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Brinken

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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$7 - $24
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European, Swedish, Scandinavian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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All reviews wild boar burger pork dumplings swedish meatballs braised ox cheek creme brulee herring mash potatoes bread pizza small restaurant gamla stan sister restaurant old town this place by chance cozy atmosphere nice table
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Found this one via Trip Advisor and we were so glad we made reservations. Service was great and so was the food. The atmosphere was warm and friendly, almost like being welcomed into their home. We went traditional with Swedish meatballs and they were delicious....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank trvlbuf
szmerdtkamil, General Manager at Brinken, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review! We prepare everything on daily bases to ensure great taste and only using local suppliers, so we are happy that you enjoyed your meal and also our home made dessert. We enjoy what we do so we want our guest...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Read good reviews onTrip Advisor and was not disappointed . Located on quiet street in Old Town, in small cozy old building. Be sure to make a reservation otherwise will likely not get in.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Carol G
szmerdtkamil, General Manager at Brinken, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello and thank you for your review! We are happy that you didn’t got disappointed and we lived up to your expectations. Or Cabin in the Woods theme restaurant is not big but cosy, booking is always recommended in advance especially in the high season....More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The old town of Stockholm is the vibrant tourist focus of the city. No wonder that its little island offers countless restaurants. Many of whom present one form or another of Swedish food. Brinken is a bit different. Outside it does not cry out its...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Ton1705
szmerdtkamil, General Manager at Brinken, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello and thank you for your kind review! We thrive on honesty and local products so we can keep our prices on reasonable level. Same with our menu, short and honest. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you for recommendation! It was...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this place based on reviews here on TripAdvisor. So glad we made the time to go. The restaurant is a little of the main path in Gamla stan so doubt we would have found it by wandering. It's very small inside - with around...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Sarah G
szmerdtkamil, General Manager at Brinken, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Sarah, Thank you for your review! So glad you found us and enjoyed your visit, we are located in the heart of Gamla Stan But off the beat of turist track. Small, cosy and always fresh food! We hope you visit us again and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I visited here on Tuesday. We had a table booked for 8:30pm, however when we arrived there was some confusion as to our booking and we were told we would have to wait for our table (a little confusing as we could...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Anita251991
szmerdtkamil, General Manager at Brinken, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Anita! Thank you for you feed back. I apologise for any delays and confusions caused by our staff. We always have 2h booking slots and sometimes they run late or don’t show up with no notice. I apologise, but that was the case on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Brinken. I had made a reservation in advance as they had great reviews but also several vegetarian and vegan options, which I really appreciated, as well as some great omnivore options for my husband and son. The restaurant is...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank KSD444
szmerdtkamil, General Manager at Brinken, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello and thank you for your review! Our places are limited so it’s good that you booked! Our food is prepared from scratch so we are very happy that you enjoyed your dinner! We hope you visit again as we are always cooking up something...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brinken is a really nice traditional restaurant in the heart of Gamla Stan. My wife and I had a beautiful dinner, people so nice and food delicious. Strongly suggested Brinken’s meatballs, best of the best in town!!! Eating at Brinken is a must when in...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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szmerdtkamil, General Manager at Brinken, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for an amazing review!! We love what we do and rest is just fresh products prepared daily. It was great having you and your wife as our guest! Thank you for recommendation and we hope you come back again soon!! Love, Brinken staff

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were here for dinner while on a bicycle trip. All the food we ordered was fantastic with a real focus on local drinks and dishes. Small restaurant was really cozy and friendly. Fun tiny street in Gamla Stan.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Linda H
szmerdtkamil, General Manager at Brinken, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Linda! Thank you for your kind review!! Great that you finish you cycling trip with tasty dinner. We hope you visit us again and enjoyed your stay in Stockholm!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited early evening after reading glowing TA reviews. Well this beautiful little restaurant certainly lives up to the reviews. It’s absolutely brill. Very welcoming restaurant with excellent service. My wfe’s Pulled will boar burger was full f flavour while my beef cheeks in a rich...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Seacroft
szmerdtkamil, General Manager at Brinken, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello and Thank you for your review! Both of your dishes ware cooking for several hours to ensure that perfect texture and flavour. We always use local products and with this in mind we can keep our prices on reasonable level. We are happy you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant deserves a high rating. The staff is friendly, the food is incredible, and the ambiance is warm and hip. I ate the salmon which was cooked to perfection. My husband had the Pork Dumplings. They were very different and very delicious. Do yourself...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank AshleyWels
szmerdtkamil, General Manager at Brinken, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for your review!! It’s nice to read such a kind words. The key to great food is always fresh and local products. Hope you visit us agin!

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