Restaurants, Cafés & Takeaway
BRUS / Guldbergsgade 29, 2200 Copenhagen N
As the very neighbour of Empire Bio, BRUS is the new brewery, bar and beer shop of Nørrebro. BRUS is To Øl’s first brewpub; a 750 m2 beautiful venue offering a wide variety of craft beers and craft cocktails brewed in-house. BRUS also serves burgers and other pub food friendly menus.
Spontan / Guldbergsgade 29, 2200 Copenhagen N
Restaurant Spontan is located in the corner of BRUS as the closest neighbour to Empire Bio. Spontan offers a whole new experience of dining in a brewpub. Don’t expect bangers and mash or burgers
and fries. Christian Gadient – the youngest Michelin starred head chef in Denmark – is serving up some serious contemporary Nordic food reaching on to many more cuisines with a love for Asian twists, French classics and other remarkable taste expressions. Spontan has the largest beer card around town but also offers natural and conventional wines and BRUS house-made cocktails from tap.
Restaurant LêLê / Vesterbrogade 40, 1620 Copenhagen K
What started out as a small family business has now evolved into one of Scandinavia’s biggest Vietnamese restaurants, four street kitchens, a catering business, bánh mì stand, and popular cookbooks. This highly popular eatery in Copenhagen’s Vesterbro district is all about authentic and trendy Vietnamese dishes.
Il buco & Alimentari / Njalsgade 19C, 2300 Copenhagen S
This secret little gem is definitely worth a visit. Il Buco serves authentic Italian food based on sustainable, local and organic produce. Alimentari serves coffee and croissants in the morning and an informal Italian dinner in the evening. The atmosphere is charming and welcoming – perfect for a chilly spring evening in Copenhagen. Il Buco is open on Tuesdays and Alimentari is open daily.
Restaurant Brødrene Price / Rosenborggade 15-17, 1130 Copenhagen K
The Danish Price Brothers behind this renowned restaurant are famous for their love of food. The seasonally based cuisine is served in a simple but stylish atmosphere. You can choose to have lunch or dinner in the dining kitchen for quick bites and informal meals, or the dining room for more exclusive experiences. You are also welcome to drop by for a glass of wine in the bar.
GEIST / Kongens Nytorv 8, 1050 Copenhagen K
“It will completely bankrupt you, but at least you may eat well,” concluded The Guardian’s food critic, Jay Rayner, after dining at this contemporary eatery in the heart of Copenhagen. Geist, run by legendary Bo Bech, is currently riding the trendy New Nordic wave. The restaurant is famous for playing with savoury flavours and using fresh, local seafood.
Musling / Linnésgade 14, 1361 Copenhagen K
Musling is all about fish, shellfish and vegetables. The eatery is open all days for breakfast, lunch, afternoon oysters and dinner. The focus is on high quality products, sustainability and a relaxed atmosphere.
Bæst / Guldbergsgade 29, 2200 Copenhagen N
Located next to one of the festival cinemas, Empire, you can find BÆST (= beast). A truly recommendable place for Italian food and pizza enthusiasts. Simplicity and quality have been put to focus in the excellent gourmet pizzas at Bæst.
Gorm’s / Magstræde 16, 1204 Copenhagen K
In the city centre close the another festival venue, Grand Theatre, you can find another one of Copenhagen’s famous pizza places. Gorm’s menu card offers delicious gourmet pizzsa and anti-pasti at affordable prices.
Fredco’s Deli / Grønnegade 32, 1107 Copenhagen K
This is a salad bar located only 5 minutes away from the Festival Centre. It has been called “a little piece of New York in Copenhagen”. Don’t miss this place if you are looking for a quick lunch with a fresh salad or a delicious sandwich.
Beau marché / Ny Østergade 32, 1164 Copenhagen K
This extraordinary place combines food and furniture. In the café à vin you can choose between simple french dishes and delicious wines. Open all day for both breakfast & lunch or as a light, simple dinner with wine.
Torvehallerne, Frederiksborggade 21, 1360 Copenhagen K
Right next to Nørreport St. you will find the buzzing marketplace Torvehallerne. Besides various delicacies Torvehallerne also offers a range of speciality lunch places where you can try anything from the Danish “open-faced sandwiches”, typical Nordic porridge and great salads, to Spanish tapas and popular Japanese sushi.
LêLê Street Kitchen City / H.C Andersen Boulevard 8, 1553 Copenhagen V
A funky take-away spot with Vietnamese food inspired by the street kitchens of Asia. LêLê offers healthy fastfood focusing on fresh products and incredible spices in a casual surrounding.