Djurgården island (also a National City Park) with a friend, stopping at one of my favorit summer spots for lunch: Rosendals Wärdshus.
an article about Rosendal, but I thought I would post a reminder as I was there, it was great weather and I took some new pictures. Read the other article for more detailed information. In short, they are open every day (weather permitting) between 11am and 4pm. In July & August they will be open for dinner as well, closing at 8pm. Its location on Djurgården, close by major attractions such as the Vasa Museum, Skansen and ABBA Museum, means that it is a great place to grab a bite or drink in between (or after) museum visits! Indoor and outdoor seating as well as picnic opportunities.
is located on the island of Djurgården, just behind Skansen park, in a beautiful bucolic setting. The easiest way to get there from the Rival Hotel is to take the Djurgård ferry from Gamla Stan. Upon arrival at Djurgården, you can either walk around Skansen to the restaurant (15-20 minute walk in the park) or take the Djurgård tram to Bellmansro station which cuts your walk in half. You can take this street car all the way from the downtown area if you are starting from there.