Nordic cool comes at too high a price? Not always. We ask local experts to share tips for budget fun in Scandinavia’s capitals
• Readers’ tips: affordable Scandinavia
At a glance The revolution launched by the restaurant Noma over a decade ago forged a distinctly Nordic cuisine and, in the process, turned Copenhagen into a foodie destination. Now that revolution is entering a second phase. No longer confined to the kind of high-end places that do innovative things with sea urchins and foraged sorrel, these days and the list of the city’s most exciting restaurants and bars includes spots that aren’t expensive, or even all that Nordic. What they share are the big flavours and attention to quality that many of their owners learned at Noma.