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Gondolen

Stadsgarden 6, Stockholm 104 65, Sweden
08-641 70 90
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Ranked #114 of 2,045 Restaurants in Stockholm
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $161
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Eriks Gondolen in Södermalm floats between the sky and the sea with a breathtaking view over Lake Mälaren and the beginnings of the archipelago in Saltsjön. A restaurant with 320 covers, a gem since 1935, comprised of the Dining Room, the Kitchen, the Bar and the Banqueting Rooms ?Kungarummet? and ?Redarsalen?. In the summer the Grill Bar on the roof terrace is open. Restaurang Gondolen is no less than a modern classic in Sweden's gastronomic world. A place to see and to be seen. At lunch classic homely fare is served such as veal in dill sauce, homemade black pudding or steamed haddock with prawns and horseradish. On the dinner menu are dishes such as a platter of pickled and Baltic herring, seafood cocktail with Norway lobster au gratin, gremolata baked angler fish with ratatouille or roast fillet of veal with a cep confit.
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Stockholm, Sweden
Top Contributor
160 reviews 160 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

If you are in Stockholm and want to have a nice dinner in a real restaurant without any hip or popular atmospher this is the restaurant. Here you can try a lot of traditional Swedish dishes. The service is very good and friendly. You will also have a nice view over Stockholm and especially Old town. The wine list is... More

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Sonoma, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My friends who live in Stockholm suggested we go to this restaurant. It was my treat for this hospitality. The views from the bar and the restaurant are wonderful and especially at sunset. The feel in the bar is like being in a private club. We had the tasting menu (about 7 to 8 courses) and the food was good.... More

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Schmitten, Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We had dinner with a family of 7. We experienced very attentive service, a fantastic view and excellent food. From lobster and pike perch to fillet of beef, everything was made to the point. I recommend this place for business lunches as well as for more formal family occasions.

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weston, ma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We were taken by Swedish friends and loved the place. It is high over the city and the view great. Walking in you realize "this is a good restaurant." We tried "Bleak Roe; a type of fish and roe available only in Europe. Wonderful. We also had the best turbot I have ever eaten and all the other dishes were... More

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Umea, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Stunning view of the waterfront and centre of Stockholm. Gourmet food = small portions. Very helpfull staff. You shouldn't miss this restaurant a sunny evening in Stockholm. The view is worth the priceing.

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virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I was in Sweden for a short 5 day visit and this was one of 2 great meals I had there. It is right in the heart of the city with excellent views of a gorgeous city. Coming from the US everything is expensive so I try to ignore that part. Food is very upscale as is the entire place.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is a great place to have a nice cocktail and start your night out in Stockholm. The best view of the sunset, Gamla Stan, Södermalm & Djurgården...

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Mostly because of the view. Touristique. Average foood, but nice and crowded. Arrogant waiter who thought us five girls a bit stupid...

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Paranaque, Philippines
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I went here and sadly the restaurant was closed, but the view is fantastic! You have a bird's eye view of the city!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed this restaurant and although booking is normally required, the Head Waiter was most helpful and the 6 of us were given a table 40 minutes later having had drinks on the upstairs terrace bar. My food was very good and nobody was disappointed - it was not, however, sensational food just very good.

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