Last year I reported on restaurant Tradition's opening of a second location in the SoFo neighborhood (the original Tradition is located in the Vasastan area). At either Tradition you get great traditional Swedish cuisine (husmanskost), and this seems to be a popular concept... Tradition is opening (on April 14th) at a third location in Gamla Stan.
Entrance to Tradition in Gamla Stan!
I was lucky enough to be invited to their opening party this past Thursday! While this was more of a party with drinks and canapés than a proper restaurant visit, I have already tried their food/concept at their other restaurant and thought that a blog article about the new location was warranted. Gamla Stan already has many great restaurants, but Tradition (with its mid-priced, good quality, traditional Swedish fare) is a welcome addition. Click here for the menu. Read my earlier blog article (linked above) for more information about their overall concept.
Besides the cuisine, their concept extends to the interior design and music: Swedish! Another point that is good to note is that all of their dishes are lactose free and they are happy to help with vegetarian and gluten free options. The Gamla Stan restaurant is located on the street Österlånggatan, in the shadow of the Royal Palace. They also have an inner courtyard with outdoor seating (rare in Gamla Stan) which will be nice during the summer.
Interior "Scandi" design.
To get there from the Rival Hotel... it is just a 15-20 minute walk through Gamla Stan. If you don't feel like walking, the busses 43 and 55 take you directly from the hotel to the nearby palace. Click here for more restaurants serving Swedish cuisine and click here for more restaurant recommendations.