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Lisa Elmqvist

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Delicatessen, Seafood, European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Gluten Free, Soups
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Ostermalms Saluhall | Ostermalmstorg, Stockholm 114 39, Sweden
+46 8 553 404 10
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This is the best food we ever had in Stockholm. You can pick anything in the menu and it will be great. This is the place to try salmon and all the dishes with seafood. It is not cheap but it is worth the money you spend. Normally it is in historical Saluhall shopping center, but due to restoration it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were lucky enough to be seated on the patio (although this is a temporary location) on a sunny, warm day. Service was attentive and friendly. Food was fresh and tasty. Salmon dish was well liked as was the chef's choice of five dishes. A very nice way to spend a Monday afternoon with a few bottles of wine.

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Temporarily relocated due to work on the galleria where it has been located (don't go by the website address - approach it from Sibyllegatan), the current location is very pleasant looking onto a quiet street. The menu specializes in fish and seafood, all of which is superb. Also, a good wine list with (unusually) approachable prices by glass or bottle.... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yes this is an expensive restaurant in a swanky part of town - but given the quality and the ambiance it is well worth a visit. We have been 3-4 times before in the SaluHall for lunch - at the moment the original fabulous building is having a refit and there is a temporary but actually excellent structure next door... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a restaurant for the locals, the food is good but very locally oriented, the service is for the locals as well. The menu is moderate and the wine list is marginal, the service is sort of condescending and fast. It seems Stockholm folks like to eat fast. The food is average, we had two plates of fish, the... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I first booked the restaurant for dinner, but since we were in the area for lunch at the beginning of our stay, we decided to try it for lunch too. Both times, the experience was very good, the service is friendly and pro, the fish is very fresh and they have a delicious "petit Chablis" which I recommend.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious traditional Swedish food served in a bustling environment. I had cured salmon with potatoes. You can tell they take pride in serving dishes with the best ingredients. The sea food was excellent. My only complaint would be that it is a bit too expensive for what you get. You pay for the ambience and the crowd I guess.

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inside the market on the north side..the market itself is worth seeing. Great fresh seafood, in a very pleasant atmosphere

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We gather this is a bit of an institution in Stockholm for seafood and so took the precaution of booking to avoid disappointment. Unfortunately, we discovered the restaurant has been relocated to a temporary site/market while the old ornate historical market site is refurbished - that's just the luck of the draw but the new site lacks much in the... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have followed a tripadvisor recommendation and have discovered this little place among food stalls on the market "Saluhall" (at the moment the entrance is from the Sibyllegatan street, we had to call the restaurant for directions). We have had oysters and herring, salmon and an "Alexandra" starter with little shrimps and honey and mayonnaise dressing - all was very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $70
Delicatessen, Seafood, European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Gluten Free, Soups
Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ostermalms Saluhall | Ostermalmstorg, Stockholm 114 39, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > Ostermalm
  • Neighborhood: Ostermalm
  • Phone Number: +46 8 553 404 10
From market trader to purveyor to His Majesty the King. It all began in the early 1920s. Fisherman's daughter Lisa Elmqvist traded her wares at a street market by the waterfront, and customers quickly flocked to her stall. Her fish, shellfish and cookery skills were of such a high standard that she swiftly moved up to Ostermalms Saluhall - the perfect place to allow her ability to shine through. Today, 90 years later, the fourth generation of the Elmqvist family continues her work assiduously from the same stall, gaining more and more experience and ambitions. The restaurant has recommendations in Guide Michelin for the last 10 years in a row. During the renovation of the old market hall from 1888 you will find us at the temporary market hall at Ostermalstorg. We will move back summer 2018.

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Staying in Ostermalm

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With its high-end shopping facilities and Michelin-starred restaurants, Östermalm is definitely the poshest part of central Stockholm. Here you will find Stockholm’s most majestic residential buildings, a beautiful market hall from 1888 displaying gourmet foods from around the world and the Swedish Royal Dramatic Theatre with its awe-inspiring architecture. At night, legendary nightclubs make the perfect location to observe the natives (and those aspiring to become natives of this exclusive neighborhood) in their natural habitat and to enjoy the latest produce of the Swedish house music scene.