Mother’s Day in our Restaurant

On Sunday, May 28th, it’s time to celebrate Mother’s Day. We dare to promise a memorable evening with our specially-composed three course-menu in the company of your loved ones. The menu is irresistible.

Kalix Bleak Roe, lemon cream, potato chips, sour cream

White asparagus, hollandaise, Sobrasada

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Cod, spinach salad, grilled lemon, crispy Lardo

Grilled spring lamb from Välnäs Gård, baked beets, smoked aubergine cream, croquettes with summer truffle

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Rhubarb, ice cream, almond cake, elderflower meringues

 

We hope to see you on Sunday!

We’re Opening a smaller Food Hall and Wine Bar – Butiken

In June, we’re opening a smaller food hall and wine bar – Butiken. Butiken will be located adjacent to our hotel on Strandvägen and will be focusing on locally grown delicacies and personal service. Guests will be able to enjoy a glass of wine whilst choosing from the range of fresh fish, seafood, charcuterie, meat and cheese offered over counter.

The food hall and wine bar will be a meeting spot for the hotels guests as well as for the locals. Here, guests can meet for breakfast, lunch or dinner with a glass of wine, or pick up prepared meals to take home. Our own popular products will also be available for sale, including the Hotel Diplomat Tea blend, coffee, olive oil and marmalade. Åsa Linnman will be responsible for Butiken and the wine bar will be led by sommelier and wine enthusiast Martin Ingeström.

We’re looking forward to welcoming you to Butiken in June!

Pom & Flora – Café in Vasastan

Breakfast bowls and Matcha at Café Pom & Flora
 

I’m all for breakfast bowls at the moment and there is no place quite like Café Pom & Flora in that category. Matcha, Matcha, Matcha – Chia pudding with pear, honey roasted Granola, matcha nuts and matcha milk, or a Banana split with whipped Greek Yoghurt, Roasted coconut, banana and chocolate roasted oats are just a few of the delicious breakfast items available on the menu. The interior, mixed crowd and the healthy, mouthwatering and ecological menu makes the perfect breakfast spot.

Odengatan 39, 113 51 Stockholm

Visit Café Pom & Flora

CFHILL Art Space – Exhibition in Stockholm

Speed of light at CFHILL Art Space
 

If you haven’t experienced Mikael Jansson’s work, then now is the time. The world renowned fashion photographer takes the most stylish photos and has previously been working with clients such as Calvin Klein, Armani, Christian Dior. The exhibition Speed of Light reflects the ever accelerating tempo of our world, it’s about man’s place in the world and touches upon subjects such as belonging, identity and identification. Mikael lets us experience what it is that draws people to racing, what’s the allure of such an extreme sport. See it at CFHILL Art Space, Norrlandsgatan 24!

Norrlandsgatan 24, 2nd floor, 111 43 Stockholm

Visit CFHILL Art Space

May

Stockholm’s art and culture line-up is something worth exploring this May. We have listed the current and upcoming happenings you wouldn’t want to miss in Stockholm this month.

A Dream of Swan Lake – The Royal Opera
The Swan Lake is perhaps the world’s most performed ballet, and had premiere in Moscow in 1877. A Dream of Swan Lake is based on the dreams and relationships of the dancers, both to each other and to the drama they repeat. Reality and fiction merge into a drama triangle that moves between ballroom hall and the stage.

Gustav Adolfs torg 2, 103 22 Stockholm

Mikael Jansson, Speed of Light – CFHILL Art Space
Speed of light is showing the work of one of the world’s leading photographers, Mikael Jansson. Mikael has previously been working with clients such as Calvin Klein, Armani, Christian Dior, Vogue Paris and portraits of other influential personalities. This exhibition looks at what’s attracts people to extreme and extravagant sports. April 28th – May 26th, 2017.

Norrlandsgatan 24, 2nd floor, 111 43 Stockholm

Natura Dentata – Kulturhuset Stadsteatern
Natura Dentata is Kulturhuset Stadsteaterns latest exhibition where art and fashion meets in a dark embrace. In the Nordic countries we turn to nature for joy and relaxation. Here, nature is also displayed as a force that lacks empathy, that takes over and harbors danger. March 17th – June 18th, 2017.

Kulturhuset, Sergels torg, 103 27 Stockholm

Susan Philipsz, Lost in Space – Bonniers Konsthall
Lost in space is a solo exhibition with the internationally renowned artist Susan Philipsz. Susan uses sound as her primary medium and is well-known for her sound installations which revolves around themes such as loss, longing and hope. This time, Susan Philipsz has created a new piece specifically for Bonniers Konsthall, the installation is the first time Susan utilizes the medium of film. February 22nd – May 6th, 2017.  

Torsgatan 19, 113 21 Stockholm

Skansen – Walpurgis Night Celebrations in Stockholm

A Walpurgis night with choral singing and bonfires at Skansen
 

On Sunday, May 30th, it’s time to celebrate Walpurgis night and the spring comeback. I will be celebrating at Skansen. Here, the Walpurgis night celebrations consists of a traditional program with wonderful choral singing and people gathering around the beautiful bonfire. We take a 10-minute walk from Hotel Diplomat to Djurgården where we welcome the spring along with friends and family. The highlight of the long weekend!

Djurgårdsslätten 49-51, 115 21 Stockholm

Visit Skansen

Dusty Deco – Interior in Stockholm

Vintage interior, design classics and unique decorations
 

New season, new interior – that’s my motto this upcoming spring. At Dusty Deco you’ll find lovely vintage interior, an inspiring collection of furniture and art. This 600 sqm store holds a mixture of rough industrial pieces, design classics and smaller, unique objects and decorations found on the owners travels around the world. Definitely worth a visit!

Brahegatan 21, 114 37 Stockholm

Visit Dusty Deco

April

Stockholm’s art and culture line-up is something worth exploring this April. We have listed the current and upcoming happenings you wouldn’t want to miss in Stockholm this month.

Golden Sunset – Moderna Museet
The exhibition Golden Sunset at Moderna Museet presents the very latest in Swedish photographic art. Recently-acquired photobased works by artists such as Miriam Bäckström, Linda Hofvander, Jenny Källman, Tova Mozard, Julia Peirone, Eva Stenram and Martin Karlsson Tebus are featured. 25 March – 30 December, 2017.

Exercisplan 4, 111 49 Stockholm

Edmund de Waal & Giorgio Morandi – Artipelag
This is Artipelag’s major summer exhibition 2017, where contemporary artist and writer meets renowned Italian painter Giorgio Morandi. The encouragement of mindful viewing and contemplation unites the two artists. 7 April – 1 October, 2017.

Artipelagstigen 1, 134 60 Stockholm

Josef Frank, Against Design – ArkDes
The exhibition Against Design at ArkDes, is the most comprehensive exhibition ever on the world-famous architect and designer, Josef Frank. It shows the breadth of Josef Frank’s diverse production, from the groundbreaking architecture of colorful patterns and furniture. 10 March – 27 August, 2017.

Exercisplan 4, 111 49 Stockholm 

Albanian Investment & Development Council

Hotel Diplomat’s partner and Chairman Anna Cappelen, provides advice and experience to the Albanian investment and development council.

In May 2016, the Albanian government appointed an Investment Council in collaboration with Swedish business. The Investment and Development council is a substructure of the National Economic Council of Albania, with the participation of a group from Swedish business that will assist the Albanian Government in its reform efforts and to attract new investments to the country. The Council is chaired by the Albanian Prime Minister on behalf of Albanian government and former Prime Minister Göran Persson on behalf of Swedish businesses.

Albania faces some great challenges in order to become an economically and politically fully integrated part of Europe, and to create growth and increased prosperity for the citizens. The council will lead the work towards European standards and will provide advice and experiences.

Other members in the Investment and Development Council:

Mrs Anna Cappelen – Partner and Chairman of Hotel Diplomat, tourism promotion expert.

Mr Fredrik Cappelen – Advisor to private equity and board member of several leading European companies.

Mr Carl Eric Stålberg – Senior advisor for Bank Industry, international sports events expert.

Mr Anders Lindberg – Communications and public policy advisor to leading European companies.

Mr Jan Johansson – Former President of SCA, one of the world´s leading consumer goods company and forest companies.

Mrs Anna Elam – CEO in the holding company of East Capital.

Marianne Bernadotte: A Style Icon – Exhibition at Millesgården

Chanel, Balmain, Dior. Marianne Bernadotte – A Style Icon
 

Yet another must-see fashion exhibition in Stockholm. This time it’s all about Chanel, Balmain, Dior and Marianne Bernadotte – A style icon. The exhibition is based on Marianne Bernadotte’s to-die-for-wardrobe and portray the couture of the French fashion houses on the 70s and the 80s. Make it a day trip and see this exhibition at Millesgården on Lidingö before June 11th – it’s the ideal Saturday activity!

Herserudsvägen 32, 181 34 Lidingö

Visit Millesgården