Did you know that Malmö has the highest volume of restaurants in Sweden relative to its population? The modern atmosphere of this multicultural city reflects on its food culture, shown through an increasing focus on locally produced commodities. Let us guide you to some of the best restaurants the city has to offer.
Among the many interesting restaurants in Malmö, Occo is probably the most exotic. The generous kitchen aims to serve you the best there is of Lebanese food and beverages. Making food with love and joy is important to the chefs who always do their best to give you a fantastic gastronomical experience. The menu boasts Lebanese Meze, also known as the tapas of the Middle East. Discover the lovely flavors of spicy yoghurt, hummus, falafels and fried bulgur. The best part is that you don’t have to choose just one of the tasty dishes, you can sample a bit of everything.
www.occorestaurant.com // Drottningstorget 6, 211 25 Malmö
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Visit Bastard and enjoy modern European fare, made from regional commodities. The staff serve food they would want to eat themselves and have a strong focus on cooking well-crafted food. The kitchen is placed in the heart of the restaurant to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The menu changes daily and with your food you can have a refreshing beer from a local microbrewery, natural wine and cocktails. You never know exactly what you’re going to get but you can trust that it will be cuisine of the highest quality.
http://bastardrestaurant.com // Mäster Johansgatan 11, 211 21 Malmö
This French-inspired bistro is passionate about making you feel welcome in their great premises. With produce from the local countryside they create classical French dishes in a good old fashioned way. Every night, you can choose between elegant courses, such as lobster, Steak Tartare and Crême Brulée, and you can put together your own three-course meal. At Gamla Brogatan, you can also choose from a wide variety of light, dark or bitter beers to compliment your food.
http://www.gamlabrogatan.se // Brogatan 12, 211 44 Malmö
The modern guesthouse Vollmers is the top ranked restaurant in Malmö on TripAdvisor and it aims to use as many locally produced ingredients as possible. Here, new food preparation techniques meet old classics. Together they become interesting taste sensations which represent the seasons of the county. Choose between a four, six or eight course menu to experience several enticing flavors in one seating. The menu changes regularly so there is no harm in visiting more than once.
http://vollmers.nu/en/ // Teglegårdsgatan 5, 211 33 Malmö
B.A.R. naturlig krog & vinbar
If sustainable cooking is important to you, this is definitely the restaurant to visit in Malmö. At B.A.R. naturlig vin & krog, Nordic and Southern-European food traditions meet. The presentation on the plates is of the highest standard, which is not surprising when you hear that one of the best chefs in the world, Robert Jakobsson, is in charge of the kitchen. Every night, there’s a special four-course menu on offer recommended by the chef.
http://www.barmalmo.se // Erik Dahlbergsgatan 3, 211 48 Malmö
Saiko means ‘innovative’ in Japanese and is the driving force behind all the restaurant’s activities. With the high respect for the pure flavors of the sourced produce, Saiko always provides a fantastic culinary experience for its guests. Try their unique sushi or sample other Japanese and seasonal light dishes, served on colorful plates to emphasize the casual and warm atmosphere. A visit to Saiko is not particularly glamorous, but it is a restaurant experiences of high quality which has a welcoming feel to it.
www.saiko.se // St.Knuts väg 7, 211 57 Malmö
Now it’s time for you to pick and choose from the many culinary experiences in Malmö. Stay centrally at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Malmö, within walking distance of all of the above mentioned restaurants. Here you will also find the in-house Thott’s Restaurant which offers an extensive menu of tasty, Swedish cuisine.