Southern Zealand restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Køge

Restaurant Arken

Overlooking the marina, 2.5km north of Torvet, Arken has a sterling reputation for seafood, well cooked with top-quality ingredients. The daily changing 175kr lunch plate includes four flavour-packed mini-dishes and…
Top Choice Danish in Vordingborg

Babette

Orchids, white roses, starched tablecloths, abstract art and picture windows set the visual canvas for a full-on gastronomic experience, a showcase of New Nordic cuisine with classic French undercurrents. Bookings a…
Danish in Køge

Skipperkroen

With hanging beer steins and glass buoys, countless sailing-ship prints and gingham cloths on sturdy wooden tables, Skipperkroen is an archetypal harbourside inn, full of old-world character. At lunchtime, local pen…
New Nordic in Vallø

Vallø Slotskro

Just outside the castle gate, this 200-year-old inn is home to an elegant restaurant of crisp white linen serving monthly changing spreads of new-Nordic dishes that are particularly strong on local and foraged produ…
Seafood in Vordingborg

Marina Fisk

At this great-value, unpretentious place for quick seafood dishes, you order at the counter and eat on a (hopefully) sunny terrace watching the boats bobbing in the harbour. It does a great take on the classic stjer…
Danish in Vordingborg

Cafe Oskar

Seasonal Oskar is Babette's less sophisticated little brother, providing a short, simple menu of fresh, homemade dishes in a designer-stressed old salting hut by the harbour. Lunches include made-from-scratch salads…
Thai in Stevns Klint

Aqua Marina

Sitting across the road from the yacht-bobbing harbour in Rødvig, Aqua Marina has a personality crisis. A semi-comical Jaws-themed interior sees a shark crashing through a wall towards a scallop-bra hula girl. And t…
European in Køge

StigAnn

Behind StigAnn's deceptively simple menu lies a gourmet flourish, giving ambitious global twists to its refined Danish meals. Thus the glazed lamb comes on spicy polenta with grapes and port wine sauce, the chicken …
Danish in Næstved

Raadhuskroen

Feeling like something between a gentleman's club and an Irish bar, this inn-restaurant is one of Næstved's most appealing eateries decked with rosy wooden fittings, old books and varnished beams. Before 5pm there's…
International in Køge

Café Vivaldi

Spilling its tables over a large area of the central square, this chain ‘bistro’ is a safe bet for well-presented cafe nosh (salads, sandwiches, burgers, burritos etc) as well as a few more substantial dinner option…