Seven Popular Restaurants in Stockholm, Sweden
Restaurant in Stockholm are usually small and informal. Food is quite expensive. So, lunch can be the best choice for meal of the day. Some restaurants serve smörgåsbord, where you can eat as much as you like at fixed price. Most menus feature husmankost, traditional dishes of Swedish home cooking, such as Swedish meatballs. Many restaurants in Sweden are close either in June or July. Here are seven restaurants you might need when you are in Stockholm :
A real little gem for its many regular customer, including artists from the nearby opera house. Bakfickan is for those looking for a quick bite eat. The bar menu consists of Swedish ''home -cooked'' specials, along with a selection of open sandwiches. more complex meals are also available. It open from Mondays to Saturdays. It is at Kungliga Operan, Karl XII's Torg, Stockholm, 111 86. Telephone : 08 - 676 58 09.
formerly the Grand National, this restaurant now has the same name as the jazz club around the corner. The food is traditional Swedish using the best local ingredients such as reindeer, bleak roe and cloud-berries. Since mathias Nordin became the new head chef, it can difficult to get a table, so book ahead. It opens from Mondays to Saturdays. It is at Regeringsgatan 74, Stockholm 11139. Telephone 08 - 50 52 92 01.
Operakällaren ( In Central Stockholm ).
The capital's classic temple of gastronomy. the chefs are innovative, the dining room with its lavish 19th -century ceiling paintings and the Jugendstil bar are attractions in themselves. Cafe' Opera has lower prices and a famous afternoon cake buffet. It opens from Mondays to Saturdays. It is at Operahusert, Karl XII's Torg, Stockholm, 11186. Telephone 08-676 58 01.
This little modern restaurant combines an informal atmosphere with excellent Swedish-French Cuisines at reasonable prices. The lamb is usually a good bet, as are the stir-fried Asian dishes. It is at Tegnérgatan 41, Stockholm. Telephone 08-101696.
Well-known with newspaper reporters, copywriters, and advertising types, Wasahof is noted for its friendly, bistro-like atmosphere. It offers a tasty menu, its specialties including oysters and snails. It is at DAlagatan 46. Telephone : 08-323440.
Close to the Slussen locks, on the south side of Stockholm Harbor, this trattoria offers cheap pasta which is its specialty. It is at Högbersgatan 40. Telephone : 08-6439976.
You'll dine in an atmospheric Gamla Stan cellar dating from the Middle Ages. This cozy restaurant uses the best indigenous products from the Swedish forest and shoreline. In summer customers may be predominantly foreign or business people from the provinces. It is at Brunnsgränd 2. Telephone 08-107310.