Copenhagen is a great place to get hungry in with more than 2,000 cafes and restaurants. The Danes, like many of their Northern European brethren love to sit in terraced restaurants that face out to the street or square they are in. If you decide to visit Copenhagen, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a single dull moment. Go on guided tours, check out a dinner and a show, shop around at one of the many flea markets in the area, and check out the parks, sculptures, statues and museums. As long as you book your flight and hotel when traveling to Copenhagen, you’re in for a great vacation with few worries and excellent cuisine. Whether it’s burgers, steak, sushi, organic, or Michelin-starred restaurants you’re looking for, you’ll surely be happy. Whatever your taste and price range there are options. These are a few of the nicest restaurants in Copenhagen.
Ida Davidsen Restaurant – Kongensgade 70.
Ida Davidsen is a smørrebrød restaurant that appeals to royalty. The Danish Royal family are known to frequent this restaurant which is quite possibly the most famous smørrebrød restaurant in the world. Smørrebrød is a Scandinavian classic with varied items placed on to rye bread. Ida’s selection of possibilities for the smørrebrød is unparelled reaching over 250 and still growing all the time.
Restaurant Italiano – Fiolstræde 2
This is a great little Italian restaurant that offers a pleasant atmosphere, Italian music and great Italian food at decent prices. A popular location with University of Copenhagen Students and foreigners Restaurant Italiano promises a lovely dining experience.
Peder Oxe’s Restaurant – Gråbrødretorv 11, Copenhagen
Located in a 200 year old building Peder Oxe is a classic and very popular Copenhagen restaurant. The prices here are pleasantly mid ranged and offer mains of lobster soup, fresh asparagus, open-faced sandwiches, and of course Copenhagen’s specialty: fresh fish. This restaurant also boasts a fantastic wine cellar, with a never ending wine selection, and the cities best salad bar.
The Kommandanten – Ny Adelgade 7
This is an elegant higher end French Restaurant that offers an array of classic dishes many of which have been re-imagined with a Danish twist. Every 2 weeks the Kommandanten menu changes, keeping the food selection fresh and diversified. Be sure to try such delights as free range pork and chanterelles and spring potatoes. Take a moment while eatting to soak in three Andy Warhol originals of Margrethe II in the downstairs dining room.
Khun Juk Oriental
Khun Juk Oriental prepares traditional Thai food and great stylish setting. Homemade from the start the ingredients are fresh and tastes natural and always delicious. This is a restaurant where creamy and sweet fuse together in soups and spices like chilli, lime, mint, and basil are melded together to form original and exquisite flavours. This restaurant really does bring authentic Thai to the far North of Scandinavia.