I made a last minute trip to Copenhagen (from Berlin), and boy am I glad I did! Copenhagen is full of great foodie places, coffee and beautiful architecture. Before I headed there I did a lot of research on good places to eat, drink etc. So here is a quick low down on why you need to go to Copenhagen – enjoy!
Let’s start with Nyhavn harbour – in the centre of the city you can walk down to the harbour where you’ll find some great resturants, a harbour full of boats and beautifully coloured buildings. Cap Horn is a great place to eat, especially if you’re going to the Danish Royal Theatre after, which is a must. I went to watch the ballet adaptation of Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice by John Neumeier.
If you don’t want to eat near the harbour (as it’s usually pretty busy), then try Tony’s which is hidden down a quiet street behind the theatre. Tony’s was recommended by a local, it serves simple yet seriously beautiful Italian food – I highly recommend it.
Compared to London they’re not so big on their street food markets – but I found one which was near Christiania, called Copenhagen Street Food. It was in a warehouse, undercover, with loads of independent food trucks all doing their own thing – the smells were amazing.
Another great food market to check out is Torvehallerne where I found Grod which only serves porridge – being a big porridge gal I was pretty impressed. Grod do a range of sweet, savoury, gluten free and special grain porridges.
I would recommend staying safe when choosing as some of the healthier porridges do need an acquired taste. You can have your porridge in or take it away.
Torvehallerne is solely food based, so if you’re like me then you will be in heaven. Whilst walking around I found some great fishmongers, patisseries, meats, cheeses, the finest chocolate shops – you name it!
Laura’s Bakery is a must for some traditional Danish pastries.
[Look for part 2 of Copenhagen]
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