Michelin Guide Nordic 2021 released: Norway’s Maaemo got its three stars back!

maaemoA glimpse into what Maaemo can offer. Photo: Jan Mark Holzer / Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

The Michelin Guide’s Nordic picks for 2021 are in and they come bringing big news.

Maaemo shines again

Located in Oslo, Maaemo has gotten its three Michelin stars back!

The restaurant received three stars in 2016 – one of the first in the Nordic region to do so.

But, all three stars were lost in 2020 when the restaurant temporarily shut down to change premises.

The restaurant has now flourished again under chef-owner Esben Holmboe Bang.

Norway’s Michelin-awarded restaurants

The first Nordic Michelin guide was released in 2015. Since then, Norway has racked up quite an impressive list of Michelin awarded restaurants. Read on for the full list, as of 2021.

Three Michelin stars

Two Michelin stars

One Michelin star 

  • Galt, Oslo
  • UNDER, Lindesnes
  • KONTRAST, Oslo
  • Omakase by Vladimir Pak, Oslo
  • Statholdergaarden, Oslo
  • Sami Omakase, Stavanger
  • Bare, Bergen
  • FAGN, Trondheim
  • Speilsalen, Trondheim
  • Credo, Trondheim

Bib Gourmand

Green star

31 restaurants in Norway additionally carry the Michelin Plate designation.

Among other special awards presented in 2021, Norway’s “Henrik Dahl Jahnsen, Wine Director and Head Sommelier of Speilsalen, set within the Britannia Hotel in Trondheim, Norway received the MICHELIN Sommelier Award, sponsored by Barbera d’Asti, for his very skillful, modern approach to wine pairing,” Michelin reported.

The Nordic Michelin Guide’s 2021 official award ceremony will be held digitally from the Stavanger Concert Hall, and Norwegian actress Line Verndal will lead the show.

Source: #NorwayTodayTravel

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