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What to Eat in Copenhagen

Copenhagen's gastronomic scene is gaining attention and respect from all corners of the world, and Denmark is quickly becoming known as a real food mecca. High quality ingredients, organic and seasonal focus, and an uncharacteristically unpretentious attitude seems to be a theme in this city's bustling restaurant community.

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Here’s our guide to What to eat in Copenhagen

Copenhagen boasts no less than 15 Michelin stars, more than any other Scandinavian city. The brightest shining star is of course Noma, three times winner of the title Best Restaurant in the World and a huge reason why the nordic cuisine is now the hottest thing in the restaurant world.

But the food scene in Copenhagen is alive and kicking on all levels, not just fine dining. The Danes new found love for flavor and quality has created a new interest in eating out, and the Scandinavian cuisine is being adapted and updated all through the city’s restaurants.

Don’t miss the famous smørrebrød, an open sandwich varied to infinity, that has enjoyed a trendy upswing lately. Now you find this in cafe’s a restaurants everywhere and we really recommend a try.

Kalaset copenhagen

Kalaset

A great place to gather strength after a long stroll, and maybe a game of backgammon. The menu features a great house made burger, with a great vegetarian option, and tasty salads. Saturday’s has a “2 for 1” on beer and cocktails between 10-12 pm.

Torvehallerne

If you have a taste for the finer foods, Torvehallerne is warmly recommended. The lively outdoor area is a very popular place in summer, giving the area constant life. In winter we recommend going inside to smell the spices or try one of the many exciting foods being cooked up in there. It’s a gourment market, with produce, specialty ingredients, and food to go. A visit here will give you exactly what you need to continue exploring the city plus an great insight into what to eat in Copenhagen.

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Grød

Grød is a whole restaurant completely dedicated to porridge. Not just enjoyed in it’s traditional, and slightly prison like, oats and water way, Grød takes the concept to whole new levels, interpreting it as any grains stirred together to a mass. Fruit, berries and spices are included, risotto’s made with unusual grains are made for dinner, and you can even get your dessert in porridge form here. An inspirational visit for your future winter breakfasts is a must when in Copenhagen.

What to Eat in Copenhagen
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