Top Choice European in Odense

Restaurant no.61

Winning plaudits for its embrace of classic European cooking, this cosy, farmhouse-chic bistro has a menu that changes monthly and is short, simple and seasonal. Each course presents two options: dishes plucked stra…
Danish in Odense

Den Gamle Kro

The romantic Gamle Kro spreads through several half-timbered 17th-century houses, with a glass-roofed courtyard and medieval cellar. Lunch options include classic smørrebrød, while dinner is a decadent French affair…
Italian in Odense


Seasonal, local produce with an authentic Italian spin is on offer in this rustically elegant dining space off the main drag. Guinea-fowl-filled ravioli, asparagus risotto and grilled octopus bring on an appetite; t…
Chocolate in Odense

Odense Chokoladehus

Happiness, it turns out, is one of the rainbow-hued macarons sold from this tiny den of sweetness. Or maybe happiness is the lemon and white-chocolate tart. Or the brownies. Or possibly the homemade ice cream…
Japanese in Odense


Goma is straight from an interiors magazine, all blond wood, cool lighting and interesting chairs. At ground level there's a bar serving snacks and cocktails (house speciality: gin); downstairs is a restaurant putti…
Cafe in Odense

Cafe Biografen

The diverse clientele makes for great people-watching at this large, cheerful place beside Brandts (there's an amphitheatre outside that gets put to good use with summer concerts). The well-priced menu sings classic…
International in Odense

Bazar Fyn

More than just a great place to buy groceries, Bazar Fyn offers an insight into the multicultural side of Odense. The roofed market is about five minutes’ walk from the train station. There's fresh fruit and veg and…
Food Market in Odense

Fresh-Produce Market

Twice a week, there’s a farmers market in the picturesque HCA Quarter, selling fruit and veg, flowers, cheese etc. It stretches from the square to the concert house.
Bakery in Odense


Who doesn't love a good bakery-cafe? Here you'll score decent coffee, delectable buttery pastries, and good lunchtime salads and sandwiches.
International in Odense


Odense looks all grown up at this scene-y hotspot, with a NYC-inspired, industrial-chic interior and a menu of burgers and fine cuts of beef (pimp your steak with fois gras or langoustine). Long hours are kept: lunc…