Aquavit was created and opened by Hakan Swahn in 1987 and has firmly established itself as the dining destination in New York.
In an art gallery-like space, Aquavit features furniture by Scandinavia’s leading designers and creates a refined and stylish, yet warm and welcoming atmosphere. Aquavit represents Modern Nordic Cuisine, which is further being developed and recognized through its two-Michelin star chef, Emma Bengtsson.
In October of 2008, Aquavit opened its doors in Japan, where the gorgeous restaurant is located in Kita-Aoyama with direct access from Gaienmae station.
In July of 2017, as the new executive chef, “Takashi Chiba” began its new history of Aquavit Tokyo.