Stockholm: The Nordic Food Walk

Stockholm: The Nordic Food Walk

From $102.81 per person

Stockholm is known for its many food markets and on this food and walking tour you’ll visit some of the city’s markets and also see some Stockholm’s most famous and interesting sites. Enjoy samples of traditional Swedish food along the way.

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Duration 4 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the tastes of Stockholm as you visit historic and charming areas
  • Experience the real Sweden through its food traditions
  • Visit a selection of Stockholm’s older and newer markets
Full description
Starting in the cozy, quaint confines of the classic Östermalmshallen, the old market hall of Stockholm, you’ll enjoy samples of local cheeses and meats, your first tastes on the tour. From here on your 4-hour tour, you’ll walk with your guide through the most modern areas of the city, sampling the best of healthy and classical foods with a twist. At Stockholm’s food market, you’ll sit down with a lunch plate filled with delectable Swedish seafood. No visit to Stockholm is complete without sampling this local specialty! After lunch it’s time for the sweets! In the very heart of the city you'll visit a local chocolate store, where the owners’ romantic story adds an even sweeter flavor to the locally made gourmet chocolate. Hötorgshallen, yet another of the city’s food markets, is also on the route. Stop for a chance to learn about the historical importance of the market and the shops, and for a few quick tastings as well. Continue with your guide to Gamla Stan, or Old Town, where you’ll admire some of Stockholm’s original houses. Stop at a tiny factory that makes polkagris, the most traditional of all Swedish candies. Your final stop is for coffee in a romantic courtyard, where you can enjoy the best cinnamon rolls in town.
Includes
  • All tastings (enough for a full meal)
  • Extra drinks (can be purchased at some of the tasting locations)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Meeting point

    Östermalms Saluhal, Östermalms torg (the main entrance at the corner of the square and Humlegårdsgaten)

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Know before you go

    • As this is a walking tour, comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing are advised. Tours run rain or shine!
    • The tour is not suitable for wheelchairs, as the route includes areas with many cobblestones.
    • Be sure to advise of vegetarian and other dietary preferences/restrictions when booking so that appropriate tastings can be arranged. Once the tour is underway it is not possible to change the menu.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 / 5

    based on 128 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.5/5
    • Value for money
      4.3/5
    • Service
      4.6/5
    • Organization
      4.5/5
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    Very positive. She provided knowledge & insight into the foods we sampled as we as peripheral information about why these foods are popular with the Swedes. She also interjected interesting facts about the city, weather, and history. She made the tour feel like we were out on the town with one of our family. Awesome experience.

    June 12, 2021

    Fantastic guide, great intro to Stockholm, fantastic, plentiful tastes

    Theresa was a great guide. Knowledgeable about food, local history, the areas we passed through, and fun. We acted on one of her restaurant recommendations a couple of days later and enjoyed an amazing dinner at Lisa Elmqvist. We also had an interesting, small group for this tour which really enhanced the whole experience. The tour information promised enough food through the tastings for a full meal and we were not disappointed. We were also served a local beer ("breakfast beer" given the time of day!) and had a pleasant Sauvignon Blanc at a stop at a quite elegant resto. I'd recommend this tour to anyone interested in experiencing the flavours of Sweden.

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    July 10, 2019

    Nice tour, knowledgeable guide and well-balanced, interesting stops (sweet & savory). Overall a great experience! Only the last stop in Old Town for the cinnamon bun was rather underwhelming and unlovingly organised by the Café. Even though the weather was brilliant, they seated us in a dark cellar vault (where you can also find the toilets). Buns were dry and coffee cold before a group member reuested fresh hot coffee. I'd recommend the tour organiser to look for a different partner for this last stop. A nice and fresh cinnamon bun on the street would have left a better last impression of the tour that was otherwise a really pleasent and rewarding experience. Thanks!

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    June 25, 2019

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