There is lots to do in Östgötaland (one of Sweden’s counties, aka East Gothland) - not least in the old industrial, commercial and shipping city of Norrköping. Allow us to tell you about 5 really good restaurants in Norrköping – whether you are in the city by yourself, with the family or with friends.

Oysters at Anima in Norrköping
The food at Anima is not just delicious - it’s beautiful too! Photo: Heidi Källoff/Anima

Norrköping is a beautiful city with much to do and experience. The work museum, also called Strykjärnet in Swedish, is a very popular building for example, it is in the shape of a heptagon and stands in the middle of the water. The city's beautiful linden alleys frame the city centre and are incredibly beautiful during the summer months. Being in close proximity to the popular Kolmården zoo, the city is also popular with families, especially during the summer months. And for your taste buds, there is a lot to experience in Norrköping – and Östergötland with its local, fresh ingredients provides the perfect conditions for a unique taste experience.

Anima - Norrköping's industrial landscape meets the Mediterranean

Gamla Rådstugugatan 28
At Anima you will find Norrköping's premier wine selection and absolutely fantastic food from the Mediterranean, including fish and seafood dishes. The restaurant is located in cosy premises overlooking the industrial landscape of Norrköping. During the summer months, their lovely balcony is open. During the winter season, the balcony is transformed into a lounge terrace where you can relax with a nice drink. Perfect for both small and large parties.

Bord hos restaurang Anima, Norrköping Enjoy a glass of wine and a great atmosphere at Anima. Photo: Heidi Källoff/Anima

Stadsvakten (The city guardhouse) offers the most exquisite meat dishes

Nya Rådstugugatan 16
In the city centre you will find the popular restaurant Stadsvakten. At the restaurant you eat from a deliciously enticing menu where focus is on the highest quality meat. With timeless classics prepared with simple means and with great knowledge you get a taste experience of the highest order. The restaurant collaborates with nearby farms and farmers – therefore, raw materials and meat are always top-class. Stadsvakten is a 6-minute walk from Comfort Hotel Norrköping – the city's most exciting hotel. Here you can stay in a fantastic designer hotel in the city centre with restaurants, entertainment and attractions right outside the door. What's more, it is only 5 minutes to Norrköping Central Station.

Restaurang Stadsvakten, NorrköpingEnjoy fantastic food in an amazing atmosphere. Photo: Stadsvakten

Spanish flavours at La Uva

Sankt Persgatan 85
La Uva is a Spanish tapas restaurant centrally located in the city on Sankt Persgatan. Here you will find many tasty and healthy dishes in a relaxed and open environment. In addition, the restaurant has a popular Gin & Tonic bar – so you can combine your dining experience with a relaxing drink! La Uva is a great choice for those looking for an affordable restaurant either for take-away, lunch or dinner.

Restaurant Athena – Greek food, since 1987

Kungsgatan 19
If you are looking for a nice Greek restaurant, Restaurant Athena in the Nordantill district is the ideal choice for you. With delicious Greek flavours, personalised service and a relaxed atmosphere, the restaurant is popular with both tourists and locals. Combine your dining experience with refreshing drinks - since 1987 the diners’ experience has always been the restaurant’s main priority and they guarantee you a wonderful evening.

The Mediterranean proper at Pappa Grappa

Gamla Rådstugugatan 28
If you are looking for Mediterranean-inspired food, you should focus on Pappa Grappa on Gamla Rådstugugatan – just 10 minutes from Comfort Hotel Norrköping. Pappa Grappa consists of three parts: the restaurant, the food bar and the terrace. Together, these three units make up a neighbourhood pub in the real sense of the word – all parts are in the same neighbourhood and are connected to each other. The food is prepared with well-chosen raw materials from both neighbouring producers and exciting international partners. The atmosphere is familiar, relaxed and straightforward – at Pappa Grappa you and your friends can enjoy both Italian food and just life in general.

Calzone hos restaurang Pappa Grappa, NorrköpingFor the best pizzas in town head straight to Pappa Grappa! Photo: Heidi Källoff/Pappa Grappa