Eating and drinking

Bland, boring and eye-wateringly expensive. Look hard enough and you’ll still find evidence to support the old stereotypes, but Nordic cuisine has transformed beyond all recognition in the past decade or two, and Scandinavia is now one of the planet’s most exciting places to dine out. And as these guides show, you don’t even have to spend much money to eat and drink like royalty!

The rooftop bar at Slakthuset is a great summer hangout!

Rooftop bars in Stockholm

With such a short summer in Stockholm, it’s no wonder locals flock to the rooftops to soak up every last…

Mamawolf is a Japanese-themed restaurant

Themed restaurants in Stockholm

Sometimes you just want a bit of entertainment with your meal. That’s where themed restaurants come in, and Stockholm has more than its fair share of quirky dining venues!

There are good craft beers on offer at Nydalen Bryggeri in Oslo

Oslo’s best local breweries

Beer prices in the Norwegian capital might be eye-wateringly expensive, but Oslo still has a solid selection of local breweries with tasty homemade beers!