Niklas Ekstedt

Niklas grew up in Järpen, a small village in Jämtland in the northern parts of Sweden.

Opening his debut restaurant at the age of 21, Niklas subsequently spent stints at el Bulli and the Fat Duck before heading to his Nordic roots.

Drawn to the birch woods of the Stockholm archipelago, Niklas quickly transitioned from using a grill to exercise a cast iron pan on open flames – laying the foundation for a new kind of fine-dining and altering the course the Nordic food movement. Covered in ash and soot, Niklas and his team is on a continual journey to discover, employ and evolve what was once a lost art of cooking.

Restaurant Ekstedt is one of the top gastronomic destinations of Sweden and has held a Michelin star since 2013.

– Who else is joining us for Kitchen on the Edge of the World –

At the moment we are closed and hunkering down until the current pandemic blows over.

Living here on the edge of the world we’re both far-removed and uniquely vulnerable to such a situation and we deeply respect the Norwegian authorities’ recommendations to make Lofoten 100% safe again.

If you are unable to join us over the next few months we will honour your booking for 12 months from the date we re-open. We look forward to welcoming you at a brighter, less uncertain time.

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