The best tapas restaurants in Stockholm
Updated 18 Aug 2020
Stockholm's culinary offering would really seem rather dull without 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.
XarcuteriaHantverkargatan 40, Kungsholmen
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
BoqueriaJakobsbergsgatan 17, City/Norrmalm
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)
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
RacamacaWolmar Yxkullsgatan 5B, Södermalm
A taste of the Basque region
This little hole in the wall on Mariatorget serves Basque tapas, pintxos, in pared-back surroundings. A real regulars' haunt, dishes are simple but with an emphasis on top quality ingredients. Combine your food with beer from Swedish microbreweries or try some Basquian wines.
La TonteriaRådmansgatan 73, Vasastan
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
SpanjorskanNybrogatan 42, Östermalm
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.
- Price: Tapas about 35-110 SEK
Tapas 28Pontonjärgatan 28, Kungsholmen
Tapas 28 doesn't only serve classic Spanish tapas. The menu consists of flavours from all corners of the world, with dishes such as halloumi fries, crayfish mayo and fried chicken. A place to sit, relax and enjoy discovering a range of exciting new flavours.
El Clasico Tapas BarSkånegatan 88, Södermalm
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.
- Price: about 45-90 SEK
Olé-OléHantverkargatan 30, 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
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 50-80 SEK