Djurgården – a place for foodies09/05/2021
Djurgården is certainly a place for foodies. With nearly 30 restaurants and cafés on the island, there is a lot to choose from. Ranging from Michelin Star restaurants and traditional taverns and inns, to restaurants close to nature or in inspiring museum environments, every single one has their own specialties. Just eat your way through the selection.
Eat outside, inside or why not order take away? Several of our restaurants offer beautiful views over the water. To name a few, you will find Sjöcaféet directly after Djurgårdsbron, Junibacken’s terrace with a magical view of Stockholm and restaurant Glöd at The Viking museum. At Rosendals garden you can enjoy organic coffee and food out in the green. At Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde you can eat freshly baked waffles with whipped cream and jam in Café Ektorpets lush garden.
Do you want to experience food from the Swedish cuisine? Then Djurgården is the perfect place, most of our restaurants serves Swedish traditional food. You will find Wärdshuset Ulla Winbladh a short walk from Djurgårdsbron. At Ulla Winbladh, they keep to the Swedish traditions, and for example, veal roast, cream sauce and home-cooked jelly are always served on Sundays. At Villa Godthem you have to try their amazing plank steak, which originally comes from them. At Hasselbacken, food is always in focus, here you are offered classic dishes with a modern touch. Did you know that the hasselback potato was created here at Hasselbacken in 1953? Of course, it is still on the menu today.
Do you love fine dining? Then Oaxen Krog och Slip is a must. Oaxen Krog has 2 stars in Guide Michelin, which we are very proud of. The Spirit Museums restaurant has been named to one of the world’s best museum restaurants by the American magazine Bon Appétit. The food at the restaurant is inspired by daily fresh thoughts, impressions and experiences. At Biskopsudden by the water, you will find the acclaimed chef Tommy Myllymäki’s new restaurant Aira, here you get a fine dining experience with Swedish and Nordic seasonal ingredients.
Of course, there are lots of good restaurants inside our museums as well. At Nordiska museet you can enjoy well-cooked food and look out over the museums beautiful main hall. At Tekniska museets restaurant Tekniska by Pontus, sustainability, innovation and future are in focus. At Thiels Gallery the café is run by food creator Monika Ahlberg, who serves today’s dishes and a lots of home-baked cakes and pastries. At Skansen you will find something for all tastes.
Almost all of our restaurants are open and they are doing everything to make sure you can visit them in the safest possible way during the pandemic. The Vasa Museums restaurant will soon reopen, meanwhile the Vasa Museums food truck rolls around at different places in Stockholm and serves both lunch and dinner. When Gröna Lund opens soon, there will be new and exciting restaurants with inspiration from Italy, New York and Denmark to explore.
So why not take the opportunity to discover the food and beverage offerings of Djurgården’s talented restaurateurs, who work with consciously selected, seasonal ingredients – you can find them all here. Hop on a bike or take a walk and discover that food and drink are good reasons to visit Djurgården.