Stockholm Östermalm’s 12 great wine bars & restaurants
Östermalm in Stockholm includes club-central Stureplan. But it is also home to a number of brasseries, wine bars and Michelin star restaurants with top wine lists. Here are our favourite wine bars and wine restaurants with great and interesting wine lists, in no order of preference.
Phone: +46 8 411 55 35
Address: Rådmansgatan 16, 114 25 Stockholm
Adam/Albin is one of Stockholm’s hottest foodie-addresses. To go with the top notch-food and the great service, the wine list gives good Burgundy choices from village to Grand Cru along with a selection of wines from Bordeaux, California, Italy, Germany, Spain and Champagne.
Phone: +46 8 661 25 62
Address: Linnégatan 69, 112 12 Stockholm
Brasserie Elverket has turned 20 and is located next to Dramaten’s theatre stage by the same name. The brasserie serves lunch and dinner and once a month, a ton of oysters in the lively bar. Elverket’s wine list has both classics like Bordeaux but also newer producers of natural wines.
Phone: +46 8 660 03 18
Address: Storgatan 12, 114 51 Stockholm
French and Swedish classics are expertly cooked in a French way by Roger Lindberg and Ingela Persson at this cosy little Östermalm bistro. The ambiance is a mix between Paris and Östermalm and you'll see many regulars.
Phone: +46 8 20 05 90
Address: Sköldungagatan 2, 114 27 Stockholm
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Ett Hem is the exclusive hotel with a homely feel that also houses a fine restaurant. The orangerie in the courtyard gives you a feeling of being at Fäviken in the middle of a city. The wine list is curated at the highest level with Burgundy, Jura, Italy, USA and many other gems. Please note that you cannot drop in to the restaurant, you have to make a reservation in advance.
Phone: +46 8 611 12 10
Address: Humlegårdsgatan 17, 114 46 Stockholm
The fire is still burning at Ekstedt, which was one of the first to use fire as the main source of energy in the kitchen. The ambiance is warm (!), the food is as good as ever and the service is friendly and professional. The Swedish celebrity chef Niklas Ekstedt has left the daily flow but the food here is consistently very good.
Phone: +46 8 662 30 60
Address: Artillerigatan 14, 114 51 Stockholm
Nordic produce delivered in 20-ish mesmerizing servings that change daily. The sister restaurant Speceriet serves simpler dishes at the highest level and has 10 wines on its list that changes daily.
Phone: +46 8 545 035 60
Address: Birger Jarlsgatan 4, 114 34 Stockholm
The restaurant has been named Riche since 1893 and carries the Swedish gastronomic legacy from master chef Tore Wretman. The cuisine is classically Swedish and the wine list boasts over 900 listings with the majority coming from classic French districts. The US, Italy and Germany are also represented.
Phone: +46 8 440 57 30
Address: STUREPLAN 2, 114 35 Stockholm
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Sturehof, founded in 1897, is one of Stockholm’s most classical brasseries and it has become an institution, serving fish and seafood 365 days per year to a mixed crowd in the heart of Stockholm. The wine list is classical with a special love for Burgundy.
Phone: +46 8 88 16 58
Address: Nybrogatan 19, Stockholm
The name might take you to New York and you will indeed find a Reuben sandwich on the menu, next to snacks and dishes with a more Swedish and European heritage. The team behind Schmaltz also runs Babette and Café Nizza, which is a guarantee for a laid back and professional service.
Phone: +46 8 519 422 77
Address: Brahegatan 4, 114 37 Stockholm
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Tyge & Sessil is a busy wine café or wine bar near Stureplan in central Stockholm but with a more casual manner than many of the other local hangouts in this rather posh part of town. Delicious small dishes are delivered by the little kitchen. Tyge & Sessil is one of the foremost natural wine places in Stockholm, and sommelier Maximilian Mellfors is the creative dynamo behind the place.
Phone: +46 8 545 035 65
Address: Nybrogatan 3, 114 34 Stockholm
Teatergrillen opened in 1945 and is the sister restaurant of Riche, they also share the wine list. The dining room is one of the most beautiful in Stockholm and the classical cuisine and service are impeccable. Chances are you might notice one or two Swedish celebrities at any given night. The wine list boasts one of Stockholm’s heaviest Burgundy selections but with 900 listings, there is plenty of choice.
Address: Birger Jarlsgatan 26, Stockholm
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The Sparrow is (despite the Anglo name) a French wine bar and restaurant attached to the Stockholm hotel with the same name. The venue is owned by Grand Hotel and its master chef Mathias Dahlgren has been involved in the cuisine.