Noma, the Michelin two-star Nordic restaurant that’s often cited as the best restaurant in the world, has recently announced that it will be temporarily closing down its Denmark home for a 10-week residency in Sydney next year. Beginning in January 2016, the restaurant will hold court in the Anadara building overlooking Sydney Harbour and serve lunch and dinner five days a week.
The move follows the restaurant’s successful pop-up in Tokyo earlier this year, where all 3,456 reservations sold out on the same day they went on sale, and up to 60,000 people were registered on the waiting list.
“The immersion into Japanese culture challenged us to understand a new set of ingredients, develop new mindsets, and explore new possibilities,” Chef René Redzepi wrote on Noma’s website. “We want to travel like this one final time … and lately I’ve been dreaming of Australia.”
Similar to its Tokyo residency, Noma will be bringing its entire team—from dishwashers to manager—when it sets up its operations down under, leaving behind only the ingredients it uses in Copenhagen in lieu of local produce from its new temporary base.
The restaurant has yet to announce the dates for reservations.
For more information, visit Noma.