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Måltidens hus, home of Grythyttan Academy for Culinary Arts
Måltidens hus, home of Grythyttan Academy for Culinary Arts
Grythyttan is located in Örebro
Grythyttan is located in Sweden
Coordinates: 59°42′N 14°32′E / 59.700°N 14.533°E / 59.700; 14.533Coordinates: 59°42′N 14°32′E / 59.700°N 14.533°E / 59.700; 14.533
Country Sweden
Province Västmanland
County Örebro County
Municipality Hällefors Municipality
 • Total 1.52 km2 (0.59 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 891
 • Density 585/km2 (1,520/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)

Grythyttan is a locality situated in Hällefors Municipality, Örebro County, Sweden with 891 inhabitants in 2010.[1] It is located between two lakes, Torrvarpen and Sör- Älgen. It is chiefly known in Sweden for the Grythyttan Gästgivargård (restaurant), made famous by its proprietor Carl Jan Granqvist in the late 1970s, and patronised by the pop group ABBA in the 1980s. Other local institutions include the chef and restaurant management school Grythyttan School of Hospitality, Culinary Arts & Meal Science, part of Örebro University, the Cookbook museum, Grythyttan Stålmöbler (garden furniture) and Neerings ice cream and chocolate factory and kiosk. In the center you can also find the Cornelis Vreeswijk museum and pub.


  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.