In Denmark, spring is celebrated with a new wave of artisanal bakeries opening across Copenhagen and Aarhus.
In April, Copenhagen baker Sam Little (previously Mirabelle and SMK Kafeteria) is set to open a new bakery, Blond Bakery in Nørrebro. His focus is on creating responsible bakery practices – both in relation to environment and community.
Coffee Collective are behind some of Copenhagen’s much loved coffee, and from April 2021 they are serving up croissants and cakes for the coffee in their new Collective Bakery, also in the Copenhagen neighborhood Nørrebro.
The natural wine bar Gaarden & Gaden is behind the new sourdough and pastry bakery Rondo which will open in May. Another addition to the Nørrebro bakery scene.
In the area Nordvest, Flere Fugle Bakery is set to open in May.
Noma alumni Rasmus Kristensen is set to open his bakery, Bageriet Benji, in May. The location will be by the Copenhagen lakes.
La Cabra Bakery
In the Danish second city Aarhus, coffee roastery and shop La Cabra is similarly opening a bakery this spring. La Cabra Bakery is set to open in May in Aarhus’ Latin Quarter.
The recent openings include:
Together with sourdough, Umiddelbar in the area Østerbro is specialized in snegle (meaning snails), an often crème filled swirled pastry. Umiddelbar opened in February 2021.
The Modern Café and Bakery
A new bakery venue opened by The Modern Café & Brasserie. The Modern is Parisian inspired creating croissants, macarons, and baguettes. They opened in December.
La Boulagerie was opened by two French bakers in December. It is located in the upcoming area Ørestad.
Hart Brød + Bar
Galst Bakery opened in the summer last year by the Danish national stadium, Parken, when the owner’s son started his football practice there. It has been the hidden-gem of the Copenhagen bread community and are often sold out.
Café Apotek 57 opened in October inside the beautiful design store Frama Studio Store. A go-to place for both house-made baked goods and simple dishes for breakfast and lunch.