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Neighbourhood guide

Area guide: Multicultural Nørrebro

Nørrebro is a true melting pot of all things delicious, fun and vibrant. As Copenhagen's most culturally diverse neighbourhood, this is both the place to go for the best shawarma you've ever had, your new favourite ramen joint or a handful of tacos to die for. Creativity and street culture is alive and well in this ever-buzzing slice of town, where independent shops line the streets and vibes are young at heart. 

Where to eat in Nørrebro

Nørrebro is filled to the brim with mouthwatering restaurants. Here you can explore Michelin-starred restaurants, the modern Nordic cuisine, juicy sliders and gastronomic havens serving dinner with a kapow of flavours.

Shopping in Nørrebro

Shopping in Nørrebro is like stepping into a wonderland of independent and cool fashion- and design shops. Handcrafted goods, minimalist one-offs and the latest street styles is aplenty in the narrow streets of this vibrant piece of town.

8 ways to do Nørrebro

Your guide to get the most of Copenhagen's most vibrant and multicultural neighbourhood.

Best streets of Nørrebro

Photo: Blågårdsgade | Martin Heiberg

What makes Nørrebro so special?

Photo: Giuseppe Liverino

So, where to hang in Nørrebro and do some people-watching?

One might argue that the entirety of Nørrebro is one big hang-out spot. But a few places just takes the cake on where to sit and hang with a refreshment, enjoying the sun and enjoying the crowd. 

Assistens Cemetery

Burial ground, green oasis, cultural treasury. Welcome to Denmark's best known cemetery, Assistens in Copenhagen, the final resting place of famous Danes, like fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen and philosopher Søren Kierkegaard. For more than 250 years, the people of Copenhagen ...

Dronning Louises Bro

No less than the world’s busiest bicycle street. Dronning Louise's Bro (Queen Louise's Bridge) connects the city centre with the buzzing Nørrebro area, and is also a popular hangout spot, especially on sunny days. Queen Louise's Bridges was built in 1887 and went through a bit of a transf...

Superkilen park

Superkilen is a urban open space in Nørrebro located in the Quarter of Mimersgade. The park is divided into three main areas: The Red Square, The Black Market and The Green Park. While The Red Square designates the modern, urban life with café, music and sports, The Black Market is the ...

Here's a few recommendations for Nørrebro

Know your 'bro - Digital Walking Tour on Nørrebro

Go off the beaten track and become a temporary Nørrebro local with the digital self-guided walking tour. The “Know your ‘bro” walking tour offers...

Gaarden & Gaden

Go for the giant neon-red wine droplet above the door, and you’ve found your new local hangout on Nørrebrogade. Gaarden & Gaden is a wine bar  where ...


Pompette means tipsy, and that’s exactly what you can expect to get at this loveable neighbourhood wine bar which serves natural wine at prices that c...


BauBau is a secondhand shop that deals in menswear and interior design pieces. The items are a carefully curated selection of international labels ...