The best tapas restaurants in Stockholm
Updated 14 Nov 2018
Stockholm's culinary offering would really seem rather dull with tapas - these delectable Spanish hors d'oeuvres both piquant and savoury. Despite its geographic position, a continental breeze has swept through the city, which now houses an abundance of great tapas bars - for both food and wine. Innovative or classic, fusion or traditional - whatever suits your fancy we've covered it all in our guide to the best tapas restaurants in Stockholm.
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A continental mix
Xarcuteria fuses inspiration from Barcelona, Madrid and Milan. Famous of its charcuteries this quaint cerveceria serves tapas - both Spanish and Italian - wine and artisanal beer. The welcoming, continental air appeals to a wide audience.
- Price: Tapas about 65-190 SEK
Hantverkargatan 40, Kungsholmen
Bold metropolitan vibes
MOOD Stockholm boasts of an impressive array of eateries and Boqueria is one of them - an urban restaurant with an impressive Spanish cuisine and generous opening hours. Enjoy casual tapas at the bar after work or settle down in the modern bistro area. Vassa Eggen and Tennstopet are also part of the family.
- Price: about 40-95 SEK (charcuteries about 130 SEK)
Jakobsbergsgatan 17, Norrmalm/City
Casual finger food
Caliente boasts of multiple locations around Stockholm and has become somewhat of an institution when it comes to delicious Spanish finger food. The reasonably priced menu offers abundance of choice such as fajita, spicy chicken wings and nachos.
- Price: about 49-98 SEK
A modern classic
Bistro Boheme has had multiple guises over the years, the latest a tapas-style restaurant in an elegant bistro setting. The extensive menu features Spanish favourites such as quesadillas, patatas bravas, fried calamari and nachos.
- Price: about 58-98 SEK
Drottninggatan 71A, Norrmalm/City
Modern and cosy
In the quieter part of Norrmalm on Rådmansgatan, you'll find La Tonteria. Classic Spanish tapas dishes are the order of the day, wtih everything from cheese to charcuterie to prawns and squid on the menu. There's space for both small and large parties and if you don't feel like eating, you can always just have a drink at the bar.
- Price: Tapas from 35-115 SEK
Rådmansgatan 73, Vasastan
Spanish from the Bockholmen group
Just a few steps away from their sister restaurant Nybrogatan 38, Spanjorskan invites diners on a mini break to more southerly latitudes, with Spanish small dishes and a Mediterranean atmosphere. Order a few tapas to make up a meal, or have a glass of wine and some pintxos at the bar - it's as fun and lively here as a backstreet joint in Madrid.
Nybrogatan 42, Östermalm
App restaurant with international small dishes
Sweden's first app restaurant serves small dishes from all over the world. You browse the menu and then place your order via your phone, and you can even pay your bill and collect bonus points in the same way. The menu has something for everyone, including mini burgers, vegan dishes and desserts - all in small format.
- Price: Tapas around 20-50 SEK each
Spain meets South America
Mondo Tapas Bar at the crossroads of Odengatan and Sveavägen is influenced by both Latin America and the Mediterranean. You'll find everything from vegetarian quesadilla to fajitas, mini burgers and ceviche on the menu and the bar serves cava and sangria.
- Price: Tapas around 35-115 SEK
Odengatan 47, Vasastan
A charming classic
If you're looking to get your tapas fix this quaint little cubbyhole charms its guests with delicious Spanish fare and relaxed ambiance. Slake your thirst with wine, beer or cocktails from the well-stocked bar. Booking is preferable, but not available on Saturdays.
- Price: about 42-58 SEK
Skånegatan 88, Södermalm
A Popular tapas haunt
This restaurant strikes a balance between tradition and innovation. The extensive menu features Nordic-style tapas, fried cauliflower and homemade chorizo. The well-stocked bar is perfectly suited for casual hangouts.
- Price: about 58-76 SEK
Lindhagensgatan 90, Kungsholmen
A passion for food and drink
A stone's throw from Mariatorget, on one of Södermalm's busiest streets, you'll find R Madrid Tapas Bar. This is the place to come to tuck into authentic Spanish tapas or have a beer in the bar. The selection of beers and wines is extensive, and if you feel like going all-in on the Spanish theme you can even order a jug of homemade sangria.
- Price: Tapas around 50-70 SEK
Hornsgatan 64B, Södermalm
A popular alternative
Mamas & Tapas is a popular establishment with multiple venues. Ordering is simplified; guests are invited to choose flavours of their choice by ticking boxes on the menu. Classic Spanish fare is served such as paella, gazpacho and traditional tapas.
- Price: about 52 SEK
Scheelegatan 3, Kungsholmen
Spain à la Kungsholmen
With its charming living room style vibes and exotic flavours and sangria aplenty, Olé-Olé is a popular tapas bar. The restaurant is heavily frequented by regulars and locals alike, so be sure to book a table in advance.
- Price: Unknown
Hantverkargatan 30, Kungsholmen
Jam-packed and bustling
Ramblas is reminiscent of a Barcelona tapas bar. The ambiance is relaxed and unpretentious, the food, both delicious and affordable. Seats are coveted, play it safe and book in advance.
- Price: about 48-60 SEK