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The Edible Country, Ormanäs
‘The Edible Country’ is a do-it-yourself gourmet restaurant where the visitors forage and cook their own food in Swedish nature.
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Ormanäs, Skåne

Skåne is the southern-most region in Sweden and the country’s larder. Reserve spots at this table and enjoy the beautiful surroundings together with friends and family. The table is placed in Ormanäs, in the beautiful beech tree forest in the middle of Skåne. Reach the table by train and hike for about 8 km – following our instructions. You can also fetch the local bus to the bus stop at Backagården and hike around 2 km along the charming roads. Or arrive by car to Ormanäs, park by the small farm and stroll the last few meters to the table in the forest.

Besides the fine do-it-yourself dining at The Edible Country, you won’t be short of adventures in mid-Skåne. If you consider yourself a hiker, Skåne offers a wide variety of nature experiences along the 1250 long hiking trail Skåneleden, that passes through the region. Highlights are Fulltofta nature and visitor centre, and Frostavallen recreation area. Rather a fan of canoeing? Rent one at Stockamöllan kanotcentral and paddle north along the meandering Rönne å.

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This table offers The Edible Country and The Drinkable Country.

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Eating outdoors
Eating in Swedish nature. Swedish forests are filled with edible treats such as berries, mushroom, nettles and other greens, and they are of course best enjoyed in the outdoors.
Photo: Tina Stafrén/

A do-it-yourself outdoor dining experience

Decide which table and natural landscape you would like to explore and make a reservation. Your reservation includes a seat at the table, inspiring local recipes and a kit with basic supplies to help prepare your findings and prepare a delicious experience.

Foraging with a local guide in the Edible Country, Sweden
A group gets information from a local guide before they forage for delicacies in the woods.
Photo: August Dellert

Get the full experience of the wild with our add-ons

While foraging, eating and drinking in nature is fun, it can also be a bit of a challenge. For a truly fulfilling experience, we recommend you book an add-on. A local foraging guide, a professional chef, bartender or comfortable accommodation nearby will make your visit all the more memorable.

The Edible Country

100 million acres of fine do-it-yourself dining.

The Drinkable Country

Welcome to the world’s largest open-air bar.