10 Must Visit Places In Copenhagen

May 18, 2014

TO STAY.

1. Copenhagen Admiral Hotel With a nod to the city’s nautical history, the centrally located 366-room hotel sits proudly on the waterfront and is bedecked with a great blend of old and modern décor. Converted from an 18th-century granary, the building boasts brick archways, sturdy old beams and intricate model ships. Details: visit admiralhotel.dk 2. Nimb Hotel The five-star boutique Nimb Hotel is located in the beautiful Tivoli Gardens. Built in a Moorish-inspired 1909 Historicist style this quaint and quirky hotel has bags of character. Details: visit nimb.dk 3. Hotel d'Angleterre Housed in a 1870’s neoclassical palace, and located next door to the Royal Danish Theatre, you don’t get much more regal than the Hotel D’angleterre. Details: visit dangleterre.dk [gallery link="none" ids="1681,1682,1684"]

TO GO OUT.

4. The Jane If you’re a Mad Men kind of guy – and who isn’t! – then make sure you drop by The Jane. Expect to find leather armchairs, roaring fireplaces and hidden doors in bookshelves. It is centrally located on Grabrodre Square and open late. Details: visit thejane.dk 5. K-Bar This cosy and intimate bar comes with a lofty reputation for its cool crowd and huge array of martinis. It makes the perfect stop for a quick post-work drink, before heading off for a bite to eat. Details: visit k-bar.dk 6. Ruby Hidden behind an unmarked door, this trendy cocktail bar is one of Copenhagen’s best kept secrets. Its slick interior, skilful barmen and word-of-mouth reputation has turn this stylish bar into one of the city’s little gems. If you can’t find it, then you shouldn’t be there. Details: visit rby.dk [gallery link="none" ids="1687,1688,1689"]

TO EAT.

7. Bror Such is the impact of Noma on the city that one of its most exciting new restaurants, Bror, is actually helmed by two former Noma sous-chefs. It focuses mainly on Nordic cuisine, but is more laid back than its more famous relative. Details: visit restaurantbror.dk 8. Husmann’s Vinstue Husmann’s has been dishing out real working-man’s type lunches since it first opened in 1888. A little bit grungier than the city’s Michelin-starred options, but its ping-pong-size meatballs and small cuts of tender Danish beef, keep the crowds flocking to it. Details: visit husmannsvinstue.dk 9. Fiskebaren Located in the former industrial meatpacking district, Fiskebaren is the perfect example of the city’s edgy and cool foodie culture. Serving seafood and shellfish, this trendy restaurant has drawn raves both for its chic interiors and modern take on Danish classics. Details: visit fiskebaren.dk 10. Noma What is there to say that hasn’t already been said about Noma? René Redzep’s multi-Michelin stared restaurant blazed the trail for Scandinavian dining after being voted as the world’s best restaurant for three years in a row. You’ll have to book months ahead, but it’ll be worth it. Details: visit noma.dk [gallery link="none" ids="1691,1692,1693,1694"]