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The best cocktail bars in Copenhagen

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Traditionally, Danes have been famous for beer, but in recent years, a cocktail revolution has put Copenhagen on the map as a top-tier cocktail destination. The chefs' experimentation with flavours and combinations has moved into the bars. 

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Ruby
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Ruby

Drinks to die for at Ruby - a world-class cocktailbar by Copenhagen's canals.

No money was ever spent on advertising here; there are no flashy signs, no eye-catching entrance, and yet, by word of mou...

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Brønnum
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Brønnum

Brønnum is everything you could wish for in a cocktail bar - old-school, yet fashionable, casual, yet classy.

When entering the historical building from the buzzing streets of Kongens Nytorv, it feel...

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Lidkoeb
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Lidkoeb

The owners of renowned cocktail haven Ruby on Gammel Strand are behind Lidkoed, which extends over three floors and a cozy courtyard. 

Lidkoeb is housed in a listed and beautifully renovated building l...

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1105
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1105

Cocktail tender Gromit has ascended to stardom on the Copenhagen cocktail scene, and deservedly so.

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Curfew
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Curfew

Curfew in Copenhagen is a luxurious bar driven by passion and experience.

Humberto Saraviva Marques is the proud owner of Curfew - voted Copenhagen's best cocktail bar in 2017. His speakeasy-style co...

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Strøm Bar
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Strøm Bar

The cocktail bar Strøm Bar by Gråbrødre Torv square in central Copenhagen is reaping increasing recognition in the international bartending world. Here, you get socalled gourmet cocktails, where all t...

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TATA at Sanders Copenhagen

Sanders Copenhagen in the heart of Copenhagen's historic quarter oozes of casual luxury, elegance and excuisite taste including, of course, the cocktail bar.

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The Barking Dog
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The Barking Dog

The Barking Dog is a cocktail bar in Nørrebro in Copenhagen, located in the narrow street between Sankt Hans Torv and the Lakes.

The Barking Dog reminds of a pub in London with the bar, the covers on t...

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Salon 39
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Salon 39

Salon 39 is a different kind of cocktail bar located in the district of Frederiksberg.

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Gensyn Bar
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Gensyn Bar

A no-bullshit neighbourhood bar where atmosphere and good drinks means more than putting on a show and keeping up appearances. 

Located in a former dive bar – known by Danes as “bodegas”, the owner T...

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Balderdash
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Balderdash

Balderdash is a centre for cocktails, beer, spirits lab, pop up restaurants, and a gallery.

Geoffrey Canilao does not want to categorize his bar. It is therefore difficult to define the concept of Bal...

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TRIO Restaurant & Bar
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TRIO Restaurant & Bar

Amazing views are guaranteed from your seat nestled close up to the 10th floor windows at Trio – one of Copenhagen’s highest located restaurants.

The restaurant-cum-cocktailbar on the top floors of A...

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Copenhagen Distillery
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Copenhagen Distillery

Award-winning distillery in a warehouse close to Refshaleøen in Copenhagen.

Close to Christiania you will find the experimenting distillery run by a group of distillery nerds specialized in making ha...

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Empirical - Distillery in Copenhagen
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Empirical - Distillery in Copenhagen

Empirical is a small distillery located on the industrial island, Refshaleøen in Copenhagen. On a visit to the distillery, you can gain insights into the distillation process while taking your taste b...

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Paloma Vermuteria
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Paloma Vermuteria

Paloma Vermuteria is a cosy and laid-back bar in the hip neighbourhood of Nørrebro.

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We also recommend our guides to top 10 beer bars and top 10 bars in Copenhagen as well as our good friends, the cocktail experts over at Cocktails of Copenhagen.

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