London’s top Nordic restaurants in 2017

There are not many Nordic restaurants to be found on the London food scene. Some come and go, some are only 'Nordic inspired'. But the authentic, the real deal... Here are the top 5, from Michelin Star restaurants to pop-up supper clubs. Texture is all about head chef, Agnar Sverrisson. At the Michelin-starred restaurant in Marylebone (opened in 2007) Sverrisson successfully combines seasonal...

Bears Ice Cream London

Bears Ice Cream Company is family run ice cream parlour. The concept is inspired by Icelandic ice cream traditions combined with English seasonal flavours. It might come as a surprise to you but the Nordic countries loves ice cream. The summers are short but they are warm with plentiful amount of sunshine. In contrast to the ice cream van, a fixture outside playgrounds in the UK, Nordic ice...

SMAKA – a Scandinavian restaurant in Central London

Escape Central London, skyscrapers and busy streets and step into a Swedish forest... Smaka (meaning to taste in Swedish) is a Scandi-influenced all day restaurant and bar in Aldgate East, serving up a healthy breakfast and lunch as well as home cured salmon and the classic Swedish meatballs in the evening. Aldgate is an vibrant area with a mix of residents as well as being popular with many...

Blåbär London, a charming Scandinavian Cafe and Design shop in Putney

Blabar London is a vibrant neighbourhood concept shop, a life and style cafe dedicated to the Nordic. Blåbär's mission is to 'Live a Life More Nordic', with a mix of balance, creativity, community, health and happiness. The owners Sandra Linnea West originally from Sweden and her partner Oliver Goodier wanted to offer this New Nordic Lifestyle to a wider audience, both online and in their shop...

Authentic New Nordic Cuisine at London restaurant, Snaps and Rye

Tucked away in Golborn Road in Notting Hill is a little Danish restaurant, Snaps & Rye, representing New Nordic Cuisine in London. The New Nordic Cuisine is a food trend, started in Denmark more than 10 years ago by celebrity chefs Claus Meyer and René Redzepi (from Noma). Some of the best Danish chefs got together with the aim to make Nordic food exciting again. To lead the way in both...

Recipe of the week: Red Pepper and Beetroot Soup -by Fika in London

This soup taste as good at it looks! It is a perfect warming and filling lunch or dinner for those ice cold winter days. And a great way to make the kids eat beetroot, a deep red, juicy vegetable, super-charged with powerful nutrients! We got in touch with our friends over at the cool and cosy Scandinavian restaurant Fika, to ask if they could share their favourite recipe (easy and extremely...