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Bla Porten

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$$ - $$$
Djurgarden & Djurgardsbrunn
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64 Djurgaardsvaegen, Stockholm 115 21, Sweden
+46 8 663 87 59
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sochaux, France
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here you can eat some really good swedish food, served in a nice place in a relaxing atmosphere. Everything went easy.

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Solna, Sweden
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

A familiar atmosphere and for cultural people. Menu is ok but a bit tiny. Not so fancy at all. Good for a sandwich and something to drink.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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67 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Had a traditional Swedish julbord (Christmas buffet). Despite the fact that the restaurant was about %30 full, the line was huge and the space tight, where rveryone was squeezing and. The food was just OK. The christmas latmosphere zero and the dessert selection was made up by old cakes. The waitresses looked all stressed up. Had a very "soggy" touch... More 

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United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 429 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

While visiting Stockholm on a cruise, our Swedish friend took us to Bla Porten after visiting the Vasa Museum. It's described as a 'Mediterranean Eatery with a lush garden' and while it's more of a 'courtyard with plants', it was very pleasant. You grab a tray and take what you want and pay for it at the end. We enjoyed... More 

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Lulea, Sweden
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

You can sit outside and dine in the summer. Good service - nice food! Well located Close to Gröna Lund and the Wasa museum. The only negative is that they close early in the evening.

Thank Kenneth L
Helsinki, Finland
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Just beside the ABBA museum, easy to enter, beautiful garden, interesting Swedish food, fast service, a bit noisy and crowded.

Thank eija66
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47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

We went to Bla Porten after visiting The Vasa and were so glad we did. The dining area is in a lovely garden and seems to be frequented by locals. It is more of a cafeteria than a table service restaurant. After getting your table, go inside and either partake of the buffet or order from the menu. I had... More 

Thank des12404
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

This is an excellent stop for people wishing to have an artistic Swedish food experience. Blå Porten, situated close to Liljevalchs art museum om Djurgården, has traditionally been a boho location. They serve a range of classic Swedish dishes, nothing too innovative. Sandwiches are disappointing. Great range of cakes and sweets. It is very busy and perhaps a bit overpriced,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant at the last minute after a visit to Vasa museum. The restaurant offers a pleasant outdoor seating in a garden area. The food is high quality and you could guess a lot of thought has gone into preparation and presentation. We had Herring and Cod for mains and couldn't fault it. Treated ourselves to lovely Swedish... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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90 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

Lunch, brunch or fika, this is a "classy" venue near Grönalund, Skansen and NordiskaMuseet. Wholesome food - not particularly cheap, but fresh, wholesome and of good quality. Pleasant surroundings. Friendly staff.

Thank PatrR

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Djurgaardsvaegen, Stockholm 115 21, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > Djurgarden & Djurgardsbrunn
  • Neighborhood: Djurgarden & Djurgardsbrunn
  • Phone Number: +46 8 663 87 59

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Neighborhood Profile
Djurgarden & Djurgardsbrunn
The island of Djurgården and its northern mainland extension, Djurgårdsbrunn, impress with a mix of nature and an abundance of museums, while being located in walking distance to Stockholm’s city center. Djurgården not only invites visitors to take endless walks through a beautiful park landscape without having to leave the city, but also offers an incredible range of entertainment facilities, such as an open air museum which specializes in the Swedish way of life pre-industrialization, the renowned Vasa Museum with its legendary sailing ship, and Sweden’s most famous amusement park Gröna Lund, which is more than a 100 years old.
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