Östermalm’s great wine lists
Östermalm in Stockholm includes club-central Stureplan. But it is also home to a number of brasseries, 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 20 05 90
Address: Sköldungagatan 2, 114 27 Stockholm
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 8 662 30 60
Address: Artillerigatan 14, 114 51 Stockholm
Gastrologik is another one-star in Stockholm that would have earned more stars had Michelin used the same assessments as in France. Nordic produce delivered in 20 mesmerizing servings that change daily. The wine list focuses on classics in Europe with guest stars from the rest of the wine world. The sister restaurant Speceriet serves simpler dishes at the highest level and has 10 wines on its list that changes daily. Guests at Speceriet can also order wines from Gastrologik’s main wine list.
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 wine list is short but filled with splendid Bordeaux and Burgundy and bits and pieces from other wine countries.
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 8 611 12 10
Address: Humlegårdsgatan 17, 114 46 Stockholm
The fire is still burning at Ekstedt, the food is as good as ever and the service is friendly and professional. The wine list is varied with plenty of natural influences. The wine focus used to be completely old world but newer wine countries have begun make their rounds.
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
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 8 545 035 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.
Phone: +46 8 519 422 77
Address: Brahegatan 4, 114 37 Stockholm
Tyge & Sessil is a new busy wine bar near Stureplan in central Stockholm but with a more casual manner than many of the other local hangouts. Delicious small dishes are delivered by the little kitchen. Natural wines from all over the world are on the wine list, and the bar is especially highlighting the New World as well as the New Europe.
Phone: +46 8 662 34 00
Address: Kommendörsgatan 16, 114 48 Stockholm
Volt is the cosy one-star restaurant that focuses on organic and biodynamic locally-sourced produce. The wine list is also very much in the natural line.
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: 08-122 173 00
Address: Birger Jarlsgatan 26, Stockholm
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. The wine list is both deep and wide for its size and considering it is a brand new venue in 2019. The cellars at Grand Hotel and Matbaren/Rutabaga have been cleverly raided to add flavour to the new spot's wine list.