Scan Magazine, Issue 101, June 2017

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Romantic Getaways and Hidden Gems in Sweden

Countryside luxury for foodies Like a pantry fully stashed with goodies, Heagårds Skafferi is an oasis for foodies: a cosy meeting place with great food and wine in the middle of the countryside. By Malin Norman


Photos: Heagårds Skafferi

Heagårds Skafferi is located in the countryside just outside Halmstad. The old farm dates back to the 1600s and once hosted one of the largest stables in Europe. Nowadays, the stone building is home to a restaurant and wine cellar, a café, a gallery with art from Galleri Black & White, a market hall with a deli, a bakery, and a shop for fashion and interior design with exclusive brands such as S.O.U.L, Lexington and Artwood. The restaurant is a gem, taking good care of home-grown food and serving its rustic yet elegant dishes in a beautiful setting. The menu is based on organic and local produce, with meat from the farm and mushrooms from the nearby forest. The wine cellar has a fantastic selection of wines from all over the world, with suggestions for food and wine pairings for the ultimate culinary experience. Heagårds Skafferi also of86 |

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focus, and we put a lot of effort into training our staff in the restaurant, café, market hall, deli and shop.”

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fers wine and beer tastings as well as cooking classes. As an extension of the restaurant, guests can enjoy their meals in the charming courtyard and there is a beautiful park ideal for open-air concerts, weddings, parties, barbeques and picnics just around the corner of the farmhouse. The deli has picnic baskets with food and wine, blankets to borrow, and equipment to play boule and croquet.

In 2016, the food entrepreneur brothers also opened restaurant Hummër Grill & Bar in the centre of Halmstad, and this autumn they will launch Food Market Halmstad at the Eurostop shopping centre. Wallin explains their latest concept: “We want all of our restaurants to be a feast for the senses, and this will be a food market with lots of amazing flavours!”

Entrepreneurs in flavour Brothers Mikael and Magnus Wallin took over the business in 2014. Mikael Wallin is proud of what they have accomplished and talks about the ever-popular destination: “Heagårds Skafferi has had a lot of visitors over the years, and we hope to keep it that way. This is unlike any other place, and our guests are impressed with what we can offer. Food is our main

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