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L'Olivo

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Nyhavn 47, Copenhagen 1051, Denmark
+45 31 20 27 30
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

I visited Copenhagen for the first time this April. This restaurant was among many in Nyhavn just round the corner from my hotel. I found the staff very welcoming and their suggestion of a medley of Smorrebrod perfect. It's cosy and candlelit inside with a lovely view of the harbour. I would eat here again.

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Thank Iceyu
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Reviewed 20 May 2013 via mobile

Had a nice big open sandwich here. And if you sit by the window it's a lovely view. We asked the waitress for the bill at the end and she said yes I'll just be a minute. We waited about 20 minutes (out of politeness in case she had remembered but was busy) and asked again and she huffed at... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2012

Very rude waiter just threw menus down in front of us when we arrived, along with some cutlery that comes in a packet. Waitress wouldn't accept a 1000 dkk note (the bill was just under 500). Also we went inside to pay after a while as she kept ignoring us but then she insisted we went back to our table... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 9 November 2011

Everything went smoothly, service was excellent and food really good. Especially pastas were pure italian class. Well worth visit, we liked it and would come back next time!!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2011

We visited this restaurant in passing and were given an excellent seat in the window overlooking the canal. Unfortunately that is where the enjoyment ended. I don't often write bad reviews, but this restaurant has little positives. The food was burnt and my pasta had congealed into one large, burnt lump. The waiter clearly didn't want to be at work... More 

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Thank oceanangel26
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Reviewed 4 July 2011

We ended up just because most the restaurants by the canal were flooded. Food was just overpriced.170 DKK ( £22) for pasta? Environment was below average. The guy who served us tried his best but not enough.

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Thank brainlnvader
Wantage, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2011

The staff were great fun. A Sicilian and an Italian/Spanish/Ecuadorian Indian. I did not press the point. The food was typical Italian and the wine very good and reasonable. Not the best Italian restaurant I have ever been to, but this is Denmark, not Italy, but the staff made the meal entertaining. Put them on their toes by using a... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 2 July 2010

We stumbled by accident across L'Olivo, which is located on the second (American - first European) floor above a cafe on Nyhavn (a district of local and long distance tourists) and were pleasnatly surprised to find 'home cooked' traditional italian cuisine. Neither the restaurant nor the food presentation is particularly elegant or sophistictated, but the food is just like what... More 

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  • Address: Nyhavn 47, Copenhagen 1051, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 31 20 27 30

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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 neighborhoods, are alive all year round with everything from jazz festivals to outdoor ice skating rinks and parachuting at the lakes right in the center of the city. This compact area boasts beautiful old castles, tranquil parks, and bustling squares where you can always find a bench to stretch out your legs whenever you need a break.
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