Ingredients for smørrebröd.
Ingredients for smørrebröd.
Restaurant Palægade

Copenhagen

Copenhagen's Best Local and Traditional Restaurants

Looking for some Smørrebrød? Or perhaps you want to find the places that locals frequent? That and much more down below.

Updated on Dec 09, 2023 | World of Mouth team

Copenhagen, recently selected as the best culinary destination of 2023 by World of Mouth, is home to an array of dining experiences that beautifully encapsulate the essence of Danish food. In this guide, we explore the best traditional restaurants in Copenhagen, as well as list local favorites. From great Nordic comfort food at Restaurant Barr to the excellent Smørrebrød sandwiches of Restaurant Palægade, and the great views at Almanak i Operaen, each establishment offers a window into the heart of Copenhagen's food culture. And best of all, all restaurants selected are based on recommendations from top chefs and food writers, such as Rasmus Kofoed and Kenneth Nars. Dive in and explore the places for the best local and traditional food in Copenhagen.

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