"I am overwhelmingly proud to be back in London"

Alex South

Alex South


Chef and global culinary icon, Björn Frantzén will launch Studio Frantzén at Harrods this November.

Incorporating a restaurant, rooftop terrace and bar spanning two floors in a custom-built space, Studio Frantzén is presented as a neo-Nordic concept infused with Asian influences.

Björn heralds six Michelin stars across a growing empire of restaurants and culinary experiences with Studio Frantzén marking his exclusive entry into the UK dining scene.

His self-named restaurant in Stockholm, Frantzén, holds three of these stars, and currently sits at No.25 on the World’s 50 Best List.

Frantzén joins a host of award-winning restaurants and world-renowned chef profiles that reside under one roof at Harrods, a destination that has increasingly become the most talked about dining hot spot in London.

Commenting on the launch of Studio Frantzén Björn said: “The UK was my home for a long time, and the experience that I gained here early on my career played an informative role in my education as a chef. I am overwhelmingly proud to be back in London, one of the most interesting cities in the world, to open my restaurant at Harrods.”

The 112-seat restaurant is a must-visit culinary destination that offers a curated à la carte menu, with additional seating available on Studio Frantzén’s mezzanine and terrace for guests to enjoy.

A carefully curated Nordic inspired drinks list will be served inside a bar and restaurant area that has been designed and built custom within Harrods top two floors, with an interior that exudes a contemporary yet luxurious interpretation of Scandinavian design.

A rooftop terrace, the first to be custom built on the London landmark, will provide panoramic views across London.

Whilst the menu largely celebrates the unique combination of Swedish and Asian flavours, it offers iconic British dishes, particularly showcased within the desserts displaying a Nordic or Asian twist.

The technical combination of flavours, textures, and seasonal produce, as well as a focus on preservation techniques - a theme in Nordic cooking (smoking, preserving) – and grilled dishes using an open fire will be demonstrated throughout the menu. 

Ashley Saxton, Director of Restaurants and Kitchens comments: “Bringing Björn Frantzén - arguably the most talked-about and decorated chef in the world now - to Harrods is an incredible coup for the business, but one that speaks for our current position as a dining destination."

Ashley added: "This will be the flagship restaurant in our already world-leading collection of the finest luxury dining experiences and put Knightsbridge on the map as the new culinary destination for London."

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Alex South

Alex South

Editor 27th October 2022

"I am overwhelmingly proud to be back in London"