Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Stockholm

Ekstedt
A Michelin-starred restaurant in Stockholm, Ekstedt is an homage to the chef’s Nordic heritage and an exploration of old-school cooking methods.
Grand Escalier
Grand Escalier, found in Stockholm’s Östermalm district, is a Gallic-inspired brasserie with a menu of French classics and international dishes.
Kåken
Kåken is a bar, club and - to some degrees - a restaurant (which serves a mean BBQ) found at the back of Restaurant Niklas in Stockholm.
Broken Stockholm
Broken Stockholm, part of the Stureplansgruppen stable, is a sleek Nordic twist on the quintessential diner, serving burgers and ribs in its quirky space.
Hillenberg
Hillenberg, part of the Stureplansgruppen stable of venues, is a sophisticated restaurant that offers Scandinavian-European cuisine in a chic setting.
le Café
le Café offers great coffee and a tempting food menu from its chic space near Stockholm’s waterfront area and the Central Station.
309
A high-end club found within the luxe Sturecompagniet in Stockholm, 309 is all about RnB, with some playful 80s tracks and mash-ups for good measure.
Sturebaren
A cafe-cum-bar in Stockholm’s Sturegallerian, Sturebaren offers Spanish tapas and lashings of sangria and Cava in its copper-bedecked space.
Nosh and Chow
Found within a fantastically eccentric townhouse designed by Lázaro Pink Violá, Nosh and Chow serves world cuisine and great cocktails.
Strandbryggan Sea Club
A sceney bar and restaurant in Stockholm’s Östermalm district, Strandbryggan Sea Club serves delicious food and drinks by the waterfront.
Poche 36
Poche 36 is a tapas restaurant and light lunchtime spot found within the industrial-inspired Usine complex in Stockholm’s Södermalm district.
Restaurant Niklas
Restaurant Niklas serves up dishes that blend international influences and high-quality Swedish ingredients from acclaimed chef, Niklas Ekstedt.
The Wall
A club within the legendary nightclub complex, Sturecompagniet, The Wall is the courtyard playground of Stockholm’s young, rich and beautiful.
V Cocktail
A cocktail bar within a club at one of Stockholm’s most exciting nightclub complexes, V Cocktail is known for its sleek surrounds and creative drinks.
Haberdash
Men’s fashion gets true Scandinavian treatment at Haberdash - a minimalist shop stocked with classic styles and well-crafted garments and accessories.
Oaxen Krog & Slip
Oaxen Krog & Slip is a unique twin-restaurant concept offering both Michelin-starred fine dining and Nordic bistro fare on the island of Djurgården.
Brass Bar
The Brass Bar, part of the Café Opera nightclub in Stockholm, conjures up the decadent, swinging vibe of clubs from the 60s and 70s.
Bistro 38
Bistro 38, found within the 2,000 square metre concept restaurant Usine, serves modern French cuisine in a light and airy converted industrial space.
Ett Hem
Aiming to blend the comforts of home with the decadence of a luxury hotel, Ett Hem is an elegant 12-room hotel in Stockholm’s embassy district.
Cafe Albert
Busy, lively and located on Birger Jarlsgatan, so it's handy for a post-shopping lunch or a pre-night out rendezvous with friends.
Tures
Tures sits at the entrance to the trendy little mall that connects Grev Turegatan to Stureplan. It's a splendid spot to sit and watch people go by. Extremely busy on Saturday lunchtime and afternoon.
The White Room
Whilst the White Room might look more like a restaurant than a club don't be deceived - the party really kicks off at about 3am. Located just a short walk from the Stureplan and Birger Jarlsgatan try East for dinner and drinks beforehand.
Solidaritet
Solidaritet was brought to the Stockholm nightlife scene by the expert party people behind other popular ventures such as Halv Trappa Plus Gard.
Saturnas
Saturnas has a vintage, trendy sensibility, with its neon sign hanging outside over the door, striped walls, and mosaic floor, but the food is anything but retro sourcing all the latest blends of coffee and organic, luxurious foods from around the
J Sealodge Gashaga
This sibling property to the Hotel J at Nacka Strand can be reached by car, ferry, or a charming narrow-gauge railway that leads almost to its door. Perfect for people who want to be out of town and on the edge of the archipelago.
Riddarbageriet
This place is both a shop and a cafe. The bread and cakes made on the premises are all excellent. The small marble-topped tables can often be full but if you can get a space it's a great place for a lunch or a snack. One of the few places in Stockhol
Radisson Blu Strand
This high-calibre hotel is housed in an elegant building centrally located by the harbour, providing simply stunning water views from guest rooms...
Tranan
Riche
Pontus!
Nox
Lisa på Udden
There are now three Lisas in Stockholm: A trio of well-known seafood restaurants that are invariably busy with the locals who come for traditional Swedish food good service and stylish decor.
Gondolen
GQ
Frantzén
The hottest restaurant in Sweden right now, Restaurant Frantzén is all about beautiful ingredients sourced from Sweden and given cutting-edge treatment...
East
Divino
Mälarpaviljongen
The best place to come for a snack right by the water. It's only open in the summertime and on warm days it can be mobbed. Nominally a gay place it's totally mixed during the daytime but as it gets later it gets gayer.
Djurårdsterrassen
Originally a gay cafe and sibling to Mälarpaviljongen it has since changed ownership and it has lost much of its charm.
Och Himlen Därtill
Stockholm is also known as 'the Venice of the north', spread out across islands, surrounded by water; it's stunning, so get up high, pour yourself a drink, and take a look around...

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