Malmö, Sweden’s third largest city, is a bit of a rebel on the food scene. Here, vegan is the new black, and our local food entrepreneurs are always pushing the sustainability envelope, which means that a meal eaten in Malmö is likely to be just as satisfying for the planet as for the diner.
A young and diverse population has shaped the food culture in Malmö, making it unpretentious and fun. Street food is taken extremely seriously here, and locals will argue passionately about where to find the best falafel. At the same time, the arrival of the first Nordic Michelin guide revealed that Malmö also punches well above its weight when it comes to fine dining.
Malmö is located in the county of Skåne, traditionally the larder of Sweden and a true haven for any foodie, boasting an abundance of small scale organic producers. It is no wonder, then, that Malmö has so many restaurants and cafes with a terroir-driven approach. Visitors can enjoy locally sourced, fresh produce at their tables, get it straight from one of our local food heroes at the many artisanal shops, or at the bustling food market.
The museum is the first of a kind in the whole world! The exhibit has 80 of the world’s most disgusting foods. Adventurous visitors will appreciate the opportunity to smell and taste some of these notorious foods. Do you dare smell the world’s stinkiest cheese? Or taste sweets made with metal cleansing chemicals?
During the last weekend of May, the Magistratsparken is transformed into a unique large food paradise welcoming several of Scandinavia's absolutely best food trucks. The event offers a wonderful variety of quality food from all over the world and since 2019, the event has become a 100% Plastic-Free Festival!
Considering how immensely popular the Falafels are for the citizens of Malmö, the city hosted in 2018, the first Falafel Championship. Falafel has become a real food culture phenomenon in Malmö