Restaurants

Top Choice Danish in Copenhagen

Schønnemann

A verified institution, Schønnemann has been lining bellies with smørrebrød (open sandwiches) and snaps since 1877. Originally a hit with farmers in town peddling their produce, the restaurant's current fan base inc…
Top Choice Danish in Copenhagen

Lillian's Smørrebrød

One of the best, the oldest (dating from 1978) and least costly smørrebrød places in the city, but word is out so you may have to opt for a takeaway as there are just a handful of tables inside and out. The piled-hi…
Top Choice Scandinavian in Aarhus

St Pauls Apothek

What was once a pharmacy is now one of Aarhus' hottest, best-value dining destinations: a Brooklyn-esque combo of hipster mixologists, vintage architectural detailing and slinky mood lighting. The menu is small on c…
Top Choice International in Aarhus

Aarhus Street Food

Opened in September 2016, this former bus garage at the back of the station now houses a vibrant street food venue serving everything from Mexican to Thai and Indian meals, plus cafes and bars. The place is fast bec…
Top Choice Danish in Copenhagen

Höst

Höst's phenomenal popularity is a no-brainer: warm, award-winning interiors and New Nordic food that's equally as fabulous and filling. The set menu is superb, with three smaller 'surprise dishes' thrown in and evoc…
Top Choice International in Aarhus

Oli Nico

You may need to fight for one of the sought-after tables at Oli Nico, a small deli-restaurant with a menu of classic dishes at astoundingly good prices (moules frites for Dkr65, rib-eye steak for Dkr130 – both with …
Top Choice New Nordic in Copenhagen

Noma

Noma is a Holy Grail for gastronomes across the globe. Using only Scandinavian-sourced produce, such as musk ox and skyr curd, head chef René Redzepi and his team create extraordinary symphonies of flavour and textu…
Top Choice European in Odense

Restaurant no.61

Winning plaudits for its embrace of classic European cooking, this family-friendly, farmhouse-chic bistro has a menu that changes monthly and is short, simple and seasonal. Each course presents two options: dishes p…
Top Choice International in Esbjerg

Hjerting Badehotel

If Esbjerg's industry has you yearning for a little trademark Danish hygge (cosiness), make your way 10km north of town to this delightful 'bathing hotel' on the beach. There's a gourmet restaurant here, the well-re…
Top Choice Danish in Copenhagen

Manfreds og Vin

On hip strip Jægersborggade, convivial Manfreds is the fantasy local bistro, with passionate staffers, boutique wines, and a menu that favours local, organic produce cooked simply and sensationally. Swoon over nuanc…