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Feb 13, 2017 anne_pihl
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Your search is over. Here are the nominations and winners of the prestigious  ”Gulddraken” (Gold Dragon) Awards 2017. These highly coveted awards are sponsored by Dagens Nyheter, Sweden’s leading morning newspaper, which has published its nominations and selection of Stockholm’s finest restaurants, bars and cafés since 2001.

The Gulddraken (Gold Dragon) awards cover five different categories

  • Fine dining
  • Mid-price restaurants
  • Budget restaurants
  • Bars
  • Cafés

Intense competition

Competition for a nomination for the Gold Dragon awards is intense so if you’re looking for somewhere to eat, drink or snack in Stockholm, trying any of the following establishments is highly recommended. They also provide great insight into what’s happening on the Stockholm bar, café and restaurant scene.

1. Fine Dining award nominations

It’s the holistic experience that counts in this category; no details from food and drink to service are left to chance. An evening at one of these restaurants should be a taste adventure and provide lasting memories.

Winner 2017

Rådmansgatan 16, 08-411 55 35


Punk Royale
Folkungagatan 128

Oaxen krog
Beckholmsvägen 26, 08-551 531 05

Omakase köttslöjd
Yxsmedsgränd 12, 08-506 400 80

Kungstensgatan 2,08-696 23 23

2. Mid-price restaurant award nominations

This is a broad category which covers something for most tastes and budgets.

Winner 2017

St Eriksplan 1, 08 301101


Roslagsgatan 43, 08 150202

Flying Elk
Mälartorget 15, 08 208583

Lilla Ego
Västmannagatan 69, 08 274455

Tegelbacken 2, 08-251655

3. Budget restaurant award nominations

Fast, simple and really tasty are the key criteria for this award category.

Winner 2017

800 grader
Sigtunagatan 17, 08-408 205 70


Ai Ramen
Erstagatan 22, 08-643 71 80

FLFL Levantine kitchen
Skånegatan 87, 08-642 20 60

Re:bel kitchen
Pajalagatan 54, 08-511 047 91

Snack bar
Kungsgatan 25/Teatern, Götgatan 100, 08-799 00 00

4. Bar award nominations

Well-made cocktails are taken as a given at a really good bar….the staff and welcoming atmosphere, however, are just as important.

Winner 2017

Norrtullsgatan 15, 08-30 00 81


Haymarket, Hötorget 13-15, 08-517 26 700

Bar Hommage
Krukmakargatan 2, 08-658 42 50

Corner Club
Lilla Nygatan 16, 08-20 85 83

Lilla Nygatan 5, 08-506 400 82

5. Café award nominations

The Stockholm café scene is flourishing and this award category covers everything from healthy breakfasts to creative waffles.

Winner 2017

Mellqvist Caffè bar
Rörstrandsgatan 4, 08 302380


Café Pascal
Norrtullsgatan 4, 08 316110

Sankt Eriksgatan 88, 08 315142

Pom & Flora
Odengatan 39/Bondegatan 64, 0762 496701

Älskade traditioner
Södermannagatan 42, 08 6437878

We hope you enjoy them!

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