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Ostra Matsal & Bar

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Ostermalm
Seafood, European, Swedish
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26 Birger Jarlsgatan, Stockholm 114 34, Sweden (Formerly Ostra)
+46 8 678 80 09
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Today
17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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France
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73 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

Very good food and a nice atmosphere. The restaurant feels traditionally Scandinavian without any fuss. The breakfast buffet is nicely varied and a good experience, although it can get busy early in the morning.

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Thank thatsmystuff
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014 via mobile

Arrived pretty late, few guests, but kitchen still open. The restaurant is a real gem, very nice interior perfect for a business dinner or a romantic evening. I was delivered a huge G&T upon request, and then the menu. Ordered the "menu" which was three courses. Scallops as entry and fish as main course with berries and ice-cream as dessert.... More 

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Plovan, France
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

I've had shrimps on dark bread, which is a simple dish and it can go wrong easily, but it was excellent. The service is great, the location is lovely as well. They also have a bar in the evening, which is quite empty most of the times, but I've enjoyed it nevertheless. I drank some of the best cocktails there,... More 

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Thank Chris K
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2014

Awesome restaurant. Excellent service. I'm gonna be back here again and again. Laura most wonderful waiters, always with a smile, always pleasant.

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Thank Adam L
Stockholm, Sweden
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209 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2014

I've visited this restaurant five times during the last 12 months. Initially it started out great - really fine cooking at a very reasonable price. But what has happened? The concept is great: put fish and shellfish from the Swedish West coast on the train ("Blå tåget" - run by the same owners), make these fresh ingredients to simple and... More 

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Thank Vierdank
Espoo, Finland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2014

I'm in Heaven . . . That is exactly what I told the Chef de Maison while having something so extraordinarily brilliant that words still fail me. The name of the meal, you might wonder - Fired Crayfish. To make a long story a bit shorter, I am completely head over heels in love with Ostra. First, many years ago,... More 

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Thank Katarina H
Stockholm, Sweden
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73 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2013

This place is tucked away in Stureplan ... and has an authentic interior that is hard to describe. The service is excellent and the food is divine. It is a favorite of mine.

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Thank SusanTWood
Stockholm, Sweden
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217 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2013 via mobile

Opened in July 2012 and is much better than the restaurant that used to occupy the same premises. Went there on a Monday evening with my wife and we had the 3-course tasting menu, which was to die for.

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Thank Joachim P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Swedish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Birger Jarlsgatan, Stockholm 114 34, Sweden (Formerly Ostra)
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > Ostermalm
  • Neighbourhood: Ostermalm
  • Phone Number: +46 8 678 80 09

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

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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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