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[Sweden: Stockholm] A Most Disappointing Meal at 3* Frantzen

Rating: 3/5 After Copenhagen , we stopped by Stockholm to dine at Frantzen  by Bjorn Frantzen   - the only restaurant in Sweden to be awarded 3 Michelin Stars. It also topped OAD's Top European Restaurants  in 2019 and 2020, and is  #25  on this year’s  World's 50 Best Restaurants . Set over 3 floors, guests start off in the lounge where the day’s ingredients are explained in detail over aperitifs and amuse bouche. The cuisine can be described as Nordic with Japanese influence. Naturally we came in with high expectations given the accolades and high price tag (4200 SEK per person), but unfortunately we left disappointed. The food wasn’t bad per se but it wasn’t particularly impressive either. We had some good dishes but also some rather weak ones as well. It was particularly disappointing coming here right after Geranium  which was a superb meal in every way and served as a stark contrast. What a shame since I heard so many rave reviews before coming here, so perhaps it was an

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