The Swedish Know Their Food, Eat At The Best Places In Stockholm!

places to eat in stockholm

It might not be one of the top most famous nationalities when it comes to food, but while traveling in Sweden, one of the things that you’ll find out quickly is that the food, in general, is really good. A lot has to do with the excellent quality of all the ingredients, and a lot more has to do with the variables. It’s going to be easy for you to find all nations in one dish if that is your style. Fish is among the best options everywhere in Sweden.

If you visit Stockholm, you’ll be amazed by the number of options of places to go out to eat. Maybe too many even. That is why we selected some of the best for you to keep in mind when you start to get hungry in this city. Read on to find out about the best places to eat in Stockholm:

1. Tegelbacken - the hipster

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

If you want to experience the hipster vibe of Stockholm restaurants and bars, Tegelbacken is a good place to go. It’s new; just opened in the center of the city, right on the waterfront overlooking Vasabron and the Parliament House. The atmosphere is elegant and colorful, but at the same time casual. They stand that they serve “unpretentious, tasty and freshly prepared food”. The dishes come in a medium size and the chef’s selection is divided into cold, warm and sweet food. If you don’t want to visit for a meal, you can enjoy a cocktail in the glamorous pink lounge.


Address: Tegelbacken 2, 111 52 Stockholm

Website: Tegelbacken

2. Portal Restaurant - the minimal

Posted by Portal Restaurant on Thursday, 8 June 2017

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Posted by Portal Restaurant on Saturday, 25 March 2017

This is a place that takes cooking and food serving very serious. If you wish to try some of the best grilled seafood and meat with vegetables made by experts, you should pay a visit to Portal Restaurant. You can have a craft beer or a great wine to go with your food. Just leave yourself in the hands of expert chefs. It has an elegant and quiet atmosphere and is open every night of the week. Perfect for all sorts of groups to hang as long as they want.

Portal Restaurant

Address: Sankt Eriksplan 1, 112 34 Stockholm

Website: Portal Restaurant

3. Penny & Bill - the different

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Going to Penny & Bill gastrobar is a different experience. They serve medium sized courses and cocktails that match, in perfect balance and combination. You can have as many combos as you want and match them the way you want, but we recommend you to follow the menu suggestions that were carefully made to be perfect. Eat and drink differently in Stockholm!

Penny & Bill

Address: Grev Turegatan 30, Stockholm

Website: Penny & Bill

4. Smörgåstårteriet - the believer

Igår hade vi grillad kalv med pumpa & brynt sardellsmör som dagens. Hembakat bröd , sallad & bordsvatten 140 kr.

Posted by Smörgåstårteriet on Thursday, 29 September 2016

Omröstning. Smörgåstårtans dag är på torsdag 13:e november. Vi föreslår att den blir en nationell helgdag! Gilla för NEJ, Dela för JA.

Posted by Smörgåstårteriet on Monday, 10 November 2014

To try the best seasonal food in Sweden, paying a visit to Smörgåstårteriet is a must. They believe the best food comes out of the mix of the freshest products you can find in Sweden. They also have fun mixing it up with international ingredients. At this restaurant, clients will find lunch and dinner options at a reasonable price.


Address: Dalagatan 42, Stockholm

Website: Smörgåstårteriet

5. Agrikultur - the healthy

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

This place takes a serious stand on its name. They support the local community by choosing the finest ingredients for their meals from the most trusted Swedish farms, markets, ranches and dairies. They pay attention to seasonal harvests to create fresh dishes to serve at the restaurant tables. Take a look at the menu and try some fresh cooking.


Address: Roslagsgatan 43, 113 54 Stockholm

Website: Agrikultur

6. Tennstopet - the innovator

Posted by Tennstopet on Monday, 17 September 2012

Halstrad röding med inkokt sparris, saltrostade mandlar och ramslökskräm

Posted by Tennstopet on Sunday, 21 May 2017

To read a menu out of the ordinary, it’s a good idea to eat at Tennstopet. At this restaurant they are proud bearers of Swedish culinary traditions. They are constantly innovating and developing new recipes with the best fresh products on the market. It’s a fun experience to go to this place and try something you’ve probably never tasted before.


Address: Dalagatan 50, Stockholm

Website: Tennstopet

7. Surfers Stockholm - the cultural

Surfers Stockholm
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You will find a mix of cultures at this restaurant to experience, with the senses of taste and smell. Their secret is to mix 23 specific flavors with 56 cooking methods to create over 5,000 traditional dishes. They recommend to book a table in advanced, because the restaurant is usually full. If the online bookings are sold out, you can try calling. The idea of the experience is that you can order a couple of dishes to try more than one. They are not big servings so you might need more than one to get full. Don’t stop until you’ve had enough!

Surfers Stockholm

Address: Regeringsgatan 88, 111 39 Stockholm

Website: Surfers Stockholm - in Swedish)

8. Green Rabbit - the tasty

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Green Rabbit Rågbrödsbageriet on Wednesday, May 25, 2016

People all over the world might not know this, but since you’re visiting Sweden, you are going to find out sooner or later. Swedish bakeries are amazing. The products are very unique, very fresh and tasty. One you must visit in Stockholm is definitely Green Rabbit. Don’t miss out on trying their different specialties. The cinnamon bun is a must-try in Sweden, and in this place, the chocolate cookie is one of the favorites.

Green Rabbit

Address: Tegnérgatan 17, SE-111 40 Stockholm

Website: Green Rabbit

9. Agnes - the influencer

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Posted by Restaurang Agnes on Friday, 26 May 2017

Pannkaka med Drottningsylt, Jordgubbssylt och Vispad Grädde

Posted by Tennstopet on Thursday, 27 April 2017

This is a very unique open kitchen, with 10 chefs, tables to eat comfortably in groups, and a long row of bar seats. The place is always alive. It’s not a quiet restaurant, it’s more of a meeting spot, perfect for bigger groups to enjoy the best cuisine. The menu offers a variety of large and small dishes to choose from according to your preferences. There’s a lot of Spanish influence in the selection, and some of the options are very similar to the Spanish tapas. There’s a lot to choose from! Take your pick!


Address: Norra Agnegatan 43, Stockholm

Website: Agnes (in Swedish)

10. Rosendals Trädgård - the romantic

The philosophy of this place is to pick out the best fresh ingredients, transport them in the best way to keep them as good as they came out of the earth, and cook them with the best techniques to result in the best possible dishes. They grow their own fruits and vegetables in the amazing gardens of the restaurant. Visitors can enjoy a good meal and the wonderful atmosphere of the gardens at the same time. Perfect for summer afternoons.

Rosendals Trädgård

Address: Rosendalsterrassen 12, 115 21 Stockholm

Website: Rosendals Trädgård

Eating out in Stockholm is a new experience!

Eating out in Stockholm
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There are so many things you can do in one of the most exciting cities in Europe, and eating is one of them! With these selections of amazing restaurants, there’s no chance you’ll miss out on trying some of the best quality ingredients that Sweden has to offer. You have to be clever if you are traveling with a small budget, after all, Sweden is not a cheap country, but that doesn’t mean that eating costs a fortune. You can make your money’s worth in a fantastic place where you’ll enjoy a good meal and a great atmosphere.

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