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Stockholm – Eriks Bakficka

Trettondedag Jul (epiphany) was celebrated last Tuesday and the festive season is now officially over. Quite a few tired-looking Christmas trees are still on display, along with some advent lights, and this week-end many Trettondedag concerts have been taking place. However, as of now, it is in fact back to business. The good thing about this is that the restaurants that had been closed over the holidays are finally opening up again…

Just behind Strandvägen, up from the water’s edge in the district of Östermalm, Eriks Bakficka has everything you would want your local restaurant to have. Not too big (it seats 90 guests in different dining areas), it is cosy and its atmosphere is relaxed and friendly. The service is topnotch and the food is homely with traditional Swedish dishes as well as modern cuisine. The à la carte menu changes every couple of months or so whilst classic Swedish dishes are a staple offering. There is also a plat du jour on week days and a weekly special. The wine list has a good selection of wine by the glass and by the bottle with preference given to France and the Old World.

Eriks Bakficka – Östermalm
Fredrikshovsgatan 4, 115 23 Stockholm
Phone: +46 8 660 15 99

Eriks Bakficka - lobster entrée

Lobster with terrine of pickled yellow beets, winter salad and smoked lobster mayonnaise at Eriks Bakficka

Eriks Bakficka - Seared pikeperch

Seared pikeperch with roasted cauliflower purée, fennel and browned hazelnut butter at Eriks Bakficka

Menu for 2

1 x Jerusalem artichoke soup with grilled bacon (SEK 125.-)
1 x Toast Skagen (SEK 135.-)
1 x Venison loin with black trumpet mushrooms and Brussel sprouts (SEK 285.-)
1 x Seared pikeperch with roasted cauliflower purée, fennel and browned hazelnut butter (SEK 260.-)
2 x ice cream and sorbet (2 x SEK 105.-)

2 x Champagne Dieboldt-Vallois, NV, Selected cuvée, Erik Lallerstedt (2 x SEK 135.-)
1 x Jérôme Gueneau, Domaine des Grandes Perrières, Sancerre, 2013 (SEK 120.-)
1 x Bodegas Abanico, Ribera del Duero, Cathar Roble, 2011 (SEK 125.-)

Eriks Bakficka

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