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Full of fairy tale charms, beautiful gardens and works of art, you shouldn’t miss the magic of castle dining in Skåne. Spoil yourself with everything from fine wines to French cuisine, and the chance to spend the night in luxury.

If you're interested in more history of the castles in Skåne, also read this article.

Bäckaskog Castle

Bäckaskog castle © Carolina Romare
Bäckaskog Castle surroundings
Bäckaskog castle © Carolina Romare
Bäckaskog castle © Carolina Romare

Bäckaskog Castle

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.

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Häckeberga Castle

Häckeberga © Fredrik Johs
Häckeberga © Häckeberga slott
Häckeberga © Häckeberga slott

Häckeberga Castle

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.

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Kronovalls Vinslott

Dinner at the Wine Castle of Kronovall © Carolina Romare
The Wine Castle of Kronovall © Sydpol

Kronovalls Vinslott

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.

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Bjärsjölagårds castle

© Bjärsjölagårds slott
© Bjärsjölagårds slott
© Bjärsjölagårds slott

Bjärsjölagårds castle

This stately home in Sjöbo in the heart of Skåne offers more than just cuisine. Stay for a few days and take a guided tour of the house and gardens, a “ghost tour”, golf or fishing tours.  The castle serves a delicious brunch menu, seasonal shows with accompanying wines and multi-course dinners, New Year parties and more. Enjoy a romantic weekend with delicious food and drink and high-quality service, or why not take the plunge and get married there?

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Örenäs castle

Örenäs Castle © Örenäs slott
Restaurant at Örenäs Castle © Örenäs slott
Summer drink Örenäs castle © Örenäs slott

Örenäs castle

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.

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