Noma – one of the world’s best restaurants
noma: a harbour hideaway
Hidden away in an 18th century harbour warehouse in Copenhagen, noma boasts two Michelin stars. Superchef René Redzepi runs the noma kitchen, drawing on experience at some of the best restaurants around the world. But noma is not about fusion food, it’s a New Nordic kitchen.
René Redzepi is now one of Denmark's most famous people. He is the ultimate superchef, juggling the demands of running one of the world's best restaurants with TV and print appearances, book writing and ground-breaking New Nordic food exploration.
The René Redzepi effect
In 2012, Time Magazine named René Redzepi as one of the World's 100 Most Influential People, not just for putting Denmark on the world's gastronomic map, but also because his passion for promoting food innovation is influencing a whole new generation of chefs around the world.
The noma menu
You’ll find Scandinavian delicacies like Icelandic seaweed, Faroese deep-sea fish, Greenlandic musk ox and sorrel from Danish forests on your plate at noma. The chefs do all their own curing, smoking and pickling and are at the forefront of new techniques to combine and prepare ingredients in innovative ways. Tempted? Better go and get booking then!
New noma from 2017
For those who may not already have heard the news, noma will close as of January 2017. René Redzepi will instead venture into opening it as an urban farm near Christiania.