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SÖL Wine Bar

Pedersgata, Stavanger, Norway

Opening:

March 1, 2021

Category:

Bar

Wine bar from restaurant Restaurant SÖL with a focus on natural wines. Simple food menu with charcuterie and cheese.

Newly opened

Siddis Gelato

Pedersgata 46, Stavanger, Norway

Opening:

October 31, 2020

Category:

Ice Cream Shop

Italian gelato (ice cream) shop by Jolanta Lu and Andrea Ribeiro.

Newly opened

Doughnut Worry

Langgata 9, Stavanger, Norway

Opening:

November 28, 2020

Category:

Bakery

Doughnut shop (also serving bagels and coffee) from Andrea Ribeiro, Miguel Silva, Thomas Peter, and Charlotte Hillstad. Expect classic flavors like tutti-frutti, but also more creative variations like meringue, caramel popcorn, and bacon.

Newly opened

T-Time Vinbar

Kvitsøygata 25, Stavanger, Norway

Opening:

November 18, 2020

Category:

Bar

Wine bar with vintage-style furniture and vinyl records playing over the speakers. Located at the Tau complex next door to T-Time Vinyl Plant (a record pressing plant). The lead singer in the band Kaizers Orchestra, Janove Ottesen, is a co-owner. Bartender: Magnus Lindstrøm.

Newly opened

Masala Politics

Karl Johans gate 13, Oslo, Norway

Opening:

December 4, 2020

Category:

Restaurant

Modern Indian restaurant from Baljit Padda Singh (Listen to Baljit).

Rumors

The Little Pickle

Jens Bjelkes gate 9, Oslo, Norway

Opening:

February 15, 2021

Category:

Restaurant

Neighborhood restaurant from Luke Henderson (Imperial, The Tea Room) in the old venue of Heimatt. Ingredient-driven, sharing plates, and natural wine inspired by Henderson's time at The Laughing Heart in London.

Newly opened

Hart Brød + Bar

Strandgade 108, Copenhagen, Denmark

Opening:

November 15, 2020

Category:

Bakery, Bar

The second location of the sourdough bakery from Richard Hart, co-owned by René Redzepi of Noma, is located in the old venue of The Corner at 108. They will sell bread and baked goods for breakfast, and wine and snacks in the evening. Next door to the bakery, in the old venue of 108, is Noma's new burger bar POPL.

Rumors

Sweets by Jared

Oslo, Norway

Opening:

April 1, 2021

Category:

Chocolate Shop

Chocolate shop from pastry chef Jared Jiann Lih Chuah selling artisanal, hand-crafted chocolates and confections. Chef Chuah was the winner of the Valrhona Chocolate Chef Competition in 2019, and will represent Scandinavia in the next world cup.

Rumors

La Mayor

Bernt Ankers gate 25, Oslo, Norway

Opening:

March 1, 2021

Category:

Restaurant

Refined, contemporary Mexican restaurant with a focus on seafood from small local producers. From chef Montserrat Garza (formerly of Quintonil) together with The Core restaurant group (NightPig, Nye Gressholmen Kro, Way Down South, Vaquera Verde). Located in the old venue of Rendezvous Bar & Biljard. The name means "big mama" or "big boss."

Newly opened

Magnum

Ramsalt, Bodø, Norway

Opening:

November 13, 2020

Category:

Bar

Source:

@solenskinner

Wine bar with almost 300 different wines on the menu.

Newly opened

Holy Krapow

Sankt Jørgens Allé 6, Copenhagen, Denmark

Opening:

November 6, 2020

Category:

Restaurant

Thai restaurant serving pad krapow (pork, chicken, beef, or mushroom stir fried with Thai holy basil and garlic, served with rice and fried eggs) from the former food writer Sofie Lisby.

Rumors

Ruths Malmö

Mäster Johansgatan 11, Malmö, Sweden

Opening:

April 1, 2021

Category:

Bakery, Grocery Store, Restaurant

The local institution that changed the restaurant scene in Malmö forever, Bastard, is closing on December 19th, 2020, only to reopen in the spring of 2021 as an all-day eatery, bakery & deli under a new name. Rumor has it that the Bastard name has been sold to the burger chain Bastard Burgers, which opened in Malmö in 2019 as Bronx Burgers (but has now announced a name change back to Bastard Burgers).

Newly opened

Matkvartalet Hamar

Torggata 13, Hamar, Norway

Opening:

December 1, 2020

Category:

Food Market

Food market with its own fishmonger (Knutstad & Holen), butcher shop (Staslin Kjøtt), grocery store (Lokal), coffee shop (Mjøsen Kaffe), and several restaurants and street food vendors, including Omakase by Alex Cabiao (Japanese), Fairuz’ Kjøkken (Lebanese food), John B’s BBQ, as well as Creole, Thai, and Mexican restaurants. Founder and owner: Christian «Bobby» Vold and Vold Eiendommer.

Newly opened

Capa

Rådhuspladsen 57 (Scandic Palace Hotel), Copenhagen, Denmark

Opening:

November 4, 2020

Category:

Hotel, Restaurant

Classic hotel restaurant at Scandic Palace Hotel on Rådhuspladsen (Town Hall Square) from chef Casper Sobczyk who started his career at restaurant Søren K, continued at Hotel Marienlyst in Helsingør, and was last seen at Bistro PanPan in Copenhagen Zoo.

Newly opened

Embassy

Västergatan 31A, Malmö, Sweden

Opening:

December 1, 2020

Category:

Restaurant

Source:

@skitgott

Fine dining restaurant. Formerly Embassy of Sagrantinia.

Rumors

Aster

Varvsstaden, Malmö, Sweden

Opening:

April 1, 2021

Category:

Restaurant

Source:

@skitgott

A restaurant from Sahin Erdal and the owners of Saltimporten Canteen (Ola Rudin och Sebastian Persson). The concept is food over an open fire.

Newly opened

Nour

Norrlandsgatan 24, Stockholm, Sweden

Opening:

October 24, 2020

Category:

Restaurant

Nordic-Japanese fine dining restaurant from chef Sayan Isaksson (Esperanto, Isaan’ by Sayan Isaksson) inside Townhouse Nosh and Chow (the old venue of Garba). Owner: Stureplansgruppen.

Newly opened

Oh Dear

Holmens gate 4, Oslo, Norway

Opening:

November 4, 2020

Category:

Bar

We Come in Peace Oslo (the concept and design team behind Territoriet, Imperial, The Tea Room, Andre til Høyre, etc.) is opening a wine bar in the Aker Brygge neighborhood of Oslo. Cheese, oysters, and charcuterie will be available, and lots of wines by the glass (thanks to the use of the Coravin).

Newly opened

The Samuel

Hellerup, Copenhagen, Denmark

Opening:

November 11, 2020

Category:

Restaurant

Fine dining restaurant from chef Jonathan Berntsen (formerly of Michelin-starred restaurant Clou), named after his firstborn son.

Newly opened

Papa Borracho

Osterhaus' gate 11, Oslo, Norway

Opening:

October 16, 2020

Category:

Bar

Source:

DN

Mezcal bar from Erik Bruun (Perla, Bruun-Larsen, Rendezvous) in the former venue of Brus Bar Oslo. Head bartender: Jesper Lind (Bar Boca, Café Con Bar, Internasjonalen).

Rumors

Cebiche

Vulkan 5 (Mathallen), Oslo, Norway

Opening:

January 4, 2021

Category:

Restaurant

Ceviche bar from Concept Restaurants and the team from Aymara Peru (Rodrigo Belda & Mariano Cerna).

Newly opened

Hija de Sanchez Cantina (Nordhavn)

Hamborg Plads 5, Copenhagen, Denmark

Opening:

October 23, 2020

Category:

Restaurant

The fourth location of the Mexican restaurant concept from chef Rosio Sanchez (the former head pastry chef at Noma). Hija de Sanchez Cantina is a hybrid of the flagship restaurant Sanchez and the simpler taquerias, Hija de Sanchez, which has locations in Torvehallerne and Kødbyen.

Rumors

SV Vinbar

Borgbjergvej 52 (Sydhavnen), Copenhagen, Denmark

Opening:

January 4, 2021

Category:

Bar

Wine bar from Vin Lars (a former waiter and sommelier, and owner of Fejø Vin).

Newly opened

Veranda Vin

Griffenfeldsgade 17, Copenhagen, Denmark

Opening:

October 1, 2020

Category:

Cafe, Restaurant, Wine Shop

Nørrebro wine shop, deli, and bar serving simple snacks, natural wine, beer, and cider. Little sister to the trattoria BarPasta.

Newly opened

POPL (Noma Burger)

Strandgade 108, Copenhagen, Denmark

Opening:

December 3, 2020

Category:

Restaurant

The Noma burger returns (permanently!) as POPL, inside the former 108 space on Christianshavn. Burgers, fries, sides, natural wine, cocktails, and desserts will all be available. The corner has become Hart Brød + Bar.