The best Christmas smorgasbords (julbord) in Stockholm 2020

Christmas ham, spare rib, meatballs, chipolata sausage – no Swedish Christmas, or Stockholm Christmas, is complete without a really nice Christmas smorgasbord (‘julbord’ in Swedish). Here’s our list of the best ones in 2020.

Last updated: September 17, 2020

Luckily you don’t have to wait for Christmas Eve to have Christmas food – here are twelve restaurants in Stockholm that offer a wonderful Christmas buffet from the end of November. So take the opportunity to enjoy all your Christmas food favorites, the beautiful lights and cozy atmosphere that fills the city this time of year.

01

Rökeriet Fjäderholmarna

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At Rökeriet Fjäderholmarna you’re welcomed by a wonderful Christmas spirit

Is there anything that beats a Christmas buffet in a beautiful archipelago environment with magnificent sea views? Rökeriet Fjäderholmarna that you reach after a 25-minute boat ride from Stockholm city, serves a classic Christmas smorgasbord with influences from their own smokehouse. Traditional flavors are paired with green news and delicacies, and the buffet is enjoyed either in the large dining room or in the restaurant’s charming Chambre separée ‘Röken.’ The Christmas buffet runs between November 22 and December 22.

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Fjäderholmen 12, Fjäderholmarna

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02

Nya Carnegiebryggeriet

Fantastic food and beer at Nya Carnegiebryggeriet

Stockholm’s best beer brewery is nicely located in Hammarby Sjöstad and is called Nya Carnegiebryggeriet. Here you can experience modern beer culture with every sense from brewing to tasting. Besides serving a great Christmas dinner, Nya Carnegiebryggeriet offers beer tasting and a tour of the beer brewery with a guide. This beer mecca is for everyone, regardless of knowledge level, who wants to know more about beer. The Christmas food maintains a high standard and the food is served at the table.

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Ljusslingan 15-17, Hammarby Sjöstad

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Tre Valv

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Enjoy a fantastic Christmas buffet at Tre Valv in Old Town

This year, Tre Valv, located at Järntorget in Old Town, offers a Christmas buffet beyond the ordinary. The restaurant is visited by none other than Roy Nader from the TV show Sweden’s Master Chef, who takes over the kitchen and offers a really wonderful Christmas buffet with delicious dishes made from his own recipes. Here you’ll find all the traditional Christmas classics plus several exciting news and, of course, also vegetarian Christmas food. Especially Roy’s meatballs are unique and something you don’t want to miss. You can enjoy the Christmas dinner in Tre Valv’s fantastic premises from the 15th century with deep stone vaults and preserved interior – made to spread the maximum Christmas spirit.

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Järntorget 83, Old Town

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04

Restaurang Prinsen

Christmas smorgasbords are not for everyone, and luckily some restaurants offer excellent alternatives. At Prinsen, located in the middle of central Stockholm, you and your company can enjoy a delicious three-course dinner where no Christmas food will be seen. And you still achieve the cozy factor thanks to the beautiful old-fashioned style premises.

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Mäster Samuelsgatan 4, Norrmalm

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05

Michelangelo

Buon Natale! If you’re in the mood for a Christmas buffet with inspiration from Italy, your satisfaction is guaranteed at the restaurant Michelangelo on Västerlånggatan in Old Town. In the historic premises from the 16th century, there’s everything you need to get in the spirit – a large Christmas buffet with everything you could wish for, candles, and good music. The restaurant can accommodate groups of up to 60 people, and the downstairs holds a large vault where you can have a private Christmas buffet with your own bar, cloakroom, bathroom, and music system.

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Västerlånggatan 62, Old Town

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Södra Sällskapet

Not everyone is a fan of Christmas ham, meatballs, and other traditional Christmas food. If you are one of these people, there’s a nice Christmas dinner alternative at Södra Sällskapet in Södermalm. Here you and your company can enjoy a good (and guaranteed Christmas ham-free) Christmas menu inspired by Venice’s cozy areas. You’ll be served a Christmas-inspired 7-course tasting menu with Italian delicacies including starters, mulled wine (‘glögg’), and dessert. If you want a more private setting, you can book a row for up to 26 people or the entire dining room for about 80 people.

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Åsögatan 111, Södermalm

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07

Trattorian

Another Italian Christmas buffet can be found at restaurant Trattorian, which is beautifully located on the waterfront of Norr Mälarstrand. In the country-style dining room, you can enjoy a wide range of dishes from all over Italy, such as Sicilian fish, Tuscan cheese and pasta from Rome. The Christmas dinner ends with homemade sweets and digestivo.

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Norr Mälarstrand, kajplats 464, Kungsholmen

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08

Grand Hôtel

Every year during the holiday season Verandan at Grand Hôtel sets up its world-famous Christmas smorgasbord. Here you’ll find all the classic dishes of a true Swedish Christmas buffet. And why not try Grand Hôtel’s very own snaps 1874 Grand Akvavit with your food. Fancy some Christmas music as well? Don’t miss the sparkling Christmas show with the Swedish artist Måns Zelmerlöw that guaranteed with get you into a both a merry, wonderful, white and holly jolly Christmas.

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Södra Blasieholmshamnen 8, Norrmalm

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Enjoy the legendary Christmas smorgasbord at Grand Hôtel

09

Sjätte Tunnan

Throughout December, the medieval tavern, Sjätte Tunnan in Old Town, serves its medieval-inspired Christmas dinner in beautiful vaults. This is your opportunity to become a ‘history eater’ for an evening. Five rounds of Christmas food (vegetarian options are available but need to be pre-booked) are served at the table and why not combine the culinary delicacies with homemade mead, mulled wine, and seasoned snaps. While you’re eating you can also enjoy festive entertainment.

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Stora Nygatan 41-43, Old Town

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Best Christmas buffet in Stockholm 2019

10

Siggesta Gård

Celebrate a traditional and rural Christmas at Siggesta Gård, a farm located on the island Värmdö south of Stockholm. Here, virtually all the food on the Christmas buffet is homemade with locally produced fine ingredients. And an extra plus is that there’s also a lot of yummy Christmas candy.

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Siggesta, Värmdö

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Stortorgskällaren

Experience magical Christmas spirit in Old Town. At the restaurant Stortorgskällaren, located in the middle of Old Town, the artist and celebrity chef Plura Jonson, known from the Swedish TV series ‘Plura’s Kitchen’, together with the chef Daniel Christou, have created a classic Swedish Christmas smorgasbord where you feel the breath of history.

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Stortorget 7, Old Town

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Vindhem

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Stockholm’s most entertaining Christmas buffet you’ll find at M/S Vindhem

Stockholm is known as the Venice of the North, so having a Christmas dinner out on the sea is a perfect combination of sightseeing and Swedish Christmas food. On the boat Vindhem you’ll find all the traditional Swedish dishes you can wish for – herring, Christmas ham, chipolata sausage, Jansson’s temptation, salmon and lutfisk (preserved cod) to name just a few of the delights. While enjoying the food, a troubadour plays specially selected music. A perfect Christmas table for the whole family.

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Skeppsbron, Kajplats 101, Old Town

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We wish you a wonderful Christmas smorgasbord in Stockholm 2020 and a Merry Christmas!

Find the restaurants on the map

Title Address Description
Trattorian
Norr Mälarstrand Kajplats 464, 112 20 Stockholm, Sverige

Norr Mälarstrand Kajplats 464

Södra Sällskapet
Åsögatan 111, 116 24 Stockholm, Sverige

Åsögatan 111

Grand Hôtel
Södra Blasieholmshamnen 8, 103 27 Stockholm, Sverige

Södra Blasieholmshamnen 8

Sjätte Tunnan
Stora Nygatan 43, 111 27 Stockholm, Sverige

Stora Nygatan 43

Stortorgskällaren
Stortorget 7, 111 29 Stockholm, Sverige

Stortorget 7

Vindhem
Skeppsbron 101, 111 30 Stockholm, Sverige

Skeppsbron Kajplats 101

Restaurang Prinsen
Mäster Samuelsgatan 4, 111 44 Stockholm, Sverige

Mäster Samuelsgatan 4

Tre Valv
Järntorget 83, 111 29 Stockholm, Sverige

Järntorget 83

Michelangelo
Järntorget 83, 111 29 Stockholm, Sverige

Västerlånggatan 62

Nya Carnegiebryggeriet
Ljusslingan 15-17, 120 64 Stockholm, Sverige

Ljusslingan 15-17

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Find the restaurants on the map

Title Address Description
Nya Carnegiebryggeriet
Ljusslingan 15-17, 120 64 Stockholm, Sverige

Ljusslingan 15-17

Trattorian
Norr Mälarstrand Kajplats 464, 112 20 Stockholm, Sverige

Norr Mälarstrand Kajplats 464

Södra Sällskapet
Åsögatan 111, 116 24 Stockholm, Sverige

Åsögatan 111

Grand Hôtel
Södra Blasieholmshamnen 8, 103 27 Stockholm, Sverige

Södra Blasieholmshamnen 8

Sjätte Tunnan
Stora Nygatan 43, 111 27 Stockholm, Sverige

Stora Nygatan 43

Stortorgskällaren
Stortorget 7, 111 29 Stockholm, Sverige

Stortorget 7

Vindhem
Skeppsbron 101, 111 30 Stockholm, Sverige

Skeppsbron Kajplats 101

Restaurang Prinsen
Mäster Samuelsgatan 4, 111 44 Stockholm, Sverige

Mäster Samuelsgatan 4

Tre Valv
Järntorget 83, 111 29 Stockholm, Sverige

Järntorget 83

Michelangelo
Västerlånggatan 62, 111 29 Stockholm, Sverige

Västerlånggatan 62

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