Copenhagen Picks

I have recently been to Copenhagen and here are a few culinary tips, not to be missed if visiting the Danish city. 

Aamanns Deli

A top address for the must-have smørrebrød. This small and welcoming place serves smørrebrød with a modern twist and ingredients of top quality. The service is lovely. If coming at peak lunch time, reservation is necessary.

http://www.aamanns.dk/us

Øster Farimagsgade 10

2100 Københaven Ø

Tel +45 35 553344

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Granola

Great coffee/breakfast/brunch place that also serves lunch and dinner. Service is not so great, as a bit pretentious with foreigners but coffee and food are good and the place invites to sit back and relax. One of many great coffee places in Copenhagen. In trendy Vesterbro/Frederiksberg area.

Vaernedamsvej 5

1819 Frederiksberg, Københaven

Tel +45 33 250080

Københaven Fiskebar

Absolutely trendy fish bar/restaurant in the old port area of Copenhagen. Do not be fooled by the slightly desolate, movie like scenery. The restaurant serves absolute top-notch fish dishes (if you’re not from a sea region, you’ll rarely have fish from this quality and freshness) in a trendy setting, great service (lots of the fish mongers are actually British) and very nice wine menu (mainly French wines, as everywhere in Copenhagen). Reservation is absolutely necessary (otherwise you can sit on one of the few round tables surrounding a big aquarium). Acceptable prices for super-expensive Denmark.

http://fiskebaren.dk/en/

Flæsketorvet 100

1711 Københaven

Tel +45 32155656

L1040559

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Frederiks Have

I have unfortunately not been able to dine at this Danish restaurant but have picked it out for my friends. They have loved it! The restaurant is a bit outside the city centre so it’s definitively not a touristy place. The cuisine is Danish with ingredients exclusively sourced from Nordic countries.

Great service.

http://frederikshave.dk

Smallegade 41 (entrance via Virginiavej)

2000 Frederiksberg

Tel +45 38 883335

Conditori La Glace

For all those with a sweet tooth, the oldest patisserie in Copenhagen is a must-go. Yes, you’ll have to wait for at least 20 minutes in the queue outside, yes this place is full of tourists (but not only), but the result is worth it. The cakes are absolute heaven and the service is lovely and old-style. A true delight.

http://laglace.dk/

Skoubogade 3

1158 København K

Tel +45 33 144646

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2 thoughts on “Copenhagen Picks

  1. I also love La Glace but can’t say I agree about Fiskebaren. My husband & I were excited to try out that restaurant as we both love seafood & fine dining but the food was mostly frill. Quite overrated & hyped.

    1. I do agree that it is very hyped, however I found that even so quality was on the plate. As the French say “des goûts et des couleurs, on ne discute pas”. Not always true, but it might be in this case.
      Happy reading of the rest of my blog!

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