Full of fairytale charms, beautiful gardens, works of art and the odd resident ghost, you shouldn’t miss the magic of castle dining in Skåne. From fine wines to French cuisine, here are a few tips on castles where you can live the life of Lords and Ladies, if just for a short time.
If you're interested in more history of the castles in Skåne, also read this article.
The former country residence of King Karl 15th, the castle lies between two lakes northeast of Kristianstad. Their speciality is wild boar and deer roasted over the open fire. The restaurant offers a daily lunch menu, while the evening meals offer delicious dishes made with the best local ingredients. Relax, enjoy the food and wines, then spend the night in one of the more than 50 hotel rooms.Read more on Bäckaskog Castle's website Read more
On the lakeside in one of Skåne’s prettiest nature reserves, Häckeberga Castle, with its White Guide recommended restaurant, is just 30 minutes from Malmö. Their chefs constantly experiment by combining new trends with traditional ones and use locally grown products that follow the seasons when they create their menus. Try a wine menu to complement your food or enjoy beers from local small-scale breweries to tempt your taste buds.Read more on Häckeberga castle's website Read more
Kronovall in the middle of a beech forest in Österlen is the home of the Åkesson wine family. The chefs hand-pick ingredients from local farms, specialist producers of organic foods, and hunting parties. The Castle restaurant is open all year round and offers guided tours accompanied by sparkling wine, wine tasting, and a five-course menu based on seasonal delicacies. The castle prides itself on offering both modern and classic wines that accompany every dish. Their coach house is open daily during the summer, serving pizzas salads and pastries.
Like champagne? Love golf? Then Örenäs castle is the perfect place for you. Located 15 km south of Helsingborg, the castle offers magnificent views towards Denmark and the island of Ven. Dine at the Castle restaurant or at Ålabodarnas Hamnkrog, just below the castle to enjoy local food cooked from carefully selected local producers, based on what the season offers. The castle practices sustainable food through a series of steps to ensure all food is organic and food waste is kept to a minimum. All leftover food is donated to charity or used for recycling to biogas.Read more on Örenäs castle's website Read more