The Best French Restaurants In Stockholm, Sweden

Jasmina Kanuric

French restaurants are often considered a top-notch high-dining experience around the world. The Swedish capital is no exception to that. We’ve compiled a list of the best restaurants with French cuisine in Stockholm.

1. Bakfickan Djuret


Bakfickan Djuret

Djuret is an elegant and classy restaurant with a warm atmosphere. The softly lit interior, furniture and decor in dark reds create a luxurious vibe. Here, the spotlight is, of course, on the food. Djurget is a meat restaurant, where the menu is dedicated to one animal. Dining at Djurget is a meat exploration journey – dinner consists of a fixed four or six course menu dishes, made from the current animal. The menu changes every two weeks and has featured roe deer, goose, fallow deer and pig.

Djuret, Lilla Nygatan 5, Stockholm, Sweden, +46 8 506 400 84

2. Brasserie Godot

Restaurant, Brasserie, French, European, Swedish, Contemporary

Brasserie Godot offers a high dining experience at an affordable price. This restaurant combines classical French cuisine with modern Swedish food and delivers brilliant results. The interior is simple and elegant, with wall mural highlights and floor-to-ceiling windows to brighten up the restaurant space. The menu offers meat and fish dishes, alongside vegetarian and vegan options. The three-course tasting menu and excellent wine will make your dinner unforgettable. After dinner you can indulge in one of Godot’s famous cocktails. Gamla Stan’s narrow streets I © 2benny/Flickr

3. Pastis

Bistro, Restaurant, French, Swedish

Steak Tartare
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Pastis is a small and cozy bistro serving authentic French food. The restaurant enjoys a perfect location, right off the busy streets of Stockholm’s old town, Gamla Stan. During summer months there is a terrace outside. The interior is filled with tables covered with crisp white tablecloths, and wall decor features French posters. All is lit by natural light from the big windows. The menu is limited to selected French dishes, among which are steak tartare, baked fish fillet and ratatouille.

4. Brasserie La Rouge

Brasserie, Restaurant

Brasserie La Rouge

An elegant and classy restaurant with old school charm, Brasserie La Rouge offers a romantic dining spot. As the name suggests, the interior is done in shades of red. The canopy curtains cover the ceiling and walls and the seating surfaces are covered in red and white cushions. The restaurant is known for high quality service and delicious food. The house specialities include steak tartare, bouillabaisse and veal entrecôte.

Brasserie Le Rouge, Brunnsgränd 2-4, Stockholm, Sweden, +46 8 505 244 30

5. Brasserie Bobonne

Brasserie, Restaurant, French

Brasserie Bobonne is a smaller restaurant, with a cozy and intimate atmosphere. The restaurant has a long history in Stockholm’s Östermalm district, known for serving high quality French food. The menu includes 12 dishes, split between starters, main courses and desserts, and changes every two weeks. For a whole dining experience, choose the tasting menu which includes three small starters, a main course and a dessert. Try one of the house specialities, such as foie gras with quail egg or veal with cauliflower and smoked bacon.
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