WarPigs in Copenhagen's Meatpacking District
Neighbourhood guide
Warpigs beer and barbecue in Copenhagen's Meatpacking District

Get acquainted with Vestebro

Once, Vesterbro’s claim to fame was its status as the red-light district of Copenhagen. Today, the popular neighbourhood is equally cool and authentic while mixing family living with hip nightlife, fashion boutiques, sex shops and old school gritty vibes.

Where to shop in Vesterbro

Forget the major chains and flagship stores. Shopping in Vesterbro is for the discerning shopping looking for carefully selected designs, indie fashion, interior, beauty and much more.

Eat your way through Vesterbro

Vesterbro has something for everyone, when it comes to dining out and is often on the forefront with new culinary trends. Regardless your budget, the time of day, or the style of food you are looking for, you will find it here.

Where to drink and party in Vesterbro

Explore Vesterbro’s coveted nightlife and experience the down-to-earth and local approach. Party out in Copenhagen’s Meatpacking District and enjoy the big bubble of bars and parties among the young and hip crowds of Copenhagen.

These are our favourite streets of Vesterbro

Hang out with the locals and make the most of your time in Vesterbro with these curated highlights from the neighbourhood's most beloved streets.  

Street guide: Authentic Vesterbro vibes in Istedgade

The Vesterbro area’s main street Istedgade exudes diversity. Between porn shops and strip bars are some of the city's best boutiques, restaurants and ...

Guide to The Meatpacking District

Originally home to Copenhagen meat industry businesses, “Kødbyen” has changed into a new and creative cluster with galleries, nightlife and restaurant...

Street guide: Sophisticated Værnedamsvej

Kid-friendly, cozy, relaxed and very much French. Værnedamsvej is a small, busy shopping street situated between Vesterbro and Frederiksberg.

Street guide: Casually cool Sønder Boulevard

Since a complete make over in 2007, Sønder Boulevard has been a popular stretch of green in Vesterbro used for relaxation by people of all ages and al...

Things to see and do in Vesterbro

Unlock this fantastic neighboughood with some of these experiences for young and old. A classic top attraction in Copenhagen and a couple of lesser-known gems.

Know your 'bro - Digital Walking Tour on Vesterbro

Go off the beaten track and become a temporary Vesterbro local with the digital self-guided walking tour. The “Know your ‘bro” walking tour offers an authentic twist to your Copenhagen stay. Whether you want to explore the young, multi-cultural and buzzing Nørrebro or the unpolished, div...

Community dinner and events with the locals

The community house Absalon is a hit among locals and hosts daily dinners and countless activities and events. Absalon is a modern and laid-back place for the local Vesterbro citizens and guests to get together to eat and enjoy activities like bingo, table tennis and movie- and music event...

KIHOSKH

Kihoskh is a modern grocery store with a wide selection of groceries, specialties and organic products.You'll find the hip hangout Kihoskh on Vesterbro. It's actually a kiosk and a grocery store, but Kihoskh has become a popular meeting point for many Copenhageners. Lots of specialties Kih...

Suggested walking (or biking) route

Spend a couple of hours or half a day sampling some of the goods Vesterbro has to offer. Sønder Boulevard is a green stretch of laidback locals, shops, cafés and some unique Vesterbro gems like Absalon community house.