Jutland restaurants

Top Choice Danish in Central West Coast

Henne Kirkeby Kro

Tucked away in a scenic, off-the-radar part of west Jutland, about halfway between Esbjerg (40km south) and Hvide Sande (36km north) is Henne Kirkeby, a hamlet that includes the kind of historic countryside inn that…
Top Choice Danish in Himmelbjerget

Hotel Julsø

A trail leads 1km from the mountaintop of Himmelbjerget down to the lakeshore where boats from Ry and Silkeborg dock. At the dock you’ll find Hotel Julsø, a photogenic timber kro (inn) with a watery panorama and a g…
Top Choice International in Hanstholm

Hanstholm Madbar

Relax: madbar means 'food bar'. And this one's a beauty – it's the most interesting thing to hit Hanstholm in years, with its hipster vibes (copper lights, vinyl records, slick drinks list), million-dollar view, and…
Top Choice Danish in Ribe

Sælhunden

This handsome old black-and-white inn is by the riverfront, with outdoor seating by the Johanne Dan boat. Sælhund means seal, so it’s no surprise there's quality seafood in traditional Danish guises, including lunch…
Top Choice Danish in Ebeltoft

Molskroen

For something special, make your way to this beautiful kro (inn), renowned throughout the country and a popular gourmet destination. Outside, it's all half-timbered charm in idyllic grounds; inside is sleekly contem…
Top Choice Food Hall in Aarhus

Aarhus Street Food

A former garage at the back of the bus station now houses a buzzing street-food venue serving everything from pizza slices to bumper burgers, by way of Thai curries, Chinese dumplings and Vietnamese baguettes. The p…
Top Choice Danish in Aarhus

Frederikshøj

Bookings are essential to experience this Michelin-starred restaurant's forested setting just south of the centre, and to savour the gastronomic wizardry of Beirut-born owner-chef Wassim Hallal. A variety of menus a…
Top Choice Sweets in Aarhus

Social Foodies

Social Foodies should be applauded for its ethos (it's involved in a number of socially minded programs in Africa), but it also receives loud local plaudits for its beloved ice cream and chocolates, including the mo…
Top Choice Cafe in Ebeltoft

Restaurant Kampmann

Behind Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, this small, sleek cafe has a sunny deck overlooking the water. There’s a short, flavourful menu of gourmet smørrebrød, salads and home-baked cakes, plus locally brewed beer and soft drink…
Top Choice Danish in Aarhus

Kähler Spisesalon

This elegant 'salon' charms with plants, lamps, vintage photos and covetable ceramics (made by Kähler, a 175-year-old ceramic company with its flagship store down the road, at No 41). It’s a great choice at any time…