Top things to do in Svaneke

Top Choice Seafood in Svaneke

Røgeriet i Svaneke

You’ll find a fine selection of excellent smoked fare at the long counter here, including smørrebrød (Danish open sandwiches), mackerel, trout, salmon, herring, shrimp and fiskefrikadeller (fish cakes). Sit inside w…
Top Choice Microbrewery in Svaneke


This is one of the most popular year-round dining and drinking hotspots on the island, known throughout Denmark for its excellent beers brewed on the premises. It also serves decent, hearty pub grub that pairs well …
International in Svaneke


When the weather gods are smiling, this casual outdoor restaurant positioned above the harbour is a great spot to dine and unwind. The choices are simple and good (from champagne brunch to tapas platters to wok-frie…
Sweets in Svaneke

Svaneke Chokoladeri

Located at the entrance to Bryghuset is one of Bornholm’s top chocolatiers. Made on the premises, the seductive concoctions include a very Bornholm havtorn (sea buckthorn) dark-choc truffle, and gourmet flødeboller …
Sweets in Svaneke

Lakrids by Johan Bülow

Scandis are mad for lakrids (liquorice; the saltier the better, it often seems). Svaneke is where this brand began, and you can now find its gorgeously packaged goods in gourmet stores across Denmark and the world. …
Square in Svaneke


If you’re interested in crafts, there are a number of ceramics and handicraft shops dotted around town, and at Glastorvet in the town centre there’s a workshop of renowned local designer Pernille Bülow, where you ca…
Danish in Svaneke

Hotel Siemsens Gaard Restaurant

With terrace dining overlooking the harbour, this hotel’s restaurant makes an ideal lunch choice on a sunny day. There is a focus on local produce, and it does good light lunches such as daintily presented smørrebrø…
Church in Svaneke

Svaneke Kirke

You’ll find some interesting period buildings near the elevated landmark of Svaneke Kirke, a few minutes’ walk south of Svaneke Torv. The watermelon-hued church, home to a rune stone, dates from 1350, although it wa…
Supermarket in Svaneke


For self-catering and picnic supplies, just off Svaneke Torv.