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Gamla Staden
European, Scandinavian
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11 Maester Johansgatan, Malmo 211 21, Sweden
+46 40-12 13 18
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were lucky to get a table here after the restaurant in our hotel was fully booked. The Japanese have a word for this (which I can't remember) meaning "happy accident". What a great place. We sat here for 3 hours just enjoying great food and wine and service in a very relaxed environment. Do not hesitate to pop by... More 

Thank Brett K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whenever we go til Malmö, we always go here! Do yourself a favor and order the Chef's Menu for 350 SEK - you get plenty of food, so it's a great value. And remember to book a table in advance, as the place is very popular.

Thank Nadja H
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a lot of different dishes, ranging from pizza to the rabbit thigh and various fish thingies. It was all very good, and so were the service and the atmosphere. Hip and excellent dining can go hand in hand, so proves the B.

Thank mij195
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we visited Malmo, we looked at TripAdvisor to see what restaurants were recommended, and saw this place and thought it sounded interesting. Funny: TripAdvisor won't let me submit this review unless I remove the restaurant's name :-) Lo and behold, we stumbled on it as we strolled around Malmo, and went it for an early supper. The restaurant tables... More 

1 Thank MassTraveller78
Malmo, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy resaturant with great food in mid-size portions to share or not. The manu is changed daily but "Bastards planka" with different charcuteries and condiments is always there. Share this with friends and you have a great start to a fantastic meal. Wine selection is good too.

1 Thank Beamerprncss
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a rainy Wednesday evening, we were fortunate enough to get a table, without a reservation, at Bastards!!! For~ The kind staff, hip music, cozy atmosphere, cocktails, wine, beer, rugs over tiles, an open kitchen, and the food... I loved the food!!! Tomatoes, goat cheese, basil, and raspberries. Best! Against~ Nothing, except I don't get to Sweden often. I highly... More 

Thank Suzanne W
Malmo, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went after work with a friend. Had pizza since the kitchen wasn't fully opened until 6 PM. Great pizza but the wineselection was more impressive, and you can order most of the wine per glass.

Thank _h_eva040
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All was tip top at this visit - the facilities, food and service in a cosy old-fashioned are of Malmoe town in Scania.

Thank Sarajevomamma
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This is the Malmö take on The New Scandinavian Cuisine. Terroir philosophy, trendy hipster waiters and a rustic touch on gastronomy makes this the most interesting and ambitious restaurant in Malmö. Everything is expertly composed, eloquently presented, cooked with precision and served in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Noma it is not, but if you want a touch of what... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

A trendy new restaurant in downtown Malmo that is attracting food lovers – very tasty! I would try to make a reservation – though we had luck in getting a table as a walk in. We popped over for the evening while staying in Copenhagen - a 45 minute train ride. The food was delicious and the serves incredibly friendly.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
European, Scandinavian
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Maester Johansgatan, Malmo 211 21, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Skane County  >  Malmo>  > Gamla Staden
  • Neighborhood: Gamla Staden
  • Phone Number: +46 40-12 13 18
The long bar, the open kitchen and the incomparable atmosphere greeting guests all comprise at the renowned Bastard on Master Johansgatan 11 in Malmö. Mentioned in the prestigious White Guide and several other awards, this is testament to the quality of both food and service at popular Bastard. The modern European home cooking is the starting point of the cuisine. The preference for local produce from small producers preferably varies Bastard menu daily based on supply and demand. Dishes such as walleye with rösti, tartine with pig side and ragout of hare exemplify Bastard?s varied menu.

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