is well known for its high living standards. Of course, this partly comes from the amazing quality of food this country has to offer. Swedes are very enthusiastic about healthy eating routines, and, therefore, it makes perfect sense that we take you through the best vegetarian restaurants in the country. Here, we start with the capital, Stockholm.
Herman's Vegetariska Restaurang
Restaurant, Vegetarian, Vegan, $$$
Herman’s Vegetariska Restaurang
‘Smörgåsbord’ literally means ‘buffet’ in Swedish, and is a world renowned Swedish feast. But have you imagined a Smörgåsbord in a vegan style? Herman’s Vegetarisk Restaurang has done just that, featuring organic vegetables and spices. With a spectacular view of the Stockholm-based amusement park Gröna Lund, this restaurant gives you a dining experience that incorporates international cooking styles and ingredients to bring you the greatest variety of food. If you are looking for a big but healthy feast, Herman’s is the place to visit.
Opening hours: 11am-9pm daily (-10pm during summer months)
Stora Nygatan 11, 111 27 Stockholm, Sweden, +46 8 411 95 00
Ranked as one of the top vegetarian restaurants in Stockholm, Lovö Magasin certainly meets your expectations of quality vegetarian food. Using local produce from the garden or from carefully selected suppliers, staff at this establishment strive to bring you the perfect garden cuisine – Swedish-style. If you want to get close to nature, they offer outside seating areas when the weather is warm and sunny.
Opening hours: Sat-Sun 12pm-4pm
Lund Farm, 17893 Drottningholmsvägen, Sweden, +46 70 444 16 45
Bar, Restaurant, Vegetarian, Vegan, $$$
Founded in 1987, the Södermalm-based Chutney is among one of the oldest restaurants in Sweden. Welcoming their guests with decor featuring influences from India and Persia, the exotic ambiance is well complemented with jazz and music from the Middle East. Chutney serves vegetarian meals inspired by Middle East cuisine. Like many Swedish restaurants, Chutney offers outdoor seating during warmer days.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am-10pm; Sat 12pm-10pm; Sun 12pm-9pm
Katarina Bangata 19,116 39 Stockholm, +46 08 640 30 10
Rosendals Garden Café
Rosendals Garden Café
Situated on the elegant Djurgården island, Rosendals Garden Café is more than just a cafe – it is also a garden, which produces the seasonal vegetables and fruits that are used to prepare meals. The cafe is also a bakery, cooking up homemade pastries for their guests. In winter, you can sit around the fireplace in the restaurant and enjoy the homely atmosphere.
Opening hours: Feb-Mar, Tue-Sun 11am-4pm. Apr, Tue-Sun 11am-5pm. May-Sep, Mon-Sun 11am-5pm. Oct, Tue-Fri 11am-4pm; Sat-Sun 11am-5pm. Nov-Dec Tue-Sun 11am-4pm
Rosendalsterassen 12 Stockholm, +46(0)8-545 812 70
Located in Gamla Stan, the Old Town district in Stockholm, Hermitage offers a vegetarian buffet for their guests to enjoy a green and healthy feast. Lentil soup is the must try item in Hermitage as the creamy texture and taste will change your perception of healthy food. Your meal will be complemented by the amazing view of the Old Town district in Stockholm, where you will be surrounded by architecture from previous centuries.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am-9pm; Sat-Sun 12am-9pm
St. Nygatan 11, 111 27 Stockholm, +46 08-4119500
Lemuria Halsa and Skonhet
Situated beside Östermalmstorg, Lemuria Halsa and Skonhet is set to offer an organic and nutritious lunch for you. This petite restaurant brings you delectable lunch options served with salad and bread. There is also a vegan salad bar everyday, which offers a wide selection of filling vegetables. A must-try item is the fresh wheat grass juice.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat-Sun 11.30am-4pm
Nybrogatan, 26, Stockholm, Sweden, +46 08 6600221