Sweden’s most attractive city, renowned for its beautiful people and chic Scandinavian lifestyle is one place people definitely go out to be seen. From elegant palaces sipping cocktails under crystal chandeliers, to the cool ICEBAR, and the sophisticated Fredsgatan 12 - here are the best places to be and be seen in Stockholm.
Hosting a sophisticated and discerning crowd Fredsgatan 12 is a trendy bar, club and restaurant housed in the city’s Royal Academy of the Arts. Think green pastel decor with great sea views, gourmet cuisine and a vibrant clubby atmosphere.
Anyone who’s anyone in the world of celebrity or money, has partied at the elegant and classy Cafe Opera, from Jennifer Lopez and Kate Moss, to Tiger Woods and Harrison Ford. With its opulent palace-like interior you can dine under dazzling crystal chandeliers, or dance the night away under elegant frescoed ceilings. Having opened in 1980, the club quickly became one of the hottest places in the city and has remained so ever since.
A visit to Stockholm wouldn’t be complete without a night out at the world’s original and first ice bar. Made from ice exclusively harvested from the River Torne in Swedish Lapland, the ICEBAR by ICEHOTEL features ice tables, chairs, sculptures and even an ice glass from which you can enjoy a range of elegant cocktails. At a cool -5°C you can only stay in the bar for 40 minutes at a time, but will be able to wrap up warm with a cape and gloves.
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