2013-04-16 06:15NEWS

Restaurant boom in New Old Town


Stockholmers claim their Old Town back. In the past year Gamla Stan has transformed from tourist destination to a culinary destination in Stockholm. Just in the past months five new restaurants and bars have seen the light. New additions like the luxury pub The Flying Elk, the comfy liquor bar Tweed and the new tapas bar Cultur makes Stockholms Old Town the new food district. Here is our guide to the New Old Town.

The Flying Elk
Björn Frantzén and Daniel Lindeberg of two star Michelin restaurant Frantzén-Lindeberg, also in Gamla Stan, have opened a luxury pub with a view of the Mälartorget square and the Riddarfjärden lake. Where: Mälartorget 15, www.theflyingelk.se

Gaston Vinbar
A winebar for After work as well as for the connoisseur and a part of The Flying Elk. Where: Mälartorget 15, gastonvin.se/vinbar

Corner Club
A bar inspired by the London club scene in the 60s and 70s. DJ in the weekends. Just around the corner from The Flying Elk. Where: Lilla Nygatan 16. www.cornerclub.se

A relaxed and comfortable liquor bar is the latest addition to the Collector’s Hotel restaurant empire in Gamla Stan. Where: Lilla Nygatan 5, www.tweedbar.se

Cultur Bar & Restaurant
A wine and tapas bar with inspiration from the Mediterranean kitchen. Relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Where: Österlånggatan 34. www.culturbar.se

Not new but still trendy 

Two stars in Guide Michelin and numerous awards. A small restaurant and a picturesque atmosphere. Where: Lilla Nygatan 21, www.frantzen-lindeberg.com

Le Rouge
French gourmet restaurant in medieval vaults. The bar has quickly become one of Stockholm’s most popular hang-outs. Where: Bar: Österlånggatan 17. Restaurant: Brunnsgränd 2-4, www.lerouge.se

Not a restaurant, not a pub, not a bar, but a hybrid of them all. Where: Stora Nygatan 20, www.pubologi.se

This restaurant serves the meat of one animal at a time, from head to tail. The menu consists of various cuts of meat from the same animal. Svinet (“The Pig”) is a summer outdoor pork barbecue restaurant. Where: Lilla Nygatan 5, www.djuret.se

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