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Bjork Swedish Brasserie

Italy's first Nordic restaurant

Bjork Swedish Brasserie

Via Panfilo Castaldi, 20, Milano
+39 02 49457424
Mon 18:00–00:00
Tue-Sat 12:00–00:00
Sun 12:00–15:00, 18:00–00:00
Cost: €30–50

If you ever find yourself craving something completely out of the ordinary in Milan, head for Bjork, Italy's first Nordic restaurant. With outstanding food and service in a warm, minimalist setting, Bjork opens new culinary horizons for the country's fashion capital.

Founders Giuliana Rosset and Nicola Quadri share a passion for Nordic traditions and a knack for conveying the region's nuanced culture and contemporary cuisine. The minimalist interior is brimming with vintage and modern details imbued with the northern spirit. It's no wonder that Milanese and expat foodies alike have fallen in love with this tiny Scandinavian island.

Bjork is a perfect spot for lunch, light appetizers, aperitifs or an informal, gourmet dinner. If you're feeling adventurous, try the five-dish tasting menu (50 euros).

Cuisine: Nordic/Scandinavian

Atmosphere: unpretentious/relaxed

The Crowd: intellectuals, local gourmands, travelers

FYI: The brasserie store sells authentic Scandinavian bread, delicious pastries, and to-go orders.