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Bla Porten

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Djurgarden & Djurgardsbrunn
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64 Djurgaardsvaegen, Stockholm 115 21, Sweden
+46 8 663 87 59
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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United States
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229 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 417 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

While visiting Stockholm on a cruise, our Swedish friend took us to Bla Porten after visiting the Vasa Museum. It's described as a 'Mediterranean Eatery with a lush garden' and while it's more of a 'courtyard with plants', it was very pleasant. You grab a tray and take what you want and pay for it at the end. We enjoyed... More 

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Lulea, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

You can sit outside and dine in the summer. Good service - nice food! Well located Close to Gröna Lund and the Wasa museum. The only negative is that they close early in the evening.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Just beside the ABBA museum, easy to enter, beautiful garden, interesting Swedish food, fast service, a bit noisy and crowded.

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des12404
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We went to Bla Porten after visiting The Vasa and were so glad we did. The dining area is in a lovely garden and seems to be frequented by locals. It is more of a cafeteria than a table service restaurant. After getting your table, go inside and either partake of the buffet or order from the menu. I had... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is an excellent stop for people wishing to have an artistic Swedish food experience. Blå Porten, situated close to Liljevalchs art museum om Djurgården, has traditionally been a boho location. They serve a range of classic Swedish dishes, nothing too innovative. Sandwiches are disappointing. Great range of cakes and sweets. It is very busy and perhaps a bit overpriced,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant at the last minute after a visit to Vasa museum. The restaurant offers a pleasant outdoor seating in a garden area. The food is high quality and you could guess a lot of thought has gone into preparation and presentation. We had Herring and Cod for mains and couldn't fault it. Treated ourselves to lovely Swedish... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Lunch, brunch or fika, this is a "classy" venue near Grönalund, Skansen and NordiskaMuseet. Wholesome food - not particularly cheap, but fresh, wholesome and of good quality. Pleasant surroundings. Friendly staff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This lovely Mediterranean-style restaurant is perfect for a leisurely lunch or for fika. There are lots of tables crammed into the courtyard which, if it is not raining, is perfect for relaxing. The staff are lovely, the food is beautiful and fresh. Can not fault this place.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This was recommended as one of the 5 top places to eat in Stockholm by the Rough Guide. I don't think so. Admittedly we arrived at 14:30 and Swedes famously eat early, so maybe all the good stuff had gone. Very expensive for 2 small sandwiches, 2 beers and a slice of flan. Can't see what all the fuss is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Self service, but really good pastries and main courses. The garden is very pleasant, when the sun shines. Really nice place to lunch !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Djurgaardsvaegen, Stockholm 115 21, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > Djurgarden & Djurgardsbrunn
  • Neighbourhood: Djurgarden & Djurgardsbrunn
  • Phone Number: +46 8 663 87 59

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Djurgarden & Djurgardsbrunn
The island of Djurgården and its northern mainland extension, Djurgårdsbrunn, impress with a mix of nature and an abundance of museums, while being located in walking distance to Stockholm’s city center. Djurgården not only invites visitors to take endless walks through a beautiful park landscape without having to leave the city, but also offers an incredible range of entertainment facilities, such as an open air museum which specializes in the Swedish way of life pre-industrialization, the renowned Vasa Museum with its legendary sailing ship, and Sweden’s most famous amusement park Gröna Lund, which is more than a 100 years old.
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