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Stockholm eatery named among world top 20

Stockholm eatery named among world top 20

Published: 01 May 2012 08:44 GMT+02:00
Updated: 01 May 2012 15:35 GMT+02:00

Stockholm restaurant Frantzen/Lindeberg has been named among the world's top 20 restaurants in a new compilation by a prestigious trade journal.

Frantzen/Lindeberg crept into the list at 20, a new entry on the top fifty list published annually by Restaurant Magazine.

The Stockholm eatery is joined on the extended top 50 list by Fäviken in Järpen, Jämtland and Mathias Dahlgren’s Matsalen at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm at 34th and 41st respectively.

Both Frantzen/Lindeberg and Matsalen retained their double Michelin star status in 2012.

The list is topped for the third year running by Copenhagen restaurant Noma.

Other highlights in the top ten include El Celler de Can Roca in Girona, Spain, Per Se in New York, USA and Dinner By Heston Blumenthal in London, UK.

New York is the only city to feature twice in the top ten with the Eleven Madison Park making it a brace for the Big Apple.

The World's 50 Best Restaurants list is organized by Restaurant Magazine and is described as "an annual snapshot of the opinions and experiences of over 800 international restaurant industry experts".

"What constitutes "best" is left to the judgment of these trusted and well-travelled gourmets," the magazine explained in a statement.

The results are compiled by a simple collation of the votes from the travelling gourmets, with each of 27 world regions operating a panel of 31 members.

Peter Vinthagen Simpson (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

12:48 May 1, 2012 by me_i_sverige
"The list is topped for the second year running by Copenhagen restaurant Noma." It is third year in a row now. 2010-2011-2012
19:08 May 1, 2012 by guy noir
And Girona is not in Spain, its in Catalunya, and the Catalan are not Spanish.
20:59 May 1, 2012 by gpafledthis
no #1 for "capitol of scandinavia???
22:18 May 1, 2012 by stenhuggaren
Catalunya is a part of Spain that last time I checked. Has there been a revolution?
09:31 May 2, 2012 by JulieLou40
Just checked out the menu for Noma, expecting it to be amazing because it keeps topping the list...urgh is all I can say.

There isn't one thing I would eat on that menu. If that's top, then you can keep it!!
14:16 May 3, 2012 by silversurfer
@guy noir: are you just expressing the wishful thinking of the rest of Spain?
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