Group Friendly: Restaurants in Copenhagen

Consuming out in giant teams is an element and parcel of Danish life and ‘the lengthy desk’ is synonymous with events and festive events. Most eating places will likely be fairly accustomed to group bookings whether or not for household get-togethers or enterprise conferences, and lots of have non-public rooms that may reserved. We have put collectively an inventory that features a number of cuisines, from the progressive to the extra conventional, from native and Nordic specialties to the very best in biodynamic, Italian and Pan-Asian – and that’s primarily based not solely on the supply of personal rooms but in addition on decor, acoustics, and area to get pleasure from each nice meals and nice firm.

There are a number of eating places to select from within the memorable, artwork deco environment of Claus Meyer’s The Normal on Copenhagen’s waterfront: Harbor views are additionally on provide at relaxed, eco-friendly Restaurant Toldboden. Alternatively, discover out why the lengthy, rustic tables of Matt Orlando’s Amass restaurant are a few of the hottest on the town.

In case your funds can run to it, indulge your dinner company with the non-public room of upscale Italian Period Ora; or go informal at downtown The Italian, on the bottom flooring of lodge Kong Frederik. Conventional Danish-French delicacies would not come a lot better than that served at Kanalen; whereas extra progressive menus are supplied at newcomer Marv & Ben on Snaregade.

Take extra adventurous teams on a culinary tour of the meat-packing district, Kødbyen, house to scorching eating spots resembling BioMio and Nose2Tail. Or get pleasure from recent and trendy Asian meals at The Pink Field – an eatery in a position to accommodate events of as much as 40.


Photograph courtesy of Stine Christiansen

It is virtually unattainable to translate ‘mad bodega’, however the time period illustrates the sort of again to fundamentals neighborhood spirit of conventional Danish bars this contemporary, sustainable eatery in Vesterbro’s meatpacking district hopes to emulate. Impressed by the same enterprise in London, Nose2Tail opened in spring 2011 with a easy premise – use the entire meat on an animal from its nostril to its tail, with nothing going to waste. The restaurant is housed in a big however surprisingly engaging basement nonetheless clad within the white tiles from the butcher’s corridor, the place casual eating is loved with a glass of wine; conventional Danish desserts are additionally on provide. And whereas Nose2Tail is definitely not for vegetarians, consideration for animal welfare and sustainability is paramount, and the largely natural produce might be traced again to small, native farmers.

Beneficial for Group Pleasant as a result of: Easy premises, a recent and open decor and good substances make Nose2Tail superb for group eating.

Jane’s professional tip: Teams of as much as eight folks can e-book a desk at Nose2Tail.

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The Italian

Photograph courtesy of The Italian

A sensible but informal Italian restaurant on the road degree of Lodge Kong Frederik run by the extremely profitable and customarily extraordinarily dependable Copenhagen restaurant chain Cofoco. The decor right here is easy however recent, with plain wood tables and rustic-looking, inexperienced steel chairs. This is a perfect spot to seize a pizza earlier than having fun with the late evening film at theaters just like the close by Dagmar – all pizzas value 100kr – although the restaurant additionally presents vary of Italian pasta and meat dishes together with lasagne, ravioli and osso bucco. Three-course pizza menu 225kr; luxurious three-course menu 325kr.

Beneficial for Group Pleasant as a result of: Very centrally-located, Italian meals is finest loved in teams – and Cofoco’s The Italian is a superb instance.

Jane’s professional tip: Deal with your self to one thing extra adventurous than a pizza.

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Marv & Ben

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On one of many slim cobbled streets of Copenhagen’s Indre Byen, this connoisseur Nordic ‘gastro pub’ opened in 2010 and serves progressive and trendy set menus or two three, 4 and five-courses for DKK 325-445. Dishes change with the seasons and are easy and delicate pairings of Danish herbs, fruits, sport and fish, accompanied by a wine listing centered on biodynamic and natural wines. Marv & Ben acquired its first suggestion within the Michelin Information in 2014. Dine on the highest flooring, with its excessive ceilings and murals, or within the basement, with a direct view of the busy open kitchen.

Beneficial for Group Pleasant as a result of: Marv & Ben is all in regards to the trendy Danish kitchen – utilizing recent native substances from its personal backyard in North Zealand.

Jane’s professional tip: Do not confuse the trending Nordic kitchen with haute-cuisine – this meals is easy and flavorsome.

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Restaurant Julian Toldboden

Photograph courtesy of Restaurant Julian

Situated in an outdated customs and excise constructing on Copenhagen’s harbor entrance not removed from The Little Mermaid (Toldboden’s title means customized home) this contemporary, progressive restaurant retains its decor easy, its home windows giant and open to the panoramic view and its menu sustainable and native. Toldboden is one in every of a handful of climate-friendly eating places in Copenhagen providing a particular sustainable menu the place the precise carbon footprint of a dish has been calculated and saved to a minimal. Serving to the planet is mixed with a casual ambiance, trendy kitchen and a menu that invitations households and different bigger events to get pleasure from combine and match grill and brunch buffets. Word that Toldboden closes in the course of the winter.

Beneficial for Group Pleasant as a result of: Contemporary and progressive but buzzing with vitality, casual Toldboden has loads of choices – and area – for group eating.

Jane’s professional tip: There may be loads of herring within the lunch buffet – and a fishcake specialty.

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The Red Box

Photograph courtesy of The Pink Field

This up to date fusion restaurant combines the very best of each Asian and European kitchens with as recent, wholesome menu that’s mild years away from the greasy and stodgy dishes that Denmark’s ‘kina grill’ have developed a fame for. Its downtown location within the elegant district of Frederiksstaden can also be a nice change from many of the metropolis’s different Asian eating places, only a brief stroll from the royal Amalienborg Palace. as its recent, trendy decor. The menu tempts with dishes like ‘confit duck with plum and chili sauce served with fennel, oyster mushrooms, haricots dolique and pommes croquettes’. There is a two course menu on provide for DKK 269 per particular person – expensive maybe to your common Chinese language however very cheap for the upmarket space. Closed Sundays.

Beneficial for Group Pleasant as a result of: A recent, trendy method to the Chinese language restaurant makes the Pink Field superb for events.

Jane’s professional tip: Fusion Chinese language kitchen with a concentrate on wholesome cooking.

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BOB - BioMio Organic Bistro

Photograph courtesy of BioMio

This natural ‘folks’s kitchen’ is located in an outdated Bosch warehouse in Vesterbro’s former meatpacking district, Kodbyen, as might be seen by the very distinctive neon ‘Bosch’ signal that the house owners elected to depart on the restaurant’s facade. Lovers of biodynamic delicacies can dine informally at lengthy tables and be spoiled for selection from the menu, the place every thing is natural, from meat and fish dishes to vegetarian choices: There’s even an natural youngsters’s selection. For these on a uncooked meals weight-reduction plan, BOB has uncooked meals choices to complement its scorching dishes. The restaurant additionally presents an intensive lunch buffet at weekends in addition to night takeout choices.

Beneficial for Group Pleasant as a result of: BioMio is all about bringing the biodynamic kitchen to the folks – plenty of them. Contemporary, natural dishes are served communally on lengthy tables.

Jane’s professional tip: You’ll be well-advised to make a reservation for seating right here.

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Photograph courtesy of Restaurant Kanalen

Considered one of Christianshavn’s finest eating places might be discovered on this outdated constructing – a former customs workplace – proper subsequent to the canal, with boats gently rocking outdoors the home windows. Whereas lunches are conventional Danish fare, the seasonal night menu combines inspiration from the French and Italian kitchen with recent Danish produce in dishes like recent lamb and North Sea lobster tails. You’ll be able to dine contained in the outdated constructing, with luggage of maritime ambiance, or outdoors on Kanalen’s terrace, below giant parasols. There’s a concentrate on good service and parts are definitely not skimpy.

Beneficial for Group Pleasant as a result of: Restaurant Kanalen oozes with Christianshavn’s canalside ambiance, with outdoors seating in summer time and an open fireplace within the winter.

Jane’s professional tip: Kanalen serves conventional Danish lunches and dinners that fuse Danish with French delicacies.

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Restaurant Amass

Photograph courtesy of Restaurant Amass

Situated throughout the harbor from the cruise terminal (take harbor bus 991), US chef Matt Orlando, previously head chef at noma, opened this bold communal eating expertise opened in an outdated shipbuilding manufacturing unit in June 2013 and has had the world’s gastro press salivating in anticipation. Costs are cheap: DKK 575 for dinner or DKK 375 for a smaller lunch. Eating is casual and encourages social conferences: the meals continues the search for easy, pure Nordic seasonal substances, elevating the standard potato and carrot to heights of culinary distinction. Presently probably the most talked about restaurant in Copenhagen.

Beneficial for Group Pleasant as a result of: Amass needs its non-public diners to expertise the identical ambiance as different company – with a loft-level non-public eating area instantly above the eating room.

Jane’s professional tip: Though Amass retains a small quantity of walk-in spots, reserving forward is suggested.

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Era Ora

Photograph courtesy of Claes Bech Poulsen / Period Ora

Italian restaurant Period Ora, situated throughout from Christianshavn’s famed canals, is one in every of Denmark’s authentic Michelin-starred eating places. With its roots within the Umbrian and Tuscan kitchen, the altering set menus of each lunch and dinner are constructed up within the traditional Italian method of 5 programs (2 to four at lunchtime), and whereas definitely not low-cost, are merely beautiful. Nice care is taken to make each dish construct upon the earlier one, complementing the completely different flavors and conserving style and texture mild and recent. Eating right here is an extravagant and memorable expertise that makes an attempt to dazzle all of the senses. The restaurant’s wine cellar is as intensive as its kitchen.

Beneficial for Group Pleasant as a result of: Period Ora is known in Copenhagen, having had its Michelin star since 1997, recognized for luxurious dishes, beautiful decor, and a fantastic setting.

Jane’s professional tip: Period Ora’s non-public room, La Finestra Sul Molo, might be booked for personal eating.

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The Standard

Photograph courtesy of The Normal

The attractive, 1930s artwork deco constructing that beforehand housed the Customs Home restaurant complicated on Copenhagen’s waterfront has been reborn as The Normal, which includes three completely different eating places – the fashionable Danish delicacies of Almanak and Studio with the up to date Pan-Indian kitchen of Verandah – with an internationally-oriented jazz membership. This bold venture is in succesful fingers – Claus Meyer, the person behind Meyer’s Deli, Restaurant Radio and co-owner of Noma – and Niels Lan Doky – one of many driving forces behind the opening of Jazzhus Montmartre in 2010, are its two companions.

Beneficial for Group Pleasant as a result of: The Normal presents many choices for group eating in addition to after-dinner leisure, combining three kitchens and a jazz membership below one roof.

Jane’s professional tip: Go to Almanak for breakfast, an Indian-inspired Sunday brunch at Verandah or a live performance within the Normal’s Jazz Membership.

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