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The Olive Kitchen & Bar

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  • Socially distanced dining tables
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Indre By (Inner City)
0.3 km from Rundetarn
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The Olive is a family run restaurant focusing on casual, good home cooked food in a warm and cozy environment.
PRICE RANGE
USD 13 - USD 28
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
International, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This very Cozy restaurant makes the best food and the service is exellent. Absolutly worth a visit when i Copenhagen.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Found this place through TA and so glad I did! Staff was so welcoming and such a cozy place. We had the 4 course tasting menu and the steak was cooked perfectly. This place has been added to my regulars list! Thanks again

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have visited this little jam before and we’re so happy to return to Copenhagen to dine with them once again. Best mussels I have had in a very long time! They have renovated the place and it looks even cozier than before. So happy...that during these covid times they are still thriving! See you soon again!More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My friends and I decided last minute to visit the Olive since it was across the bar we having drinks at (The Globe). They happily seated us, even with a last minute call for a table of 5, which we were pleased to hear. I...had a salmon tartar and again the salmon filet, some of the best salmon I’ve had in Copenhagen after living here for 3/4 years. Staff was lovely, friendly and also well informed on the wines and food, which was a pleasant surprise for us! I’ll be back again for sure!More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Maybe we just made bad selections but our meal was much less good than expected from the reviews. Also, the price is listed as $15-$27 while the main course alone is DKK 185. Mushroom risotto was particularly disappointing with too few mushrooms and too much...cheese.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such a great night here, the food was fantastic, service was stellar and the price was great value for money. I have been once before and it looks like they have done some renovations and the place looks great! Thanks again Cedric, Ill...be back soon!More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Copenhagen for the weekend and we a made the reservations for Saturday night. Expectations were quite high, since the reviews were pretty good. The restaurant is located in a quiet neighborhood and is very intimate and cozy. We ordered two appetizers, two...main courses and a dessert. Unfortunately, the Salmon tartar tasted so bad. The flavor of the salmon was completely covered by a huge amount of raw onion. We asked if it was possible to reorder the dish without onion, but the Chef answered no. The rest of the dishes were pretty good, but without particular mention. The creme brulee was the best part of the dinner, but for good desserts there are amazing bakeries in Copenhagen. Overall it has been a disappointing dinner. Please note that they charged the entire price of the Salmon, even of we sent the dish back...More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luckily I got the last table on abusy weekday evening. The service was impeccable and I felt very welcome at the restaurant. The food, I had the salmon as a main course and a delicious hot chocolate cake for dessert was delicious and I'll definitely...be back when traveling to Copenhagen in the future.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When going to a place in the world you have never been before how do you know where to eat ? Me I use Tripadvisor. We went other night to The No1 rated restaurant in Copenhagen, this I rated highly, but this place for me...was better. Food was awesome, nice pint of IPA , atmosphere great and lovely waitress. For me this should be no1More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was nice! Amazing service, a loveable waitress. Very well food and a interesting and delicious wine pairing. I really recommend this restaurant! Good price-quality.

Date of visit: January 2022
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29 August 2019|
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Response from CletusPinto | Reviewed this property |
It's quite a casual place, so don't think there'll be an issue with well-behaved kids :)
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Response from ragnaa | Reviewed this property |
Quick table is when you know that you will not need the more then one and a half hour 😊
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Yes, The Olive Kitchen & Bar is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Olive Kitchen & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5