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Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
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75 Vaesterlaanggatan, Stockholm 111 29, Sweden
+46 8 406 06 07
11:00 - 23:00
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Emidio and his team run a great little restaurant in the heart of Gamla Stan. The welcome is always a warm one and, having been here several times over the last 6 months, we are always welcomed (quite literally) with open arms. The food offers a wide range of choices and has yet to disappoint and the waiters are also... More 

Thank Dee W
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my wife visited the restaurant on a great early summer evening and it was great. Great food, perfect location in the Old Town, friendly staff and fair pricing. I can really recommend this restaurant for a nice and romantic evening. Emilio and his friends are great.

Thank Robert V
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great diner we had at Paganini, being run by Emilio and his crew. Excellent and personal service, good Italian food and wine and a very nice ambiance in the old town of Stockholm. Would certainly recommend it to all lovers of the good Italian experience. Enjoy!

Thank Oscar M
Paris, France
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Imagine if you prepare for dining out, a nice couples dinner because you have not had it in a long time. You iron your favorite shirt, polish your favorite shoes, put on that perfume that suits you so well. You want to eat italian, you read that a place has good ratings and think to yourself, this will be a... More 

Thank foad k
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Living in stockholm i was a bit afraid to go to a restaurant in gamla stan (touristic area) . I need to say that i was positively surprised by this one . The food and berverage are good, the servers very kind and willing to help a lot . So we ´ve been back to this place several time ....... More 

Thank Ludo G
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36 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lunch stopp at Paganini great fresh carbonara with a delicious glass of valpolicella , Always attentive a bit to much sometime , typicall italians, but warm and happy people, i go back again

Thank Zio95
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52 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great lunch today. Delicious pasta, also salad and bread! We can really recommend this place and will visit it again!

Thank sawich
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Food was of high quality. Place is pricy and i hate being pushed to buy bottled water when Stockholm tap water is so sweet. Overall recommended, but stand your ground with the pushy profit focussed waiting staff.

Thank DFS1977
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Booked to come here with a work colleague. Restaurant was really buzzing and the service was excellent without being overbearing. The bruschetta was absolutely delicious; the best I've tasted outside Italy & my companion wants to try & replicate it at home. The waiter recommended a wine (cheaper than our original choice) to go with our mains & he was... More 

Thank Lornaandrews
Landskrona, Sweden
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We has dinner here a Friday night. Lovely food and fantastic service. Loved the atmosphere. I am sceptical to restaurants on the most touristic spots of Old Town Stockholm but this was a great choice. I would most likely return here.

Thank Garbooh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$40
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Vaesterlaanggatan, Stockholm 111 29, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
  • Neighbourhood: Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
  • Phone Number: +46 8 406 06 07
Food Inspired by Italy
We serve you delicious food inspired from Italy. Daytime served an estimated lunch of Swedish cuisine, the evening an exciting a la carte menu. The first and most important requirement for us are top-quality ingredients. Here we are, and have always been uncompromising.
If you are a larger company that arranged the menu suggestions, or you will certainly agree with the chef about what suits you best, welcome in both the evening as lunch.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen

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Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s historic old town and home to the Swedish Royal Palace. It’s the most central island of Stockholm and accompanied by the small island of Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be a bit touristy at times but is definitely worth visiting: take a stroll past the well-preserved buildings and through the small (and also Sweden’s narrowest) alleys, which will make you feel like you’ve travelled back in time. This neighborhood offers a great combination of historical buildings and traditional Swedish restaurants.
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