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

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 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.

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.