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Lisa Elmqvist

Ostermalms Saluhall | Ostermalmstorg, Stockholm 114 39, Sweden
+46 8 553 404 10
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Delicatessen, Seafood, European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
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Ostermalms Saluhall | Ostermalmstorg, Stockholm 114 39, Sweden
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Reviewed 4 days ago

While sitting at home being snowed in, we researched Stockholm restaurants. As my wife and I are both keen on fish, we soon whittled the choices on offer down to Lisa Elmqvist. Upon arrival we were greeted pleasantly and shown to our table. The restaurant...More

Thank Euanmr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a casual, but upmarket fish restaurant at the end of the food hall. Seems very popular with locals. Wandering around the food market was a great pleasure in itself, but the salmon, lobster and herring at this place was just superb. Good sized...More

Thank PSC23251112
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The four of us had a nice lunch here. Very popular a Saturday in December, so had to wait a while for a table. Not very efficient wrt clearing tales and having new parties seated. Once seated and having ordered; the food came very fast...More

Thank Kitn22
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

This was really a highlight situated the old Saluhallen which locates here now in the wait to move back. I started of with a toast skagen which was excellent and after the sole fish with mushrooms on-the-bone and also cooked to perfection. Highly recommend

Thank Magnus G
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

If you love fish in a swedish kind of mood please do not miss this one. It stands inside a food market surrounded by fresh food where everything look sooo good! I advise to taste the Salmon Tartare to start, and a glass of white...More

Thank Susana P
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We came across Lisa Elmqvist when we stumbled into the temporary home for the Östermalm Saluhall food hall that’s currently undergoing a major renovation. Swedes tend to eat early, so if you’ve not made a reservation, then try to get a counter seat by about...More

1  Thank explrdvr37
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We were here one night during the winter holidays in december. The restaurant qas quite busy with a lots of people. The fish was excellent, we choose the fish of the day which was brilliant. The sourrunding is really interesting, in the market hall of...More

Thank steffie z
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Booked the seat online one day before and we are lucky to get a seat. The restaurant is full. Must reserve. The staff is nice and helpfull. The lobster and salmon must be the most fresh we ever tried. Will be back!

Thank Davida_Davida
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Prior to flying overseas we had reserved a table online through Trip Advisor/The Fork, and received confirmation which we printed and brought with us only to find the establishment closed for the holidays. Why accept and CONFIRM a booking then? First impressions count. This place...More

Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This was the first restaurant we had dinner at as soon as we got to Stockholm because we saw it on Andrew Zimmern's show and it was highly recommended. I really don't know what he based his recommendation on because the food was very average....More

Thank pestman
With its high-end shopping facilities and
Michelin-starred restaurants, Östermalm is definitely
the poshest part of central Stockholm. Here you will
find Stockholm’s most majestic residential buildings,
a beautiful market hall from 1888 displaying gourmet
foods from around the world and the Swedish Royal
Dramatic Theatre with its awe-inspiring architecture.
At night, legendary nightclubs make the perfect
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George B
23 May 2017|
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Response from JJB2_13 | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely reserve in advance , the restaurant is small so ask if they can accommodate baby stroller
Bill D
23 June 2015|
Response from Zhao55 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but not on Saturdays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 70
Delicatessen, Seafood, European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ostermalms Saluhall | Ostermalmstorg, Stockholm 114 39, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > Östermalm
  • Neighbourhood: Östermalm
  • Phone Number: +46 8 553 404 10
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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.
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