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$4 - $21
European, Russian, Eastern European, Ukrainian, Central European
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Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
0.1 miles from Stockholm Old Town
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All reviews lunch borscht mushroom soup russian restaurant delicious homemade food old town gamla stan nice atmosphere portions
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Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch at Lykta in Gamla Stan. Friendly personal and great food for a good prize. There are European and Russian dishes.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed December 30, 2019

We had just arrived and checked in at our hostel and were looking for a reasonably priced lunch. Gamla Stans Lykta was perfect. It has comfortable tables and a 12 euro lunch special with a drink. We had the beef stroganoff and enjoyed a leisurely...lunch, got out of the rain and had a needed rest before we ventured out to see more of the old town. There were many other choices, also at reasonable prices.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed December 20, 2019 via mobile

Stumbled upon this absolut gem while walking around old town with Russian friends. Long story short, Russian owned, delicious traditional food, great service and quite afordable, definitely recommend it!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed October 1, 2019 via mobile

In the old town we found this little restaurant... good for lunch...i would say the food was good.. had beef stroganoff and partner had the chicken with mashed potatoes... tasty and good value for money... friendly staff.. nice environment..

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed August 29, 2019

We recommend this place if you want to relax and try real ‘борщ’. Today will try to sample another long missed ‘вареники’

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 28, 2019

My husband & I had the pleasure of eating at this great quaint Russian restaurant in July. The borscht was simply delicious- even better than my relatives made! My husband enjoyed his tasty Mushroom Soup & I loved the warneki dish. Overall, delicious homemade food...at great prices!More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant serves traditional Russian food which is very tasty and reasonably priced for Gamla Stan. The service was fast and friendly. Portions are quite large and the food served hot. We enjoyed it.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 20, 2019

Nice place in heart of Stockholm for fast lunch or good dinner. Personal is just amazing, they are very welcoming and ready to fulfill your gastronomic preferences with different types of food. Would recommend to other!

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 14, 2019 via mobile

Reasonably cheap, pleasant and friendly staff, very appetising and an amazing taste. A nice atmosphere and very delicious. All in all, a great find and highly recommend.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

Very good location with delicious food👍👍👍 We came here with 10 friends and have a nice Time 😃 The service is allways very friendly!

Date of visit: May 2019
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island of Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous
Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be a bit
touristy at times but is definitely worth visiting:
take a stroll past the well-preserved buildings and
through the small (and also Sweden’s narrowest)
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