From the moment you step in to the moment you step out (many hours later), prepare for a truly unforgettable journey. But booking a table at Noma, one of the world’s Top 3 restaurants ain’t easy. Not at all… That’s the kind of place you book before booking flights and accommodation accordingly. So on the first Monday of the month before the one you plan to visit, a moment before 10 am (CEST), prepare all your devices with internet-access and connect to the the restaurant’s website. At 10 am sharp the online booking opens and after a while you get a random number in the queue (one per connected device). You will likely have to repeat this many months in a row before being actually able to book a table, as 4- or even 5-digit queue numbers are very usual (meaning thousands of people are trying to do the same as you at the same time)… If you get a 3-digit number, chances are slim but wait for your turn to come and see if there is any time slot still available in the reservations calendar. If you are lucky enough to get a 2-digit number, chances are good you will be able to book a table! But be quick, as when your turn comes and the calendar opens in front of your eyes, time slots will disappear in seconds (the queue number only gives you access to the calendar, without any guarantee to be actually able to book a table). So you managed to do it and got your booking confirmation? Let’s go!
On entering the restaurant, you are joyfully greeted by a crowd of young waiters from around the world. No tablecloth or cutlery here, but Continue reading “Dinner at Noma: real once-in-a-lifetime gustative experience”