KOKS Awarded Second Michelin Star


Renowned for its remote location and adventurous menu, KOKS in the Faroe Islands has been awarded a second Michelin star by the Michelin Guide Nordic Countries 2019.

Alongside fellow two-star winner and iconic Danish restaurant Noma 2.0, KOKS received the accolade for being “truly ingredient-led and reflective of the seasons.” KOKS’ Chef Poul Andrias Zisca also received The Michelin Nordic Guide Young Chef 2019 award for his “creativity, technical skill and passion”.

Langoustine and fermented carrot

Read Travel Begins at 40’s Essential Travel Guide to Faroe Islands Holidays.

The Tasting Menu costs 1,700 DKK / £196 pp. Visit https://koks.fo/ to book. Fly via Copenhagen or Edinburgh from £165 pp return with Atlantic Airways.

For more information, visit: AITO member Visit Faroe Islands www.visitfaroeislands.com. AITO is The Specialist Travel Association: more than 120 specialist travel companies providing an unrivalled collection of holiday ideas that cover every corner of the world. Consumers booking with AITO can be assured of high-quality holidays and excellent personal service. Visit www.aito.com for further information. Cover photo, credit Claes Bech Poulsen.

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Mark Bibby Jackson

Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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