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“Gotta try the fried salt hearing”
Review of Lisa Elmqvist

Lisa Elmqvist
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Ranked #18 of 3,060 Restaurants in Stockholm
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $70
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Ostermalm
Description: 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.
Marquette
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Gotta try the fried salt hearing”
Reviewed October 4, 2013

Had a woderful experience. Staff was friendly and helpful, and had a great sense of humor. The fried herring is something everyone from US should try. The Ostuermalm Saluhall, the building Lisa Elqvist's is in is a fun experience, not to be missed.
I would recommend this to friends without hesitation.

  • Visited September 2013
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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“What a delight!”
Reviewed October 2, 2013

Lisa Elmqvist was such a great experience! Inside a wonderful Food Hall and the quality of the fish was amazing. I would definitely recommend this restaurant. Make sure you check the daily offering. Usually very fresh and delicious.

  • Visited September 2013
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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“A very stylish way to do lunch!”
Reviewed October 2, 2013

Super stylish, great good, and perfect for people watching in the gorgeous Saluhall. Perch at the bar for the best experience.

  • Visited September 2013
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Hanoi
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Awful experience”
Reviewed October 2, 2013

I went there to have a quick lunch at the bar. The staff served slowly. Other people got bread I did not. Service was slow. Staff unfriendly.

  • Visited October 2013
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Istanbul
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428 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
“F'ish'east!”
Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

It is such a delight to eat at Lisa Elqwist. It has 80 years of heritage in the middle of Östermalm Market. The service was super and they continue lunch service all afternoon. Herring selection and pike perch with wild mushroom sauce is a true winner. Do not miss it if you are in the area!

  • Visited September 2013
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