The editors’ selection - Stockholm - Travel | Monocle


Gast, Vasastan 

Hidden down a sidestreet in the Vasastan district, café Gast has been serving decadent kanelbullar (cinnamon rolls) since 2017. With a seasonal menu offering rich brunch platters, fluffy pancakes and coffee, it has established itself as a local favourite for daily fika coffee breaks. The interior is adorned with classic Scandinavian furniture that the owners acquired at auctions, to help the café’s visitors to relax in style. 

57 Rådmansgatan, 113 60 
+46 (0)827 0222

Villa Dagmar, Östermalm

One of the city’s newest boutique hotels, Villa Dagmar, is located in the heart of affluent Östermalm. With 70 guest rooms and suites, decorated with a mix of hand-picked classic and contemporary pieces, the space includes a flower shop and a fully equipped spa in which to unwind at the end of the day. The hotel restaurant, headed up by the chefs behind Michelin-starred restaurant Aloë, serves Mediterranean-inspired dishes and refreshing cocktails. 

25-27 Nybrogatan, 114 39 
+46 (0)8 1221 3550

Aira, Djurgården

The latest addition to Stockholm’s Djurgården royal park is award-winning chef Tommy Myllymäki’s Aira. The focus here is on fine Nordic produce and traditional cooking methods, which you can sample via an à la carte menu or go all-in with a sumptuous 12-course tasting menu. We suggest arriving at the restaurant by ferry (Allmänna Gränd stop) and wandering through the nearby Rosendals Trädgård garden as your appetiser.

Biskopsvägen 9, 115 21
+46 (0)8 4800 4900

Images: Felix Odell. Cover Image: Simon Bajada

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