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Skagen

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Indre By (Inner City)
European, Scandinavian, Danish, Seafood
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Nyhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Western Norway, Norway
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364 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at Skagen for our lunch and a beer or 3 just because we found a free table. Had a fish fillet smørrebrød each and they were nice. Friendly service. Nice to just sit and watch the world go by.

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Thank GunnHa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We were there at a quiet time of the day, but the waiters did NOT seem happy to have customers. They were very rude and made the visit a very unpleasant experience. The food was ok.

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Thank Nina B
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We ordered 2 skagen beers, a glass of wine, expensive water and when I went to get an ice cream from a delicious store he demanded me to not eat the ice cream in the table. Oh well, no tip for rude waiters.

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Thank Slavica B
Bushey, United Kingdom
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201 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We had a veal and a fish main course and one dessert and the food was nicely cooked and flavoured and presented slightly more artistically than the other meals we had in the area. We got the feeling that they were trying to be a little more upmarket than the surrounding restaurants and although we didn't ask the waiter thoughtfully... More 

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Thank Jacqal
Ottawa, Canada
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164 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Although as noted in several other reviews the service is not the greatest, but hey, you are on vacation and there for the Nyhavn Canal experience and ambience. Would recommend the Smorrebrod platter accompanied by a couple of Aperol Spritz to set the mood. Then follow-up with a delicious bowel of ice cream.

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Thank David W
Southampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

A fantastic place to go for seafood and with a lovely setting in the centre of Nyhavn, on the expensive side but not extortionately priced at all. Definitely worth a look.

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Thank NR44
Alberta, Canada
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

fish and chips were very tasty and well prepared,tuna sandwich was large and enjoyable. 2 shared the 3 smoresbrod open faced sandwich and it was very fresh.Waitress was very quick and freely.We picked it at random while walking by and it was a lucky choice.

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Thank Don M
Winchester, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

One of many typical restaurants in Nyhavn. Had the herring buffet, very danish but nothing special, not too expensive for the area but the service was very freindly and helpful.

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Thank wasjet
Lugano, Switzerland
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111 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Very beautiful restaurant, the food was very good with a classical danish presentation. The quantity of the plates was fine and the quality too. They was kindly and the ambience near the river, with tourists, sheeps is very beautiful. I suggest the zone and the restaurant.

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Thank ilan82
Aguascalientes, Mexico
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271 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Cold fish and chips are tastier than anything sold in this restaurant. One of the biggest mistakes of my life.

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Thank Salvador S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Danish, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nyhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Indre By (Inner City)

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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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