Scandinavian Restaurants in London: Nordic Specialties in the Big Smoke. Scandinavians have thrived in the United Kingdom for centuries, with most choosing to settle in London. Bringing along their Nordic cuisine, from seafood to sweet desserts, the Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Finnish community really knows how to cook a great meal. Scandinavian Restaurants in London aren’t confined to just one spot, and you can find eateries and shops all over town, especially in the city’s West End. Near Oxford Circus, you can even find a Scandinavian restaurant that features specialties from all of the Nordic countries, with ingredients that you can actually buy in the accompanying shop!