Danish food

If you like food, you’ll love Denmark! Not only does it have the world’s best restaurant, noma, but it’s also Scandinavia’s gourmet capital with 15 Michelin-starred restaurants. It’s not all about fine dining though. If you’re in need of a good hearty meal, Danish pubs, inns and cheap-eat restaurants are great options. Traditional Danish food has enjoyed a recent revival. Eat like a Dane at the country’s eponymous hot dog stands, or by ordering a famous Smørrebrød (open sandwich) for lunch. With a vast array of world cuisine available too, you won’t be going hungry in Denmark!

A star-studded food city!

The World's Best Restaurant 2014 (noma), World's Best Chef (2011) and 17 Michelin stars... Copenhagen is Scandinavia's gourmet food capital and the place to try exceptional Scandinavian foods.

Superchef René Redzepi runs the exceptional Nordic kitchen at noma in Copenhagen. Adorned with two Michelin stars, noma held the title of World's Best Restaurant in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014!

Geranium becomes Denmark's first restaurant to receive three Michelin stars, and four other restaurants have just won a star! 

noma is not the only world-class restaurant in Copenhagen. Restaurant Geranium has the world's best chef (2011) hidden away in its kitchen!

Food in Denmark

Have you ever tried an open sandwich, known as Smørrebrød? Do you know what Smushi is? You can find inspiration and ways to whet your appetite in Denmark right here.

The best of Danish food

It's not all fine dining in Denmark! Many Danes like nothing better than a hot dog from an outdoor stand on the way home from work! Explore some of Denmark's most popular food trends here...

Taste your way around Denmark with this mouth-watering guide to traditional Danish dishes. 

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