The Swedish capital has a place in the heart of designer Stephanie Felice Dahl, who is half Swedish. Explore our Stockholm here below.
The chicest scandi-cool restaurant in Stockholm at the moment. Modern Swedish luxury, where everything from the burrata starter to roast chicken, beef cheek with red wine sauce, and meatballs, to dessert, is delicious.
Lisa Elmqvist Saluhallen
With miles of coastline, Sweden is a perfect place to eat fish. Nestled into the buzzing Saluhallen market, this restaurant specializes in fish. Try the white fish with small shrimps, or any fillet with butter sauce!
Östermalms saluhall, Östermalmstorg
Based in the trendy Södermalm area, Usine offers French and Swedish cuisine. With monochrome interiors and a big bar space, this spot is frequented by local bloggers. Start with a drink at the bar if you have time, then try the meat platter or fresh fish.
Hotel Miss Clara Breakfast
Organic breakfast buffet at the coolest Stockholm hotel. Start your day with muesli and fruit, korv (sausages) and waffles, and coffee and buns.
Classic bistro with French vibes, and a side of tacos! You'll be pouring over the menu for a while, there are so many delicious options.
CAFES + BAKERIES
Headed up by the 2014 'World Champion in Baking' Håkan Johansson, this pocket-sized place is an absolute must for sampling Swedish baked goods.- Think kanelbullar (cinnamon buns), kardemummabullar (cardamum buns) and lussekatter (saffron buns). Go for a traditional Swedish 'fika' or breakfast.
An all-pink vintage-feel café complete with palm trees. Not far from the main shopping street, this is a great place to refuel.
Scandic Hötorget, Hötorget
Super traditional Swedish tea room, with cakes, buns, breads, pastries and biscuits galore! Give yourself time here, as even though it's a large space, it can get quite busy.
White tiles, sheepskins, and coffee in Vasastan. Bring your laptop here for an afternoon of work or a catch-up with friends.
Sankt Eriksgatan 88
Robin Delselius Bageri
Super cozy Södermalm bakery perfect for fika post-Fotografiska museum, or stationing yourself for the afternoon with your favourite book. Go for the traditional cinnamon bun, or their warming lunch soup.
Renstiernas gata 19
Mister French Lounge
Sip a cocktail after dinner at this outdoor lounge. Right on the quay, this open-air place is magical on summer nights, and wood fire-fueled in winter.
Tullhus 2, Skeppsbron
Take your drink outside and people-watch at this cool restaurant-bar.
Deli & Wine by Carrotte
Regroup with a drink on the mini-terrace or under the covered passageway of this cafe-bar a few steps from shopping in Östermalm.
Birger Jarlspassagen/ Smålandsgatan 10
Take a moment when you're in Södermalm to take in the view. A great spot to reflect, take photos, and slow down.
A wide collection of international modern art and exhibitions. Go on a grey day and make an afternoon of it.
Charming mini-museum a staircase away from trendy Södermalm. After visiting the collections, make sure to stay for lunch or coffee, with a view of Djurgården island.