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Image 1: They have a nice lounge area overlooking the river.
Image 2: www.operakallaren.se Chef: Stefano Catenacci
Tasting (8-course): SEK1500
À la carte menu: Starter about SEK250 and Main about SEK400
Closed on Sunday and Monday.
The restaurant has historical importance as it is located in the Royal Opera House founded in 1787.
Image 3: Amuse Bouche. Sausage / Mango salsa / White bean pureeThis restaurant is known for its slow service. Our bottle of water arrived 10 minutes after our amuse bouche even though we were the only customers at that time.
Image 4: Hard to believe, the first course arrived 45 minutes after our Amuse Bouche and we were still waiting for our bread!!Turbot ceviche with cucumber water and chilli sorbet
Image 5: Oh my god, 1.5 hours passed since we had ordered, this was only the second course! The dining room was only about one third full at that time.
Baked fillet of salmon with saffron, tomato and marrow risotto
Ginger glazed pork with seared scallop on a bed of white bean puree
Image 7: Alright, it was ridiculous! 2.5 hrs into our meal, I had to complain. The server explained that each dish had to be cooked with precision. That's why it took so long?!! Well, I expect professional kitchen to be efficient and precise!
Grilled calf's liver with pancetta served with a potato pancake
Image 8: After another 30min wait.
Steamed French pigeon with date sauce and root vegetable
First time we had steamed pigeon. It was moist and remarkably soft, definitely the best course of the evening.
Domaine Santa Duc QUATRE TERRES, Cotes du Rhone 2004
As a substitute for the cheese, a mixture of berry sorbet consisted of strawberry, raspberry and blueberry.
Roquefort and goat's cheese terrine with a crispy salad and walnut vinaigrette
A cute-looking dessert:
Tea fondant with fig chips and grapefruit sorbet
Image 12: Petits-fours
Very tired after this long meal... It took 5 hours, same as our El Bulli dinner which had 30+ dishes. Unbelievable!
Image 13: Wow, an impressive classy dining room with oak panels and wall paintings!