The BEST Episodes of The Restaurant (2017)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 16, 2021

Network: SVT

Big changes come to a family restaurant in Stockholm after World War II as traditions fade, class divides simmer and a new generation rises up.

Bella Italia

#1 - Bella Italia

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 5, 2018

Calle and Nina pushes through an Italian food week at DK. Gustaf and Bellan squabbles about instructing Angelo the nobility of the serverland. Peter is seeing the love of his life Suzanne behind Ester's back - but Ester starts to suspect that he is hiding something. Maggan gets an invite for dinner at the couple Gahn, and is afraid that she will make a fool of herself.

star 8.25
8 votes
Writers: Ulf Kvensler
The Future

#2 - The Future

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 16, 2019

John has escaped the police, and contacts Christina and Moa-Li. He wants them to flee with him to Spain. Uno has no idea. Peter is considering taking over Nina's with his arch enemy Mirko.

star 8.20
5 votes
Writers: Malin Nevander, Pernilla Oljelund
The Book

#3 - The Book

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 29, 2018

1957. Peter and Ester tries to maneuver Nina out of DK Club, but a person from the past shows up and upends Peter's life. Nina's daughter Christina wants to move up to Stockholm and live with her mother, but will her father approve? Calle is chef at DK since a year back. It hasn't really been as he thought. Gustaf works at DK again, and the question is if it is Gustaf that is Bellan's boss or the other way around. Maggan gets an offer that can lead up to big changes for her and Uno.

star 8.00
4 votes
Writers: Ulf Kvensler
The Return Home

#4 - The Return Home

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 25, 2019

Stockholm, May 1971. Three years have passed since Christina left Nina and the nightclub behind her. She secretly lives with John and the rest of the gang in a farmhouse. Uno, who is now a police officer, gets up the track after them

star 8.00
5 votes
Writers: Pernilla Oljelund, Ulf Kvensler
Height of the summer

#5 - Height of the summer

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 1, 2021

Nina moves down to Erik and Christina in Skåne, but it will not be the harmonic reunion she hoped for. Helga has a feeling that something happened between Nina and Calle on Midsummer's Eve.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Måns Herngren
Writers: Johan Rosenlind, Malin Nevander, Ulf Kvensler
The Peace

#6 - The Peace

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 2, 2017

Stockholm, The Day of Peace, 1945. A spontanious kiss between two strangers in the crowd at Kungsgatan will lead up to big consequences. The war has affected the business at restaurant Djurgårdskällaren, driven by the Löwander family. The son, Gustaf, finds a risky way to solve the restaurants economical problems. The sister, Nina, arranges a peace banquet that will determine her future. Chef Backe makes life hard for the new scullion Calle Svensson.

star 7.88
43 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Ulf Kvensler
The Hope

#7 - The Hope

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 4, 2017

Ninas addiction has got disastrous consequences. The fight between Gustaf and Peter about the domination of the restaurant drives with dirty means. Ester takes a bigger room in Peters life. Maggan candidates to chairman in the labour union, but has strong forces against herself. Calle's work at Djurgårdskällaren takes a dramatical turn.

star 7.80
10 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Johan Rosenlind, Ulf Kvensler
Sermon

#8 - Sermon

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 19, 2018

September 1962. Calle and Nina have been doing their food program on TV for five years, and it tears on their relationship. Maggan makes a successful entry as a speaker in the electoral movement, but it is not appreciated by everyone. Gustaf and Astrid have found a guiding star in their lives. Chef Backe shows up as a guest in the restaurant - will he and Helga reconcile? Angelo has advanced to head waiter, but is threatened again by Ragnarsson.

star 7.80
5 votes
Directors: Anna Zackrisson
Writers: Johan Rosenlind, Jonas Frykberg, Malin Nevander, Ulf Kvensler
Countdown

#9 - Countdown

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 9, 2019

Christina is a prisoner on the left but tries to find an opportunity to escape. The police with Uno at the head are preparing a strike against the farm. Nina's is nearing bankruptcy and Nina is considering the bid from Mirko. Or can she leave the past behind and take Peter's help?

star 7.80
5 votes
Writers: Malin Nevander, Pernilla Oljelund
The Housewife

#10 - The Housewife

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 27, 2017

Stockholm 1950. The recent years has implied dramatical changes for the Löwander family. Nina and Erik have got a little daughter and Nina lives a quiet life as housewife. But everything is not as perfect as it seems. Peter has married Ester, got children and works as a lawyer. A love in he past shows up. Gustaf works alone as restaurant keeper, but Peter and Helga opposes against his plans. The conflict between the brothers comes to life, stronger than ever. Chef Backe has an accident and Calle takes the chance as reserv. Maggan revolts against the geezers in the labour union.

star 7.70
10 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Malin Nevander
The Elms

#11 - The Elms

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 2, 2019

That night the elms are to be felled in the Kungsträdgården bursts of roar, and Uno and Maggan end up in the middle of the battle but on different sides. John and the left gang are planning an attack in central Stockholm.

star 7.67
6 votes
Writers: Pernilla Oljelund, Ulf Kvensler
Old and New Families

#12 - Old and New Families

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 15, 2018

1956. Henriette Winter is the new copartner of DK. Peter and Ester are working on solutions to get rid of her. Gustaf takes up the fight against DK with his new restaurant Oscarshof. Nina and Calle are searching for the right moment to tell Helga she is going to be a grandmother. Chef Backe are getting more and more paranoid, which affects Calle. Angelo is in the claws of Ragnarsson, but gets help from Maggan.

star 7.60
5 votes
Directors: Anna Zackrisson
Writers: Johan Rosenlind, Malin Nevander, Ulf Kvensler
The 10,000 crowns question

#13 - The 10,000 crowns question

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 12, 2018

Peter stands in front of a decisive choice: will he leave his family and the restaurant to live together with the love of his life Suzanne? Angelo resigns from the restaurant, but doesn't want to tell why. Gustaf is seeking treatment for his sexual impulsions. Calle gets an opportunity to make a TV program about food, and Nina encourages him to accept. Calle himself is sceptical. Maggan quits to become Mayor secretary for Britt Gahn.

star 7.60
5 votes
Writers: Johan Rosenlind, Malin Nevander, Ulf Kvensler
Own Majority

#14 - Own Majority

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 26, 2018

Helga has suffered from a stroke and her children fears the worst. Peter and Ester starts to plan how the future for the restaurant will be if Helga passes away, but unforseen events puts their plan at an end. The Social Democrats awaits the election results at DK while Nina's daughter Christina is visiting. Nina is stressed and takes it out on Calle, who seeks comfort from an unexpected direction. Ragnarsson threatens Angelo's family and Angelo is taking drastic measures.

star 7.60
5 votes
Directors: Anna Zackrisson
Writers: Johan Rosenlind, Malin Nevander, Ulf Kvensler
Creme de la creme

#15 - Creme de la creme

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 11, 2019

Calle tries to develop the menu at Nina's together with Carmen. Ester and Mirko make another attempt to stop Nina's nightclub and disco. John and the left gang find an illegal way to fund their business, but Christina finds out and gets very upset.

star 7.50
4 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Pernilla Oljelund, Ulf Kvensler
The Reopening

#16 - The Reopening

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 6, 2017

Everything hangs on a thin thread. Peter and Nina are fighting for the restaurants survival. Maggan gets tired of how the staff at the restaurant are treated and starts to fight for her rights. Gustaf is released from custody and is tracking Suzanne's painful secret. Calle finally gets the chance to show what he can do in the kitchen, but will he cope with the challenge? Calle's and Nina's love faces a fateful crossroad.

star 7.45
11 votes
Directors: Molly Hartleb
Writers: Malin Nevander
The Return Home

#17 - The Return Home

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 9, 2017

Peter Löwander comes home from the preparedness and has a jewish refugee with him, Suzanne Goldstein. Helga, the head of the family, dissaproves but remains silent. Nina's and Calle's roads are crossed once again. Gustaf covers up the restaurants catastrophal economi and shallow dealings, but the brother, Peter, starts to understand that something is wrong.

star 7.40
10 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Johan Rosenlind, Ulf Kvensler
Departure

#18 - Departure

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 18, 2019

Peter has realized the truth about the attacks and confronts Ester and Mirko. Money is stolen from Nina's daycare, which leads to conflict between Nina and Christina. Maggan is facing a decision that will affect her entire future career and privacy.

star 7.40
5 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Pernilla Oljelund, Ulf Kvensler
Surprise de Nina

#19 - Surprise de Nina

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 22, 2018

After the catastrophe with Oscarshof, Gustaf is disappeared without a trace. Has he killed himself? Henriette Winter has decided to sell her part in DK, and a battle between Peter and Nina breaks out, as regards to who of the two that will buy it. Helga is forced to choose side in the conflict between Stickan and Calle. Grudgingly, Bellan gives Angelo the opportunity to work in the dining room instead of in the washing up - will he manage to show Bellan that he can make it?

star 7.33
6 votes
Directors: Anna Zackrisson
Writers: Johan Rosenlind, Malin Nevander, Ulf Kvensler
Secrets

#20 - Secrets

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 23, 2017

Peter and Suzanne are telling news that shakes the family. Peters conflict with the gangster Ragnarsson culminates, with big consequences. Gustaf risks more than prison. Nina's and Calle's secret relationship puts at edge. Helga asks Peter of a huge favor and Maggan brings home her son Uno from fostercare. But is it the right decision?

star 7.30
10 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Malin Nevander
The Restaurant Keeper

#21 - The Restaurant Keeper

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 30, 2017

Peter is taking over as restaurant keeper when Gustaf is arrested. Ragnarsson is blackmailing Peter by threatening Suzanne. The restaurants future are being put at play. Calle makes a bad decision regarding Nina. Chef Backe shows unknown sides. Maggan's and Lilly's relationship are getting more intimated, but threatens.

star 7.27
11 votes
Directors: Molly Hartleb
Writers: Ulf Kvensler
The Funeral

#22 - The Funeral

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 3, 2018

Peter and Ester have destroyed Helga's last will, that would have placed Nina in charge of DK. However, Nina doesn't give up that easy. Nina and Calle reconsiles, but Calle's conscience rankles: should he tell her about his cheating with Sonja? The police suspects Angelo for the murder of Ragnarsson. Stickan wants to cook the dinner for Helga's funeral, but either Calle or Ethel thinks that he can manage it. Britt has both good and bad news for Maggan. Gustaf sweats - will he testify for the assembly about his addiction and homosexuality?

star 7.25
4 votes
Directors: Anna Zackrisson
Writers: Johan Rosenlind, Malin Nevander, Ulf Kvensler
VIP

#23 - VIP

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 4, 2019

Nina accuses Peter of being involved in the attack on Nina's. Nina's chef has resigned, and Gustaf and Bellan try to persuade Nina to ask Calle if he wants to take over. Uno and Christina accompany John home at an after-party. Lilly attracts Maggan to a black gay club, which has major consequences.

star 7.25
4 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Pernilla Oljelund, Ulf Kvensler
The Christmas Gift

#24 - The Christmas Gift

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 1, 2018

Stockholm, december 1955. Restaurant DK goes amazing and everything should be alright, but the Löwander family is divided. After a traumatical occurrance the matriarch Helga makes a new attempt to unite the family. Will Gustaf take the extended hand? Peter's wife Ester tries to increase dissatisfaction between the siblings Peter and Nina. Nina gives Calle an anticipated christmas gift, and Maggan gets an unwelcomed visit from the past...

star 7.17
6 votes
Directors: Anna Zackrisson
Writers: Ulf Kvensler
Rock'n'roll

#25 - Rock'n'roll

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 8, 2018

Helga, Peter and Nina tries to convince Gustaf to not sell his part of DK to Henriette Winter. Gustaf reflects of investing all of his assets on Oscarshof - but can he trust his partner? Nina has had several of miscarriages and both she and Calle worries for it to happen again. Chef Backe tries a hearing aid, but is it enough to get back the hold of the kitchen staff? The Italian youth Angelo starts in the washing up and gets to work hard.

star 7.17
6 votes
Directors: Anna Zackrisson
Writers: Johan Rosenlind, Ulf Kvensler