New European Restaurant Openings - compiled by Opinionated About Dining
OAD has put together a list of new European opening that might be of interest to OAD reviewers. Please note that this list is not intended to be complete. I also plan to update it from time to time and if you know of a new restaurant that should be added, please email me with the information. Otherwise, I hope this helps you plan your upcoming travels
Simon Schubert & Julian Lechner focus on a deep wine list tasty modern Austrian bistro food at this 100-year old tavern
New, stunning location in the Oostende washlands for one of Europe's best restaurants
This addition to the eclectic Copenhagen dining scene is where Edward Lee & Mads Magnus serve up 7-12 tasting menus based on the izakaya concept
Kristian Baumann has opened this casual Korean sister restaurant to Koan
Studio is back in a new location in Carlberg Byen, Christoffer Sørensen is still running th kitchen
Seafood offering from Mirazur chef in the newly renovated Maybourne Hotel offering views as spectacular as the ones at Mirazur
Cleverly reinterpreted versions of classic bistro dishes at this elegant restaurant near the Musee d'Orsay.
Max Netmessnig, who became famous for making the Rote Wand in Lech a destination restaurant, has been brought in to modernize the cuisine at the classic restaurant located in Dallmayr, the famous delicatessen.
The new restaurant from Jan Hartwig former chef of 3-star Atelier.
Max Müller, formerly the sous chef at Nobelhart & Schmutzig, is in charge of this unique restaurant where you need to take a taxi from the parking lot to reach the restaurant.
Restaurant from the former chef of the highly rated and now shuttered Vun in the Park Hyatt Hotel
Set an hour northeast of Bergamo, four friends have turned a working Agricola into a destination dining establishment located in a modern building.
Brothers Matteo & Riccardo Vergine are behind this new restaurant that is on the outskirts of Brianza.
Working under the tutelage of the great Norbert Neiderkofler, former Noma pastry chef Stefano Ferraron blends Italian & Nordic cuisine at this stunning new restaurant with views over some of Milan's most iconic sights.
New offering from the former chef of Lume, the OAD Best New Restaurant Winner in 2017.
The talented Paolo Griffa left his post at the Grand Hotel Royal y Golf to head the kitchen at this exquisite dining room overlooking the city's main square.
Platters of cheese, hams, sausages & bowls of pasta & risotto at this friendly family restaurant in a residential neighborhood.
A more modern replacement for the classical fine dining restaurant in the Hotel d'Europe. Reviews so far are good-to very good for this restaurant that promises to be local, natural, sustainable and delicious at the same time.
Greek-born George Kataras who has worked with Simon Rogan, Nuno Mendes & Geranium's Rasmus Kofoed being Nordic cuisine to the city.
Rafa Zafra (Estimar) has collaborated with The Palace Hotel to open a seafood restaurant that also offers traditional Catalan dishes like Peas with cod tripe & black pudding & chicken stew with crawfish
Upscale Mexican tasting menus from former El Bulli chef in the old Hoja Santa Space. Initial reports are good.
Product focused grill restaurant located deep in the woods near Huelva from former Acanthium chef Xanty Elias
Set atop a glorious hill overlooking txakoli vineyards, the cooking is a mix of veggie forward dishes featuring things from the restaurant's garden, and old-fashioned Basque cooking on a wood burning oven.
Modern Andalusian is a a good way to describe this enjoyable & way better than I expected it to be restaurant in the center of Seville
Mediterranean grill restaurant that is a collaboration between Rafa Zafra (Estimar) and Casa Elias the terrific paella restaurant from Alicante.
Lively & fun Asian fusion restaurant especially if you get a seat at the counter with chef Hugo.
Modern Andalusian cooking. All I know is Capel ate there and invited him to cook at the next Madrid Fusion
New fine dining offering from Petter Nilssons who was the chef at the Sprit Museum and at the popular La Gazzetta in Paris back in the day.
There seems to be a trend among Swiss chefs to create all vegetable menus. This one is an offshoot by Andreas Caminada, where you can get you fix of veggies from Friday-Sunday.
Another welcome addition to the burgeoning Swiss dining scene with a focus on modern alpine cuisine
Though they call it casual dining, Markus Arnold's 6-course menu will set you back 159 CHF. An excellent choice in a region that is not known for having an abundance of fine dining
New fine dining restaurant in the Cafe Royal Hotel from the former chef of the Greenhouse
Set in the Western reaches of Wales, you can spend the day foraging for ingredients and then eat them at dinner at this restaurant that bills itself as serving Wild Food
Theo Clench, formerly of Bonham’s Restaurant & Akoko has taken over the space that used to house the restaurant Mãos.
One of the buzziest openings is London is this wine bar from the owner of Supermarket of Dreams and a trio of chefs from places like Ikoyi & The River Cafe
Open fire, ingredient-based cooking at a posh hotel an hour outside of London using many ingredients that are raised on the property.
12 course tasting menus served in this lovely village in the Cotswalds by Jeff Lewis, formerly of Ynishir Restaurant with Rooms & The Fat Duck
Portugese comfort food with a modern twist at this counter-seating restaurant in Fitzrovia from Nuno Mendes
Modern British cuisine served in a Grade II listed house with a handful of cosy rooms located a 40-minute drive north of Norwich.
Foraged ingredients from the Northumberland countryside served in an old cow barn twenty minutes west of Newcastle. Rave reviews so far.
Kenny Atkinson (of House of Tides fame) has gone all fine dining on us with this attractive dining room serving an 18-course tasting menu.
Nathan Davies serves up the best of the Welsh countryside at this restaurant on the near the seaside.
More lists from Gerhard Huber
A very personal list, the numbers are not supposed to be rankings, however 1-4 are fining dining 5-10 is casual and the last one is Vienna's famous open bread store.
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The Japan Times food critic and author of Tokyo Food File (https://www.japantimes.co.jp/tag/robbie-swinnerton/) Published by Aiste Miseviciute (https://www.luxeat.com)
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