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Tradition

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Osterlanggatan 1, Stockholm 111 31, Sweden
+46 8 20 35 25
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My Swedish friends took me and my girlfriend here for a traditional Swedish meal and it didn't disappoint! All the options on the menu looked great and it was difficult to decide what to choose. The wine selection was also good. The service was friendly. It was expensive versus British standards, but that's just Sweden in general! If I revisit... More 

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Thank you for your kind revieiw ! Best Regards Tradition More 

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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our dinner here. Ambiance is calm and laid-back. Service was understated and discrete. Everything we ate was good. The Swedish bread was delicious. For starters we had the reindeer and the salmon - both very tasty. Swedish meatballs for main were good. The vegetarian choice was also good though the dumplings got a bit heavy by the end.... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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189 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried different Swedish appetizers as well as different Mains and every dish was very tasty and we enjoyed our visit very much. The atmosphere is pleasant, modern style with traditional food. To be recommended!

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Weston, CT
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111 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was Good Friday so happy to have this place for dinner. It is located in Gamla Stan (the Old Town), not far from the Royal Palace. It has a pleasant ambiance and everything we had was delicious. I had the Swedish Meatballs with Cream sauce, Lingonberries and pickled cucumber and potato puree (the best Swedish meatballs we had in... More 

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Thank you so much for your kind words. Best regards Tradition More 

Sydney, Australia
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204 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant was recommended by our tour guide as serving Swedish food at a reasonable price, for Gamla Stan. It was quiet with a modern decor and comfortable; not over heated like some places when you go indoors. I had the steamed cod in parsley and egg sauce which was elegant and satisfying and there was also a Swedish bread... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tradition was recommended to us on a Walking Tour of the city and we were impressed. The standard of food was very high (the reindeer starter and the meatballs were fantastic) and unlike other places we'd been in Stockholm, the customer service was attentive, friendly and fast. We paid a little more than other places but in the end it... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to take our american visitors to Gamla Stan and have traditional Swedish food but didn't want to end up in a tourist place. Restaurant Tradition served really great food, well composed and tasty, I can highly recommend a visit!

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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice restaurant that serves modern Swedish cuisine. Good choice of fish and meat. The Morrell soup and the potatoe cake with roe were wonderful. The beef with mild mustard cream sauce was excellent the puddings are certainly worth a try. The Cloudberrys with vanilla icecream was exquisite. 3 courses with a bottle of wine for 2 works out around... More 

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Thank you for your kind words ! Best regards Tradition More 

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135 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very much enjoyed our time here sampling classic Swedish food. The environment was casual and relaxed and the food was well prepared and very good. Prices were very reasonable. It did not feel like a tourist trap though most guests visiting the restaurant were tourists who appeared to be brought here by their Swedish business partners and friends. Would strongly... More 

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london
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tradition was one of the restaurants featured on our map of the city so we sought it out and didn't regret it. We actually sat at the bar which we really enjoyed. We had Char (fish) and meatballs - both delicious - and we also really enjoyed the free bread and crispbread. Worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $28
Cuisine
European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Osterlanggatan 1, Stockholm 111 31, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > Vasastan
  • Neighborhood: Vasastan
  • Phone Number: +46 8 20 35 25
Description
Here at Tradition we offer you food from the Swedish cuisine as it was originally intended: Featured, uncomplicated high quality ingredients that are prepared with knowledge and care.

The three restaurants all have their own unique menus selected by season and what we think is best at the time in that particular district.

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Vasastan
Vasastan is one of those neighborhoods that almost looks too good to be true. It has the winning combination of a central location, tranquility, and beautiful buildings – housing sophisticated bars and eateries – that makes this neighborhood Stockholm’s most sought-after place to live. If walking through this area makes you feel like walking through a fairy tale or picture book it’s no surprise, as it’s actually the film set of the famous Swedish children story Karlsson-on-the-Roof. No matter what season, Vasastan manages to impress in the sunshine, covered in snow and won’t even lose its charm when soaked in rain.
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