The Nordic Nomad

Stockholm, Sweden

Savour the sea: Stockholm’s 6 finest seafood restaurants

The guide to Stockholm’s top 6 seafood restaurants

Stockholm’s seafood restaurant scene is a delightful adventure for the palate, offering a spectrum of culinary experiences set against the city’s scenic backdrop. From innovative dishes crafted by renowned chefs to historic establishments steeped in tradition, each restaurant brings its unique flair to the table. Imagine savouring fresh catches from the Baltic, creatively prepared with local and exotic ingredients. The city’s vibrant atmosphere is mirrored in the diverse settings of these eateries, ranging from elegant, refined spaces to lively, no-reservation bars.
Seafood Gastro Stockholm Sweden restaurant
Seafood Gastro Stockholm Sweden restaurant

01

Seafood Gastro

Seafood Gastro, in the heart of Stockholm at the Grand Hôtel, is a culinary adventure led by celebrated chef Mathias Dahlgren. Located in the revamped space of the former Rutabaga, it offers more than the usual seafood experience. Dahlgren’s creativity shines, with a menu extending beyond traditional fish and shellfish to include lake birds, unique fishes, shoreline plants and algae. This approach, termed ‘seafood in a broader sense’, epitomizes the restaurant’s commitment to quality and innovation. Seafood Gastro redefines the essence of a seafood restaurant, promising a unique and thrilling culinary journey.

Read the full article on Seafood Gastro.

Seafood Gastro
Södra Blasieholmshamnen 6
Stockholm
Sweden

Photography courtesy of Seafood Gastro

Rolfs Hav Stockholm Sweden restaurant

02

Rolfs Hav

Chef Johan Jureskog’s latest, Rolfs Hav, offers a unique seafood-focused dining experience, as a sister establishment to the well-known Rolfs Kök. Emphasizing fresh marine delights like oysters and caviar, the restaurant boasts a minimalist, industrial decor with maritime elements. The no-reservation bar, Havsbaren, creates a lively atmosphere with its dynamic, first-come-first-serve approach. This place stands out for its vibrant ambience and commitment to quality seafood.

Rofs Hav
Drottningatan 106
Stockholm
Sweden

Photography courtesy of Yannick Lagher and Rolfs Hav

Want more Stockholm hotels restaurants shops activities cafés ?

Wedholms Fisk Stockholm Sweden

03

Wedholms Fisk

Wedholms Fisk, under the management of Erik and Nils Molinder, continues to be a bastion of seafood excellence in Stockholm. Celebrating the culinary vision of its founder, Bengt Wedholm, the restaurant is known for its minimalist yet refined approach to seafood. Signature dishes include the rich lobster soup with scallop terrine, the indulgent fricassé of sole, turbot, lobster and scallops in champagne sauce. The restaurant is known for its elegant ambience and commitment to quality, which mirrors the purity and simplicity of its menu.

Wedholms Fisk
Arsenalsgatan 1
Stockholm
Sweden

Photography courtesy of Wedholms Fisk

Melanders Söder Stockholm Sweden restaurant

04

Melanders Södermalm

Melanders Södermalm, a new culinary highlight in Södermalm, sets out to redefine the seafood dining experience. The space boasts a restaurant, bar and fish counter. The menu offers a variety of oysters, sturgeon caviar and small plates ranging from Matjes herring to Västerbottens croquettes and ceviche. In addition to classic seafood dishes, there are options for meat eaters and vegans. The restaurant’s ambience is enhanced by unique art pieces, including an aquarium-inspired installation by creative Willie Crafoord, ensuring a distinctive and memorable dining experience.

Melanders Söder
Söderhallarna, Medborgarplatsen 3
Stockholm
Sweden

Photography courtesy of Julia Viklund and Melanders Söder

Lisa Elmqvist Stockholm Sweden
Lisa Elmqvist Stockholm Sweden

05

Lisa Elmqvist

Lisa Elmqvist, a Stockholm institution, offers an unmatched seafood dining experience in the restored 19th-century market, Östermalm’s Saluhall. Today, the fourth generation of the Elmqvist family continues to serve an array of impeccable fish and shellfish dishes. The restaurant, known for its unimpeachable quality and freshness, has been recommended in the Guide Michelin for a decade. Its menu includes a range of sharing options, ensuring a communal and engaging dining experience. The historical charm of the location, combined with the family’s dedication to seafood excellence, makes Lisa Elmqvist a distinguished destination for true seafood aficionados​​​​​​​​​​.

Lisa Elmqvist
Östermalms saluhall, Nybrogatan 31
Stockholm
Sweden

Photography courtesy of Lisa Elmqvist
B.A.R. Stockholm Sweden restaurant

06

B.A.R.

Restaurang B.A.R. in Stockholm, a family venture by the Johanssons and Norströms along with Daniel Frick, offers a delightful fusion of fine dining and casual comfort. Renowned for blurring the lines between the kitchen and dining area, the restaurant serves up seasonally calibrated menus, ensuring the freshest and most flavorful offerings. The team, including award-winning chef Henrik Norström and experienced Daniel Frick, brings gastronomic excellence to the table. B.A.R. stands out for its commitment to offering fresh, high-quality seafood at reasonable prices, all within an atmosphere that captures the essence of Stockholm’s urban life and everyday enjoyment​​​​.

B.A.R.
Blasieholmsgatan 4A
Stockholm
Sweden

Photography courtesy of B.A.R.

Share this

Book your stay

Stay in the know

Sign up for the latest hotspot news from the Nordics.

Advertisement
48 h city guides

The discerning traveller’s guide to Kastrup Copenhagen airport

48 hours in Bornholm, Denmark

48 hours in Malmö, Sweden

48 hours in Copenhagen, Denmark

48 hours in Stockholm, Sweden

Freebie!

Get our free on-the-go Nordic hotspot map!

Please check your inbox!