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The best places to have a safe barbecue in Stockholm

Hornsbergs Strand. Photo: Audrey Duquenne/TheLocal

Published: 24.May.2018 14:10 hrs

The dry, hot Stockholm weather means there is currently a ban on using portable barbecues in the open air, putting a dampener on a staple of the Swedish summer. But fear not: there are some special spots where grilling is still permitted. We've picked out five of the best locations in the Swedish capital.

The particularly hot and dry weather has created a risk of forest or grass fires across much of Sweden, and as a result the use of portable barbecues in nature has been banned until further notice. There are however some specially built locations where you can still enjoy a barbecue in the sunshine.

These spots are designed to minimize risk of fire spreading, but caution should still be used and the advice from the fire service is to avoid barbecuing regardless if it's particularly windy, and always have access to extinguishing equipment just to be safe.

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