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Fäviken

Järpen, Sweden

No.34

LAST YEAR'S POSITION 34
YEARS ON THE LIST 2

Scandinavian connections in ultra-isolated location

Is this the most isolated great restaurant on the planet? Fäviken is surrounded by a 20,000-acre estate half-way up mainland Sweden on the same latitude as Iceland. Magnus Nilsson is a master forager and exponent of only using local produce: virtually no foodstuffs are imported except sugar, salt and vinegar. This is food without frills – Nilsson would rather create everything on the day than rely on vacuum-packed or pre-prepared produce.

On the pass

  • Magnus Nilsson

Style of food

  • Freshly prepared Scandinavian produce

Standout Dish

  • Scallop cooked over burning juniper branchest

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