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 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 Tapas in Bornholm

Hallegaard

Artisanal charcuterie Hallegaard is a darling of Danish locavores, and many of Copenhagen’s top chefs procure their meats from this bucolic farmhouse, hidden away down a country lane 8km southwest of Svaneke. In all…
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 Lolland

Bandholm Hotel Restaurant

Classy, yet far from stuffy despite all the chandeliers, the charming Bandholm Hotel's à la carte options include traditional Lolland pork neck with juniper and bacon, organic salmon, local tapas and a daily vegetar…
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 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…
Top Choice Danish in Sorø

Støvlet-Katrines Hus

Suited-and-tied waiters usher discerning diners to white-clothed tables in this suave, thatch-roofed farmstead that was once home to Christian VII’s mistress. These days, lust comes in the form of delicious, seasona…
Top Choice Danish in Nyhavn & the Royal Quarter

Studio

Brainchild of Noma co-founder Claus Meyer and former Noma sous-chef Torsten Vildgaard, Studio bagged its first Michelin star within months of opening. Rooted in Nordic traditions, the open kitchen revels in ingredie…