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Nyhavns Faergekro

) #129 of 1,980 Restaurants in Copenhagen $$ - $$$ European, ,
Nyhavn 5, Copenhagen 1051, Denmark
+45 33 15 15 88
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good51%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“herring” (99 reviews)
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European, Scandinavian, Danish
$$ - $$$
Nyhavn 5, Copenhagen 1051, Denmark
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1 - 10 of 294 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Nice restaurant, good food, poor service, expecialy a little boy very arrogant and provocativ, very bad professional he souldn't be in the tourism business.

Thank Miguel B
Reviewed 2 days ago

While on Copenhagen, my partner, 21-year old daughter and I had coffee and desserts at this restaurant. Lovely ambiance on the harbour. Excellent coffee and dessert.

Thank Leonard_vd_Heyden
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing lunch buffet, IF you like herring. If you don't, they have other dishes. But the herring buffet is amazing, with 12 different preparations of herring. The buffet is 11:30 - 17:00, so it is not available for dinner. They also have flavored aquavits....More

Thank Pinecone-sw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Herring Buffet is really nice, they have different flavours and style of cooking of the Herring. Good place to try the traditional Danish food. The staff is really lovely and helpful!! Highly recommended!!!

Thank karenayi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant/bar had a great location overlooking the canal, and we had great fun just people watching and chilling out after a busy day

Thank scubajonb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the mood for herring, what better place than Copenhagen. And what better choice than Nyhavn Faergekro's herring buffet. You have the choice of inside dining (downstairs) or outside on the beautiful Nyhavn canal as you watch the world walk by. The...More

Thank javagirl29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, the location is just perfect...........Outdoor seating by the canal, yes.....people watching central, yes..........great service and outstanding coffee, snacks and beers, yes..........Our group had a snack, beer and coffee and it was fantastic.........but man oh man is the location just perfect. Give it...More

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Great sunny spot outdoors. Full but very efficient service. As we walked along Seeing what people were eating we realised this was the place for us. Had the house lunch platter. Totally delicious and looked amazing. All wines poured at the table and even the...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

A nice little place in Nyhavn. A lot ofte people but service are very fine and quick. We just had coffe and cake while enjoing the wiew.

Thank Niels K
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I have been to that restaurant for 40 years. I always take the herring buffet and the chocolate mousse. Always excellent, I love this place

Thank lahulpe80
Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its
blend of charming old buildings and bold new
architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and
venues of the inner city and its surrounding
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 34
European, Scandinavian, Danish
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nyhavn 5, Copenhagen 1051, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 15 15 88
  • E-mail
Restaurant Nyhavns Faergekro has maintained the charming and maritime Nyhavn atmosphere. Every day the restaurant offers freshly made 'smorrebrod' the famous Danish open faced sandwiches, as well as a herring buffet with more than 10 homemade, herring specialties. Guests can also chose between 20 different homemade aquavits, brewed with handpicked berries and herbs like St John's Wort, yarrow and woodruff.
The evening menu consists of simple and traditional dishes made from the best produce in season as well as a selection of desserts.
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