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Lao Wai

Luntmakargatan 74, Stockholm, Sweden
+46 8 673 78 00
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“tofu” (8 reviews)
“ma po” (3 reviews)
“gong bao” (5 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Luntmakargatan 74, Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A hidden gem in Stockholm. Very authentic Chinese vegetarian restaurant. Although not many options but the menu is sufficient for a small restaurant. The foods were delicious, spicy and flavorful. If one is looking for the 'wok hei' (breath of the wok) cooking technique... this...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I read the TA reviews and fancied something a little different in Stockholm. My wife and I were delighted with the quality of the food and genuinely kind and attentive service and welcome we received. Whilst neither vegetarian nor vegan, we did not miss meat...More

Thank andylandyl
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

It is Chinese New Year today. We walked past a few other Chinese restaurants before arriving at this hidden one eventually. Surprised to discover it is a vegetarian restaurant but so delicious. The ma po to fu made of soya protein is even better taste...More

Thank Yijing D
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Fresh, high quality food. Delicious chinese cooking, spicy and flavorful. Recommended for non vegetarians. Try especially pistachio/cardamom soya-based 'ice cream'. Good service. Small, but cozy, hole in the wall. May be difficult to seat large parties. Book in advance for dinner.

Thank swent45
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Delicious soy and tofu plates, quite spicy. Friendly staff but not very cosy atmosphere. A bit too expensive.

Thank Lisa-Simon-and-Benny
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Good choice of dishes. Freshly cooked to order and delightfully tasty. Choice of organic green teas. Enjoyed the meal.

Thank Anand P
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Service was good. The food was good and the dishes were tasty just like in China. Recommended also for people who are not vegetarian.

1  Thank omerberman
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Quick lunch with a friend at this small place on a quiet side street off Sveavägen in central Stockholm a quick 7 min walk from Sergelstorg. A generously sized portion of rice, veg and chili tofu. Very spicy and wonderful flavours. Dont bring your picky...More

1  Thank Renée J
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This was a recommendation of a local and I loved the food (I am not a vegetarian). Make sure you bring enough time and it is certainly recommended to make a reservation (small place).

1  Thank Denis N
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This place is very good. Initially it seemed a bit basic, but when the food came out it was super tasty. We were a party of 4, so ordered 4 dishes to share and had some left over to take out. I’m not vegan, but...More

1  Thank Richard C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Luntmakargatan 74, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > Vasastan
  • Neighbourhood: Vasastan
  • Phone Number: +46 8 673 78 00
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