201 restaurants in Denmark
Restaurants in Denmark:
Havnegade 44, Custom House, Copenhagen, 1058 [Map]
Who would have thought that the once staid and boring Custom House would be transformed into the trendy restaurant complex of present times? Surely not the Vikings who looked at this waterfront building as they anchored their ships at the harbour! The Custom House Bar and Grill is housed on the ground floor of this historic structure that has been refurbished and, although the exterior is still the traditional dark brown, the inside spaces are open, bright and airy.
The Custom House Bar and Grill is a modern European brasserie with influences from Scandinavia thrown in. With its deep red leather banquettes it exudes an air of comfort, while the spacious interiors offer stunning views across the water. Why not walk in for a late brunch and sample a Spanish potato omelette or a spinach quiche? Smoked salmon with horseradish cream also provides an interesting start to the day.
For lunch you could begin with a cool gazpacho with cucumber, tuna and codfish ceviche and then progress to the tempting displays on the smorgasbord. Try the prawns with boiled egg and lump fish roe served with mayonnaise on rye bread or the pan fried fillet of plaice, remoulade sauce and pickled cucumber. The grilled corn fed chicken sandwich with salad, curry dressing and bacon or the beef burger with cheddar, bacon and coleslaw are other good ways to have an enjoyable meal there.
At dinner time the Bar and Grill turns into a full fledged restaurant serving dishes such as a classic lobster bisque with dill fish cakes or carpaccio of venison, sprinkled with cumin and hazelnuts, drizzled with colza oil, and finally topped with cheese amongst other starters. For the main course you could order the confit of duck, spring cabbage, apple-turnip pure and foie gras jus or the rack of lamb with pearl onions, parsnips, puy lentils and red wine sauce.
What use is such fine dining if it doesn't culminate in something sweet? Don't count your increasing calorie intake and simply order the rich chocolate tart with orange curd and Chantilly cream or maybe the fresh strawberries and ice cream. The international wine list offers a suitable range to complement your meal or you could select one of the champagnes if you prefer a more bubbly accompaniment. The Bar and Grill is just the place if you want to spend an intimate evening ruminating over a drink, looking out at the twilight over the harbour.
Landgreven 3, København, 1301 [Map]
The only time you'll see a Dane brandishing a knife is when he's got a fork in the other goes a well-known quip, and, at Koefoed, you'll see many of them attaining hygge, a Danish term that comes closest to describing utopia. Chef Jonas Harlfeldt has forayed into new wave Nordic cooking focusing on produce from the rugged island of Bornholm, which has the distinction of getting more sunshine than anywhere in the country. This has created an unusual natural pantry including wild figs, sycamore berries, deeply flavoured lamb and chicken and award winning cheeses.
In the words of Timo Hoffman, co-owner, this venture is an expression of his fascination with the beautiful province and the restaurant combines regional and international ingredients. Situated in the heart of Copenhagen, it can seat up to sixty people in an exclusive and pleasant environment and features separate rooms with curtains to provide privacy or alternatively they can be arranged to accommodate larger parties. It can be said that his vision to combine classic with modern, raw with sophisticated, and local with international, is really succeeding going by the devoted clientele that they have attracted.
Smoked salmon, smoked cream cheese and radishes provide a great opening to the menu, but what follows is equal to if not better in drawing out your gastronomic aspirations. From the sea there's fish fillets, cauliflower remoulade and lemon and the salted fried herring, sweet pickled beetroots, mustard sauce and onion relish. Cured ham served with pickled raisins and blue cheese and chicken salad with apple and bacon will help you sample their meat preparations.
Pan fried mullet, sweet corn puree, confited chorizo and fennel sautéed sander, mashed new potatoes, tomato relish, and green beans or rump of veal, pea puree, sweet summer onions and baby tomatoes could be the choices for the main course.
Desserts are a real feast with varieties like white chocolate panna cotta, poached peaches and raspberry sorbet and Danish summer berries, crispy rye bread and vanilla cream attracting attention. For nibbles there are Koefoed's sandwiches and specials include fish of the day and selection of Koefoed's herrings. The fixed menu offers two, three and four course options.
Mageløs 7, Odense C, 5000 [Map]
Narrow cobbled streets, lovely gardens and theatres, that draw people from far away, welcome you to Odense, one of Denmark's oldest and most vibrant cities. It is famous for the fact that author and poet Hans Christian Andersen, acclaimed for having brought so much joy to children across Europe with wonderful fairy tales such as Thumbelina, The Ugly Duckling and The Little Mermaid, was born there.
The whole place buzzes with shops, museums and of course, intimate cafés and restaurants that offer popular Danish, Italian, French, Indian and other fare from around the world. Odense has made great strides in meeting the demand for quality eating out, and an excellent example is Greek tavern Milos, somewhere that certainly doesn't disappoint customers when it comes to excellence and variety in cuisine.
The restaurant is a treat for those who believe that there's no better way to relax than to enjoy good company, great food and drink, and Milos's casual and pleasant atmosphere encourages you to do just that. An appealing Scandinavian touch to most things Greek draws many people to the refuge that promises 'a sensual experience out of the ordinary'!
Who could fail to be tempted by first courses such as crisp fried onions, shrimp and feta cheese with white wine; fresh vine leaves stuffed with rice, red onions, lemon juice and parsley; juicy keftedes or meatballs, and Greek sausages in tomato sauce, all served with grilled bread and butter?
That could be followed by one of Milos's specialities of kotopoulo gemisto, marinated grilled chicken breast with feta and basil, wrapped in bacon and served with potatoes and fresh vegetables; an interesting dish of grilled prawns on a stick with spicy pepper and lime sauce or oven baked swordfish.
Lunch could start with their Mediterranean tapas platter with chicken, spinach pie, stuffed vegetables or dolmades, tzatziki and feta before progressing to their tasty Greek burgers, called bifteki, or the mouth-watering sandwiches that are all satisfyingly filling. Those that prefer healthier choices can go for the polotiki mixed salad, with tomato, Kalamata olives, cucumber, red onions and feta.
They offer wines from Greece as well as spirits, aperitifs and coffee. Since Milos is a Greek restaurant, the baklava with nuts and honey is the pride of their dessert menu. Other choices include jaurti of yoghurt coated with honey and fruit or flambéed figs served with ice. If you did not know, Odense is known as Denmark's best cycle town and you can ride through most of Greater Odense without meeting a single car and burn off all those extra calories.
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