The best restaurants in Kungsholmen
Updated 12 Dec 2019
Kungsholmen was previously somewhat neglected by restaurateurs. However this bleak moment in history is long forgotten, Kungholmen has redeemed itself, hosting some of the best restaurants in Stockholm. Chic industrial-style venues, waterfront views and quaint neighbourhood restaurants are all part of Kungsholmen's extensive culinary repertoire. To help you navigate the scene we have created this guide to the best restaurants in Kungsholmen.
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Kronobergsgatan 37, Kungsholmen
A carnivore's paradise
Widely acknowledged as one of the best meat restaurants in the city, AG is synonymous with its sleek minimalistic interior complete with a fridge chamber where meat is hung. Despite its seemingly anonymous entrance AG appeals to a wide carnivorous audience.
Hantverkargatan 31, Kungsholmen
Vive la France!
One of the latest additions to Kungsholmen's culinary pickings is Styrelsen - a French continental-style bistro. With an ambitious, yet unpretentious menu featuring classic dishes such as steak tartar and moules frites. The marble bar is a popular watering hole and the courtyard, which is open during the summer months, is a welcome feature.
Hantverkargatan 14, Kungsholmen
Pizza success story
This joint serves some of the hottest Neapolitan pizzas in town. Meno Male's first pizzeria opened in Vasastan in 2016 and became an overnight success. The owner previously worked at Nybrogatan 38 and together with the rest of his team he's brought a little bit of Naples to Kungsholmen.
Rålambshovsleden 50, Kungsholmen
Modern hotel restaurant
Björk fuses sleek Scandinavian design with modern sensibility; its namesake - birch trees, heavily influences the decor. Courtyard by Marriott's restaurant serves classic Swedish fare and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Scheelegatan 2, Kungsholmen
A passion for wine and food
This combined wine bar and bistro on Kungsholmstorg is run by passionate oenophiles who want to create a culinary and wine experience. The menu consists of complementary dishes in various sizes perfect for pairing with the wine list - the knowledgeable staff are happy to help you find the best combinations.
Fridhemsgatan 43, Kungsholmen
Green from morning until evening
Fancy some vegetarian and vegan food? Friends' Table, which shares its premises with the concept store d.brand x Friends on Fridhemsplan, specialises in modern plant-based food. In the evenings they serve creative small and medium-sized dishes and Asian baos and they're open for breakfast and lunch too.
Hantverkargatan 71, Kungsholmen
Neighbourhood restaurant for every mood
Celebrated restaurateurs Erik and Anna Lallerstedt run this local restaurant on the ground floor of Basaren, a recently-built housing development near Fridhemsplan. Breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner are served here - and if you're not hungry you can always just pop in for a coffee or drink at the bar. The emphasis is on Nordic cuisine with plenty of fish and shellfish.
Pipersgatan 1, Kungsholmen
Mäster Anders is synonymous with its yellow tile walls, large mirrors and bustling atmosphere. This popular bistro-style restaurant fuses influences from Stockholm, Paris and New York and serves char-grilled classics and traditional Swedish fare.
Norra Agnegatan 43, Kungsholmen
Delicious dishes from Southern Europe
Southern European influences flow at this neighbourhood restaurant run by three experienced restaurateurs and its laid-back atmosphere has won it numerous fans.
Nordenflychtsvägen 62, Kungsholmen
Welcome home to France
Two cousins from Marseille have brought their rotisserie concept to Kungsholmen and they want you to feel at home at this French kitchen and dining room. Take a seat on one of the sofas, around the large dining table or grab some food to take home with you. The menu changes every day and includes specials every evening.
Kitchen & Table
Kungsholmsgatan 31, Kungsholmen
New York-based celebrity chef, Marcus Samuelsson combines international flavours with local ingredients. Clarion Hotel Amaranten's adjacent restaurant pays tribute to Manhattan's culinary scene, balancing innovation and tradition.
Norr Mälarstrand Kajplats 464, Kungsholmen
A culinary trip to Italy
Longing for the rolling hills of Tuscany? Trattorian, located on the waterfront by Norr Mälarstrand serves authentic Italian cuisine with emphasis on quality produce and ingredients. Fresh pasta, firewood pizza, antipasti and other delicacies – mouth watering right?
Mamas and Tapas
Scheelegatan 3, Kungsholmen
Mamas and Tapas have been in Kungsholmen since 1991, making them one of Stockholm's oldest tapas restaurants. The restaurant was renovated in 2019 and re-opened with a new, updated interior. Anyone in the mood for a taste of Spanish cuisine and culture can enjoy tapas and paella here, accompanied by a glass of sangria.
Kungsholmsgatan 31, Kungsholmen
Cocktails on tap
At this Mad Men-influenced bar, right next door to Kitchen & Table and Amaranten (see above), they serve handmade cocktails on tap - an American drinks trend which Tap Room is the first bar in Stockholm to snap up. You can also order creative American-style small dishes and soak in the updated Sixties atmosphere.
Hantverkargatan 36, Kungsholmen
The best of both worlds
Whether you prefer Mexican burritos or American hamburgers, you'll find what you want at this conceptual fast food restaurant on Hantverkargatan. They serve a selection of different hamburgers, made from either organic Swedish beef or with falafels, and burritos for both meat-eaters and vegetarians. Combine your meal with a milkshake, soda or cold beer.
Breakfast & Wine
Inedalsgatan 15, Kungsholmen
Exciting small dishes
If you like the sound of creative small dishes to share and selected wines by the glass, steer a path towards Breakfast & Wine. Meet friends over a glass of wine or a bite to eat in warm, welcoming surroundings.
Essinge Brogata 14, Lilla/Stora Essingen
Lilla Essingen's tropical oasis
You'll find Garden Lounge on the city centre island of Lilla Essingen, just where the bridge over to Kungsholmen starts. Enjoy classic meze and grilled dishes, as well as hamburgers and pasta for anyone who fancies it. Eat in tropical surroundings complete with palm trees and lanterns.