Villa Godthem, Stockholm
Villa Godthem on the island of Djurgården in Stockholm is the fourth restaurant we design for the F12 Group and chefs Melker and Danyel. Over a hundred years ago, the legendary opera singer Carl Johan Uddman lived and died here (having received the house as a gift from a fan) and the design is a homage to him and his time.
Djurgården is a former game reserve belonging to the royal family, and in the 1820's, when Carl Johan Uddman was born, King Carl XIV Johan built the palace of Rosendal on the island. Today Djurgården is known for well-preserved 18th-century houses, and its many beautiful oak trees. Many of Stockholms museums and gardens are located on Djurgården, including the world-famous Wasa musuem.
"Godthem" means "good home" and "Godt!" was Uddman's motto in life, and the team behind the restaurant and garden café at Villa Godthem today are passionate about bringing you a "godt" experience, from the legendary plank steak to the light-as-air creations of the in-house patisserie chef.