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Restaurant Pilekaelderen

$$ - $$$, , European
Pilestraede 48 | 1112 Copenhagen K., Copenhagen 1112, Denmark
+45 33 33 00 26
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  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (11 reviews)
“herring” (11 reviews)
“plaice” (3 reviews)
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Scandinavian, Danish, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Pilestraede 48 | 1112 Copenhagen K., Copenhagen 1112, Denmark
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant was just what we were looking to try some authentic Danish food. Inside very spartan location but warm as the staff very friendly. The food was average and the small plates embarrassing.

Thank Fabrizio T
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Visited Pilekalderen on a food tour. We stopped here for the traditional and ubiquitous Danish sandwiches known as Smorrebrod. This restaurant is also tucked out of the way and not on the main street. Service was outstanding, the restaurant was comfortable and casual & the...More

Thank Life-travelers
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This small restaurant was just what we were looking for for a late lunch. We each ordered a Danish open face sandwich...I had an egg and shrimp which was accompanied by cucumbers and various salary things. My friend was disappointed with her very small serving...More

Thank intrepid702016
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We tried the Frokost. It was good, but quite expensive (238 DKR) compared to for instamce the restaurant named PUK. For those who will try Danish Frokost: this place is an OK option, but PUK is a better choice

Thank sadder
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We were a group of 5 - all Danes. Service was warm & welcoming, but things got slower as the restaurant filled up. We did notice the table next to us was taken by a tour group, which probably accounts for the high prices. Our...More

Thank spark41
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This was delicious!! We came here during tour with Copenhagen Fairy Tales and the open faced sandwiches were the best we had while in Copenhagen. They were closed on Sunday, so make sure you get there while you can!

Thank Jackie4SLB
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The price is typical for Copenhagen, so our reaction is not their fault. Other than the price, everything was great. Super friendly and attentive service. Fresh and tasty Smörgåsbord dishes. Highly recommend the smoked salmon!

Thank JC13542
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Great presentation, excellent taste, wonderful even if small place. Try this restaurant if you want to experience a good danish meal different from others in a quiet atmospheare.

Thank Whisper81
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

On a cold and windy day, we stumbled into this haven of warmth and fine smells. What a great menu, with a great array of herring flavours. The food was absolutely full of flavour and the service lovely. It has a quaint and rustic atmosphere...More

Thank Carla P
Reviewed 17 February 2017

There was a small but very good menu with something for everyone. After a 'stater' of snaps (recommended :-)) my fellow diners enjoyed various Herring dishes, which they all enjoyed very much, while I enjoyed some very tasty Danish Meat Balls. We then had a...More

Thank Kfgoxford
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 23
Scandinavian, Danish, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pilestraede 48 | 1112 Copenhagen K., Copenhagen 1112, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 33 00 26
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Classic danish food and smorrebrod.
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