Copenhagen restaurants

Top Choice Danish in Strøget & the Latin Quarter

Schønnemann

A veritable institution, Schønnemann has been lining bellies with smørrebrød and snaps since 1877. Originally a hit with farmers in town selling their produce, the restaurant's current fan base includes revered chef…
Top Choice New Nordic in Nørrebro & Østerbro

Geranium

On the 8th floor of Parken Stadium, Geranium is the only restaurant in town sporting three Michelin stars. At the helm is Bocuse d'Or prize-winning chef Rasmus Kofoed, who transforms local, organic ingredients into …
Top Choice New Nordic in Christianshavn

noma

Ground-breaking New Nordic restaurant noma re-opened in its new location in February 2018 after a one-year hiatus. A re-imagined menu presents dishes focusing on featured Nordic produce across three seasons: seafood…
Top Choice New Nordic in Christianshavn

Kadeau

The big-city spin-off of the Bornholm original, this Michelin-two-starred standout has firmly established itself as one of Scandinavia's gastronomic powerhouses. Whether it's salted and burnt scallops drizzled with …
Top Choice New Nordic in Nyhavn & the Royal Quarter

AOC

In the vaulted cellar of a 17th-century mansion, this intimate, two-starred Michelin standout thrills with evocative, often surprising Nordic flavour combinations, scents and textures. Here, sea scallops might consp…
Top Choice Danish in Around Copenhagen

Søllerød Kro

Not all of Copenhagen's Michelin stars are inner-city dwellers. One of them calls Holte home, an unassuming outer suburb 19km north of the city centre. The restaurant in question is Søllerød Kro, a one-star Michelin…
Top Choice Danish in Rådhuspladsen & Tivoli

Restaurant Mes

This rising star burst onto the Copenhagen dining scene in 2017. Owned by chef Mads Rye Magnusson (former chef at Michelin-three-starred Geranium), it's an intimate, refreshingly whimsical space, complete with moss …
Top Choice Danish in Slotsholmen

Tårnet

Book ahead for lunch at Tårnet, owned by prolific restaurateur Rasmus Bo Bojesen and memorably set inside Christiansborg Slot's commanding tower. Lunch here is better value than dinner, with superlative, contemporar…
Top Choice Cafe in Christianshavn

La Banchina

This tiny spot serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, cooked beautifully and served with little fanfare. The real magic is the setting, a small harbour cove with picnic tables and a wooden pier where summertime diners …
Top Choice Danish in Nørreport

Pluto

Loud, convivial Pluto is not short of friends, and for good reason: superfun soundtrack, attentive staff and beautiful, simple dishes by respected local chef Rasmus Oubæk. Whether it's flawlessly seared cod with sea…