IKEA Invites You To A Swedish Holiday Feast

Ikea swedish julbord

Known for its furniture… and Swedish meatballs, this holiday season IKEA is inviting guests to its annual Swedish Julbord on Friday, December 9, 2016 at participating stores nationwide.  

In Sweden, a traditional Julbord celebration gathers family and friends to enjoy each other’s company during a lavish meal, created from both cultural and family traditions.

IKEA is inviting everyone to join in on the fun with an all-you-can-eat buffet featuring traditional Swedish fare. Tickets are available for only $16.99 per person / $4.99 for kids 12 and under, or at a discounted rate for IKEA FAMILY members ($12.99 per person / $2.99 for kids 12 and under).

“The Julbord buffet lies at the center of a classic Scandinavian holiday celebration,” says Patricia Meumann, IKEA Food Manager. “We invite everyone to celebrate and learn more about Swedish traditions over a delicious meal with family and friends.”

The IKEA Julbord menu includes:

  • Assorted varieties of herring
  • Gravad lax with mustard sauce
  • Smoked salmon with horseradish sauce
  • Poached salmon
  • Hard boiled eggs with shrimp
  • Swedish cucumber salad
  • Red beet salad
  • Swedish potato salad
  • Christmas ham
  • Prinskorv sausages
  • Assorted cheeses
  • Meatballs with lingonberries
  • Braised red cabbage & apples
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Hard boiled eggs with shrimp
  • Red cabbage
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Jansson temptations
  • Crispbread, thin bread, softbread
  • Swedish rice pudding with almonds
  • Assorted desserts
  • Warm glögg
  • Coffee, tea, fountain beverages

Seating is limited, so those who are interested are encouraged to purchase tickets early at their local IKEA store. To locate and contact the nearest IKEA store for more details, including local seating times, visit the “Store Locator” page on and enter your city/state or zip code. online or in-store.

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