the 5 best seafood restaurants

1) Oysters & Grill

Laidback, funky, and vibrant, dining at Oysters & Grill feels like visiting a seaside bistro that has been imported from somewhere along the Mediterranean. Book a table ahead because, even midweek, this place can be packed with happy, oyster-guzzling diners.

seafood from Oysters & Grill

2) Fiskerikajen

Located inside the Torvehallerne food market, Fiskerikajen serves up the city’s best fish tacos: made with freshly caught fish, pickled red cabbage, and chili mayo. Tacos not your thing? Don’t worry: Fiskerikajen also makes an expert version of fish and chips.

Fiskerikajen seafood store

3) Krogs Fiskerestaurant

This posh, canalside restaurant has been serving fresh Nordic fish since 1910. Recently, Krogs has reinvented itself with a new focus on innovation and experimentation, adding yet another chapter to the story of one of Copenhagen’s most beloved institutions.

Krogs Fiskerestaurant

4) Pastis Fishmarket

Pastis Fishmarket is the new, seafoodfocused sibling of Pastis, Copenhagen’s best French-style bistro. And like the original Pastis, Fishmarket does food, atmosphere, and service with stylish excellence. And don’t skip dessert – Fishmarket does all the French classics.

Pastis Fishmarket

5) Fiskebaren

There seems to be no end to the praise for Fiskebaren; everyone from The New York Times to the BBC has featured this restaurant for both its exceptional Nordic cuisine and its impressive industrial chic ambiance. Recommended: the blue mussels in apple cider and the house’s New Nordic version of fish and chips.

Fiskebaren restaurant in Copenhagen

Suggestions?

Want to share new hidden secrets in your hometown? Are you the author of the next hot city guide? Or do you want to team up in some other way? We look forward to hearing from you!

Contribute