The guide to cosy restaurants in Kungsholmen
Updated 24 Feb 2020
Dimly lit, light and airy, French or Italian - what makes a restaurant cosy and inviting is a matter of taste. We're pretty sure though that attractive, laid-back surroundings combined with interesting, well-executed food and drink is a formula that suits most tastes. There are plenty of cosy restaurants in Kungsholmen, whatever your preferences. To make your selection easier, we've gathered together a group of restaurants that rate highly on the cosiness meter and are well worth a visit.
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Hantverkargatan 31, Kungsholmen
Just like being abroad
Bored of cold and impersonal Nordic minimalism? Styrelsen serves southern European homecooking-style cuisine, along with wine and cocktails from the marble bar, in laid-back, lively surroundings. Enjoy a wallet-friendly dinner among the white tablecloths, gilded mirrors and candlelight. In the summer months, the hidden inner courtyard is the place to be.
Rålambshovsleden 50, Kungsholmen
Inspired by the forest
This stylish hotel restaurant takes its design inspiration from the forest, with birch trees, red berries and copper setting the tone. The menu also consists of Swedish favourites with an international twist, and there's a large selection of wines, beers and other good drinks with which to wet your whistle. The restaurant's outdoor eating area, right by the park, is the icing on the cake.
Hantverkargatan 71, Kungsholmen
Welcoming meeting place
Eriks Basar consists of a dining room and the more laid-back 'bazaar' section, where you can eat lunch, a simpler dinner and buy food to takeaway from the deli counter. Light interiors with plenty of wood, velvet, stone and brass create a welcoming, homely atmosphere. The menu has a wide range of classic dishes to suit all tastes.
Norra Agnegatan 43, Kungsholmen
The quintessential neighbourhood restaurant
This neighbourhood restaurant, run by three highly experienced restaurateurs, aims to be the go-to meeting place for families, friends and romantic dates alike - get comfy in a leather sofa and enjoy a glass of wine with someone you like. The menu is strongly influenced by southern European cuisine and includes large dishes, such as suckling pig, for sharing.
Kitchen & Table
Kungsholmsgatan 31, Kungsholmen
Part of the Clarion Hotel Amaranten, Kitchen & Table is the brainchild of celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson. The restaurant's concept is "fun dining" and you can expect playful interpretations of traditional classics on your plate - and also in your glass. The dining room is elegantly designed with round tables perfect for eating and socialising around.
Kungsholmsgatan 31, Kungsholmen
Mad Men-influenced bar scene
Do you and your party fancy trying out cocktails on tap? Tap Room has embraced this American trend - and the cocktails flow freely. Combine your chosen drink with some American-style nibbles and relax. The restaurant is an extension of Kitchen & Table and you'll find it just off the lobby in the Clarion Hotel Amaranten.
Pipersgatan 1, Kungsholmen
Popular French/Swedish spot
With their distinctive yellow tiles, huge mirrors and fully-booked tables, Mäster Anders is a well established and popular restaurant among Stockholmers and tourists alike. The bistro is famous for their classic French/Swedish flavours and you'll find dishes such as snails, steak tartare, shellfish and chargrilled steak on the menu.
Hantverkargatan 35, Kungsholmen
Intimate French restaurant
The charm factor is high at Bergamott and the atmosphere authentically French. This neighbourhood restaurant focuses on personal service and an unpretentious menu where authentic flavours and quality ingredients take centre stage. Eat on white linen tablecloths with candlelight and choose your food from a blackboard that moves around between the tables.
Norra Agnegatan 39, Kungsholmen
Tuck into meze
Ordering several different Lebanese small dishes, meze, to share around the table is a sociable way to eat and enjoy good food and company. Tabbouli's restaurant in Kungsholmen is a cosy, intimate neighbourhood restaurant with rustic stone walls - sit for a while and enjoy everything from hummus to lamb kebabs and, naturally, tabbouli.