Sticks N’ Sushi (Nansensgade 59, Copenhagen) – this is one of Copenhagen’s more popular Japanese restaurants. Since Danish cuisine is fish-based, it’s not a major leap for locals to admire Sushi. Here, only the freshest fish and produce are used for the heavenly morsels that patrons are served. Preparing fresh Sushi is a slow […]
Søren K (Søren Kierkegaards Plads 1, Copenhagen) – this restaurant, which prides itself on using organic and free range products, serves dishes ranging from fried fish with cauliflower, carrots and sauce with mussels; to freshly steamed mussels; Smoked salmon with radish, cucumber and smoked cheese; and Crab soup with crab meat, green tomatoes and basil. […]
Restaurant Kanalen (Wilders Plads 2, Copenhagen) – this restaurant, located in a former customs office at Christianshavn’s Canal area, consists of a variety of herring dishes (a centerpiece of Danish cuisine). Curried fish cakes are a popular lunch item among the locals. For dinner, along with the herring dishes, French and Italian-influenced options are also […]
Restaurant Geranium (Per Henrik Lings Allé 4, Copenhagen) – located within the country’s national football stadium at Faeledparken (one of Copenhagen’s popular public parks), this restaurant has received two Michelin stars (along with other accolades) for its fine cuisine. Various gourmet-quality, Scandinavian-influenced dishes are served here, such as Pork with potato chiffonade, parsnips and parsley-pesto, […]
Restaurant Era Ora (Overgaden Neden Vandet 33B, Copenhagen) – for diners wanting something different from Scandinavian cuisine, this restaurant serves a variety of Northern Italian dishes (complete with fresh ingredients flown in from Italy). Such specialties include: Cannellone, eggplant from Sicily, datterini tomatoes, fresh ricotta cheese cream; Sardinian lamb, potato in Sicilian lemon scent, anduja […]
Relae (Jægersborggade 41, Copenhagen) – another Michelin-starred Copenhagen restaurant, this one serves simpler dishes, such as steamed Danish enoki and chives; pork from Hindsholm, rye and buckwheat; and vegetarian items such as heart salad and smoked almonds; and hokkaido, sea buckthorn and egg yolk.
Orangeriet (Kronprinsessegade 13, Copenhagen) – house in an old glass house within King’s Garden, this is a cozy and relaxed restaurant that offers Danish “smørrebrød”, shrimp sandwiches for lunch and scallops, foie gras and entrecote in the evening. The light-colored interior decor, chic and simple designer furniture and aromatic orange trees give the locale a […]
Noma (Refshalevej 96, 1432 Copenhagen) – this is one of Copenhagen’s best restaurants (having received accolades from various circles, as well as being awarded two stars by Michelin). The restaurant’s Chef, Rene Redzepi, specializes in Scandinavian dishes. Delectable produce is brought in from Iceland, the Faeroe Islands, Greenland, and, of course, Denmark. Redzepi has worked […]
Mêlèe (Martensens Allé 16, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen) – this is both a restaurant and wine bar, serving dishes with French influences. It has gotten solid ratings for its service, and value for its dishes. There are no menus, as Mêlée wants guests to choose their own food. You can choose between three to four starters, main […]
Magasasa (Amagerbrogade 44, Copenhagen) – this is one of the better-rated Chinese restaurants in Copenhagen, a break from to local herring-based cuisine. Popular items served there include spicy duck, green beans and garlic, shrimp stir fry, dumplings, squid stir fry, whole steamed fish and scallops with glass noodles.