Food & Drink in Stockholm

Stockholm is now positioning itself as the “Capital of Scandinavia”. Copenhagen might object, not least when it comes to restaurants, but Stockholm for sure is one of Europe’s most dynamic foodie scenes.

  • Michelin starred Mathias Dahlgren in Stockholm

Michelin starred Mathias Dahlgren in Stockholm

One of the most beautiful too, built as it is on hundreds of islands, exactly where Lake Mälaren embraces the Baltic. There is water everywhere. In fact, you can fish for your own healthy pike between the Royal Palace and the Houses of Parliament, and perhaps bring it into the magnificent Operakällaren and ask them to prepare some elegant quenelles for you.

The city has a major crush on fish and shellfish, and agents for food halls and restaurateurs in Stockholm often snatch the best specimen away by overbidding everyone else at Gothenburg’s daily fish auctions.

And don’t miss the local strömming, a smaller and absolutely delicious version of herring from the Baltic, prepared in numerous ways including pickling – and can also be enjoyed as yummy street food.

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Little Quarter at Marie Laveau in Stockholm

Bistros and bars in Stockholm

Eat? Drink? Be merry? And maybe even hit the dance floor?

Rosendals trädgård, garden and café at Djurgården

Cafés in Stockholm

Cafés in glasshouses, museums and downtown hipster hangouts? Welcome to café central.

Michelin starred Gastrologik in Stockholm

Fine dining in Stockholm

Stockholm – one of the world leaders in Nordic cuisine; clean, simple yet sophisticated creative cooking and sometimes, notably novel approaches to service.

Östermalmshallen in Stockholm

Street food in Stockholm

Eating on the go at Stockholm’s street food kiosks and historical food halls.


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