Find your favorite among Stockholms food halls
Besides the city’s classic food markets, which have been a natural part of Stockholm’s food scene for decades, several good food courts have popped up around the Swedish capital in recent years. These restaurant clusters are a delight for Stockholmers and tourists craving good food. In the dining halls, you and your party can eat and drink all day – perfect for both a quick lunch with colleagues, a relaxed Tuesday date with your partner, or a nice dinner with your friends.
To help you find your way among Stockholm’s food courts, we’ve made a guide to the city’s best restaurant halls. Whether you’re hungry for dumplings, tapas, pasta, falafel, sushi, authentic Swedish home cooking, or something else, you’re guaranteed to find a good food hall for you. In several food halls, there are also stores and deli counters where you can buy the good stuff to bring home. Maybe something delicious for tonight’s cheese and charcuterie tray? Or why not a tasty chocolate praline for your afternoon coffee?
Westfield Mall of Scandinavia’s newly opened food court, called S2, offers fourteen restaurants, a stage, and seven karaoke rooms on its approximately 1,700 square meters! Behind the venture are the creators of K25 on Kungsgatan and Teatern in Skanstull, which guarantees really tasty, high-quality fast food. Unlike the first two, the space here is much larger, with more seating, tables of different sizes, and outdoor seating in the summer.
On stage, live music, open mike nights, and stand-up comedians will entertain guests at various times. Guests who prefer to entertain themselves should pre-book one of the seven beautifully decorated karaoke rooms, each with a different musical theme, from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga. Here you can unleash your inner songbird together with family, friends, or colleagues while enjoying yummy food and drinks from S2.
The food is everything you could wish for in terms of street food, and then some. There’s sushi, ramen, and Korean barbecue, as well as Chinese, Thai, Indian, Turkish charcoal grill and fried langos, but also burgers and pizza. Whatever you and your party are craving, you’ll find it here, and it’s guaranteed to be delicious. Why not book an AW with your friends, sit down at a big table, order some wine or beer, and start enjoying dishes from around the world?
Stjärntorget 2, Solna
K25 is a lively restaurant hall in the middle of central Stockholm and an obvious choice when you’re hungry. The food court is open daily, and here you can buy delicious food from early lunch to late dinner – or why not go for a nice after work with your colleagues or friends? There’s plenty of space – the premises has 250 seats – and if you prefer to bring the food home or eat at work, you can also order takeaway.
At K25, there’s food from all corners of the world, and there’s always something new and tasty to discover. The nine restaurants have very different menus, but they have one thing in common – they love to cook good food quickly. Whatever you crave, chances are you’ll find your favorite food. Enjoy a high-quality burger at Bun Meat Bun, French American sandwiches at Snack Bar, Asian fast food at Nū or Yoi, Mexican at Zócalo, Chinese dumplings at Beijing8, or something else you like. Just come in and have a taste. If your party wants to eat something completely different, it’s no problem – order exactly the food you wish at any restaurant and then eat together at one of the tables. Several of the restaurants also serve beer and wine.
If you’re looking for a food hall in Södermalm, you should head to the Ringen shopping center at Skanstull. There you’ll find Teatern, which has transformed the mall into a high-class dining experience where several of Stockholm’s most popular restaurants are represented. Every day, from morning to evening, ten well-known chefs and a pastry chef stand on Ringen’s food scene, ready to satisfy your taste buds. Quick, easy, and unpretentious.
How about Neapolitan pizza, Indian street food, falafel, Japanese noodles, rotisserie, or delicious seafood? These are just some of the culinary delights you can choose from at the restaurant paradise Teatern. You combine the food with something good to drink and then sit at the tables in the vibrant environment that offers around 250 seats. It can’t get any better when you’re hungry for a quick breakfast, lunch, or dinner in Södermalm. And if you’re in the mood for shopping after your meal, Ringen offers more than 60 stores and all services you might need.
Sthlm City Food Hall
Eight restaurants serve up tasty street food in the heart of the city
The drinks also play an essential role. For example, you can try Taiwanese bubble tea and frozen yuzu baijiu. Sthlm City Food Hall has also put much effort into interior design. It’s a relaxed, stylish atmosphere with wood and metal furniture, concrete walls, and neon signs. And DJs on weekends take the vibe to the next level. With 200 seats, there’s room for many, and the pleasant outdoor seating makes things even better. The food hall has generous opening hours every day of the week, so you can come here for lunch, after work, and dinner. In short, a given food destination for both Stockholmers and temporary visitors.
Kungshallen in Stockholm city offers plenty of restaurants
Kungshallen is a restaurant hall dating back many years and was the first one of the food courts in Stockholm. The hall has a top location in the middle of Kungsgatan, and here you’ll find something delicious for all tastes. Perfect when you’re hungry in the middle of the city. Eat inside the hall, sit on the outdoor terrace, or take the food home with you – here, you have all the possibilities. The restaurant hall is open every day of the week from morning to late evening. In other words, you can both start the day with a good breakfast or drop by for a bite to eat after the movies, an evening activity, or a long day at work.
Kungshallen has ten restaurants that offer great food from all the world’s kitchens in pleasant environments. Scandinavian food at Pytterian, Mexican at Taco Bar, Asian crossover at Pong Asian, Greek dishes at Grekiska Kolgrillsbaren, and Latin American at Latino Cajun. And these are just a few examples. Does it make your mouth water? Just find your favorite place and enjoy an excellent taste experience.
If we’re talking about true classics on Stockholm’s food scene, few places can compete with Östermalms saluhall (also called Östermalmshallen or just Hallen). This historic marketplace, located in a magnificent brick cathedral in the heart of Östermalm, has been an oasis for connoisseurs and gastronomes – both Stockholmers and visiting tourists – since the end of the 19th century. After several years of renovation, the hall reopened in 2020, more magnificent than ever.
In addition to a plethora of food stalls where you can buy first-class food and delicacies, Östermalms saluhall has several great restaurants with everything from gourmet food to simple fast food. Always well made from excellent ingredients and super tasty. You’ll find, among other things, Swedish home cooking, Italian bistro, burgers, Lebanese food, fresh seafood, health plates, and Danish smørrebrød. In addition, the food market offers wine bars and cafes. Naturally, food lovers from all over Stockholm (as well as temporary visitors) are going to Östermalmstorg.
Another of the city’s classic food markets is Hötorgshallen dating from the 1880s. You’ll find it at the square Hötorget in the middle of central Stockholm. Here gourmands and food lovers with a taste for the good things in life can go on an exciting gastronomic journey. Fill your shopping cart with first-class foods and delicacies from around the world – meat, fish, seafood, charcuterie, vegetables, cheese, coffee, sweets, and much more.
Among Hötorgshallen’s 40 stores, there are several who also serve ready-made food that you can either eat on-site or take with you. Kebab, meze, North African, Vietnamese, fish, bibimbap, open ramen, Turkish burgers – yes, here’s simply everything you can think of. And a little bit more. You Round off the meal in the best way with a cup of coffee, tea, boba tea, pastries, or a big load of ice cream. And why not sit down with a glass of wine and soak up the crowded hall’s lovely atmosphere. If you want to order products from the hall’s stores, they have a collaboration with the AMOI service, which delivers to your door quickly and easily.
Westfield Mall of Scandinavia is Scandinavia’s largest mall, so of course, they can also present the largest food hall in Stockholm (and in all of Sweden). The shopping center’s large restaurant cluster Dining Plaza has a total of 44 restaurants, cafés, and fast food places. In other words, you can definitely find something you’ll like to eat. The restaurants have generous opening hours so you can have both breakfast and late dinner after a long working day.
Tapas, Indian, steamed healthy food, meze, ramen, pasta, Swedish home cooking, and pizza – there’s just so much to choose from, whether you prefer meat, fish, or vegetarian. And many well-known restaurant chains are represented at Westfield Mall of Scandinavia’s Dining Plaza. Caliente, Pong, O’Learys, Vapiano, Zócalo, Indian Garden, and Klang Market are examples. So take a much-needed break from shopping and enjoy good and well-cooked food.
Västermalmsgallerian has plenty of good places to eat
Västermalmsgallerian is a shopping center in Kungsholmen that has offered shoppers in this part of Stockholm everything they need in one place since 2002. In addition to the mall offering a wide range of shops and services, there are several excellent restaurants and cafés. Whether you’re in the mood for breakfast, lunch, dinner, brunch, or after work, you’ll find a place you like.
Want a cup of coffee and a pastry? Then sit down at Espresso House or Joe & The Juice. If you’re more in the mood for a tasty burger, there’s Bastard Burgers, and if you’re looking for a cozy bistro experience with French-Swedish flavors, Le Bistro is a hot tip. You’ll also find French-Vietnamese street food, sushi, Italian, and healthy fast food. In short, Västermalmsgallerian is a perfect place to aim for the next time you’re in Kungsholmen and want something good to eat or drink.
With more than 100 shops to explore, anyone can get tired and hungry. And when it’s time to eat, you have a plethora of choices, as you can see. Of course, Kista Galleria’s restaurants are also well worth visiting even if you’re not out shopping.
Enjoy your favorite food at Stockholm’s food halls
There you have our guide to the top food halls in Stockholm. We hope you’ll find someone you like, whether you don’t want to cook on a Thursday night, want to have a nice dinner with your partner, or meet some friends for a wonderful weekend lunch. Have a nice meal!