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Lisa Elmqvist

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Ostermalm
Delicatessen, Seafood, European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
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Ostermalms Saluhall | Ostermalmstorg, Stockholm 114 39, Sweden
+46 8 553 404 10
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11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Miami Beach, Florida
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our concierge Jonathan at the Nobis recommended the resaturant and it was indeed a good choice. It is very busy at lunch time, but we could sit outside on the terrace.

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mauritius
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was amazing, products are fresh! Seafood lovers, be sure to hop there for lunch. Go early and late as usually busy. Pricey but worth it

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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263 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended and we were warned that there are usually a line waiting to get in, so we planned an early lunch before the lunch hour rush. For a lunch the setting was perfect - we had a view over the different market stalls, also perfect for people -viewing. The food was exquisitely cooked. I think the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love fish and this restaurant serves the best . Firstly I have to applaud the staff I got my reservation mixed up and arrived half hour late but I am so thankful they had a space for me . I had the chefs choice for starter featuring herring , salmon and prawns followed by dish of the day a... More 

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Teramo, Italy
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For my taste, I don't like northern Europe cuisine, but Lisa Elmqvist succeeded in make Swedish courses (like the classic herrings) in an universal style. I've appreciated almost everything, from the quality of the fish to the combination of flavours. Undoubtedly one of the best restaurants in Stockholm.

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Northampton
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent - a beautiful selection of fresh fish and seafood dishes, all wonderfully presented and cooked. I had Toast Skagen followed by a beautiful halibut served with beets and a lobster cream. Service very professional though nothing out of the ordinary for a restaurant of this quality - not a criticism and service was very good though, as... More 

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USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was top quality as expected and service was attentive and welcoming. Minimal wait for a table in the middle of the afternoon during the tourism off-season. No qualms paying for market fresh quality. If you are a traveler on a tighter budget - buy from their stalls/counters instead and make a picnic outing of it.

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Rostrenen, France
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Food was very nice - waitress was lovely. Tables were cramped together - they could benefit from taking one out.

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Thank Charli B
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Visited twice for dinner during our short stay in Stockholm. Excellent menu, exciting food and impeccable and friendly service. Would certainly recommend a visit.

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NYC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

End of our first day in Stockholm, weather damp and cold, still tired from flight from NYC and all the airline food. Just wnted calm atmosphere, good food, informal setting. what a treat this was. Only a few blocks from our lovely Hotel Esplanade, Lisa Elmqvist is temporarily housed in Saluhall while their is construction in the area. Comfortable setting,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$70
Cuisine
Delicatessen, Seafood, European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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Staying in Ostermalm

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Ostermalm
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 location to observe the natives (and those aspiring to become natives of this exclusive neighborhood) in their natural habitat and to enjoy the latest produce of the Swedish house music scene.
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