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Kanalen Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
European, Scandinavian, Danish, Gluten Free Options
As featured in Taste Copenhagen
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Wilders Plads 2, Copenhagen 1403, Denmark
+45 32 95 13 30
11:30 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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264 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great experience. We went on a spontaneous lunch and had a great time. Well prepared food, friendly and relaxing atmosphere. And the service was very good. I will be back.

Thank WebbDavid
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a traditional restaurante in a positive way . It was truly amazing to have dinner in this wonderful restaurant . Reinvented dishes with all the traditional taste . Very good wines in the menu and the staff very professional . Definitely a must in Copenhagen!

Thank Daniel G
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had 4 course menu, 3 were outstanding but pork dish curiously no where near same standard as others. Otherwise would be 5 stars

Thank Phillip S
Copenhagen, Denmark
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While Copenhagen has a lot of good restaurants considering its size, the variety is not always great. At the moment, it seems that most upmarket restaurants in town offer some kind of interpretation of New Nordic. This genre has arguably done a lot for Danish gastronomy (and has brought in a large number of foodie tourists), but I mostly find... More 

Thank ThomasWilliam402
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95 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Cosy canal-side restaurant not too far from central Copenhagen. Relaxed atmosphere and attentive staff with excellent English (appreciated by us non danish speakers!). The setting is lovely and the food was generally excellent with desert a particular highlight. They offer an a la carte menu with starters, mains and deserts all presented in one list. Price of each dish gave... More 

Thank Teamlines
Issaquah, Washington
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This was my third time to Restaurant Kanalen. They offer creative local fare in refined and well presented dishes. We had the prix fixe harvest menu and every dish was excellent. A very fun "caution" on the menu reads something like "Our ducks are hunted locally so caution there may me shot in them". One of the dishes was wild... More 

Thank Pat B
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was a truly wonderful experience with friends. Our second visit in a year, the unique space next to a canal provides a background to Copenhagen unlike any other. The friendly staff provide seamless service, and the food is really fantastic.

1 Thank babs27911
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Scandinavian decor and cosy atmosphere. Competent service. Three course pre-set menu and two appetizers. Scallops, pork breast with dehydrated potatoes, black berries with ice cream and crumble. Classic, tasty and well prepared!

Thank Bregenholt99
San Jose
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We had an experience where the service was outstanding - the staff were friendly knowledgeable and very approachable. Their knowledge about the food was outstanding. The food was outstanding!

Thank Sorenthor
Los Angeles, California
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293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I ate here with a group of over 20 and we may not have had a typical experience but the food and the setting were very nice. We were transported to the restaurant by canal boat and were seated in a private dining room. The service was excellent and the restaurant certainly prepared a fine fixed menu for us. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Scandinavian, Danish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilders Plads 2, Copenhagen 1403, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Christianshavn
  • Neighbourhood: Christianshavn
  • Phone Number: +45 32 95 13 30

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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 Christianshavn

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Just across one of the many bridges from Indre By, you’ll find Christianshavn. An eclectic area with old brick lanes, houses dating back to the 16th century, and canals which are home to many boats and ships, some of which has been turned into restaurants or even serve as fully furnished homes. The best known attraction in Chistianshavn is Christiania, a “free town” of residents who squat on a former military area. However just a stone’s throw away from Christiania, you’ll find some of the most fashionable waterfront apartment buildings in Copenhagen as well as the splendid Royal Opera House.
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