RECOMMENDATIONS

Area of town: K = center, Ø = Østerbro, N = Nørrebro, V = Vesterbro

 

RESTAURANTS

Relæ

Jægersborggade 41, 2200 Kbh. N, http://restaurantånt-relae.dk

Modern, local, great! Great vegetarian menu.

Two seatings Wed – Sat 17.30 – 24. The world’s first organic 1-star Michelin restaurant

N

 

Mandfreds and wine

Relæ’s ‘bistro’ across the street, http://manfreds.dk

Good food, fair prices, organic. Great brunch on the weekends.

N

 

BÆST

Pizzaspot with homemade charcuterie and mozzarella, and Mirabelle bakery, with a bit of food,

Guldbergsgade 29, 2200 Nørrebro

are also part of the Relæ and Manfred family – good places to check out.

N

 

Fiskebaren

Kødbyen, Flæsketorvet 100, 1711 Kbh K, http://fiskebaren.dk

Casual, nice and rather hip place for fish dishes, drinks etc. Here you can get Danish oysters from Limfjorden when in season and Danish wine.

K

 

MUSLING bistro

Linnésgade 14, 1361 Kbh. K

Fiskebarens little sister.

K

 

Amass

Refshalevej 153, Kbh. K, http://amassrestaurant.com

High end and super fine nordic – a bit out of the center, very nice.

S?

 

PONY

Vesterbrogade 135, 1620 Kbh. V, http://ponykbh.dk

Small place, nice food.

V

 

Il Buco

Njalsgade 19C, 2300 Kbh. S, http://ilbuco.dk

Bakery, cafe. Open 7.30 – 24.

S

 

Atelier September

Gothersgade 30, http://atelierseptember.dk

Good food and coffee from breakfast to late afternoon, sharing space with a gallery and artists studios.

K

 

Morgenstedet in Christiania

http://www.christiania.org/find/morgenstedet

Cheap, but best vegetarian in town, organic and very good in Christiania from 12am – 9pm – perfect for lunch.

K – Christiania

 

Blå Congo

Brønshøjvej 14, 2700 Brønshøj, http://blaacongo.dk

Casual eatery with good food on the outskirts of Copenhagen. Lots of local, organic and directly sourced food. Open Wed-Sun 17-23, also for lunch on weekends. (Disclaimer: one of the 4 owners is a SF board member.)

 

Spisehuset

Slagtehusgade 5C, 1715 Kbh. V, https://food8.dk/spisehuset/ in Kødbyen, the Meat Packing District.

Seasonal food, close contact with their – organic and biodynamic – farmers and wine producers. Casual, nice atmosphere.

V – Meat Packing District

 

DANISH LUNCH

If you want Smørrebrød (Danish Open) in Copenhagen

 

Palægade

Palægade 8, 1261 Kbh K

http://palaegade.dk

For lunch and dinner.

K

 

Restaurant Kronborg

Brolæggerstræde 12, 1211 Kbh. K, http://restaurantkronborg.dk

Classic, old-school, home-made smørrebrød.

K

 

Aamanns Deli og take away

Aamanns Etablissement

Øster Farimagsgade 10 and 12, 2100 Kbh Ø, http://aamanns.dk

Modern style smørrebrød, everything homemade. Open for lunch Sunday – also take away smørrebrød during the day. It is also in the airport.

Ø

 

Lumskebugten

Esplanaden 21, 1263 Kbh. K, http://lumskebugten.dk

In the beautiful dining pavillon the iconic chef, Erwin Lauterbach, serves lunch and smørrebrød. Aesthetics and tradition – good Danish dinner as well. The chef is known for using seasonal ingredients and lots of vegetables.

K

 

Mikkellers Øl og Brød in Vesterbro (see under beer spots)

V

 

A traditionel Danish place is Grøften in Tivoli, http://www.groeften.dk – not high quality but a Danish experience.

K

 

“Pølsevogn”is the Danish typical streetfood – the

carts selling sausages are a 90 year old tradition.

 

One of the best is DOP, http://døp.dk

it’s organic and has picked up the Swedish tradition of serving stewed potatoes – instead of bread – with their sausages. Also vegetarian sausage. On Købmagergade by Rundetårn (the Round Tower) and on the walking street in front of Helligåndskirken

Open daily until around 6 PM

K

 

Johns Hotdog Deli

Cart: Central Station, Bernstorffsgade 5, 1704 Kbh. V

Sit-down: Kødbyen, Flæsketorvet 39, 1711 Kbh. V

John started with a cart, a pølsevogn, outside the Central Station and now also has a sit-down spot in hip Kødbyen.

V – Meat Packing District

 

BEER BARS

Mikkeller Bar

Viktoriagade 8B, 1655 Kbh. V, http://mikkeller.dk

Their own brew and international ‘cult’ beers.

Mikkellers Øl og Brød, next door at Viktoriagade 6, serves lunch – smørrebrød (open sandwiches) – and dinner. A bit pricey.

 

 

Mikkeller and Friends, Stefansgade 35, in Nørrebro is around the corner from Jægersborggade (see below)

V + N

 

 

Fermentoren

Halmtorvet 29C, 1700 Kbh. V, near Kødbyen, http://fermentoren.com

Good choice, also from one of the owners’ brewery, Dry & Bitter

V

 

 

Ølbaren

Elmegade 2, 2200 Kbh. N, http://oelbaren.dk

Oldest of the new beer bars in town, 22 taps, always lots of local breweries. They also have

 

 

Taphouse, Lavendelstræde 15, 1462 Kbh. K, https://taphouse.dk – with 61 taps.

N + K

 

 

Kølsters Tolv Haner

Rantzausgade 56, 2200 Kbh. N, https://da-dk.facebook.com/tolvhaner

Good, organic beer, mostly brewed by the owner’s onkel. Good cider, too. Casual, nice atmosphere.

N

 

Ølsnedkeren

Griffenfeldsgade 52, 2200 Kbh. N, https://olsnedkeren.dk

Also beer from their own brewery.

N

 

Brewer’s Inc

Gormsgade 25, 2200 Kbh. N, https://www.brewersinc.dk

Hand-brewed and “small batch” beers on tap.

N

 

Barr, Strandgade 93, 1401 Kbh K, http://restaurantbarr.com

Also food. Brew their own beer to match it.

K

 

Good, local breweries, worth looking for on tap:

Alefarm Brewing

Brøggeren

Ølsnedkeren

Flying Couch

Dry & Bitter

Braw

Spybrew

 

WINEBARS

Bar’Vin

Skindergade 3, 1159 Kbh. K, http://barvin.dk

Good food, too.

K

 

Den vandrette

Havnegade 53A, http://denvandrette.dk

Natural wines and a kitchen with a bit of nice food.

K

 

Sabotøren

Fensmarkgade 27, 2200 Kbh. N, http://å.dk

Natural wines and a bit of food. Casual, good atmosphere.

N

 

Terroiristen

Jægersborggade 52, 2200 Kbh. N, http://terroiristen.dk

Open Wed-Sat 17-23 PM, charcuterie and a little food.

N

 

Stranden 10

Stranden 10, 1061 Kbh. K, http://www.vedstranden10.dk

Specialist in Austrian wine – nice place, okay food, a bit pricey.

K

 

R-vinbar

Gammel Mønt 14, 1117 Kbh. K, http://rvinbar.dk

Fine, classic wine and good bar food.

K

 

Vinhanen

Baggesensgade 13 København N

Second place at Enghavevej 24, 1770 Kbh. V, https://da-dk.facebook.com/Vinhanen

the wine is drawn directly out of larges tanks – which keeps the prices low – and you can take your wine home. Casual and nice location. Charcuterie

N + V

 

BAKERIES

Bread station

Charlottenlund Station, 2920 Charlottenlund, http://thebreadstation.com

With Mirabelle (see above) probably Copenhagen’s best bread.

 

Meyers Bagerier

https://www.meyersmad.dk

At Jægersborggade 9, 2200 Kbh. N

Store Kongensgade 46, 1264 Kbh. K

Classensgade 33, 2100 Kbh. Ø

Amagerbrogade 48, 2300 Kbh. S

N + K + Ø + S

 

BRØD

Enghave Plads 7, 1670 Kbh V,

good bread and cakes

 

Khioskh

Sønder Boulevard 53, 1720 Kbh. V, https://www.kihoskh.dk

open from 8 am – 2 am

V

 

Juno – the bakery, Århusgade 48, 2100 Kbh. Ø,  https://da-dk.facebook.com/junothebakery

Bakery and coffee. Opened in November 2017, top quality from a former noma chef.

Ø

 

SWEETS, ICE CREAM

Conditorie La Glace

Skoubougade 3, 1158 Kbh. K, http://laglace.dk

Classic Copenhagen cafe operating since 1870 with cream cakes, Danish pastry etc. Open daytime and also for breakfast – off the walking street.

K

 

Dessertdragens kageværksted

Sankt Peders Stræde 26, 1453 Kbh. K, https://da-dk.facebook.com/DessertdragensKagevaerksted

Cakes and pastries made with high quality and seasonal ingredients. No seating.

K

 

Bryggen 11

Islands Brygge 11, 2300 Kbh. S

One of the city’s best ice cream spots for some years.

S

 

Siciliansk is

Skydebanegade 3, 1709 Kbh. V, http://sicilianskis.dk

Also at Kølsters Tolv Haner, Rantzausgade 56, 2200 Kbh. N (see below) from May 2018.

Great sicilian ice cream for a generation.

V + N

 

Alice Ice Cream and Coffee

Markmandsgade 1, 2300 Kbh. S

https://www.alicecph.dk

New spot, top quality ice cream made in small batches, traditional flavors and experiments. Coffee from Koppi.

S

 

Sømods Bolsjer

Nørregade 36B (buy and see production) and 24 (buy), 1165 Kbh. K, https://soemods-bolcher.dk

Old fashion hand-made drops/sweets.

K

 

Karamelleriet

Jægersborggade 36 (see above), http://karamelleriet.com

 

SHOPPING – and snacks

TORVEHALLERNE

behind Nørreport Station, http://torvehallernekbh.dk

Opened in 2011 as a market, now there are also a lot of places to get at a bite to eat and drink.

Open daily 10-19, Friday until 20, Saturday until 18 and Sunday 11-17.

Check out:

Coffee collective, http://coffeecollective.dk

Grød, http://groed.com – porridge bar, nice, a bit hipster

Omegn, http://omegn.com – (closed now, hopefully only temporarily) – big choice of local food from small producers – cheese, charcuterie, beer, juice, bread from The Bread Station etc.

Hija de Sánchez, http://www.hijadesanchez.dk – tacos and ice cream from the former dessert chef at noma. Opens in May for the season. She’s also in Kødbyen at Slagterboderne 8, and in November ‘17 she opened her first restaurant,

Sanchez, Istedgade 60, 1650 Kbh. V

Mikkeller & Friends Bottleshop,

http://mikkeller.dk/location/mikkeller-friends-bottle-shop/ – for beer.

K

 

Jægersborggade

http://jaegersborggade.dk, click “mad/drikke”, in Nørrebro is a great food street and cool.

Taste the good coffee at Coffee Collective, the bread from Meyers Bakery, Terroiristen’s natural wine, candy from Karmelleriet, porridge and risotto at Grød – also in Torvehallerne – and visit Manfreds for brunch and good meal for a reasonable price – young atmosphere.

N

Bondens marked

http://bondensmarked.dk is a Farmers Market

every Saturday on Sankt Jakobs Plads in Østerbro

Ø

 

Fish

…from Slow Food Presidia, Thorup strand, in Jutland, is sold from 800HM Jammerbugt, a fishing boat anchored at Havnegade 52 in Nyhavn. http://www.thorupstrandfisk.dk/koeb-fisk/kutteren-hm800

Also small fish dishes to eat on the top deck, when the weather is good.

K

Kultorvsslagteren

Frederiksborggade 4, 1360, Kbh. K

http://www.slagterenvedkultorvet.dk

Iconic, organic butcher – and their organic cheese shop around the corner in Rosenborggade.

K

Gourmandiet

Rosenvængets Alle 7A, 2100 Kbh. Ø, http://www.gourmandiet.dk

Organic butcher with great meat and a place to eat.

Ø

 

Det lille grøntorv

Holsteinsgade 58, 2100 Kbh. Ø, http://detlillegrønttorv.dk

Small vegetable store with products from local organic and biodynamic farms. Serves a light dinner on some Fridays. Honored with The Gastronomic Academy’s award in April 2018.

Ø

 

Rødder og vin

Ravnsborggade 8, 2200 Kbh. N, http://rodderogvin.dk

Natural wines, beer, cider.

N

 

The Irma chain of supermarkets, http://irma.dk has lots of organic food and generally good quality – with matching prices. There are several around town.

 

LØS market

Saxogade 77, 1662 Kbh. V, http://loes-market.dk

Package-free daily groceries, organic. ‘The best garbage is the kind we don’t make’.

V

Perchs Tea

Kronprinsensgade 5, 1114 Kbh. K, https://www.perchs.dk

Old fashioned tea shop with good tea and a classic English tea salon upstairs.

K

Sings Teahouse

Kompanistræde 30, 1208 Kbh. K, https://www.singtehus.dk

Japanese style tea.

K

 

Høkeren

Ravnsborggade 13, 2200 Kbh N

http://www.hokeren.dk

Beer shop.

N

 

Kunst og køkkentøj

Bernikowgården, Østergade 26, 1100, Kbh. K, http://kogk.dk

Kitchen utensils and cookbooks

K

Go Green Copenhagen

http://gogreendenmark.dk

Website, where you can find out where to eat, buy, play sustainably.

 

WONDERFUL outside of Copenhagen

Dragsholm Slot

http://dragsholm-slot.dk

Good local food and rooms in a chateau in the classic vegetable farming area ‘Lammefjorden’

Restaurant Tinggården

Frederiksværkvej 182, 3300 Frederiksværk, http://tinggarden.dk

Cosy atmosphere, good food, on Zealand’s north coast.

 

Rabarbergården

Holløsegade 21, 3210 Vejby, http://rabarbergaarden.dk

Organic farm with restaurant, shop and bakery. Also on the north coast.

 

Stengården’s gårdbutik (Farm shop)

Høveltevej 40, 3460 Birkerød, http://stengaardenoko.dk

Organic farm and shop, now also with a cafe. Open every day/afternoon

 

Muld

Eriksholmvej 26, 4390 Vipperød, http://muldpanettet.dk

Organic farm, dinners and lots of cultural life.