Set in a trendy ambience, Farang is popular among the people who want to indulge their taste buds in some hearty Southeast Asian delicacies. The rustic industrial decor here comprises of minimal interiors with round tables and colorful lighting. Complement your meal with fine wine or Asian brews from their bar.
Located on the Regeringsgatan street, Surfers is known for serving delectable Sichuan cuisine in Stockholm. The interiors featuring old-school furniture and exotic items decked on the walls gives this restaurant a lovely Asian vibe. If you are wondering what to order, know that some of the better known dishes served here are Barbaric Radish, Hot Steamed Fish and Spicy Shrimp Balls. The food can be complemented with a glass of wine. If you have room left, don’t miss out on the chance of trying a dessert from their extensive menu. If you are looking for an authentic Chinese meal, then Surfers is the place to try.
Step into Grill and you instantly feel at home. Soothing drapes, lounge chairs and comfy sofas scattered around, only add to that feeling. The space, designed to resemble ten separate living rooms, has a classic gilt-framed mirror section adorned with pink-brocade, as well as a minimalist contemporary area done up in blue and cream. The food, from meat to bread, vegetables and fruit, is all grilled; either on charcoal, rotisserie, smoke, Korean-style table grill, or in a brick oven. Try the charcoal-grilled sirloin steak or lobster Côte d'Azur with rouille and salad. You may also be tempted to sample the smoked brisket of beef Gibson BBQ and the monkfish grill skewer. If you can hold another bite, try sharing one of their grilled desserts like the chocolate gateau with banana ice cream and passion fruit. Prices are relatively high, but no one's complaining; Grill's worth every krona you shell out.
It is not so much the food, which is mostly traditional Swedish dishes, but the atmosphere and history that everyone comes to soak up here. This legendary restaurant/club/bar has been around for three generations. Jazz is its trademark, and the whole range, from traditional jazz to soul and acid jazz, can be enjoyed here. Have dinner before the show; that way you do not have to pay the entrance fee and are guaranteed a place in the evening's performance. The place also organizes weekly After Work Jazz sessions from 7p. The admission is free. In the evenings, it turns into a hip club with a different theme every night.
Set in an romantic ambiance, Brasserie Le Rouge is a French-inspired restaurant serving some delicious meals and promising all its patrons a quality time. The red decor of the restaurant combined with the comfortable sofa seats, quirky wall paintings and dimmed lights makes this place totally suitable to get your date along. Le Rouge, Pommes Ducheese and Italijanska Blad are some of the menu items that are quite popular with the locals. The meal can be complemented with a glass of wine from their great drinks collection. Do not miss a chance to try out their fresh and creamy desserts like Crema Catalana, if you have some room. Besides offering tasty treats, the restaurant’s chefs also concentrate on the presentation of their dishes. Come along with your partner for a romantic dining experience at Brasserie Le Rouge.
Mathias Dahlgren received two stars in the prestigious 2009 Michelin Guide awards. Located on the ground level of Grand Hotel, Mathias Dahlgren is a swank haven for foodies. The restaurant is divided into two sections—Matsalen for formal dining and Matbaren, an informal food bar. The award-winning chef (highly commended by Restaurang & Storhushåll magazine) whips up a new menu each day, which leans on a contemporary Swedish cuisine. The superb wine cellar, which the restaurant shares with the hotel, comprises varietals from all over. Reserve a table to find out what Mathias is talking about. Check for the opening times on their website.
Molvidson is one trendy café. Stop by for a quick snack or to hang out with friends. From the furniture to the wall hangings, this place is tastefully done up. The two-storey café is usually packed, thanks to its wide selection of desserts includes cookies, rolls, cakes and pies. Try the blueberry pie—it's really delicious.
In addition to being one of Sweden’s most widely known restaurants, Frantzén also features on the coveted list of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants. Helmed by celebrated chef Björn Frantzén, the restaurant is set across multiple floors, presenting diners with an immersive gastronomic experience. Sitting a small group of people, the restaurant serves a fusion Nordic cuisine with Asian notes. The restaurant’s austere, brown-leather—walled rooms, replete with jars of aging meat and aging vegetables hanging on the walls, make for an eccentric ambiance. Reserve a seat much in advance, for this globally-renowned culinary experience has many a gastronomes waiting in queue.