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

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1 Reznicek

OAD 508
Reznicekgasse 10, 1090 Wien, Austria

Simon Schubert & Julian Lechner focus on a deep wine list tasty modern Austrian bistro food at this 100-year old tavern

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2 Willem Hiele

RR #1862
OAD 68
WB50 #83
Kapittelstraat 71, 8460 Oudenburg, Belgium

New, stunning location in the Oostende washlands for one of Europe's best restaurants

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Ravnsborggade 19, 2200 København, Denmark

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

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4 JuJu

OAD 203
Øster Farimagsgade 8, 2100 København, Denmark

Kristian Baumann has opened this casual Korean sister restaurant to Koan

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5 Studio

OAD 78
LL #486
Paulas Passage 5, 1799 København V, Denmark

Studio is back in a new location in Carlberg Byen, Christoffer Sørensen is still running th kitchen

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6 Ceto

RR #3789
OAD Highly Recommended
WB50 #85
1551 Rte de la Turbie, 06190 Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France

Seafood offering from Mirazur chef in the newly renovated Maybourne Hotel offering views as spectacular as the ones at Mirazur

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7 Café des Ministères

OAD 109
83 Rue de l'Université, 75007 Paris, France

Cleverly reinterpreted versions of classic bistro dishes at this elegant restaurant near the Musee d'Orsay.

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8 Alois - Dallmayr Fine Dining

OAD Highly Recommended
Dienerstraße 14–15, 80331 München, Germany

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.

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9 Restaurant Jan

OAD 133
WB50 #84
Luisenstraße 27, 80333 München, Germany

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.

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11 Andrea Aprea

Corso Venezia, 52, 20122 Milano MI, Italy

Restaurant from the former chef of the highly rated and now shuttered Vun in the Park Hyatt Hotel

12 Contrada Bricconi

OAD Recommended
Via Bricconi, 3, 24020 Oltressenda alta BG, Italy

Set an hour northeast of Bergamo, four friends have turned a working Agricola into a destination dining establishment located in a modern building.

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13 Grow Restaurant

OAD 14
Via S. Valerio, 4, 20847 Albiate MB, Italy

Brothers Matteo & Riccardo Vergine are behind this new restaurant that is on the outskirts of Brianza.

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14 Horto

OAD Highly Recommended
Via S. Protaso, 5, 20121 Milano MI, Italy

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.

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15 IO Luigi Taglienti

OAD Highly Recommended
Via Pietro Giordani, 14, 29121 Piacenza PC, Italy

New offering from the former chef of Lume, the OAD Best New Restaurant Winner in 2017.

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16 Paolo Griffa al Caffè Nazionale

OAD 30 Emile Chanoux, 9, 11100 Aosta AO, Italy

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.

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17 Sottobosco

Piazza S. Luigi, 5, 20139 Milano MI, Italy

Platters of cheese, hams, sausages & bowls of pasta & risotto at this friendly family restaurant in a residential neighborhood.

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18 Bord'Eau

RR #1312
Nieuwe Doelenstraat 2-14, 1012 CP Amsterdam, Netherlands

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.

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19 Vanderveen

Beethovenstraat 27A, 1077 HM Amsterdam, Netherlands

Greek-born George Kataras who has worked with Simon Rogan, Nuno Mendes & Geranium's Rasmus Kofoed being Nordic cuisine to the city.

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20 Amar Barcelona

Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 668, 08010 Barcelona, Spain

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

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21 COME by Paco Méndez

OAD Highly Recommended
Av. de Mistral, 54, 08015 Barcelona, Spain

Upscale Mexican tasting menus from former El Bulli chef in the old Hoja Santa Space. Initial reports are good.

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22 Finca Alfoliz

Zona alfoliz. Restaurante Finca Alfoliz a-492 km-6,5 aptdo de correos 56 c.p. 21110, 21110 Aljaraque, Huelva, Spain

Product focused grill restaurant located deep in the woods near Huelva from former Acanthium chef Xanty Elias

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23 Hika

OAD 17
Barrio Otelarre 40, 20150 Villabona, Gipuzkoa, Spain

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.

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24 Restaurante Manzil

C. Alfonso XII, 13, 41001 Sevilla, Spain

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

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25 Mar Mía - Brasas Mediterráneas | Restaurante arrocería

Pl. de Isabel II, 7, 28013 Madrid, Spain

Mediterranean grill restaurant that is a collaboration between Rafa Zafra (Estimar) and Casa Elias the terrific paella restaurant from Alicante.

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26 Ugo Chan

OAD Highly Recommended
C. Félix Boix, 6, 28036 Madrid, Spain

Lively & fun Asian fusion restaurant especially if you get a seat at the counter with chef Hugo.

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27 Vandelvira

Pl. San Francisco, 23440 Baeza, Jaén, Spain

Modern Andalusian cooking. All I know is Capel ate there and invited him to cook at the next Madrid Fusion

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28 Petri

RR #586
OAD Recommended
LL #750
OAD 12
Kommendörsgatan 16, 114 48 Stockholm, Sweden

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.

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29 OZ Vegi

Schlossgass 77, 7414 Fürstenau, Switzerland

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.

30 Mammertsberg

RR #1282
OAD Recommended
Bahnhofstrasse 28, 9306 Freidorf, Switzerland

Another welcome addition to the burgeoning Swiss dining scene with a focus on modern alpine cuisine

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31 Steinhalle

RR #1375
Helvetiapl. 5, 3005 Bern, Switzerland

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

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32 Alex Dilling at Cafe Royal

LL #984
OAD 99
68 Regent St., London W1B 4DY, UK

New fine dining restaurant in the Cafe Royal Hotel from the former chef of the Greenhouse

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The old potting shed, Lawrenny, Kilgetty SA68 0PW, UK

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

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34 Cycene

OAD Recommended
Cycene, 9 Chance St, London E2 7JB, UK

Theo Clench, formerly of Bonham’s Restaurant & Akoko has taken over the space that used to house the restaurant Mãos.

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35 Dorian

OAD 121
105, 107 Talbot Rd, London W11 2AT, UK

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

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36 Hearth at Heckfield Place

OAD 158
Heckfield Place Park, Hook RG27 0LD, UK

Open fire, ingredient-based cooking at a posh hotel an hour outside of London using many ingredients that are raised on the property.

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37 Restaurant Journey

12 Bath Rd, Cheltenham GL53 7HA, UK

12 course tasting menus served in this lovely village in the Cotswalds by Jeff Lewis, formerly of Ynishir Restaurant with Rooms & The Fat Duck

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38 Lisboeta

OAD 76
30 Charlotte St., London W1T 2NG, UK

Portugese comfort food with a modern twist at this counter-seating restaurant in Fitzrovia from Nuno Mendes

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39 Meadowsweet

RR #3789
37 Norwich Rd, Holt NR25 6SA, UK

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40 Mount Street Restaurant

OAD 391
First Floor, 41-43 Mount St, London W1K 2RX, UK

Modern British cuisine served in a Grade II listed house with a handful of cosy rooms located a 40-minute drive north of Norwich.

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41 Pine

RR #3789
OAD Highly Recommended
Vallum Farm, Military Rd, East Wallhouses, Newcastle upon Tyne NE18 0LL, UK

Foraged ingredients from the Northumberland countryside served in an old cow barn twenty minutes west of Newcastle. Rave reviews so far.

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5-7 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JE, UK

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.

43 SY23

RR #3789
2 Pier St, Aberystwyth SY23 2LJ, UK

Nathan Davies serves up the best of the Welsh countryside at this restaurant on the near the seaside.

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44 Goldfinch

OAD 453
Kongens Nytorv 8, st tv, 1050 Copenhagen K, Denmark

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