Skåne is Sweden’s larder, producing fantastic fruit, vegetables and organic meat. It's in the middle of a gastronomic revolution, with local restaurants cooking up some of the Nordic region’s most interesting food. 

Nordic cuisine

Nordic Cuisine is characterized by purity, simplicity and freshness, and by a conscious use of seasonal foods and local produce. The concept turns familiar ingredients into new, mind-blowing sensations. 

Skåne is home to some unique traditions and produce. Asparagus and peas, red deer and cabbage, canola oil and fresh potatoes – the list goes on. And so does the list of fantastic gourmet restaurants in the area, with new places opening on a regular basis. Read on to discover four not-to-be-missed places for lovers of gourmet food.  

Restaurang Vollmers

Restaurang Vollmers in a charming town house in central Malmö offers a culinary journey from historic Skåne to the modern elegance of today. Now awarded two Michelin stars, the restaurant uses local produce to create excellent food combined with fine wines delivered with impeccable service. The result is as refined as its origins are robust and rural. Using unexpected combinations and techniques, the restaurant brings out the very best in Skåne’s culinary heritage. The way the food is presented will intrigue all your senses. 

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Chef Tareq Taylor, Kockeriet, Malmö.


With a passion to serve the perfect dining experience, Kockeriet in Malmö considers itself as a dining studio and restaurant you shouldn’t miss. Run by celebrity chef Tareq Taylor, the open-plan dining room gives its guests full visibility into the kitchen to see how the chefs work. For the staff here it’s all about old-fashioned pride in their craftsmanship and creating a warm, snug atmosphere. Choose between the 5 or 7-dish set menu that changes slowly by replacing one dish at a time to ensure ingredients are seasonal. There is a choice of carefully selected wines, beers and non-alcoholic alternatives to the menu.

Brasserie Sture 1912

Sture at Adelgatan 13 in Malmö has been home to classy restaurants for over 100 years. The latest is Brasserie Sture 1912. Steeped in a culinary history reflected by its décor, Sture sells contemporary food and drinks rooted in European restaurant culture. The menu changes daily according to mood, season and ingredients, while some dishes are permanent classics. Slide in before or after the theatre, for a lunch meeting, or a glass with a snack in the bar. Sture is the place to celebrate special days on your own, with a few friends or in a large group.

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