Restaurants in Copenhagen
Emmerys, a local chain of bakeries and cafés, is known for its organic bread and baked goods. Metal shelves along the white-tiled walls are lined with assorted domestic and imported food items, such as gourmet chocolates, wine and beer, pestos, and teas, many of which are also organic.
Part of a waterfont furniture showroom complex designed by the same architect responsible for the Sydney Opera House, Copenhagen-born Jørn Utzon, Paustian's all-white dining room is furnished with Danish modern chairs, blonde wood tables, and oversize white pendant lamps suspended from the high c
The Danish open-faced sandwich has entered a new golden age. Exhibit A: the jewel-like creations at Aamanns, particularly the artful assemblage of cured silver eel, a poached quail egg, and a flourish of asparagus (marinated in a tangy-sweet grapefruit vinaigrette) on Aamanns’ own dark bread.
A fashionable café with all the trappings of a proper French bistro (leather banquettes; brass fixtures; walls of mirrors). But here you'll find both croque monsieur and pickled herring—along with Copenhagen's best people-watching from outdoor tables.
The café and adjoining bookshop are perfect for getting work done.
Named for the abbrevation of “first floor, on the right,” Mette Martinussen's apartment-turned-restaurant aims to make diners feel like they're attending a private dinner party.
Located in Christiania, Manefiskeren (Moonfisher in English) is one of the area's most popular hangouts.
Specializes in straightforward brasserie food served alongside avant-garde art installations from the likes of Olafur Eliasson.
What happens when you cross sushi with smørrebrød? Dainty “smushi” at this Moderne-Baroque space just off the city’s main shopping drag. Try the ham salad with quail eggs.