Best Restaurants

Out of all the restaurants in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer carefully vetted selections to let you explore Stockholm dining on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Stockholm Best Restaurants list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

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If your budget allows it, "The Gondola" is the kind of restaurant that doesn't need PR or hype to draw the crowds, year after year. Built like a floating bridge high above Slussen Square, it has the most spectacular view of Stockholm,...  Read More

You wouldn't expect to find a restaurant this genuinely Italian this far north. Even the locals were taken by surprise, and as the prices are very reasonable, Haga is always booked many days in advance. It's little more than a room, with a...  Read More

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Marie Laveau

Opened in early 2005, it took only a few weeks for Marie Laveau – named after a New Orleans voodoo queen – to become the hottest restaurant in town. In June 2005 it was awarded the coveted Golden Dragon award by Dagens Nyheter (Sweden's...  Read More

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Founded in 1897, Prinsen is the regular haunt of Stockholm's artistic community – the bohemian restaurant even features in Swedish literature, poetry and paintings. You're likely to see people scribbling in notebooks and perhaps drawing your...  Read More

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The 150-seat restaurant on Gamla Stan is logged in Guinness World Records as the world's oldest restaurant with the same surroundings. The kitchen has been cooking traditional Swedish cuisine non-stop since 1722 and the environment will...  Read More

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Almost across the street from Prinsen is Riche, with an altogether different vibe. While Prinsen epitomizes laid-back comfort, Riche is constantly buzzing with the latest music, gossip and laughter. Originally modeled on the Café Riche in...  Read More

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No, not the Gentleman's Quarterly, but "Gastronomic Intelligence" – something star restaurateur Jürgen Grossman must have in abundance, given the success of his latest restaurant. The interior is simple and understated, but the food speaks...  Read More


This stylish restaurant is exactly what you'd expect from a city who's known for its cold and dark winter: delicious meat in a cozy environment. A muster roll of game, ranging from venison to beef to fish, is barbecued with five different...  Read More

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Many guests are lured by the brännvin, or aquavit, of which there are over 40 varieties offered. But it's the food that really deserves attention. The concept here is "A Taste of Sweden." Traditional fare is served in 44 tiny portions and the...  Read More

The 19-seat two-Michelin-starred restaurant epitomizes Scandinavian culinary innovation. Behind an unassuming door in Gamla Stan, which is about 15 minutes walk from Stadsgården cruise port, local celebrity chef Björn Frantzén combines the...  Read More

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