The guide to romantic restaurants in Stockholm
White tablecloths and candlelight - the makings of a romantic evening. Sometimes you need a little extra help when it comes to impressing a date. Some restaurants may please the palate and fill the belly but not tug at our heartstrings. Whether you're looking for that romantic restaurant, intimate nook for couples or somewhere to celebrate an anniversary, we've got you covered. In our guide to romantic restaurants in Stockholm we've chosen our favourite spots for the perfect evening.
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A night at the Moulin Rouge
This charming restaurant pays tribute to turn-of-the-century Parisian glamour. Draped in rich red velvet with shiny brass detailing - reminiscent of the Moulin Rouge. The menu is dominated by choices of entrecote and salmon and guests are invited to choose sides and sauces to suit their fancy.
Brunnsgränd 2-4, Old Town
17th century charm
Among the crooked alleyways paved with cobblestones lies this hidden gem. The arched brick walls, heavy drapes and flickering candles set the scene for a romantic evening. The menu reflects its distinguished past with classic Swedish fare with a French touch.
Nygränd 10, Old Town
Food, cheese and wine
Classic vibes reign at Wijnjas, which has been located in this cosy venue since 1979. The intimate venue is ideal for a romantic French-inspired dinner or for just some wine and cheese at the bar.
Scheelegatan 3, Kungsholmen
A charming Frenchie
Distinctly French À la Crêpe is an unpretentious neighbourhood restaurant with a romantic feel. The reasonably priced menu features savoury buckwheat pancakes, saccharine crepes with a dose of Parisian charm.
Katarina Bangatan 42, Södermalm
Beirut Café pays homage to its colourful Lebanese heritage with bold, flavoursome meze and other traditional dishes. The elaborate oriental-style decor is perfect for date-night and the restaurant offers plenty of nooks and crannies for intimate rendezvous.
Engelbrektsgatan 37, Östermalm
Tribute to the City of Light
Take a culinary trip to France without leaving the comfort of Östermalm. This classic brasserie presents seasonal fare on a chalkboard menu that is updated bi-weekly. The open kitchen enhances the intimate ambiance.
Storgatan 12, Östermalm
Firehouse turned bistro
This refurbished firehouse with high vaulted ceilings and bistro-style decor exudes boho-chic Parisian vibes. The kitchen prepares rustic French classics to compliment the extensive wine menu. Enjoy a glass of pastis at Bar Hommage next door.
Krukmakargatan 22, Södermalm
An intimate nook
This charming little cubbyhole is hidden amongst the cobblestone alleyways in Gamla Stan. Candlelight sets the tone for romantic intimacy. The restaurant serves classic French fare, finish off with dessert - the crème brûlée is perfect for sharing.
Baggensgatan 12, Old Town
Panoramic city views
With its panoramic views over Stockholm and its waterfront, Eriks Gondolen is perhaps one of the city’s most iconic restaurants. The menu fuses classic Swedish flavours with modern undertones. Enjoy a cocktail in the renowned bar after dinner.
Stadsgården 6, Södermalm
Genuine Italian romance
Le Vecchia Signora, which translates to the old lady, is a charming, candlelit restaurant that serves authentic Italian fare from the Piedmont region. Considered to be one of the best Italian restaurants in the city, La Vecchia Signora exudes authentic charm. The atmosphere is intimate and relaxed, the food exquisite.
Åsögatan 163, Södermalm