Noma 2018. Photo Credit - Jason Loucas

Noma – one of the world’s best restaurants

You’ve probably heard the name, noma, blending the words 'Nordic' and 'mad' (which means 'food' in Danish). But managing to eat there is another matter entirely! Getting a table at the World’s Best Restaurant 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014 (and third best of 2015) is not so easy. But for those who book ahead, you’re in for an extraordinary culinary experience.


noma: best restaurant in the world?

Re-opened in February 2018 in a new location and with a new menu, noma is on a mission to reclaim the two Michelin stars it relinquished by temporarily closing down. Superchef René Redzepi still 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.

Noma 2018. Photo Credit - Jason Loucas

René Redzepi

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.

Noma 2018. Photo Credit - Jason Loucas

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.

Noma 2018. Photo Credit - Jason Loucas

The noma menu

Previous Scandinavian delicacies at noma have included Icelandic seaweed, Faroese deep-sea fish, Greenlandic musk ox and sorrel from Danish forests. 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!

Stuffed Clams. Noma 2018. Photo Credit - Jason Loucas

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