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Restaurant Ros

Earning a deserved reputation as the town's gourmet hot spot, Ros is owned by two young chefs busy opening a handful of new venues in town (including a neighbouring cocktail bar open weekends, and a casual burger jo…
Museum in Tønder

Tønder Museum

Three-in-one Tønder Museum houses Kulturhistorie Tønder, a collection of delicate Tønder lace and decoratively painted furniture. In the adjacent wing is Kunstmuseet i Tønder, home to changing art exhibitions. Our f…
Music in Tønder

Tønder Festival

Growing in reputation and scale each year, the four-day Tønder Festival takes place in the last week of August and draws some 20,000 attendees from all corners of the globe. It’s regarded as one of the best folk mus…
International in Tønder

Marcel's Brasserie

Newly opened, this main-street bistro charms with chandeliers and a streamlined aesthetic. The menu courses from light (omelette, bouillabaisse, chicken sandwich) to more substantial (steak or spare ribs). Also: coc…
International in Tønder

Victoria

At the turn of the 19th century Tønder had one bar for every 49 inhabitants. Only the Victoria kicks on as a jack-of-all-trades pub/cafe/restaurant. It’s a winner, with an all-ages crowd, old-world timber-rich decor…
Museum in Tønder

Drøhses Hus

On the main pedestrian street, Drøhses Hus dates from 1672; it’s been meticulously restored and is open to the public, exhibiting lace and arts and crafts. For 80kr, you can buy a combination ticket that includes ad…
Cafe in Tønder

Café Engel

At the end of Uldgade, this cafe has a cosy interior, pretty outdoor seating, good coffee and a small but tempting offer of sandwiches and cakes. Hours are somewhat flexible – if the small flagpole is out, the cafe …
Cafe in Tønder

Klostercaféen

Options around Torvet include photogenic Klostercaféen, inside Tønder’s oldest house (from 1520 and boasting beautiful old tiles). The menu is a highly traditional one, featuring sandwiches, salads and meals such as…
Street in Tønder

Uldgade

For a glimpse of the past, head south from Torvet along Søndergade and turn right into Uldgade. The cobbled street has Tønder’s best collection of unique gabled houses. It ends in a sweet square that has a couple of…
Historic Building in Tønder

Det Gamle Apotek

Det Gamle Apotek, beside Torvet, has an elaborate 1671 baroque doorway flanked by two lions that stand guard over the old-fashioned interior and extensive gift-shop collection inside (everything you never thought yo…