The 5 best restaurants for Copenhagen atmosphere in Copenhagen

1) Seaside Toldboden

Designed to feel like dining aboard a ship, this seafood restaurant in central Copenhagen has expansive, waterfront views and a flexible menu; no less than seven kitchens offer a kaleidoscope of seafood dishes to mix and match, from tuna tartare with chipotle and sesame to lobster rolls and crispy calamari.

People sitting on benches on the terrace of Seaside Toldboden

Nordre Toldbod 18­24

+45 3393 0760

2) Almanak I Operaen

Almanak combines elegant interiors, top tier cuisine, and a breathtaking view of Copenhagen’s harbor. Located on the top floor of the Royal Danish Opera House (an iconic building designed by Henning Larsen), dining at Almanak is a truly exceptional experience. Tip: Almanak is open for lunch and dinner, Tuesday to Saturday.

Set tables in the dining area at Almanak I Operaen

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3) NOI by Nobis

Located in the heart of central Copenhagen is one of the city’s most elegant and beloved new restaurants. Guided by top chefs, NOI merges an evolving menu of seasonal European cuisine with New Nordic creativity. Tip: book a table for NOI’s ‘bottomless brunch’ on Saturdays, you won’t be sorry.

hamburger and fries on the table at NOI by Nobis restaurant

at: Nobis Hotel, HC Andersens Blvd 34

+45 7874 1420

4) Atelier September

With window views onto busy Gothersgade and minimal, rustic interiors, Atelier September is rich with Copenhagen atmosphere from the outside looking in and vice versa. Monday through Saturday this spot is a favorite among the Copenhagen chic for coffee and light meals.

interior atelier september

5) Madklubben

The Madklubben family of restaurants scattered around Copenhagen are each aesthetically distinct but what unites them all is their commitment to serving creative, quality food at a fair price. Madklubben on Store Kongensgade is the original  and offers a unique Copenhagen experience.

hamburgers and salads and guacamole from Souls

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