The guide to cosy restaurants in Vasastan
Updated 14 Apr 2021
From long-standing gastronomic institutions to acclaimed neighbourhood restaurants and international gems - Vasastan has plenty of cosy restaurants for all tastebuds. Many of the restaurants combine ambitious cooking with intimate atmospheres and stylish interiors, and you'll often find them tucked away in some of the city's more peaceful blocks. We show the way to Vasastan's best cosy restaurants, from the hidden gems of Siberia to the bustling restaurant-filled streets around Sankt Eriksplan.
Cosy restaurants in other part of town:
KnutUpplandsgatan 17, City/Vasastan/Norrmalm
Mountain charm from Norrland
If you're pining for the mountains, Knut is the place to go. This Norrlandic restaurant on Upplandsgatan is furnished with mismatched chairs, rustic wooden tables, rag rugs and antlers and serves Suovas (smoked reindeer meat) and other flavours from the beautiful wide open spaces of northern Sweden.
StorstadOdengatan 41, Vasastan
Vasastan watering hole
This well-loved restaurant on Odengatan has been drawing in guests looking to eat, drink and be merry since the Nineties. Storstad is an atmospheric oasis with white tiles, wooden furniture and brass details, influenced by both France and Scandinavia. As well as the bar and dining room there's a delightful outdoor dining area.
The Old BrewerLuntmakargatan 98, Vasastan
This modern gastropub on Luntmakargatan brings a taste of London to Stockholm and has high ambitions both food and drinks-wise. They serve up a stylish experience complete with candlelight and cloth napkins in the dining room. Come for dinner or round off the week with a large weekend family lunch.
Jim & Jacob & Jim & Jacobs bakficka2 addresses
Acclaimed and intimate
This acclaimed little neighbourhood restaurant combines skilled gastronomy with a welcoming, intimate atmosphere. The two experienced and passionate chefs - Jim Hammargren and Jacob Nermark Hjelm - also run Jim & Jacobs bakficka (little sister restaurant) in a cellar a few steps away from the main restaurant. The eclectic small dishes are perfect for sharing and the blackboard menu changes daily.
Tehran GrillRörstrandsgatan 15, Vasastan
Authentic Persian food is not the only draw at Tehran Grill. The atmospheric setting is also an important part of the experience - diners eat among candelight and romantic interiors.
LinguiniFrejgatan 48, Vasastan
This charming little cellar restaurant on Frejgatan oozes authentic Italian romance. Sit among the stone vaults and enjoy classic Italian dishes such as rustic pasta dishes and antipasti by candlelight.
FonduebodenVanadisvägen 42, Vasastan
Like an Alpine chalet
Gather your friends and family around steaming fondue pots and cook your own food at the table. Fondueboden serves the Swiss national dish, fondue, in cosy, Alpine-inspired surroundings. An easy place to spend the whole evening eating and hanging out.
ShantiRörstrandsgatan 23, Vasastan
Bazaar in Birkastan
Forget stark and sterile interiors - this award-winning restaurant is decorated like an exotic Indian bazaar. Shanti Touch of Bengal was the first restaurant in Stockholm to focus on Bengali homecooking, and you're guaranteed an atmospheric experience.