Whether wandering the cobbled streets of Stockholm's "Old City" Gamla Stan, or hanging out in the hip southern island Södermalm, Sweden's capital has a lot to offer from fashion and design to unbeatable museums and excellent cuisine.

With the Scandinavian diet hailed as one of the healthiest in the world, there's naturally an abundance of healthy restaurants in Stockholm to choose from. So if you're heading to Stockholm this summer or planning your winter getaway, we've rounded up our favourites to add to your 'go-to' list.

1. Pom & Flora

Bondegatan 64
Pom & Flora

This cozy cafe located in the heart of Södermalm, serves up Aussie-inspired breakfasts, from lingonberry-lassi smoothies to beetroot-hummus toast. Portion sizes tend to be on the smaller side, meaning you can try a range of food from the menu.

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2. Hermans

Fjällgatan 23b
Hermans

Hermans vegetarian restaurant serves up the best veggie buffet in Stockholm, with many vegan and gluten-free options available. The food is flavourful and inventive but arguably the best bit is the incredible panoramic view over Stockholm from the garden! This is a must-visit summer spot, complete with relaxing hammocks.

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3. Green Queen

64 Norr Maelarstrand
Green Queen

This water-front deli serves organic, gluten-free street food and burgers to be enjoyed on their porch or down by the pier, perfect for picnics. Their vegan snickers cake is a must if you're looking for a treat.

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4. Urban Deli

Three locations: Nytorget 4, Hesselmans Torg 12 & Sveavägen 44.
Urban Deli

Urban Deli is a wonderful fusion of restaurant, bar and food hall. Worth a visit for a lively upbeat atmosphere and a varied menu, from blackened salmon salad to beef tartare, vegetarian bowls to cod ceviche tacos. We recommend booking in advance and checking out all three locations, as their most recent Deli in Sveavägen comes complete with a roof top bar!

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5. Mahalo

Hornsgatan 61
Mahalo

Mahalo is our favourite vegan hangout in Stockholm serving smoothie bowls, raw cakes, buddha bowls, and so much more. All 100% vegan, with a strong ethical and ecological focus the menu is perfect for brunch, a coffee or simply to indulge your sweet tooth.

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6. Smörgåstårteriet

Dalagatan 42
Smörgåstårteriet For a true Swedish experience Smörgåstårteriet is the place to go. This cosy restaurant, seating only 20-25, has the ability to capture your heart. They serve a set menu named Landskapsresan ('Landscape journey'), which changes with the season and uses mostly local produce, to take you on a 'journey through Sweden'. It will not fail to impress.

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Want a quick easy Swedish recipe you an create in your own kitchen? Here's our healthy-take on traditional Swedish meatballs.

Mindful Chef swedish meatballs