Restaurants

Top Choice Vegetarian in Tisvildeleje

Little Cafe

Using eclectic music, junk-shop furniture, mismatched crockery, old lamps, pot plants and fresh flowers to fine effect, this fabulously quirky American-run cafe is signed with nothing more than a painted cup. At lun…
Top Choice Danish in Fredensborg

Skipperhuset

It’s hard to imagine a more idyllic setting for a lazy lunch than this twisted, part-timbered 1754 boathouse perched right beside the jetty on Esrum Sø. Small but beautifully presented lunch plates include fried pla…
New Nordic in Tisvildeleje

Tinggården

Jan Friis-Mikkelsen and Charlotte Vendorf create culinary magic with locally sourced fresh produce in a 1702 thatched cottage restaurant on the south side of Tisvilde Hegn. It's beside the main road, 1.3km from Asse…
Danish in Helsingør

Rådmand Davids Hus

What better place to gobble down Danish classics than a snug, lopsided 1694 house, complete with cobbled courtyard? Refuel with honest, solid staples or special ‘shopping lunches’, typically a generous plate of sala…
Seafood in Gilleleje

Adamsens Fisk

Behind a series of shaded outdoor picnic tables by the harbour, Adamsens combines three sections. The fiskbutik (fish shop) sells fresh fish plus ready-to-eat fried fillets, fishcakes and seafood salads. Queue at th…
Danish in Tisvildeleje

Helenekilde Badehotel Restaurant

This restaurant at historic Helenekilde Badehotel has a wide selection of dining spots dotted about the hotel and out on an open, sea-view balcony. Lunches provide a five-bowl sharing selection of Danish classics. D…
Danish in Hornbæk

Hansens Café

Highly photogenic in its old half-timbered thatched cottage, Hansens has tables that spill out into front and rear gardens for sunny alfresco lunches, perhaps Danish beef and capers, fishcakes or caesar salad. Eveni…
Danish in Fredensborg

Restaurant Under Kronen

In what looks like an oversized kiosk-cube, this restaurant is truly 'under the crown' thanks to a dangling sculpture in its glass topknot, and there's an L-shaped balcony for summer seating perched above the former…
Danish in Hillerød

Spiesestedet Leonora

In a historic cottage that's semi-hidden among Frederiksborg Slot's outer bastions, Leonora is a fine place for top-quality smørrebrød lunches, a luxury burger or a few more interesting hot dishes, including fruit-s…
Italian in Helsingør

La Dolce Vita

Certainly Helsingør has cheaper places if you just want packet pasta, but for genuine spirited Italian food in a beautiful old half-timbered house (and garden), La Dolce Vita is well worth the extra investment. The …