The 5 cosiest cafes for a rainy day in Copenhagen

1) Bastard Café

A cafe for board games, card games, coffee and hygge, Bastard Café is a unique place to skipp a few hours of bad weather by getting cosy with a favourite nondigital game. Many games are free to play, some require a small fee to ‘rent,’ and non-gamers are always welcome to come and learn.

people playing board games at Bastard Café

2) Ipsen & Co

If you’re ever in Frederiksberg, whether in rain or sunshine, a visit to Ipsen & Co is always a good idea. Though primarily a coffee bar, Ipsen & Co is renowned for their brunch, baked goods, and their cosy, rustic interiors. Recommended: the house’s homemade mulled wine.

Ipsen & Co in Frederiksberg

3) Ricco's Kaffebar

There are several Ricco’s dotted throughout town, but this is not your typical ‘chain’ of coffee shops. Each location has a warm and welcoming personality. Locals love the laidback, family-friendly vibe of Ricco’s and, of course, the outstanding coffee. Tip: try one of the shop’s freshly baked buns.

drinks menu at Ricco's Kaffebar in Copenhagen

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4) Voulez-Vous

This authentic French cafe and bistro is split into two levels, the dimly-lit cellar and the first floor with views overlooking the street. Both levels are perfect for taking a coffee break or escaping a rainy Danish day. Highly recommended is the house’s homemade ginger and mint tea.

Voulez-Vous cafe in Copenhagen

5) Parterre

Opened by a father-son team in 2014, Parterre has quickly become a favourite destination for Copenhagen cafe enthusiasts – and Instagrammers. With a menu of simple food and outstanding coffee from the Swedish roastery Koppi, the genuinely friendly vibe at Parterre invites guests to come in and stay a while.

peope drinking at Parterre bar

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