Home > Japan > Hidden gems in Tokyo – Swedish Restaurant in Kichijoji
Jul
15

Hidden gems in Tokyo – Swedish Restaurant in Kichijoji

This entry was posted by on Sunday, 15 July, 2007 at

I really have to shape up and cut loose from this “one post a month” routine I’ve got going here… I can only blame one thing – work. And lazyness. I can blame work and lazyness. And lack of ideas. I can blame three things: work, lazyness, and lack of ideas….

Allt Gott

Anyway, recently we went to Kichijoji to visit a Swedish restaurant called “Allt Gott” (which means “Everything Good”). We had tried one time before to go there for lunch on a Saturday without a reservation, but then we were denied! Apparantly it is really really popular. So, this time around we made a reservation for dinner, and went. And boy, were we up for a positive surprise!

First of all, it’s not a very big restaurant – it seats about 20 people or so. The atmosphere is hard tro describe, but it feels very Scandinavian “At-Home”. Not overly done with logging and pine furniture, but actually very cozy and it felt kind of Swedish. Sure, there were some Scandinavian touristy things spread around the place, but not at all to the level of that other Swedish restaurant in Tokyo, Lilla Dalarna.

I chose one of the special courses (they have courses between 3,000 – 5,000 yen – quite reasonable if you ask me) which featured herring (naturally), salmon (of course), reindeer (a must!), deer meat with lingonberry sauce and for dessert, cloudberry sherbet. It sounds a bit cheesy and “too” Scandinavian perhaps, but the food really showed the best of Swedish/Scandinavian cuisine. Honestly, and being Swedish I can say this, the food is NOT what Sweden is famous for out in the world (except IKEA’s meat balls) but here is a restaurant that manages to scrape together the few things in Swedish culinary tradition that is really good and make something really great out of it.

To top it off, as we were celebrating the birthday of my wife’s best friend, we had ordered a birthday cake – which they happily baked for us in the restaurant (with one day’s notice! Amazing!) – and it was a delightful and delicious ending to a wonderful dinner.

I can highly recommend this restaurant. It is in my opinion the best of the three Swedish restaurants in Tokyo.

Unfortunately, the restaurant does not have their own web page, but do a search for “Allt Gott” or 「アルト ゴット」 and you will find restaurant reviews which gives you more details about the restaurant. I also attach a scan of their business card which shows a map and their address/phone number.

Allt Gott Map

By the way, Kichijoji is something of a hidden gem in itself if you haven’t been there before. (To get there, take the JR Chuo-line towards Tachikawa.) It’s sort of like a slightly more laid back Shimo-Kitazawa or Sengenjaya. It’s has lots of small coffee shops, restaurants and speciality boutiques etc. Just a warning – don’t go by car on the weekend, because the traffic into the town center is a nightmare!

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. Sex Toy Store
  2. Interior Design Ideas
  3. accidentes de autos abogados
  4. houses in lancaster for sale
  5. how to get inquiries off your credit
  6. Pot O'Dongs Eva Notty Carolina Sweets
  7. Alive After the Fall Review
  8. MILF Amber Jayne What's Good For The Goose
  9. Cheap NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Jerseys
  10. weblink
  11. Related Site
  12. https://www.google.com.hk/url?sa=t&source=web&url=https://www.forbiddenplaygroundxxx.com
  13. Les Tresoms Annecy
  14. this content
  15. official website
  16. payday advance direct lender
  17. ถ่ายพรีเวดดิ้ง
  18. Visit Website
  19. cash advance loans online direct lenders
  20. savannah ga plumbing
  21. locksmith
  22. here
  23. ray ban official website canada
  24. payday loan in california
  25. http://augustqdnwe.fitnell.com
  26. Visit This Link
  27. see
  28. drugs
  29. Sha
  30. Justin
  31. Dia
  32. Dorthea
  33. https://www.google.nl/url?sa=t&source=web&url=https://www.forbiddenplaygroundxxx.com
  34. https://www.google.fi/url?sa=t&source=web&url=https://www.forbiddenplaygroundxxx.com
  35. http://pornobis.net/
  36. Carrasquillo
  37. Florance Germano
  38. page
  39. montaj aer conditionat ieftin bucuresti
  40. Cheap Oakleys Classic
  41. low carb diet
  42. sexo peru
  43. Read This
  44. insideoutoutsidein.co.za/mw/index.php?title=Public_Speaking_Ideas_Straight_From_The_Professionals..._Advice_Num_5_Of_387
  45. michael kors handbags cheap outlet
  46. computer disposal companies
  47. can you buy exposed skin care in stores
  48. promotion
  49. Visit Website
  50. blog