18 May 2024
Valentine’s Day in Stockholm 2013
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Valentine’s Day in Stockholm 2013

Stockholm is one of the most romantic cities in the world, so why not head out this Valentine’s Day for a romantic experience you’ll never forget!


Romantic Restaurants

Restaurant Magic Bar

Want to do something a little different? How about treating your loved one to a 6 course meal with champagne and a 5-act show at the Magic Bar Restaurant?

08-667 25 00

Magic Bar, Karlaplan 6, 114 60 Stockholm (T-bana: Karlaplan)

Brasserie Le Rouge

Complete with French décor, this restaurant is full with personality, tradition, and warmth. The menu, composed of French and Italian food, is short, but the food is said to be made with the best quality ingredients. For Valentine’s Day, Le Rouge has prepared a special menu!

08-505 244 30

Brunnsgränd 2-4, 111 30 Stockholm (T-bana: Gamla Stan)


Well known for its spectacular panoramic view of the city (perched 33 meters above water), the elegant Gondolen serves classy Swedish and international cuisine, and has a very popular cocktail lounge.

08-641 70 90

Stadsgården 6, 116 45 Stockholm (T-bana: Slussen)


A Spanish restaurant with romantic candlelight and flower arrangements. Their specialty is fish and seafood, and there is a special menu for Valentine’s Day!


Döbelnsgatan 79, 113 52 Stockholm (T-bana: Odenplan)


A shared fondue is always romantic, especially when it’s a Toblerone one! Start with the cheese and end with chocolate.


Vanadisvägen 42 113 31 Stockholm (T-bana: Odenplan)

Wijnjas Ostkällare

A favourite with all cheese lovers; try their spectacular cheese or shellfish buffet, along with a wine package perfectly matched to your meal. Five star service, five star food.


Scheleegatan 3, 11223, Stockholm (T-bana:Rådhuset)

Nosh and Chow

Don’t share the same taste in food as your loved one? A recent newcomer on the Stockholm restaurant scene, Nosh and Chow prides itself on its versatility, sporting a menu inspired by South East Asia, North Africa, North America as well as the North European Karelia region.  Something for (almost) everyone in other words. And the restaurant itself is made for romance!


Nosh and Chow, Norrlandsgatan 24, 111 43 Stockholm (T-bana Östermalmstorg or Hötorget)


Strolls around Stockholm


This walking path sits high up on the cliffs of Södermalm and offers magnificent views of Old Town, Riddarholmen, City Hall and Lake Mälaren, especially at sunrise and sunset.

The City Hall Gardens

One of the country’s leading examples of national romanticism in architecture, the gardens behind the City Hall (Stadshuset) building shuts out the noise of the city and are filled with sculptures and water views that create a unique atmosphere. Afterwards, you can continue your walk westwards along the shore.

The Royal Palace

There are great views around the Royal Palace. Not only is this Palace (one of the largest in Europe) itself stunning, but the views of the city and its reflection in the water is priceless.

Drottningholm Palace

Make a day trip to Sweden’s most preserved royal palaces and the permanent residence of the royal family. Take a walk around the romantic Baroque garden and visit the Chinese Pavilion along the way. (Don’t miss out on the waffles with jam and cream in the café!)


In any season Djurgården is a calm oasis, and taking a stroll along the canals and gardens is breathtaking. There are also many scenic cafes and restaurants along the paths.

Gamla Stan

The old city is where Stockholm was founded in 1252. As one of the largest medieval city centres in Europe, Gamla stan has a storybook atmosphere, with cobbled stones paths, and streets lined with cafes, bars, restaurants, places to shop.  Make sure not to miss Riddarholmen and the Riddarholmen Church.



Ice Skating in town

Ice skating in the middle of the city with your Valentine is a great idea, especially after a romantic dinner.

La Cage aux Folles

Why not say I love you in a more flamboyant way? Take your partner to see this fun show and spend Valentine’s night laughing?

Fish Pedicure

Nothing says love quite like fish nibbling at your toes. Induge in a Valentine’s pedicure in a private room with your partner, complete with chocolate covered strawberries for you to nibble.


Romantic Getaways

Yasuragi Hasseludden

We believe in love! Enjoy the silence with your loved one, and make time to be present with each other. There is an overnight package that includes a room, breakfast, 7 course dinner with champage, entrance to activities and Japanese baths, tea and fruit buffet, a Yukata (Japanese robe) and slippers. There is also an evening package,

08-747 64 00

Hamndalsvägen 6, 132 39 Saltsjö-Boo

Cruise with Silja Line

Silja Line has planned ‘love’ cruises during February! Enjoy a romantic experience together on a cruise in a premium or deLuxe cab to Tallinn, Helsinki or Turku.



Original Article by: Sarit Grinberg; Updated by Farrah Gillani

Photo Credit: Your Little Family Photography

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