Stockholm’s Italian wine lists
Of course Italian restaurants Mancini and La Vecchia Signora are on our favourite Italian wine list-list for Stockholm. But you will find great Italian wine lists elsewhere in Stockholm too:
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 21 53 10
Address: Tunnelgatan 1A, 111 37 Sweden
Mancini is one of Stockholm’s most classical restaurants (don’t miss the seafood risotto). Mancini also boasts a wine list with over 400 Italian selections, spread over all the classical Italian wine region.
Phone: +46 8 410 681 00
Address: Kronobergsgatan 37, 112 33 Stockholm
For years, AG has been one of the best steak restaurants in Sweden. It also boasts a lively tapas bar and a wine list featuring 1000 wines with large chunks of Burgundy, Piedmont and California.
Phone: +46 8 410 470 19
Address: Norra Agnegatan 43, 112 29 Stockholm
Restaurant Agnes has quickly become an established favourite among the wine and food lovers of the Kungsholmen neighbourhood. Its heart is in southern Europe with many Spanish specialities. The service staff is experienced and friendly and the wine list boasts over 200 wines with a preference for France, backed up by Italy, Spain and the US. The wines cover both the natural and classic worlds.
Phone: +46 8 509 022 24
Address: Roslagsgatan 6, 113 55 Stockholm
As the name implies, Babette is a feast in itself. A place for lively discussions over delicious small plates and tasty pizzas. As for the wine, the staff is very knowledgeable. The list is headlined by France and Italy with spices from many other winemaking countries. Check out the daily menu in the instagram feed below.
Phone: +46 8 640 99 50
Address: Åsögatan 171, 116 32 Stockholm
Café Nizza is one of Eastern Södermalm’s hottest restaurants, serving a menu of delicious food with French and Italian influences. The bistro also has a bar and from the wine cellar flows mostly natural wines with one or two classical cousins in the mix. Café Nizza’s wine list is mostly sourced from the Old World’s wine regions.
Phone: +46 8 506 400 84
Address: Lilla Nygatan 5, 111 28 Stockholm
Djuret (The animal) is always evolving and it is therefore a good idea to check their website to see what the kitchen is up to at the moment. Whatever it is, it will be tasty and comfortable. At the bar the menu is a la carte and specials often including great wine deals. The wine cellar is legendary, good value and its wines can also be ordered from the sister venues Flickan and The Burgundy.
Address: Erstagatan 21, 116 36 Stockholm
Experienced sommeliers Béatrice Becher and Jonas Sandberg opened the wine bar they wanted to visit themselves and it’s loosely related to Territoriet in Oslo. There is a varied and very interesting mix of older vintages, regions and types on the Folii wine list. Folii uses Coravin to offer almost any wine by the glass. The name plays on the French word for madness, Folie.
Phone: +46 8 679 35 00
Address: Södra Blasieholmshamnen 8, 103 27 Stockholm
The grandest hotel in the city also boasts one of the grandest wine cellars, including a bottle from the year the hotel opened, 1874. The wine list is accessible in the hotel’s classic Veranda restaurant and Cadier bar, as well as in the Mathias Dahlgren restaurants Rutabaga and Matbaren.
Griffins Steakhouse Extraordinaire
Phone: +46 8 519 422 70
Address: Klarabergsviadukten 67, 111 64 Stockholm
The rather angular exterior of the Waterfront Building does little to prepare you for the warm atmosphere you find inside. Among mismatched velvet chairs, deep sofas and a lively bar, grilled food and great wines are to be had. Griffin’s wine list has classics from Bordeaux and Burgundy but also a good selection of California wines. Champagne lovers also have plenty to choose from on the Griffins wine list.
Oaxen Krog & Slip
Phone: +46 8 551 531 05
Address: Beckholmsbron 26, 115 21 Stockholm
Oaxen Krog stands for Nordic cuisine delivered at the highest level, rewarded with two Michelin stars. If there were a world cup in gastronomic beauty, Oaxen would win it. The presentations are edible works of art. The wine list at Oaxen is classical with only European selections and it includes verticals of both famous and lesser known producers. In Oaxen’s bistro Slip, you can enjoy a simpler cuisine in a beautiful setting.
Phone: +46 8 676 58 00
Address: Operahuset, Karl XII:s torg, 111 86 Stockholm
Operakällaren in Stockholm’s Opera House is probably the most beautiful dining room in Sweden. And the service is like a scene from the Opera stage, professional, classic and warm. The menu is French-inspired, classical and executed at the highest level (one Michelin star). The wine list is massive, classical and carries over 1500 listings.
Phone: +46 8 10 16 96
Address: Tegnérgatan 41, 111 61 Stockholm
When winemakers arrive in Stockholm, this is one of their favourite addresses. The hearty French-inspired classical bistro cuisine is very wine-friendly and the wine list is wine lover-friendly, with an emphasis on classical wines from classical wine regions in France, Italy and the USA.
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.
La Vecchia Signora
Phone: +46 8 644 45 85
Address: Åsögatan 163, 116 32 Stockholm
The Old Lady (yes, a Juventus connection) is still going strong on the east side of Södermalm. After a proper dish of pasta, you can work through the grappa selection in the bar. The wine list holds 200 Italian listings.
The Winery Hotel
Phone: +46 8 14 60 00
Address: Rosenborgsgatan 20, 169 74 Solna
The Winery Hotel is the impressive modern urban winery and hotel that has opened just north of Stockholm. It houses a winery, hotel, bar, restaurant and conference rooms. The wine list has wines from the hotel as well as Italian producer Terreno which shares the same owner, but also everything from natural wines to mature Bordeaux. In the bar a number of wines are available by the glass.
W by Wijnjas
Phone: +46 8 13 14 20
Address: Scheelegatan 3, 112 23 Stockholm
Wijnjas classical wine cellar restaurant is related to the cheese store not far from it, and there is plenty of cheese connections on the menu. The Wijnjas wine list is large, varied and filled with excellent choices and deals.