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Pelikan

$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
SoFo & Medborgarplatsen
European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Brew Pub
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Blekingegatan 40, Stockholm 116 62, Sweden
+46 8 556 090 90
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4:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Perugia, Italy
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73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant is located in an historical building, retro environment, in contrast to the many designer restaurants in the city. you can breath air of tradition, the staff is very kind and friendly and the quality of the food is far superior to others swedish restaurants we have been to. Here you can taste traditional dishes, presented in an excellent... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great authentic dishes with reindeer, meatballs, on and several fish dishes. Great portions and atmosphere.

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Halmstad, Sweden
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've vistiden this place a lot over the years but before this visit it was probably some 15 years since. And the place has really has really undergone a metamorphosis! From the ruff, scrubby and classic "ölhall" as it once was to the really fancy restaurant it now is. But contrary to many other restaurants with ambitions they've kept the... More 

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Thank Claes N
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pelikan is a large beer hall style restaurant that serves some tasty traditional Swedish dishes cooked to a great standard. To start I enjoyed the toast skagen and my boyfriend ordered the SOS herring which were equally nice. I recommend having some aquavit with your starters, it's delicious and reasonably priced. The meatballs were nicely cooked with all the traditional... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt like I was in a classic neighborhood establishment , full of regulars having a great time . The place is quite homey and comfortable . My meal of meatballs and mashed potatoes was well prepared and satisfying . The apple pie I ordered for dessert was bland . I would definitely return for another meal .

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NYC,NY
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Picked this restaurant after looking at reviews on trip advisor. Old world charm. The meatballs were delicious. Great service

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Oakland, California
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pelikan was originally opened in 1664, and hosts traditional Swedish fare in a warm and inviting space. What would seem like Swedish home cooking is presented like fine dining and all the dishes we had were incredibly good. Service was friendly and the environment was not too formal for bringing a little 4-year old. I really enjoyed eating here, and... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had just arrived and made our way to Pelikan based on numerous recommendations. We ordered the meatballs and the meal well-exceeded our expectations, which had already been built up. I would absolutely recommend it to anyone looking to try some traditional Swedish recipes.

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Drammen, Norway
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant with its long tradition is just great. The food is mostly based on Swedish tradisional recepies and taste just great. The combination of the food, the place itself and the great staff makes the Pelikan a restaurant you want to visit as often as possible.

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Vestby, Norway
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a popular restaurant who serves typical swedish Food. Our kelner was very kind and helpful and had twinkle in his eye.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$40 - $75
Cuisine
European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Brew Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blekingegatan 40, Stockholm 116 62, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > SoFo & Medborgarplatsen
  • Neighborhood: SoFo & Medborgarplatsen
  • Phone Number: +46 8 556 090 90

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in SoFo & Medborgarplatsen

Neighborhood Profile
SoFo & Medborgarplatsen
Throughout the last decades these neighborhoods transformed from a rather quiet residential area into the birthplace of Swedish hipsterism and became Sweden’s main hub for new fashion labels, independent coffee shops and innovative gastropub concepts. Despite their extreme transformation, SoFo (South of Folkungagatan) & Medborgarplatsen managed to hold on to their residential charm and quietness and became one of the most sought-after places to live among young people in Stockholm. This neighborhood is also home to Sweden’s highest student hall, Skrapan, which used to be the head office of the tax authorities and now combines a mix of student hall and shopping mall with a bar on top.
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