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Copenhagen Best Restaurants

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Top Restaurants in Copenhagen

Restaurants Copenhagen – What’s a vacation without excellent food, delicious cocktails or fine wine in a good restaurant? Such evenings create memories. WorldTop7 offers a selection of the best restaurants in Copenhagen. And because we know how different tastes are we cover all of the different restaurant styles!

Whether a sushi restaurant in Copenhagen, an American steakhouse, an Italian restaurant, a Thai eatery or exotic Cajun cuisine – the lovers of culinary delights come fully at their expense and find lots of insider tips. Our restaurant tips in Copenhagen are by locals (which should know where it tastes best!), celebrities, globetrotter and business people. And if you’ve eaten in one of these restaurants in Copenhagen where cuisine, service and atmosphere was unbeatable and you want to tell everybody – that’s what WorldTop7 stands for! Restaurants in Copenhagen with the x-factor!

The demands in terms of restaurant style are naturally very varied and WorldTop7 is happy to assist. Whether it is a small, cozy bistro in Copenhagen with delicious and authentic food for surprisingly little money or a completely styled Michelin-star restaurant in Copenhagen where movie stars and models have diner – here you find everything from inexpensive to expensive, from grunge to classy, from traditional to macro kitchen!

But not only for your vacation, also for your business lunch or business dinner in Copenhagen you can find exactly the right place to eat. Thus, business become pleasure in no time!

Amass Restaurant

Style: Sleek and Stylish Loft Style Dining

Amass RestaurantAmass Restaurant (a must do) in Copenhagen’s new cool neighbourhood the Meatpacking District or Meat City by Chef Mathew Orlando former headchef at Noma restaurant (also worked at Le Manoir and The Fat Duck), offers a trendy and stylish ambiance coupled with sumptuous seasonal cuisine.

The modern eatery is set in what used to be a 736 sqm shipyard in Copenhagen’s Refshaleøen district. The loft style interior, with a generally black and grey theme with a hint of green, is simple yet fashionable. There is also a lovely butterfly mural on one wall, and modern wrought iron modern chairs and tables. The modern look was created by Sofie Brünner and Jacob Gubi of the Gubi design team.

Diners are able to see the goings on in the open kitchen and even the restaurant’s office space. The 500 sqm garden (where they source many of their greens) is also visible from the dining room. For a more romantic effect, sit near the window because they light a bonfire in the garden at night and it gives off a quixotic effect. If you feel like meeting new friends then ask to be seated at the long smoked oak communal tables.

The prix fixe menu features fresh seasonal ingredients so it changes daily. Expect dishes like langoustines and roast chicken skin served on different kinds of vegetables, smoked foie gras served with watercress and plum, and cod head rilletes. Amass is open for lunch on Fridays and Saturdays from noon until 4 pm, and for dinner Tue-Sat from 6pm until midnight. Make sure to book days in advance.


Address: Refshalevej 153, Copenhagen 1432, Denmark
Area: Meatpacking District Kødbyen
Phone: +45 4358 4330

Price: DKK 575 simple menu; DKK 750 tasting menu; DKK 375 lunch set


Style: Grill & Italian & Japanese in Copenhagen

CustomhouseLocated in Havnegade and designed by British Sir Terence Conran; consists of three modern restaurants Bar & Grill Customhouse, Italian Bacino and Japanese Ebisu; Customhouse is the favorite among hip locals; red leather sofas and wide windows overlooking the harbour.

Address: Havnegade 44, 1058 Copenhagen, Denmark
Area: Nyhavn
Phone: +45 3331 0130

Price: Mains Bar & Grill DKK 110.- to DKK 275.-

Era Ora

Style: Italian Gourmet Restaurant

Era OraExcellent authentic Italian cuisine; prix fixe menu; quite expensive.


Address: Overgaden Neden Vandet 33 B, 1414 Copenhagen, Denmark
Area: Christianshavn
Phone: +45 3254 0693

Price: Menu DKK 500.-


Style: Inventive Artful Fine Dining

GeraniumNouveau, Inventive, and Innovative are just a few words that come to mind when describing the 2 Michelin star clad restaurant Geranium in Copenhagen. Situated on the 8th floor of the Fælledparken, the simple yet stylish restaurant offers great views of Parken stadium, the town, and you can even see as far as Sweden when the sky is clear.  No wonder it was voted one of the top most restaurants in Denmark for 2013. he lovely dining room seats 45 but they have a private dining area that can accommodate up to 120 guests and is perfect for private functions. They also have a modish lounge bar perfect for aperitifs.

The main attraction here is the delectable innovative cuisine delightfully presented like artworks on a plate by Chef Rasmus Kofoed featuring the freshest in season organic ingredients. Most preparations are adorned with edible flowers making the dishes all the more stunning.

The restaurant is so in demand that reservations need to be made at least 3 months in advance!

Geranium serves lunch Thu – Sat noon ‘til 3:30 pm and dinner Wed – Sat 6pm – 9pm (closed for 2 weeks during Christmas time).

Address: 8th floor, Per Henrik Lings Alle 4, Copenhagen, Denmark
Area: Ostebro
Phone: +45 69 96 00 20

Price: DKK 950 – DKK 1250 lunch set; DKK 1500 – DKK 3000 dinner tasting menu w/ drinks

Kdbyens Fiskebar

Style: Seafood Heaven

Kdbyens FiskebarIf you are in Copenhagen, whether you have the good fortune of going to Noma or not, please try out Fiskebar – it is a real gem; save bet for great seafood & shellfish dinner; the kitchen is run by an ex-Noma chef; great atmosphere in old meatpacking district of Copenhagen; closed Sunday & Monday.

Address: Flæsketorvet 100, 1711 Copenhagen, Denmark
Area: Kdbyens
Phone: +45 3215 5656

Price: Mains DKK 340.- to DKK 450.-

Mielcke & Hurtigkarl

Style: Avant-Garde Cuisine in Fairytale Like Setting

Mielcke & HurtigkarlMielcke & Hurtigkarl located in Copenhagen’s new cool neighbourhood the Meatpacking District, Kødbyen or also “Meat City” is a fabulous dining hotspot that features in season organic ingredients in creating simply delicious avant-garde cuisine that look like artworks on plates.

The chefs draw inspiration from the beautiful setting of the restaurant in a beautiful sunroom by the Danish Royal Gardens. The interiors are just as modern as the food with silver spoon artwork by the entrance, walls with floral decal, floor to ceiling glass windows, and cascading chandeliers that look like shimmering teardrops. Al fresco dining is available too and is ideal for summertime.

The nature inspired chefs, Jan Hurtigkarl and Jakob Mielcke, create playful and inventive seasonal dishes as expressions of their passion for organic bounty. Their style is defined as nouveau Nordic with subtle French and Asian influences. Unexpected surprises await diners like the dish that looks like devilled eggs but it is in truth foie gras on pastry topped with raspberry. There are options for the prix fixe menu – an Experience (5-/7-courses) and The Full Experience (7-/10-courses). Very interesting wine pairings are suggested by excellent sommelier Jose Santos.

Restaurant Mielcke & Hurtigkarl is open for lunch from noon until 4pm, and dinner from 6pm – 10pm in April – September. They are open for dinner only in October through March. Booking weeks in advance is highly recommended.

Address: Frederiksberg Runddel 1, Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Area: Meatpacking District Kødbyen
Phone: + 45 38348436

Price: DKK 800 – An Experience; DKK 950 – Full Experience


Style: World’s Best Restaurant?


Small 11-table Fine Dining restaurant located in a 18th-century warehouse on the docks; ingredients mainly from the north Atlantic; unusual and very innovative food compositions.

Please note: Noma is closed on Sundays and Mondays.


Address: Strandgade 93, North Atlantic House Cultural Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
Area: Christianshavn
Phone: +45 3296 3297

Price: Mains DKK 340.-

Pate Pate

Style: Casual Trendy Gastro Wine Bar


Paté Paté from the guys behind ever popular Bibendum in Copenhagen’s modish meatpacking district is a great gastropub with a cool vibe. Sibling owners Dan and Kenn Husted owns several other successful establishments (wine bars and cafes) in town. Don’t be intimidated by the mounted skull by the doorway because this leads to cool interiors using plenty of remodeled materials.

They used vintage windows to divide the huge former pate factory space and salvaged wood to built communal tables. Mismatched chairs, wallpaper made from old black and white magazines, and modern Danish light fixtures create a stylish vintage look. It’s an ideal spot to meet friends for leisurely boozed up lunches and bustling weekend late dinners.

The daily changing menu offers rustic European bistro fare served tapas style with French, Moroccan, and Spanish flavour influences. Their extensive drink list is comprised of international fine wines and boutique beers so diners are spoilt for choices.

Paté Paté is open daily from 9am until 1am (until 3am on Fri/Sat nights).


Address: Slagterboderne 1, Copenhagen 1726, Denmark
Area: Meatpacking District Kødbyen
Phone: +45 3969 5557

Price: DKK 145 – DKK 195 main course

Restaurant BROR

Style: Trendy New Nordic Cuisine

Restaurant BROR

BROR opened in 2013 when two former Noma sous chefs Samuel Nutter (Englishman) and Victor Wagman (Swedish) decided to express their own take on modern Nordic Cuisine. The trendy eatery which name translates to “brother” is located in the hip Latin Quarter. Their menu is described as innovative and comforting using traditional (seaweed, foraged plants and roots), simple, but flavor packed ingredients. Their lamb’s brain and chicken liver are frequent diner favourites.
Their natural wine selection may not please all avid wine drinkers but at least you can try various kinds without breaking the bank because their wines, as well as the food, are surprisingly affordable compared to restaurants of the same caliber.
Bror is open Wed – Sun from 5:30pm until midnight. Reservations are best made at least a week in advance.
Insider Tip – the trendy 46-seater eatery is a great option for affordable delicious eats and even though it is almost always packed, the atmosphere is still quite relaxed.


Address: Skt. Peders Stræde 24A, 1453 Copenhagen, Denmark
Area: Latin Quarter
Phone: +45 3217 599

Price: DKK 350.- for 4-course tasting menu

Restaurant Kul

Style: Hip Gourmet Grill

Restaurant KULRestaurant Kul in Copenhagen’s new cool neighbourhood the Meatpacking District or “Meat City” owned by chefs Christian Mortensen and Henrik Jyrk offers a fresh concept fine dining that makes it affordable for the average Joe. The restaurant name means coal so most of the menu offerings are cooked on the grilled (Yakitori style and charcoal fired grills). The interiors follow the charcoal idea with a simple and sleek black and white theme. They also have a space which can accommodate 14-20 people for private events and this comes with a private entrance and your own set of waiters.

The international menu is comprised of small pick and choose petite plates, but there are a few bigger sized dishes for sharing too. 3 dishes and a yummy dessert are tantamount to an average meal. Expect flavoursome dishes like Iberico ham with squid tempura served with black aioli, veal sweetbreads with chipotle and broccoli, and wild shrimp with a salad of cilantro and avocado.

Kul is open daily for lunch from noon until 3pm, and for dinner from 6pm – 10pm. Weekend brunch starts at 11 am. Making a reservation is advised but there are also plenty of seats by the window sills and the bar for walk-ins.


Address: Hokerboderne 16B-20, Copenhagen 1712, Denmark
Area: Meatpacking District Kødbyen
Phone: +45 3321 0033

Price: DKK 40 per small plate; DKK 95 – DKK 175 per dozen; DKK 550 – DKK 575 sharing platters

Restaurant Pluto

Style: Bare To The Bone NYC Loft Style Vibe

Restaurant Pluto

Restaurant Pluto in Copenhagen’s new cool neighbourhood the Meatpacking District or “Meat City” is the perfect eatery for savouring unpretentious food that will surely hit the palate’s sweet spot (the salty, bitter, and tangy spots too!).

The interior is very simple with exposed beams, plain hanging lamps, wooden chairs, wrought iron tables with wooden tops, and a decent sized area, but the vibe here is quite lively mostly because it is always jam packed. There are tables outside too but they sometimes get so full that they set up tables and chairs even on the street. That’s a huge clue of how good the food must be. Owners Jesper Marcussen and Rasmus Oubæk have truly outdone themselves by opening this simple family style eatery.

The menu offers small plates that can be mixed and matched. The best option is to go for the tasting menu comprised of 12 different dishes. The plates aren’t served one by one so diners can experience various tastes and combinations. Expect adventurous plates comprised of bone marrow, tongues, hearts, livers, and esgargots. There are also seafood and shellfish creations so diners can experience everything from land, air and sea. The foie gras with braised ox tail is a must try.

Pluto is open Mon – Fri for lunch from noon until 3pm, and for dinner Mon – Sat from 5:30pm – late (kitchen orders only until 11pm but the bar stays open until midnight on weekdays and 2am on weekends).


Address: Borgergade 16, Copenhagen, Denmark
Area: Meatpacking District Kødbyen
Phone: +45 3316 0016

Price: DKK 25 – DKK 110 menu items (mostly for sharing)

The Standard Copenhagen

Style: Three in One Restaurant and Jazz Bar


The Standard is a very modern and stylish three in one restaurant owned by restaurant mogul Claus Meyer (co-founder of Noma), musician Niels Lan Doky, and Meyers Madhus. Three restaurants = Studio serving Nordic fare with French influences, Verandah serving pan-Indian cuisine, and Almanak offering , all share a chic space where diners can enjoy various kinds of food while listening to soothing jazz beats. An open kitchen lets diners see all the culinary techniques applied in creating their sumptuous meals.
The jazz club (with cover charge) has a snazzy bar and seating areas where guests can watch live music performances taking guests back to the era when Copenhagen was a jazz metropole. Their mile long drink list is carefully curated by champion sommelier Jacopb Kocemba and he is also the general manager so expect service to be excellent.
The Standard is open Tue – Sun from 8am until 11pm (10pm on Sundays). Best call several days in advance to make reservations and to inquire about guest artist performances.


Address: Havnegade 44, 1058 Copenhagen, Denmark
Area: Nyhavn
Phone: +45 7214 880


Style: Modern Japanese in Copenhagen

UmamiLocated in a former 19th Century bank; orange chairs, little tables and wooden flooring in this Nobu inspired sushi temple; many Danish celebs; lounge and club on the weekend with DJ spinning tunes.


Address: Store Kongensgade 59, 1264 Copenhagen, Denmark
Area: Kongens Nytorv
Phone: +45 3338 7500

Price: Mains DKK 170.- to DKK 240.-