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Lisa Elmqvist

Ostermalms Saluhall | Ostermalmstorg, Stockholm 114 39, Sweden
+46 8 553 404 10
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (76 reviews)
“seafood” (65 reviews)
“shrimp” (40 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Delicatessen, Seafood, European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Ostermalms Saluhall | Ostermalmstorg, Stockholm 114 39, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Slightly hard to find, Lisa Elmqvist seems to be in temporary premises at Ostermalms Saluhall. The never ending queue when we had lunch was to me testament to the good food they serve. Not a diehard seafood fan, I enjoyed a plentiful shrimp sald washed...More

Thank Lieutenant_Feraud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even in its temporary digs, Stockholm's Saluhall is a pretty glorious place to wander. Everything looks so darned good! When I couldn't take it anymore, I settled in at the bar at Lisa Elmqvist to enjoy a little taste. The restaurant space is bright, open...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the most delicious iced coffee and toast Skagen in all of Stockholm! We loved every bite. This is a small casual restaurant inside the covered farmers market. Not to be missed!

Thank EP C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Stockholm on a tour and dined at Lisa Elmqvist on our final night. It was great! Seafood was special. We had halibut and fish soup. Presentation very nice as was service. Highly recommend.

Thank Lbs58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Florida which is reknowned for excellent seafood and I have to say, we were so looking forward to dining at Lisa Elmquist. We were almost salivating given all the outstanding TA reviews! Well first, the restaurant now occupies temporary quarters in Saluhall...More

2  Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended to visit here. Very busy Saturday lunchtime so waited almost half an hour for a table. Worth it. Great service. Delicious fish. I ate shrimp on avocado topped with salmon. Starter size but perfect for lunch. Others ate shrimp and avocado salad - huge...More

Thank Annie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent fish food! Try the salmon gravlax and the crab salad. Not cheap but it worth to eat in this market! Very good feeling!

Thank Marton T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived attracted by the excellent reviews + the guide recommendation. The place is inside ostermalt market and it is a flagship restaurant in Stockholm. We ordered the fish soup which was good but too many spices in my opinion, it did not let me...More

Thank Fernando_Guardia2014
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Now in the temporary Saluhall. Not as good as last time. The service was not what we got last visit, and it's much smaller. The food was very good, though. Packed at dinner. Nice selction of Swedish dishes. Count on plenty of potatoes with your...More

Thank KonaMark
Reviewed 18 August 2017

"Liza Elmqvist" is a safe bet for a good Swedish traditional fish & shellfish lunch, or brunch. As good as some thirty years ago. Sit along bar, or at small tables, sharing space with other guests. Do not go here if you do not like...More

Thank Michael H
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ostermalms Saluhall | Ostermalmstorg, Stockholm 114 39, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > Ostermalm
  • Neighbourhood: Ostermalm
  • Phone Number: +46 8 553 404 10
  • E-mail
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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