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European, Swedish, Scandinavian, International, Gluten Free Options
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Karl XII's Square, Stockholm 103 22, Sweden
+46 8 676 58 00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 01:00
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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Has the air of an old gentlemens' club. Lots of wood and leather. Do not be put off. Super menu, very good food, very attentive service.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I ate here as part of a corporate event with over 150 people. The bar area is fantastic with great architecture and flaming torches visible outside the windows. The quality of the food was tremendous given the sheer number of people they were serving but it didn't blow me away as I imagined a Michelin star restaurant would do.

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warren, nj
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Everything was superb during our recent visit. Had the tasting menu without the wine pairing because we ordered a bottle of red wine for the table prior to receiving our menus. Would highly recommend doing the wine pairing but even if you don't the sommelier is extremely knowledgeable and was able to help us find a white that paired well... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This was a great evening. The food was good and the service excellent. The price is high but in terms of value for money it is right up there. I have had worse meals for more money in London. The theatre of each dish from the pre pre starters to the palate cleansers was wonderful. My highlight was the cheese... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Our Swedish business associate and good friend for years recommended this restaurant. Our group of 4 were seated inside for dinner. Under the lofty carved wood trey ceiling and chandeliers we read our menus as several attentive young people quietly waited to answer questions or bring exquisite little delights between courses. One busy person wheeled a whole smoked joint of... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We had lunch here after a morning of sight seeing. The restaurant is around the back of the Opera house and conveniently situated if you are visiting the centre of the city. We hadn't booked and there were no tables available outside for our party of four, so we sat sat inside at the marble counter. The decor was lovely... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We were recommended to his top end restaurant and found the setting, food and service just so excellent. One of those special places that live up to expectations. Creative dishes using lots of local ingredients and food products. And the room itself was just stunning, with its rich history.

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Moscow, Russia
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This could be called one of the most "old-style" Stockholm restaurants with the waiters in tuxedos and the preliminary bar before you are shown to your table. Set menu is delicious all over - from the very beginning to the very end. Good wines to accompany this set menu gives the last touch to the picture of a very classic... More 

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Hoganas, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Great environment, excellent food, impressive wine list. Service was fantastic. Not cheap but it's no doubt worth it.

Thank Sergei66
Frederiksberg, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant at Cafe Opera was on our bucket list of places to visit. We loved the old town and it's narrow streets. We also discovered some very stylish galleria's and an old indoor market. Sweden seems to have experienced some traumatic events during the last 20th century such as the assassination of Olof Palme, sinking of the MS Estonia... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
European, Swedish, Scandinavian, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karl XII's Square, Stockholm 103 22, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > Norrmalm
  • Neighbourhood: Norrmalm
  • Phone Number: +46 8 676 58 00

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Staying in Norrmalm

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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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