The guide to family-friendly restaurants in Stockholm

Thursday evening, starving and refused entry to an empty restaurant because of a buggy? Finding a children-friendly restaurant in Stockholm is not always child's play; despite the fact the city is packed with places to eat. And it gets even more difficult when you are looking for an eatery that is both kid-friendly and serves a children's menu. But if you are tired of hunting for a babysitter or staying at home every evening, some restaurants welcome families with young children. Many offer a children's menu, others a varied menu with dishes suitable for kids. So as to help you peruse the offerings we have created this guide to the best family-friendly restaurants in Stockholm.

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American Table: Family style dining
Unpretentious American Table is the perfect place for a family dinner, combining American and multi-cultural influences. This hotel restaurant pays homage to the big apple and is a popular hangout for all ages. The extensive menu is served on large platters, family-style.
Children's menu? No, but there is a varied menu large table for 8-16 guests
Strollers allowed
Highchairs available
More information: American Table, Östra Järnvägsgatan 35, City


American Table

Boulebar: French fun for all the family
Few sports are as sociable as petanque or as easy to learn. Why not start early? Book the complete evening package at Boulebar with boule, an instructor and unpretentious French food - a fun way for the whole family to socialise and eat.
Children's menu? No
Strollers allowed
Highchairs available
More information:
Boulebar Surbrunn, Surbrunnsgatan 46, Vasastan
More information: Boulebar Rålambshov, Rålambshovsparken, Kungsholmen


Boulebar

BallBreaker: Sleek Americana concept
Ballbreaker pays tribute to the USA and is a modern all-in-one action-packed concept complete with bowling, racing simulators and arcade games. Why not combine dinner with fun and games? Invite family and friends to join in on the fun and food, compete for the Family Cup in a mini triathlon.
Children's menu? No
Strollers allowed
Highchairs available
More information:
BallBreaker, Lindhagensgatan 114, Kungsholmen


BallBreaker

Marco's: Authentic Italian vibes
This cosy neighbourhood restaurant in Röda Bergen welcomes guests of all ages, from tiny tots to old timers. The genuine Italian sensibilities are translated from the menu to the decor. Rustic Italian fare is served and kids are invited to choose from a pared down children's menu.
Children's menu? Yes
Strollers allowed depending on the number of guests
Highchairs available
More information:
Restaurang Marco's, Torbjörn Klockaresgata 1, Vasastan


Restaurang Marco's

Koh Phangan: A trip to the tropics
Koh Phangan is one of the most popular Thai restaurants in Stockholm serving exotic dishes in a jungle-like setting with authentic bamboo interior. It is the perfect place for children, but get there early as the restaurant does not take bookings and is often busy. There is a special ‘no hot spices’ menu for kids; sauce is served on the side.
Children's menu? Yes
Strollers not allowed
Highchairs available
More information:
Koh Phangan, Skånegatan 57, Södermalm
More information: Koh Phangan, Nybrogatan 8, Östermalm

Sabai Soong: Thai-food for everyone
Thai restaurants are popular alternatives for families with children, largely thanks to the ambiance and relaxed holiday-vibes. Sabai Soong exudes exotic authenticity with exciting flavours for the whole family. The children's menu for up to 12-year-olds includes wok, noodles and ice cream.
Children's menu? Yes
Strollers allowed, park at the entrance
Highchairs available
More information:
Sabai Soong, Linnégatan 39B, Östermalm

Stockholm Fisk: A central melting pot
Stockholm Fisk’s central location on Vasagatan attracts families, tourists, business travellers and regulars alike. Primarily a seafood restaurant, the menu also features meat, poultry and vegetarian options. The children's menu includes meatballs, pancakes and catch of the day.
Children's menu? Yes
Strollers allowed
Highchairs available
More information:
Stockholm Fisk, Vasagatan 1, City

Shanti Soft Corner: A culinary trip to India
'Shanti' means 'be calm' - there is no point getting all stressed out, especially not when the kids are with you. One of Stockholm's most popular Indian restaurants has room for everyone - even at the height of evening rush hour. The chain's latest additions provide more options of venue and location. Certain dishes are served in smaller portions for children under the age of 12.
Children's menu? Yes
Strollers allowed
Highchairs available
More information:
Shanti Soft Corner, Södermalmsallén 34, Södermalm


Shanti Soft Corner

Phil's Burger: Homemade burgers for the whole family
Who doesn't love a good burger? Phil's Burger serves a ‘junior’ (110 g) version of their classic burger. This high-quality joint with its cool, on-trend interior makes everything on-site, from meat patties to ketchup. Perfect for a casual family dinner.
Children's menu?
Strollers allowed
Highchairs available
More information:
Phil's Burger, Fleminggatan 49, Kungsholmen
More information: Phil's Burger Gärdet, Sandhamnsgatan 1, Östermalm
More information: Phil's Burger Stureplan, Birger Jarlsgatan 34, Östermalm
More information: Phil's Burger Sundbyberg, Sundbybergs Torg 1, Sundbyberg


Phil's Burger Kungsholmen & Gärdet

Räkan: Seafood and remote-controlled boats
Räkan is a veteran in the restaurant business and has been catering to seafood-fans for over 30 years. The restaurant’s centrepiece, a fishpond, offers pre-supper entertainment for the kiddies with remote-controlled boats. The menu offers daily catch and teetering seafood platters.
Children's menu? Yes
Strollers allowed
Highchairs available
More information:
Restaurang Räkan, Vasagatan 23, City


Räkan

Andalucia: Authentic Spanish tapas for the whole family
This genuine Spanish tapas restaurant is ideal for the whole family. Communal tables, red tablecloths and neon lights highlight the Mediterranean influences. The menu boasts of classic Spanish flavours, the children's menu offers main dishes and ice cream.
Children's menu? Yes
Strollers allowed
Highchairs available
More information:
Andalucia, Döbelnsgatan 79, Vasastan


Andalucia

Sthlm Tapas: Relaxed tapas bar
Sharing is caring? These charmingly rustic tapas restaurants combine international flavours and Mediterranean sensibilities. The extensive menu offers a range of child-friendly alternatives such as calamari and Spanish omelette.
Children's menu? No
Strollers allowed, park at the entrance
Highchairs available
More information:
Sthlm Tapas, Pontonjärgatan 28, Kungsholmen
More information: Sthlm Tapas, Torsgatan 55, Vasastan
More information: Sthlm Tapas, Henriksdalskajen 10, Hammarby


Sthlm Tapas Kungsholmen & Vasastan

Restaurant J: Waterfront views
This brasserie-style restaurant combines classic Americana vibes à la Newport with breath-taking sea views. Dine al fresco during the summer. Prolong the experience, take a short ferry ride from the city centre to the restaurant and back again. Very family-oriented.
Children's menu? No
Strollers allowed? Unknown
Highchairs available
More information:
Restaurant J Nacka Strand, Augustendalsvägen 52, Nacka


Restaurant J Nacka Strand

39 Wäst: Sharing is caring
Based on the concept of Sunday lunch, this chic-yet-casual restaurant is equally popular among families and groups of friends. Diners can order classic dishes to share - most of which can be ordered as half portions for younger guests. The Sunday roast buffet is free for kids under the age of 10.
Children's menu? No, but several dishes are available as half portions
Strollers allowed depending on the number of guests
Highchairs available
More information:
39 Wäst, Fleminggatan 39, Kungsholmen


39 Wäst

Jimmys Steakhouse: Classic and yet casual steakhouse
This classic steakhouse is a great alternative for families - relaxed ambiance, generous portions and better yet, no washing up to do after dinner! The restaurant has plenty of tables and the menu is bound to appeal to all carnivorous members of your family.
Children's menu? No
Strollers allowed depending on the number of guests
Highchairs available
More information:
Jimmys Steakhouse, Tjärhovsplan 33, Södermalm
More information: Jimmys Steakhouse, Kölngatan 26-28, Hammarby


Jimmys Steakhouse

Cumin Club: Casual and colourful
Indian restaurants, are at the foremost of the list of welcoming, family-friendly restaurants. The cosy, unpretentious atmosphere makes Cumin Club suitable for children. The obligatory, daunting list of unpronounceable dishes also includes a children's menu with classic chicken tikka masala, chicken korma and tandoori chicken.
Children's menu? Yes
Strollers allowed
Highchairs available
More information:
Cumin Club, Luntmakargatan 90, Vasastan


Cumin Club

Tolv Stockholm: Family fun
Tolv Stockholm is an all-inclusive complex offering abundance of entertainment and food. O'Learys offers action packed activities for the whole family such as bowling, simulators and mini-golf. Feeling a bit peckish? The extensive menu also offers kiddie-options. Boston Grill exudes authentic Americana vibes the menu features Boston-style burgers and chilli dogs, even for the little ones. With its nostalgic 50's-style decor Bambino's is inspired by Little Italy, NYC. Italian specialities are served on large platters - perfect for sharing. Fancy some exotic flavours? Holy Monkey combines Asian street food such as bibimbap and steamed buns with sushi.
Children's menu? Yes
Strollers allowed
Highchairs available
More information:
O'Learys Event Center Tolv Stockholm, Arenavägen 69, Globen
More information: Boston Grill, Arenavägen 69, Globen

More information: Bambino's Great Italian Eatery, Arenavägen 69, Globen
More information: Holy Monkey Tolv, Arenavägen 69, Globen


Boston Grill & Holy Monkey

Puerta del Sol: A culinary trip to Spain
Puerta del Sol on Sveavägen is a spacious restaurant, ideal for a casual tapas evening with the family. Its casual atmosphere oozes Spanish authenticity. Don't expect to find any Swed-ified nachos with melted cheese, but rest assured the menu is bound to offer something to tickle your fancy.
Children's menu? No
Strollers allowed depending on the number of guests
Highchairs available
More information:
Puerta del Sol, Sveavägen 105, Vasastan


Puerta del Sol

Tabbouli: Meze magic
Tabbouli pays homage to its Lebanese heritage; the elaborately decorated restaurant offers an extensive menu featuring traditional meze. With an abundance of choice, delicate portions perfect for sharing and rich flavours Tabbouli is ideal for an exotic family dinner.
Children's menu?
Strollers allowed
Highchairs available
More information:
Tabbouli, Regeringsgatan 70, City
More information: Tabbouli, Norra Agnegatan 39, Kungsholmen
More information: Tabbouli, Tavastgatan 22, Södermalm


Tabbouli City, Tabbouli Södermalm

Den Gyldene Freden: Since 1722
Den Gyldene Freden is perfect for a cosy family dinner. The beautiful 18th century building located in the heart of Gamla Stan, has served classic Swedish fare since Carl Michael Bellman – a Swedish poet, songwriter, composer and performer was a regular guest. Despite the quaint and relaxed ambiance, the white tablecloths are not to be drawn on.
Children's menu? No
Strollers allowed parked at the entrace, baby carriers are allowed in the restaurant
Highchairs available
More information:
Den Gyldene Freden, Österlånggatan 51, Gamla Stan


Den Gyldene Freden

Fredriksborg: Fortress-cum-hotel and restaurant
This old fortress boasts of scenic views, visitors can enjoy coffee in the orangery (closed during the winter), dinner in the restaurant and even an overnight stay at the quaint hotel. The restaurant's menu is based upon local and seasonal produce. Children up to 12 years of age eat for half the price.
Children's menu? No
Strollers allowed depending on the number of guests
Highchairs available
More information:
Fredriksborg Hotell & Restaurang, Fredriksborgsvägen 17, Värmdö


Fredriksborg

Urban Deli: A modern family-friendly all-in-one concept
This noisy and incredibly popular restaurant-cum-bar-cum-food market is suitable for parents with small children and pushchairs. If Nytorget is a bit too boisterous in the evening for the little ones, Sickla is a particularly child-friendly alternative. Sausages, ice cream and other kiddie-favourites are featured on the menu.
Children's menu? At Sickla
Strollers allowed
Highchairs available
More information:
Urban Deli, Nytorget 4, Södermalm
More information: Urban Deli, Hasselmans Torg 12, Sickla


Urban Deli Nytorget & Sickla

Extra! Gamla Orangeriet: Scenic countryside charm
Enjoy coffee or lunch with your youngsters in Bergius Botanical Gardens. Everything on the menu at Gamla Orangeriet is freshly baked and prepared on-site, using locally sourced ingredients - the perfect daytrip for friends and family.
Please note only open until 4 pm
Children's menu?
Yes
Strollers allowed
Highchairs available
More information:
Gamla Orangeriet Restaurang & Café, Veit Wittrocksväg 7, Norra Djurgården


Gamla Orangeriet

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