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Danish Christmas feast guide

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Danish Christmas is tied to traditions, and for many, the Christmas menu is probably synonymous with roasted duck, caramelised potatoes and Risalamande. We've found some places where you can have a Christmas feast in true Danish style, but also some that dare to challenge the traditions.

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Restaurant Palægade
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Restaurant Palægade

Restaurant Palægade opened its doors in 2016 with the ambition to create the best lunch restaurant in Copenhagen with a focus on smørrebrød.

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Selma
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Selma

Restaurant Selma is a strong competitor in the race for Copenhagen’s best ‘smørrebrød’.

Swedish Magnus Peterson has joined forces with specialty brewery, Mikkeller, and opened Selma in the heart of C...

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Restaurant Carl Nielsen
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Restaurant Carl Nielsen

If you want to try a traditional danish “smørrebrøds” lunch, then Restaurant Carl Nielsen is a safe bet.

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Restaurant Møntergade
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Restaurant Møntergade

In the intersection where the streets of Gammel Mønt and Møntergade meet, you'll find Restaurant Møntergade. Here the restaurant offers a gastronomic experience, which balances a traditional and moder...

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Barr
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Barr

Going back in time to discover the future of Nordic gastronomy and beer. 

Barr is an old Irish word for crops, and Old Norse for barley, which is one of the foundations of beer (maybe you can already...

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Green ExperienceRestaurant Lola
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Restaurant Lola

Restaurant Lola is located in the heart of Christianshavn, located on one of the ramparts overlooking the water. Here you will find traditional Danish “Smørrebrød” for lunch and dishes inspired by Asi...

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Lumskebugten
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Lumskebugten

Lumskebugten - the Treacherous Bay - offers traditional Danish cuisine, including an extensive selection of fresh seafood.

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Ravelinen
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Ravelinen

The cozy and traditional Danish restaurant, Ravelinen is located in the unique and beautiful location between Christianshavn and Amager. Here you can enjoy the stunning view while having a delicious a...

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[DELETED] Aamanns Etablissement
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[DELETED] Aamanns Etablissement

At the Michelin Guide-recommended restaurant in Copenhagen Adam Aamann and his team serves Aamanns signature smørrebrød and classic Danish dishes for lunch with home-made schnapps and local organic be...

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GRØD
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GRØD

One of the latest food trends to gain foothold is porridge. And of course it's done nicely and delicate at Grød in Copenhagen. 

Grød - or porridge as it translates, has serveral very popular cafes arou...

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Hotel d'Angleterre
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Hotel d'Angleterre

Historical newly renovated luxury hotel in the heart of Copenhagen.

Hotel d’Angleterre is an icon and a historic landmark in Copenhagen, celebrated for its elegance, luxury and style. Inspired by its r...

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