Spanish delicacies and chatty company. That’s the atmosphere you meet at Restaurant Boqueria in the mall MOOD Stockholm. Bienvenidos everyone who loves tapas, pintxos, and really good Spanish food!
Last updated: October 15, 2020
Boqueria means meeting place in Spanish, and that’s exactly what this restaurant is. A place where you gather around the food – tapas, pintxos, delicacies, and small dishes in a warm and friendly environment. In true Spanish style, the tables are lively and full of food – the guests are tasting, sharing, and talking according to the Sharing is Caring philosophy.
Boqueria was born in 2012 in connection with the opening of the MOOD Stockholm mall. Behind the concept is Napolyon Sürer, also known as ‘Nappe,’ who runs Boqueria with his family. Since his childhood, he has worked in the restaurant industry. Most of the time, you find him in the dining room with a smile on his face. His heart beats as much for Spain as it does for meetings with the guests at Boqueria.
You gather around the food – tapas, pintxos, delicacies, and small dishes in a warm and friendly environment.
Dragan Racetovic, Boquerian’s restaurant manager, says:
“Our classic dishes such as pimientos, hamburguesa, and salt and pepar-squid are extra popular. Those have been on the menu from the beginning.”
You can also expect variation and change:
“In the last three weeks alone, we have changed 4-5 dishes. And in the warmer months, we grill and serve skewers on the outdoor terrace.”
Just outside the Boqueria, you’ll find Torget (The Square) – the restaurant’s own small food market with tables where people can drop in and settle down on their own. Here you can buy Spanish delicacies such as cheeses, charcuterie, and real pintxos. On weekend nights, DJs, music, and freshly prepared Spanish small dishes with sparkling wine and drinks customized to the meal are offered. Those who want to mingle they mingle, and those who want to lean back and hang out they lean back and hang out.
So, what exactly are pintxos? It’s simply a slice of bread with something good on top – for example, freshly sliced ham, sardines, or various vegetables in season. If you’re really hungry, several different pintxos can make up a whole meal (a bit like Spanish ‘smörrebröd’). Otherwise, it’s an excellent snack for the pre-drink.
It’s a mixed group of guests. Some tourists come here, but mostly Stockholmers from the city center and the suburbs. It also depends on what time of the day it is. Later in the evening, it’s younger people who fill the room, but not younger than 23 years old since that’s the age limit. Earlier in the evening, it’s a more mixed crowd; seniors, families, couples, and some romantic dates.
There are simply a lot of choices – something for everyone. It’s a wonderful place to hang out.
“The restaurant is divided into two parts with two different styles; the dining room and the square. During the day, we serve two different lunches: a tray and a seated lunch. There are simply a lot of choices – something for everyone. It’s a wonderful place to hang out,” says Dragan.
Whether you stop by for lunch or come in the evening to drink drinks and eat tapas in good company, Boqueria can guarantee a genuine dining experience with lots of love and care, a relaxed atmosphere, and a scent of Spain. It’s creative, authentic, familiar, and casual.
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