These 20 best restaurants to eat at in Copenhagen range from cafes to eateries, each specializing in a cuisine. One of the best parts of eating out in Copenhagen, is you know the space will be great as the Danish sense of design is always on point. It was hard to decide what I liked more — the food or the design.
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Check out the 20 best restaurants to eat at in Copenhagen
1. Atelier September
This minimalist space serves incredible, fresh baked goods for both breakfast and lunch.
Come here for the Italian food and be sure to opt in for the pre-fix menu.
3. Apollo Bar
A tiny space serving fresh eats — the pasta and the octopus are to die for.
4. Kødbyens Fiskebar
A seafood lover’s destination.
5. Admiralgrade 26
It was definitely my favorite meal in Copenhagen as the space and Japanese influence were well done.
6. Restaurant Radio
Small bites and plates with local ingredients, all served in a beautiful dining hall. *Reserve in advance
7. Restaurant Kul
The cocktails are carefully made and the seafood is handpicked — what’s not to love?
Located in Østerbro, head here to grab a solid bowl of pasta in an old-world setting.
9. Bistro Boheme
Come to this open dining room for oysters and upscale dining. You can also just grab a beer and fries here.
With choices ranging from 4 and 7 course meals, the mostly vegetable-focused menu is created by the sous Chef Christian Puglisi formally at Noma.
This is one of those splurge dinners and reserve well in-advance nights, as the incredible dishes are as good as they look.
Frequently on top lists, this is located in the hip neighborhood of Nørrebro and is a wine bar with Nordic cuisine.
It wouldn’t be a best of Copenhagen list without a mention of Noma. Named the best restaurant in the world multiple times, this break-the-bank dinner is a reservation you’ll need to do months in advance.
An institution for Danish cuisine, it’s one of those meals to remember.
15. Stefanos Pizza
If you’re craving pizza while in Copenhagen, head straight here.
16. Kiin Kiin
For Michelin-star food, head here for a Thai-centered menu.
South American cuisine has made its presence and it’s one of the firsts in Copenhagen.
Playful plating and bright colors are highlights of this seasonally changing menu here.
Another hip restaurant that is known for organic pizza and antipasti.
20. Madklubben Vesterbro
Well-priced pre-fix menu, featuring everything from risotto to meats.
If you’re interested in finding more well-reviewed restaurants, be sure to look at the Copenhagen Michelin Restaurant List.
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