René Redzepi’s world-famous Copenhagen restaurant Noma is to reopen on 1 June, and is now open for summer bookings.
Forced to close its doors due to the pandemic over the last year, the fabled temple of Nordic cuisine adapted to serving burgers and cocktails outdoors, a concept so well received that it spawned the permanent burger joint POPL. Now Noma is ready to get back to what it does best – inventive high-end gastronomy based on foraged ingredients and locally sourced produce, transformed through fermentation and kitchen alchemy - with a new summer menu.
News of Noma's reopening is a positive development after a year of lockdowns that saw it lose its sister restaurant, 108, to the pandemic. No doubt tables will be difficult to come by, as pent up demand will see customers clamouring for opportunities to eat out at the world’s most famous restaurant. But fear not, if a table is not available on the desired date, by adding your name to the waiting list, you still have a chance.
Noma is giving priority to cancelled and rescheduled bookings from previous seasons, but there is still availability for tables of three or more. Of course, local customers will have the advantage of getting a reservation at Noma. As European travel restrictions are still constantly changing, customers are advised to monitor the situation.