The guide to Stockholm's best Lebanese restaurants
Updated 30 Apr 2020
The information in this guide may be affected by covid-19.
Geographically, Lebanon is a small country, but gastronomically it's huge. Here in Stockholm, Lebanese cuisine isn't just popular for its delicious small dishes - meze - but also for main courses that include everything from lamb to vegetarian food. Take a seat among the lavish decor and feast on hummus, falafel, stuffed vine leaves, grilled meats, kebabs and other delicacies - this guide leads the way to the best Lebanese restaurants in Stockholm.
UnderbarDrottninggatan 102, Norrmalm/City/Vasastan
Lebanese in elegant surroundings
Take a culinary trip to the Middle East with flavourful experiences in elegant surroundings. With a menu that focuses on meze dishes the idea is to share your meal with the whole table. The wines are Lebanese and are carefully chosen to complement the food.
Beirut CaféEngelbrektsgatan 37, Östermalm
The city's most hyped meze spot?
Beirut Café may just be the most hyped Lebanese restaurant in Stockholm. Sit surrounded by One Thousand and One Nights-inspired decor and choose from a menu including everything from classic meze to grilled fillet of beef - there's something for everyone here. They also serve some slightly more unusual dishes, such as sheep's testicles - tastier than they sound.
Well-known Stockholm Lebanese
Tabbouli is Stockholm's own little Lebanese empire, with three restaurants that are authentically Lebanese through and through - from the decor and setting to the menu and concept. Tabbouli suits a broad crowd; it's great for families, but also loved-up couples or groups of friends.
Café CornicheNorr Mälarstrand 76, Kungsholmen
Warmly Oriental by Norr Mälarstrand
The neighbourhood restaurant Café Corniche provides a dreamy little corner of Lebanon right on Norr Mälarstrand, decorated in warm tones and with beautiful Oriental patterns. The emphasis is on ingredients and all the small details. Nothing is overlooked, either on the plate or in the restaurant design.
AlmazaScheelegatan 3, Kungsholmen
Promising newcomer since 2018
Kungsholmen saw a new, Lebanese addition to its restaurant scene in the spring of 2018. The menu at Restaurang Almaza focuses on typical meze dishes, made from seasonal ingredients. Interiors have obvious Middle Eastern influences and the small space creates an intimate, personal atmosphere.
Lebanon Meza LoungeHamngatan 6, Norrmalm/City
Smoking-hot and delicious at a smart address
This really ought to Stockholm's most lavish Lebanese restaurant, with smoking-hot decor and a luxurious address right by Norrmalmstorg. Could it be a dead heat with Beirut Café? Either way, Lebanese food is the order of the day. Well-cooked, delicious Lebanese food.
LibanesenHögalidsgatan 40, Hornstull/Södermalm
Popular neighbourhood restaurant feel
Libanesen used to be found on Jakobsgatan but these days has a home on Högalidsgatan in Hornstull. The restaurant has a homey feel and despite being so popular and busy, it retains its neighbourhood restaurant feel. It's also the only Lebanese in town that serves authentic Lebanese home-cooking.
Underbar BryggaÅrstaängsvägen 11, Hägersten-Liljeholmen
Underbar Brygga, Restaurang Underbar's sister restaurant, is beautifully situated on a floating jetty at Liljeholmskajen. Lebanese cuisine is the order of the day and the menu includes everything from tasting menus to cold and warm meze dishes. The large outdoor area is open from spring until late autumn and is a great spot to enjoy lunch or dinner in the sunshine. The covered area means they can stay open all year round.
Restaurang LibanezaTulegatan 29, Sundbyberg
A tempting taste of Lebanon
Visit Libaneza for an authentic taste of Lebanon. You'll find classic meze dishes for sharing as well as exciting main courses on the menu. All their food is prepared from top quality fresh ingredients. Drink in the atmosphere with its moody lighting and curlicues.
OummiLilla Nygatan 11, Old Town
Food and cocktails
An ambitious restaurant in the Old Town combining traditional Lebanese cuisine with modern influences. Many of their starters and main courses are meat-free and they also have two tasting menus, one of which is completely vegan. Oummi is also well worth a visit for their bar, where the cocktails are as popular as their food.
Babel Deli2 addresses
Delicious meze in bright deli surroundings
Babel Deli is more like a lunch restaurant, but they serve delicious Lebanese meze and wraps which draw in the crowds. Pick out your favourites and order them at the counter. You can eat on the spot or take your food away with you.
Create your dream meal
Mezefabriken has several deli restaurants around Stockholm where you can compose your own Lebanese meal to eat in or take away. They also have ready-prepared lunch boxes if you're in a hurry or are feeling uninspired. Mezefabriken also offers catering if you're planning a Lebanese-influenced event.