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.
A great entry to Nouveau-Nordic cuisine, with beautiful, delicious local ingredients. Set seasonal menus.
Nørre Farimagsgade 41
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.
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.
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.
Vegan hotspot with good avocado + hummus on rye. They also have a range of breakfast bowls, with acai, matcha or chia.
'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.
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.
Great for refueling between popping in and out of local design stores. Go for coffee and open avocado sandwiches.
1208 k, Kompagnistræde 9
Pocket bakery perfect for sampling Danish baked treats. With no space to sit, get it to go.
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
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.
Stop here for a coffee or quick lunch. Conveniently located near both shops and the National Museum.
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
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
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.
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
Discreet canal in the centre of Copenhagen. So picturesque and stroll-worthy, this place must be extra charming in the summer.
Overgaden Oven Vandet
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
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
A minimalist climb leading to a lovely view of Copenhagen. Originally built as an astronomical observatory in the 17th century.
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.
An absolute must for minimalist design fanatics. This 20th century Modern Expressionist cathedral is all about nuances and details.
På Bjerget 14B
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.