Nightlife

Top Choice Pub in Odense

Carlsens Kvarter

From outside it looks entirely forgettable, but within, Carlsens offers Odense's best selection of beers (20 on tap, over 130 in bottles), including such hard-to-find delights as Amager's sublimely hopped miracle Ba…
Top Choice Wine Bar in Nyhavn & the Royal Quarter

Den Vandrette

This is the harbourside wine bar for lauded wine wholesaler Rosforth & Rosforth. The focus is on natural and biodynamic drops, its short, sharply curated list of wines by the glass often including lesser-known b…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in St Olafs Plass, Bislett & St Hanshaugen

Fuglen

Fuglen and its crew of merry entrepreneurs are part of Oslo's dour-to-dreamily-cool reinvention. Since overhauling this cafe, they've launched a coffee and Norwegian design mini-empire in Japan, while in their home …
Top Choice Cafe in Jyväskylä

Papu

It would be easy to describe Papu as a hipster haunt, but this laid-back cafe doesn't lend itself to easy categorisation. Yes, its baristas have sleeve tattoos and a preference for pour-over coffee, but the loyal cu…
Top Choice Wine Bar in Strøget & the Latin Quarter

Mother Wine

A hyggelig (cosy) wine bar/shop with some very prized Finn Juhl chairs, Mother Wine showcases natural, organic and lesser-known Italian drops. From organic Veneto Prosecco to Puglian Negroamaro, guests are encourage…
Top Choice Craft Beer in Gothenburg

Brewers Beer Bar

Should you sip an imperial stout brewed with almonds, coffee and vanilla or a guava-infused saison? This is the kind of predicament Brewers throws at you, its 14 taps showcasing some of the most thrilling microbrewe…
Top Choice Brewery in Odense

Midtfyns Bryghus

Some of Funen's best and most imaginative beers, including a stupendous 9.5% imperial stout, are brewed 10km south of Odense at Midtfyns Bryghus. It also produces a range of SMaSH (single malt, single hop) pale ales…
Top Choice Wine Bar in Gamla Stan

Gaston

Intimate, sophisticated yet relaxed, Gaston is where clued-in Stockholmers swill in Gamla Stan. Sommelier Janni Berndt's weakness for hand-harvested wines and smaller winemakers with fascinating backstories translat…
Top Choice Brewery in Loviisa

Malmgård

Situated 23km northwest of Loviisa, this 500-hectare estate has been owned by the Creutz family since 1614 (current owner Count Johan Creutz is the 12th generation). Its brewery's all-organic beers and ciders are pr…
Top Choice Microbrewery in Nørrebro & Østerbro

Mikkeller & Friends

Looking suitably cool with its turquoise floors and pale ribbed wood, Mikkeller & Friends is a joint venture of the Mikkeller and To Øl breweries. Beer geeks go gaga over the 40 artisan draft beers and circa 200…