Copenhagen

We love København! Home to minimalist Scandi design as well as eccentric Danish street style, there's always more to explore in Copenhagen. Read our tips so far, here below.

 

EATERIES

Höst

A great entry to Nouveau-Nordic cuisine, with beautiful, delicious local ingredients. Set seasonal menus.

Nørre Farimagsgade 41

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Kødbyens Fiskebar

Trendy fish restaurant in Copenhagen's very own Meatpacking district. A place to see and be seen, as well as to dine on delicious Danish seafood.

Flæsketorvet 100

http://fiskebaren.dk/

Mother Pizza

Oven-baked pizza in Copenhagen's Meatpacking district. As non-greasy as pizza can be. Make sure to reserve to avoid long queues.

Høkerboderne 9

http://motherrestaurant.dk/

 

 

Musling

A relaxed atmosphere for seafood-lovers. Enjoy fresh fish with almond and dill, or cauliflower sauce, after a pre-drink at the Torvehallerne across the street.

Linnésgade 14

http://musling.net/

Torvehallerne Market

Bright and airy food market with a selection of appetising food. Great for lunch or picking up gourmet snacks.

Frederiksborggade 21

https://torvehallernekbh.dk/

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CAFES + BAKERIES

The Corner 108

Cozy spot to start the day or have a break on Christianshavn. Try the unique pastries (mine had shiso glaze) and distinct coffee.

Strandgade 108

https://108.dk/the-corner/

42 Raw

Vegan hotspot with good avocado + hummus on rye. They also have a range of breakfast bowls, with acai, matcha or chia.

Pilestræde 32

http://www.42raw.com/

Coffee Collective

'The’ coffee place to go to in Copenhagen. Top quality, with a heavy, Australian taste. Sit outside at their Jægersborggade loction, or regroup at Torvehallerne.

Jægersborggade 10

https://coffeecollective.dk/

 
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Café Klint

Nestled in the heart of the Design Museum Danmark, this visually pleasing space is a great spot to bring a book or laptop. On sunny days, enjoy the garden courtyard seats.

Bredgade 68

https://designmuseum.dk/en/besog-os/cafe/

Kompa'9

Great for refueling between popping in and out of local design stores. Go for coffee and open avocado sandwiches.

1208 k, Kompagnistræde 9

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Hafnia Bar

Delicious health-food spot just by Indre By’s shopping area. Refuel on an avocado-hummus sandwich, or a green juice.

Store Regnegade 26A

http://hafniabar.dk/

 

Meyers Bageri

Pocket bakery perfect for sampling Danish baked treats. With no space to sit, get it to go.

Jægersborggade 9

http://www.meyersmad.dk/

Holm

Café bakery chain with scrumptious Danish goodies. Stop at their Illums location to refuel from shopping. Try the cinnamon swirl bun, with typical Danish frosting.

Illums Østergade 52

http://illum.dk/food/holms-bager/

Cafe No. 11

The perfect picturesque spot to enjoy a coffee in the sun. A really charming street worth soaking in.

Sankt Annæ Pl. 11

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Atelier September

A trendy spot where freelancers gather for meetings or to work on their laptops. Great place for a light lunch, or to regroup from shopping.

Gothersgade 30

http://atelierseptember.dk/

Sonny

Stop here for a coffee or quick lunch. Conveniently located near both shops and the National Museum.

Rådhusstræde 5

https://www.sonnycph.dk/

 
 

DRINK

Nebbiolo Winebar

An Italian gem in the heart of Copenhagen. This wine bar has no menu, and instead has a highly knowledgable staff. They also serve delicious nibbles such as truffle salami and fresh chunks of parmesan cheese.

Store Strandstræde 18

http://nebbiolo-winebar.com/

The Union Kitchen

Just off of Nyhavn, this local stop doubles as a brunch spot, as well as an after-work bar.

Store Strandstræde 21

http://www.theunionkitchen.dk/

Mikkeller Haven Bar

Waterfront outpost of Copenhagen institution Mikkeller. A great spot to enjoy a drink outdoors, to drink local beer, and/or to soak in a view of the Danish capital.

Havnegade 44

http://mikkeller.dk/location/haven-bar/

 

EXPLORE

Jægersborggade

The heart of trendy Nørrebro, this street is filled with cozy restaurants, cafés, and boutiques. Make your way there through picturesque Assistens Kirkegård.

Jægersborggade, 2200 København N

Christianshavn Canal

Discreet canal in the centre of Copenhagen. So picturesque and stroll-worthy, this place must be extra charming in the summer.

Overgaden Oven Vandet

Nyhavn

Super touristy because it's oh-so-Copenhagen. Feast your eyes on the brightly coloured buildings lining the harbour, on your way to shopping in Indre By.

Nyhavn, 1051 København K

 

Cirkelbroen

A pedestrian bridge is made up of overlapping circular mast shapes, honouring Danish shipping history. Sandwiched between shiny office buildings and picturesque brownstone buildings of Christianshavn.

Cirkelbroen, Johan Semps Gade

Rundetaarn

A minimalist climb leading to a lovely view of Copenhagen. Originally built as an astronomical observatory in the 17th century.

Købmagergade 52A

http://www.rundetaarn.dk/en/

National Museum - Vikings Collection

Housing the largest collection of Viking artifacts in the world, this museum is a must for Scandi-lovers. Don't forget to visit the room full of Viking gold.

Købmagergade 52A

http://www.rundetaarn.dk/en/

 

Grundtvigs Kirke

An absolute must for minimalist design fanatics. This 20th century Modern Expressionist cathedral is all about nuances and details.

På Bjerget 14B

http://www.grundtvigskirke.dk/

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Statens Museum for Kunst

Discover Danish artist Vilhelm Hammershøi at SMK, and enjoy the garden view from the glass extension. Also great for Matisse fans.

Sølvgade 48-50

http://www.smk.dk/