The best restaurants in Stockholm City
Updated 12 Oct 2020
Stockholm City boasts an impressive array of restaurants ranging from ultra-cool fusion restaurants, old-school taverns and distinguished bistros. Why not book at table at Stockholm's oldest sushi restaurant or dine in style with breathtaking views? In our guide to the best restaurants in Stockholm City we have listed unique eateries with exciting flavours from all over the world. We define Stockholm City as the area from T-Centralen to Hötorget and Kungsträdgården, from Tegnérgatan to Birger Jarlsgatan. Bon Appetit!
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BrasserietStrömgatan 14, Norrmalm/City
Breath taking views
The old Opera house has been revived and turned into an impressive restaurant complete with Roman pillars, gold leaf and palatial views. With a predominantly French cuisine, distinguished architecture and beautiful views, Brasseriet fuses historic influences with contemporary preferences.
Urban DeliSveavägen 44, Norrmalm/City
Popular restaurant and food hall in one
Urban Deli consists of a restaurant, bar, café and grocery store/food hall all under one roof. The restaurant serves food all day and you'll find dishes with European and international influences on the menu, with plenty of vegetarian options. Or just pick up some delicacies from the food hall. Modern and buzzy and warm and welcoming all at the same time.
NoiNorrmalmstorg 2-4, Norrmalm/City
Luxurious dishes in an elegant setting
Noi is the restaurant for anyone who really appreciates elegance and luxury. The restaurant replaced Caina at the Nobis Hotel in the spring of 2018 and hotel guests and regulars regard it as a worthy successor. Chef Stefano Catenacci is responsible for the cusine and has created a highly desirable menu with luxurious and impressive creations made from the very best produce available each season.
AllegrineKammakargatan 22, Norrmalm/City
After running the F12 group of restaurants for 25 years, Danyel Couet opened Allegrine on a little square on Kammakargatan in 2018. Gastronomic inspiration comes from Couet's French grandmother, but food is given a slightly modern twist. The interiors are just as stylish as the culinary creations.
TakBrunkebergstorg 4, Norrmalm/City
On top of the world
Take the elevator all the way up from Brunkebergstorg and you'll reach chef Frida Ronge's Nordic/Japanese concept with unbeatable views over the city. Eat luxurious yet sustainable creations in the restaurant or combine Japanese small dishes with something to eat at Izakaya. Modern, playful gastronomy is the order of the day.
Pas d'ArtBiblioteksgatan 6-8, Norrmalm/City/Östermalm
Pas d'Art means "no art" in French and this attitude is reflected in the menu, which consists of classic, no-frills French bistro dishes. "No art" does not, however, apply to the decor, which consists of artworks, rich colours, patterns and luxurious materials.
GUTEBrunnsgatan 6, Norrmalm/City
Just a stone's throw from Stureplan, GUTE serves fine cuts of meat along with various sides and sauces. You'll also find ambitious fish dishes and vegetarian options on the menu and all dishes are either grilled or smoked. The atmosphere in the modern, industrial-style premises is relaxed and romantic, lit by candles and lanterns.
Griffins' SteakhouseKlarabergsviadukten 67, Norrmalm/City
A meat-lovers heaven
Eccentrically decorated Griffins' Steakhouse is must for carnivorous carnivores. The restaurant blends art, design and culture with extraordinarily meaty dishes.
WeidaoVasagatan 7, Norrmalm/City
Flavour journey to Asia
Weidao's ambition is to serve "the very best Asia has to offer". Inspiration at this centrally located restaurant comes from dynamic cities such as Bangkok and Seoul - you'll find everything from sushi to bibimbap and udon on the menu.
Miss Clara & Giro2 addresses
Classic dishes and posh pizzas
These two charming sister restaurants are part of the boutique hotel Miss Clara. Choose between modern, healthy interpretations of classic brasserie dishes at Miss Clara and high-end authentic Napolitan pizzas with a twist at Giro, right next door.
CampfireBrunkebergstorg 9, Norrmalm/City
The big city meets the great outdoors
Downtown Camper's hotel restaurant on Brunkebergstorg is an urban meeting place inspired by camping life. Meet up around communal tables and eat comfort food from all over the world, or drink cocktails in the bar. The dining room is decorated with wood and has a real campfire in the centre.
BoqueriaJakobsbergsgatan 17, Norrmalm/City
Popular Spanish tapas restaurant
Mood Gallerian boasts of an impressive array of restaurants. Boqueria is a Spanish tapas-style restaurant and bar, which is open from early morning to late evening. The bar area in the mall is slightly more relaxed than the restaurant, and is ideal for casual hangouts after work.
EatalyBiblioteksgatan 5, Norrmalm/City/Östermalm
Popular Italian concept
This successful Italian concept came to Stockholm in 2018. In a magnificent former cinema building on Biblioteksgatan, it includes restaurants, bars, a café and food hall spread out over two floors - perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy a meal, have a coffee, a glass of wine or just buy a few Italian delicacies to take home.
SupperHumlegårdsgatan 17, Östermalm
Supper pays homage to the Caribbean and South America. This retro-style restaurant serves a contemporary menu with exciting dishes and inspiring flavours. The cocktail bar is just as popular as the eatery and is heavily populated by regulars.
ManciniTunnelgatan 1 A, Norrmalm/City
Authentic Italian cusine
This popular Italian restaurant complete with a 19th century wine cellar, serves classic gourmet-style Mediterranean fare. The restaurant offers both à la Carte and tasting menu.
Rolfs KökTegnérgatan 41, Norrmalm/City/Vasastan
A classic favourite
Rolfs Kök is a classic institution that appeals to a wide audience. The open kitchen serves traditional, robust fare with Swedish undertones in a sophisticated setting.
SmakOxtorgsgatan 14, Norrmalm/City
A unique concept
Smak - a sophisticated F12 restaurant located in a non-descriptive alleyway close to Hötorget. The restaurant presents an innovative menu with snack-sized portions created to stimulate the senses. Its elegantly decorated interior with international undertones makes for the perfect setting for a romantic night for two.
B.A.R.Blasieholmsgatan 4A, Norrmalm/City
Bistro meets food court
B.A.R is a contemporary fusion of restaurant and food-court complete with an aquarium. The restaurant specialises in seafood and guests are invited to choose their favourite catch of the day from the display or from the listed items on the menu. Take away is also an option.
SurfersNorrlandsgatan 24, Norrmalm/City/Östermalm
Surfers has brought Chinese food culture to Stockholm, with an emphasis on small dishes from the province of Sichuan. Tuck into dumplings, duck breast and noodles in the kitschy, lively surroundings. Don't miss their summery cocktails.
TegelbackenTegelbacken 2, Norrmalm/City
Celebrity chef Markus Aujalay's third restaurant has views over Strömmen and the parliament building. Everyday luxury and warm conviviality are the watchwords here. Share a selection of European small dishes and drink in the atmosphere as you relax in one of the comfy velvet armchairs. There's even a pink lounge area with drop-in places for spontaneous guests without a reservation.