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Best things to do in Copenhagen

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Scandinavian Restaurant
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“Madklubben (the Food club) is a concept casual dining restaurant with a selection of different themed restaurants throughout the city. Their main philosophy is that good food should not be overcomplicated and more importantly, it should be affordable. They have a changing menu with a selection of around five starters, mains and desserts and you can have a three course menu for 225 kr. ”
216 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Awesome cocktails and cool setting. If you're a group it's wise to make a reservation.”
310 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Busy, Italian eatery serving gourmet pizzas baked on sourdough in wood-fired oven - both for lunch and evening. Mother usually spends life, both inside the restaurant and out on the pavement, where they have plenty of tables and benches.”
251 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“Elmegade has some nice 2nd hand shops, Acne Archives, shoes, coffee and much more.”
336 locals recommend
Women's Store
“Most visitors know about the main shopping street Strøget in the city center, which is definitely worth a visit. But if you wish to avoid the crowds or if the weather is not for a lot of walking outside, then I recommend doing your obligatory holiday shopping in Frederiksberg Mall. The mall has won several design awards and has all the best Nordic Design shops, be it clothing or interior design and their large selection of stores caters to all price levels and needs.”
123 locals recommend
Beer Bar
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“Owned by Mikkeller: The story of Mikkeller is the story of two home brewers who in a few years went from hobby brewing in the kitchen to national and international recognition. Adress: victoriagade 8b. Since the summer of 2007, the world famous brewer Mikkel Borg Bjergsø, has run Mikkeller on his own. Mikkel is a gipsy-brewer, who brews at different breweries in Denmark, around Europe and the United States and has his own beer bar Mikkeller Bar in the heart of Vesterbro. At the original Mikkeller Bar you find taps from Mikkeller and the world’s best breweries, cheese, snacks, meats and a specialized bottled selection. Most of the taps are Mikkeller’s own brew. Mikkeller also runs a beer bar at Stefansgade 35 in Copenhagen's Nørrebro area, called Mikkeller and Friends. Mikkeller has several other beer bars and restaurants around Copenhagen. You will also find Mikkeller bars in San Francisco, Stockholm and other big cities around the world. ”
203 locals recommend
Park
“Nørrebrohallen is not that far and is part of the Gröne Vej that is a long cycle way towards Vesterbro. You will see a lot of people enjoying sitting in the grass with drinks, music and one-use BBQ.”
262 locals recommend
Pool
“Special place with a lot of nice places for dinner or cafè.. Good atmosphere..”
223 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Big department store, recently renovated with access to 4th floor restaurants and coffee with a nice view. ”
128 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Italian meets Nordic cuisine. Amazing pizzas but what you come here for is the homemade mozzarella/burrata.”
221 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Simple, raw, great. Situated in the former meat packing district with lots of life in the weekends.”
213 locals recommend
Café
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“Lovely gently lit ambience, great outdoor seating for sunny days, decent food. ”
225 locals recommend
Beach
“In June 2010 Østerbro got the new beach Svanemøllestranden. Svanemølle beach is a 4,000 sqm. new sandy beach with a 130 meter long pier into the water. The beach itself is located in the angle between the existing promenade and pier. The beach is staffed by lifeguards during the summer, but the beach is available all year round.”
146 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“The shopping center features more than 120 shops and stores offering everything from fashion, shoes, accessories, home designs, and electronics to super markets and fast food outlets. If you need a break after hours of shopping, there are several cafés and restaurants to choose from. ”
84 locals recommend
Plaza
“Have a walk along the lakes and visit Sankt Hans Torv. There you will find small shops and great cafes and restaurants. ”
266 locals recommend
Palace
“A beutiful piece of history in Copenhagen. Here lies the Royal Danish Crown Jewels guarded by The Royal Queens Guard. It is located right next to the Royal Queens Guard’s barracks. Be there at 10.00 to see the Guards chance shifts and to see the Royal Queens Guard preparing the the yard. ”
144 locals recommend