The best restaurants in Kungsholmen
Updated 20 Aug 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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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.
Kronobergsgatan 37, 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 31, 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.
Hantverkargatan 14, 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.
Rålambshovsleden 50, Kungsholmen
Flavour journey to Lebanon
This atmospheric Lebanese restaurant on Scheelegatan serves meze and grilled meat dishes that combine tradition with innovation. Gather friends and family, go on a romantic date or take a pew in the bar and enjoy a glass of wine in intimate, stylish surroundings.
Scheelegatan 3, 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.
Hantverkargatan 71, 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.
Pipersgatan 1, 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.
Norra Agnegatan 43, 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.
Nordenflychtsvägen 62, 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.
Kungsholmsgatan 31, 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?
Norr Mälarstrand Kajplats 464, 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.
Kungsholmsgatan 31, 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.
Hantverkargatan 36, Kungsholmen
Tasty Asian food
A little Asian restaurant serving everything from spring rolls and dumplings to stir-fries and curry dishes. Simplicity and quality are the watchwords, and every dish has a playful name such as "Humpling dumplings", "Super bowl" and "Red red rice".
St Eriksgatan 6, Kungsholmen