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16 Mar 2012, 15:04

Published: 16 Mar 2012 15:04 GMT+01:00

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Mathias Dahlgren’s Matsalen in the Grand Hotel in Stockholm, as well as eatery Frantzén/Lindeberg, also in the capital, keep the two stars awarded to them last year.


One awarded star indicates a "very good cuisine in its category", two-stars "excellent cuisine, worth a detour," and three stars are given to restaurants with "exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey".

Other restaurants in Stockholm that keep their one star awards were Mathias Dahlgren Matbaren, Esperanto, Fredsgatan 12 and Lux Stockholm.

Sweden’s second largest city, Gothenburg, also has its share of one star eateries, namely Thörnströms Kök, Kock & Vin, 28+ and Fond.

Since the mid-fifties, the guide has also featured restaurants offering "good food at moderate prices", now called "Bib Gourmand".

Nine Swedish restaurants received such a Bib Gourmand award this year, of which seven were in Stockholm and two in Gothenburg.

In Stockholm the seven featured were Brasserie Bobonne, Proviant, Rolfs Kök, Den Gyldene Freden, Pubologi (new), Ulla Winbladh and Sjögräs. In Gothenburg, Tvåkanten and Familjen.

“Getting two stars feels great,” said Daniel Lindeberg, one of the founders of Frantzén/Lindeberg to daily Dagens Nyheter after the guide was published.

Other two star awarded Swedish chef Dahlgren agreed with him.

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“It is great that we retain our status. Michelin is like a quality stamp, it gives one a security in what one does,” he told the paper.

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Your comments about this article

15:41 March 16, 2012 by HYBRED
Michelin? I thought they made tires.
15:48 March 16, 2012 by p201055r
Perhaps they even make tyres as well!
17:19 March 16, 2012 by Abe L
Been to a few of them, Esperanto is really good. I personally don't understand why Frantzén/Lindeberg has two stars, other restaurants with two stars are above this place. It is still very good and worth a visit (or two) , just wondering about the two star rating especially their wine selection wasn't the best I've seen. Lux is really decent as well but lacks a little atmosphere but serves some very good unique Nordic dishes.
18:51 March 16, 2012 by kirub
What's that in the picture? Is looking good.
03:02 March 17, 2012 by Larry Thrash
kirub: looks like two oak branches, bit of chocolate, zest of cinnamon candy, on a rock. I'm going to McDonald's.
11:51 March 18, 2012 by Frobobbles
Personally, I find Nokian more easy to digest.
12:24 March 18, 2012 by kirub
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