32 wine lists for Riesling lovers
The official Riesling week may only be once a year, but there is always Riesling week in many of our top restaurants and wine bars. Here are our favourites for Rieslings of all kinds in Sweden. Check out their wine lists by clicking on the restaurant’s info page.
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.
Phone: +46 8 519 422 77
Address: Brahegatan 4, 114 37 Stockholm
By the Glass Wine List of the Year Sweden 2019
Tyge & Sessil is a busy 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.
Phone: +46 8 30 30 30
Address: Upplandsgatan 45, 113 28 Stockholm
Sushi Sho caused a splash when they were awarded a Michelin Star for their Omakase and Tsumami, the chef’s choice of sushi and small dishes to die for. All is served over the counter at high speed, like a proper Tokyo hangout. The wine and sake list is short but well balanced, and the cellar is growing.
Phone: +46 31 18 18 58
Address: Södra Vägen 45, 412 54 Göteborg
Project is the wine bar and restaurant that serves both set menus and a la carte and it has been rewarded with a Bib gourmand by Guide Michelin. The menu is international while the wine list is anchored in France with Champagne and Burgundy as main actors, backed up by wines from Austria, Germany, Italy and the USA.
Phone: +46 910 134 44
Address: Nygatan 57, 931 30 Skellefteå
The menu at Restaurang Nygatan 57 follows the seasons and has been awarded a listing by White Guide. The wine list at Restaurang Nygatan 57 focuses on artisanal wines and natural wines.
Phone: +46 8 30 32 32
Address: Odengatan 94, 113 22 Stockholm
Minh Mat is a cosy Vietnamese restaurant with an outdoor terrace for sunny days. The short but well choosen Minh Mat wine list has natural influences and mostly white wines to go with the food – from regions like Pfalz, Mosel and the Loire valley.
Phone: +46 8 20 10 08
Address: Birger Jarlsgatan 41, 111 45 Stockholm
Austrian Wine List of the Year Sweden 2019
Bar Central is the right place if you’re tired of new Nordic minimalism. A hearty central European cuisine is served with either proper Pilsner or a very good range of Rieslings and Grüner Veltliners from Germany and Austria. Hungary and Croatia are also present on the list of over 200 wines.
Phone: +46 31 750 88 05
Address: Mässans gata 24, 412 51 Göteborg
Austrian Wine List of the Year Sweden 2019
Heaven 23 has much more to offer than just the stunning view from the hotel restaurant’s 23rd floor. Here you’ll find the iconic King Size shrimp sandwich (over one million served) and one of the Nordic region’s best assortments of Austrian wines, in addition to a solid selection of wines from other parts of both the new and old worlds.
Phone: +46 8 673 74 00
Address: Tulegatan 7, 113 53 Stockholm
German Wine List of the Year Sweden 2019
Farang takes guests on a journey to Southeast Asian cuisines. The restaurant is located in an old factory hall and the rustic backdrop contrasts with the warm atmosphere. The wine list at Farang is particularly impressive for an Asian restaurant with many classical districts represented. The focus is on Riesling and Pinot Noir.
Phone: +46 8 506 400 84
Address: Lilla Nygatan 5, 111 28 Stockholm
Rhone Wine List of the Year Sweden 2019
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.
Phone: +46 8 551 531 05
Address: Beckholmsbron 26, 115 21 Stockholm
Champagne List of the Year Sweden 2019
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
By the Glass Wine List of the Year Sweden 2019
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 8 545 035 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 31 790 10 00
Address: Trädgårdsgatan 6, 411 08 Göteborg
Hotel and restaurant Dorsia in Gothenburg is like a world of its own, drenched in gold, velvet curtains and Belle Époque-style. The restaurant is spacious and international. Dorsias wine list is very extensive, with over 2000 listings, and ranges from Tawny Port from 1855 to timeless bottles from France, Italy and the United States.
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: +46 470 75 97 00
Address: Storgatan 22-24, 352 31 Växjö
Grand Prix Sweden 2019
PM & Vänner is a gastronomy hotel, an ambitious bistro and a gourmet resturant where Småland meets France. There is also the bakery and its rooftop bar TAK where you'll find cocktails and views. PM & Vänner has swept our wine list competition several times and it is indeed one of the best food & wine destinations in Scandinavia.
Phone: +46 31 775 59 20
Address: Adolf Edelsvärds gata 5, 414 51 Göteborg
Sjömagasinet in the harbour is one of Gothenburg’s most classical venues. Here, restaurateur Ulf Wagner and head chef Gustav Trägårdh present innovative and classic seafood dishes. The airy restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere, and service is impeccable. The wine list is extensive, with a focus on Old World classics. Don’t miss their selection of Burgundies.
Phone: +46 76 014 14 94
Address: Terminal 5, Lastgatan 5, 190 60 Stockholm-Arlanda
Without a doubt the best airport restaurant in Sweden. It even makes us go in advance to Arlanda before a flight and that is saying something. Great food, great wine cellar and Krug by the glass even at breakfast!
Phone: +46 8 410 681 00
Address: Kronobergsgatan 37, 112 33 Stockholm
Grand Prix Sweden 2019
For years, Restaurang AG has been one of the best steak restaurants in Sweden, led by celebrity chef Johan Jureskog and sommelier and partner Klas Ljungkvist. The place is often packed so be sure to make a reservation. The venue used to be an old silver factory - hence the name and the industrial feel. The friendly and professional staff will make you feel home and it is also a good place to bring your kids.
Phone: +46 660 101 90
Address: Fabriksgatan 12B, 891 33 Örnsköldsvik
Linnéa & Peter opened the local bistro they felt like going to themselves. With a background from fine dining restaurants, their menu is inspired by the modern Nordic and European cuisines. The Linnéa & Peter wine list has both classical wines from regions like Bordeaux and Champagne but also producers with an organic and biodynamic philosophy.
Phone: +46 31 16 20 66
Address: Teknologgatan 3, 411 32 Göteborg
Michelin-starred restaurant Thörnströms Kök in Gothenburg represents a creative and innovative cuisine with distinct Scandinavian roots. The restaurant’s casual bar is often visited by guest chefs and wine producers. Educated and helpful staff. If you want to give the kitchen a challenge, choose something from the 600 bottle-strong wine list and let the team compose a one off-menu, matching your choice of wine. There is also a bar for smaller dishes and something by the glass, or the long wine list.
Phone: +46 8 679 35 84
Address: Södra Blasieholmshamnen 6, 111 48 Stockholm
Matbaren (the food bar) is Mathias Dahlgren’s modern bistro. A seasonal menu of magical medium sized dishes is served at tables or at the bar, for both lunch and dinner. The wine list focuses on organic and natural wines. Guests can also order wines from the cellar list of Grand Hotel.
Phone: +46 8 679 35 84
Address: Södra Blasieholmshamnen 6, 103 27 Stockholm
At Rutabaga, maestro Mathias Dahlgren creates the next generation’s lacto-ovo-vegetarian menu. Produce from all over the world is used to create dishes that can be shared, combined or eaten separately. The wine list is rooted in Europe and focuses on organic and natural wines. Guests are welcome for a drink and can also order wines from the Grand Hotel cellar-list.
Phone: +46 8 723 19 19
Address: Stora Nygatan 19, 111 27 Stockholm
Both a wine bar and a cosy little restaurant with an organic and natural focus in Stockholm’s Old Town. It is one of the longest lasting and most influential wine bars in Stockholm, thanks to the founder Peter Bennyson.
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 and in oenomatic machines. These wines rotate often and are not listed.
Phone: +46 70 406 66 26
Address: Sofiagatan 1, 116 40 Stockholm
Vina is a cosy wine bar on Södermalm in Stockholm that likes to serve wines from small producers who care for the nature. Many of the wines are served by the glass as well as by the bottle and if you’re hungry, the little kitchen produces pintxos, cheese and charcuteries as well as main dishes. The Vina wine list is heavy on the French side but there are also listings from countries like Spain, Italy and Austria.
Phone: +46 8 519 421 53
Address: Humlegårdsgatan 14, 114 46 Stockholm
Hillenberg mixes Scandinavian and Southern European influences in a large but cosy setting close to Stureplan in central Stockholm. Hillenberg’s wine list mixes classic wine regions like Champagne, Burgundy, Piedmont and Bordeaux with newcomers like Oregon and California. If you’re just in the mood for a glass, the wine bar Helga has recently opened in a part of the restaurant.
Phone: +46 90 690 33 00
Address: Storgatan 46, 903 26 Umeå
Gotthards Krog at the grand hotel in Umeå takes inspiration from the port cities of the world, but the harbour at home takes centre stage. The restaurant is separated into three parts and Gotthards’ wine list is focused on the Old World. On the wine list you will find classics from Champagne, Burgundy, Bordeaux and Piedmont, but also wines from the US and even Brazil!
Phone: +46 11 18 00 14
Address: Gamla Rådstugugatan 26, 602 24 Norrköping, Sverige
Restaurant Anima in Norrköping welcomes guests with an instant view into the glass-walled wine cellar in the entrance. The temperature controlled cellar holds over 300 wines and more than 100 can be ordered by the glass thanks to Coravin. The classical wine regions in France and Italy are well covered and there is a good selection of California. Anima's wine service is professional and knowledgeable. The restaurant is cosy and on the menu you'll find small and large dishes to share, family style. Don't miss the sandwiches.
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.
Phone: +46 8 503 389 60
Address: Norrlandsgatan 24, 111 43 Stockholm
Nosh and Chow is a luxurious steakhouse restaurant, bar and lounge all in one near Stureplan in central Stockholm. The wine list at Nosh and Chow is packed with offerings from France, Italy and USA but you will also find wines from Australia and South Africa.
Phone: 013-31 21 00
Address: Södra Stånggatan 1, Linköping
Down by the river Stångån in Linköping, you'll find the restaurant Stångs Magasin, housed in an historical building. During the summer, the floating terrace opens to enjoy the long, endless summer evenings. The food is focused to be locally sourced and organically produced of top quality, and the restaurant is organically certified.