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Cafe Gavlen

) #315 of 2,054 Restaurants in Copenhagen $$ - $$$ , Cafe,
Ryesgade 1 | Ryesgade 1, Copenhagen 2200, Denmark
+45 35 37 02 37
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good46%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Danish, European, Pub, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ryesgade 1 | Ryesgade 1, Copenhagen 2200, Denmark
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1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Cafe known for their burgers and Danish open-faced sandwiches. At lunchtime the Cafe was almost full and I'm told that the Cafe turns into a bar in the evening. Their specialties is special beers, but they also serve cocktails. A tiny bit off the beaten...More

1  Thank LeeDenmark
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing and tasty food, Nice location and very helpful service. Do not hesitate if you are In Copenhague.

1  Thank Jbjoussant
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Recommended this restaurant by a local, having been directed to the Norrebro region by another local as somewhere to avoid overpriced tourist places! We were seated straight away on a Saturday night which was lucky, as the place quickly filled up after we arrived. Fairly...More

1  Thank Millymungo
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Very nice place - excellent location and the food is very good - located in avery cool area, tons of places to visit - Bars, Pubs, etc etc - and close to the Lakes of Copenhagen - and in the coolest part of openhagen

1  Thank MadsThuesen
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is a place with its very own unique atmosphere. Great for snacks, brunch, lunch and dinner. The coffee is also very good. The chefs here are definitely skilled. The place is very busy, so be there outside rush hours to get a good table.

1  Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Another great place where we had a drink and light meal before a football match. Great beer and service which we found typical of our stay. The location is superb for a night out with other cool bars around.

1  Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 20 September 2016

My partner and I visited Cafe Gavlen back in April 2016 and had the most amazing steak, probably the best steak I have ever eaten and reasonably priced (compared to all the other restaurants in Copenhagen!). We walked around for an hour trying to find...More

1  Thank James P
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Staying just round the corner - enjoyed delicious breakfast with herrings, fantastic yoghurt and epic home made Nutella. Friendly service too made for a really good start to the day.

Thank Californianshack
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We were sent to this restaurant based on the recommendation of your hotel who knew we were going to stroll Norrebro. What a find!! awesome Smorrebrod and a very very friendly and welcoming staff. Very few tourists which made it nicer, mostly locals. Highly recommended.

1  Thank coachee1313
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Came here after wandering round Nørrebro for ages. Had a lovely steak and a delicious chocolate cake that was Homemade from a family recipe. I accidentally broke the water dispenser. But they still served us with smiling faces and they were excellent. They are very...More

1  Thank musicalnikki
Inner Noerrebro
Located just north of The Lakes, this neighbourhood is
a melting pot of small quirky clothing stores, dozens
of pizzerias and eateries of all types, a street
almost entirely devoted to antiques, several
microbreweries and even a couple of Michelin starred
restaurants. Here you’ll also find Assistens Cemetery
which is an ecclectic mix of tombstones as well as a
recreational park and where you will find the
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 9 - USD 32
Bar, Cafe, Danish, European, Pub, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ryesgade 1 | Ryesgade 1, Copenhagen 2200, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Inner Noerrebro
  • Neighbourhood: Inner Noerrebro
  • Phone Number: +45 35 37 02 37
Café Gavlen is a pleasant little eatery in the heart of Norrebro Copenhagen . The place is in full development and we strive to serve the best meals food for our guests. We serve breakfast , Danish lunch and Danish / French / Scandinavian dinner . With ample opportunity for a lot of lovely Danish and imported beers, different wines from the around the world, both red, white and rosé wine , we believe that we have everything to make your / your's evening into something very good.
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