the 4 best seafood restaurants in Copenhagen

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) 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

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3) Pastis Fishmarket

Pastis Fishmarket is the seafood-focused 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

4) 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

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