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Konstnarsbaren

#114 of 2,620 Restaurants in Stockholm
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Norrmalm
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7 Smaalandsgatan, Stockholm 111 46, Sweden (Formerly KB)
+46 8 679 60 32
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13:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food, very pricey, good atmosphere, except for the waiter who was in a bad mood - and sometimes rude. Sad, this place used to be great, in every way, every time.

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S Derbyshire
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was poor - casual, showed no interest or respect. Prices for drinks (3× beers, 1× gin and tonic, wine) were average for an upmarket restaurant in Stockholm. Prices for the food were too high. Double for the goose liver terrine starter (195 kr), 50% too much for a small toast skagen (169 kr) and steak tartar (185 kr). The... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We visited this place for a lunch and was greeted warmly as we arrived! We got a nice table and as it was lunchtime the restaurant was full. Even though we were served promptly and the food was very good!! Nicely prepared and tasty! Our very nice waiter helped us in all ways as a truly professional! Really a place... More 

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Marseille, France
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely food, very well presented!! Staff amazing & so kind : you can't find better ; best place to eat !!

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Thank Christel V
New York City, New York
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Excellent 'traditional' Swedish restaurant with a good bar too. My favourite? Toast Skagen, but then it always is...

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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103 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Very good, meatball, wallenberkare, lojrom, fläsk med lök etc. Typical Swedish dishes with high quality. Service at a very high standard, excellent waiter. If you want traditional swedish food, this is the place

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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Sometimes you give a very good restaurant 5 stars but know there are likely a few undiscovered gems and that maybe only those should be reserved for 5 stars. This was one of them. I use the word cozy a lot but what a charming atmosphere. Old world, cozy and intimate. Beautiful original wall paintings, a wonderful private room upstairs,... More 

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Beaver Creek, Colorado
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155 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I stopped for drinks and dinner with some business colleagues on my last visit to Stockholm. It is located just off the trendy Birger Jarlsgatan, near the strand and the city center, in a cozy old building. The bar is comfortable and the bartenders know how to mix cocktails as well as how to pour a beer. The food is... More 

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Miami, Florida
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765 reviews
481 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a bar and couldn't find anyplace where we could sit down. Came to this small place that had still tables available. Service was good. Soon afterwards it got packed. I thought the Swedish were silent but this was a loud crowd.

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Balsta, Sweden
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A very nice place which had a very good alternative food when I had seafood allergy. The duck is amazing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$37
Cuisine
European, Swedish, Scandinavian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Smaalandsgatan, Stockholm 111 46, Sweden (Formerly KB)
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > Norrmalm
  • Neighbourhood: Norrmalm
  • Phone Number: +46 8 679 60 32
Description
Since 1931, KB Restaurant and Bar has been a regular haunt of artists and actors who have left their mark on the design, décor and walls of the restaurant. The tradition continues with an ever changing exhibition by today's artists. Situated a stone's throw from Norrmalm's Dramaten and theatre district, KB Restaurant offers a wide range of traditional Swedish fare as well as dishes with a non Swedish influence. There is an extensive wine list from both Europe and the New World. Also a long list of whiskies and Swedish liquors.

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Staying in Norrmalm

Neighbourhood Profile
Norrmalm
Norrmalm is Stockholm’s most central and busiest neighborhood. It’s home to the main shopping street, Drottninggatan, and to Stockholm icons like the Sergels Torg glass obelisk, the famous Hay Market with its Carl Milles sculptures, and the Hötorget Skyscrapers, a sight on every other Stockholm postcard. Norrmalm is also home to Sweden’s most traditional department stores Nordiska Kompaniet and Åhléns City juxtaposed with Stockholm’s most modern shopping mall, Mood Stockholm. Visitors to this area get to experience the unique Swedish philosophy of protecting cultural heritage while also staying on top of fashion innovation and modern architecture.
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