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A taste of Denmark

A taste of Denmark

Danish food is known for forging new paths. We put that down to our 'Why Not' attitude: instead of saying 'why?', we lean into trying new things and seeing where they might lead. Take a foodie tour of Denmark with us, and discover everything from new sustainable dining ideas to experimental microbreweries.

For starters

Let's kick off your taste adventure with a drink or two and some oysters...

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Saying cheers the Danish way? Why not?

The key word to know is 'skål'. Join us on a tour of Denmark's best beer breweries and microbreweries, around Copenhagen and beyond.

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Weinreben in Westseeland an der Dänischen Ostsee
Photo: LABAN Stories

Wine from Denmark? Why not?

It's a little known fact that Denmark also has vineyards and produces its own award-winning wine. All the better to wash down what's coming next...

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An girl eats a fresh oyster at the Wadden Sea National Park in Denmark
Photo: © Red Star - Nationalpark Vadehavet

Eat from the floor? Why not?

Danish oysters are freely available at the all-you-can-eat-buffet that is the Wadden Sea. Here on Denmark's North Sea coast, you can ignore what your parents told you and go ahead and eat from the floor. 

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To continue

Our main courses include sustainable dining, locally-produced food and island delicacies.

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Woman wandering at Reffen street food market in Copenhagen
Photo: Boyan Ortse - Copenhagen Media Center

Growing mushrooms from coffee? Why not?

City bees, mushrooms grown in unlikely places and even insects on your plate, yes, Denmark's got an innovative approach when it comes to sustainable dining. 

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Saisonale Produkte an einem Straßenstand auf der Insel Langeland im dänischen Fünen
Photo: Daniel Villadsen - Destination Fyn

Street food in the countryside? Why not?

Our farm shops and roadside food stands mean that wherever you are in Denmark, there is fresh, organic, locally-grown produce just waiting for you. 

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Using the sea as a supermarket? Why not?

From high grade salt to fantastic potatoes, langoustines and cherry wine, Denmark's islands are the place to go for a taste of something delicious. 

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To finish

You're going to want to save room for desserts and cheese - they're pretty special.

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På Gundestrup Mejeri produceras många olika danska ostar
Photo: Claes Bech-Poulsen

The Vikings' favourite cheese?

You might not know that Denmark makes terrific cheese (but now you do). Some of it dates back over a thousand years, but most of it is aged the usual way...

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Südjütländische Kaffeetafel im dänischen Sønderjylland
Photo: Claus Visby - Destination Sønderjylland

More cakes than you can count?

There is a tradition in South Jutland to lay a coffee table with 21 cakes and biscuits and then try them all. Are you up for the challenge?

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Treat yourself to another helping

There is no need to pack any food in your suitcase - you won't go hungry here!

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