearty steaks and plenty of protein
Over the years Vassa Eggen has had multiple guises, the most recent - a qualitative NYC-style steakhouse. The modern restaurant complete with graffiti wall-art is famous for its generous prime meat portions. The Dakota rib eye steak and Nebraska beef are particularly popular options.
Tegnérgatan 32, City/Vasastan
Deli and restaurant combined
Köttmästarn, located just round the corner from its aforementioned sibling Grill, specialises in meat and combines deli and restaurant. Apart from quality cuts Köttmästarn is famous for its assortment of homemade seasonings and sauces. Settle down in the chic industrial-style restaurant or take away to savour at home.
Brunnsgatan 6, Norrmalm/City
Gute combines rustic vibes with a classic American steakhouse-feel. 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.
Brisket & Friends
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.
Klarabergsviadukten 67, Norrmalm/City
A meat-lovers heaven
Griffin's Steakhouse blends art, design and culture with extraordinary food. Apart from its eccentric decor the cuisine offers classic meaty dishes with an innovative flair.
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 of 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 it.
TGI Fridays Kungsträdgården
TGI Fridays Stureplan
Tegnérgatan 41, Norrmalm/City/Vasastan
A timeless establishment
Rolfs Kök is a classic institution that appeals to a wide audience. It is now run by the same restaurateurs as AG, hence its dedication to rustic meaty dishes such as moose stew, entrecote, pork and red wine braised beef. The interior blends contemporary functionality with timeless elegance.
Döden i Grytan
Norrtullsgatan 61, Vasastan
This restaurant exudes refined Italian sophistication. In addition to decadent pasta and antipasti the menu boasts of a delectable array of meat options. The char-grilled T-bone steak weighing in at 600 grams is a particularly impressive number.
Tulegatan 24, Vasastan
Svartengrens has made a name for itself as a meaty connoisseur. The sleek, sparsely decorated restaurant is dedicated to local and organic produce, meat and poultry. The menu features showstoppers such as six-week dry-aged rib eye beef and smoked brisket from local farms.
Magnus Ladulåsgatan 29, Södermalm
Craft beer and southern cooking
Think Texas, North Carolina, Tennessee - can you smell it? The food at Cownteen is cooked the same way as at a proper American smokehouse. On the menu you'll find brisket, ribs and burgers, but dishes change from day to day to provide variation. They also serve a selection of craft beers to go with the food. If you prefer non-alcoholic options, there's a wide range of unusual sodas to choose from.
Stora Nygatan 43, Old Town
Back to the Dark Ages
Hop on a time machine and head back to the Middles Ages. Not your atypical restaurant - Sjätte Tunnan serves traditional Swedish fare à la 1435 with rustic dishes such as elk meat patties and char-grilled wild boar along with home-brewed mead. The restaurant also offers entertainment in the form of fire-eaters, belly dancers and magicians.
Helenes Krog & Bar
S:t Eriksgatan 87, Vasastan
This neighbourhood restaurant on Sankt Eriksplan has been around since the Nineties and hearty dishes at reasonable prices are the order of the day here. You'll find classic meat dishes like entrecote with bearnaise sauce and pommes frites on the menu; the warm, welcoming atmosphere is an added bonus.