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) #1 of 31 Restaurants in Ribe $$ - $$$ Seafood, European,
Skibbroen 13, Ribe, Esbjerg 6760, Denmark
+45 75 42 09 46
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Skibbroen 13, Ribe, Esbjerg 6760, Denmark
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having read previous reviews, we booked ourselves in for lunch on Sunday. We each had the platter, which was absolutely delightful and astinishingly good value. The staff were friendly, the atmosphere was welcoming and the setting lovely. We would not hesitate to go again!

Thank Brisgovian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saelhunden is located in the harbor of the old town of Ribe. The house in itself contributes to the atmosphere of the restaurant in a significant way being old and somewhat bent. It is not hard to imagine that food has been served to roughened...More

Thank Bjorn_JE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although seafood themed, this restaurant focuses on locally sourced ingredients including meat dishes. It was full this evening, so probably go for a reservation. Food was very good, but not top drawer. I think this is fair to say, as the restaurant itself aims high....More

Thank Auggie B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Beautiful location, nice clean interior, fresh ingredients, and friendly staff. For the price and quality, I would highly recommend if visiting Ribe. We were strolling around and the restaurant choices in the main square area did not look as appealing as we hoped, so we...More

Thank Betty D
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Sælhunden along Skibsbroen in old Ribe the perfect place to try the local food and fresh fish. Renowned for their Danish fish open sandwich "Stjerneskud". As mothwatering as i had been told. Local beer from Ribe available too. Hyggelig setting in an authentic very cosy...More

Thank Berit F
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

What a nice experience this was ! Very friendly personnel, the food was fresh and tasty. We started with the minestrone soup : delicious. Then came the fish, pan fried Place : really good. We finished with homemade ice cream cake and apple compote :...More

1  Thank DirkVanE
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The food here is very delicious. The order came very fast and the service is very good! I would definitely recommend coming here.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Top service and top food. The place is nicely located next to a small channel. I can highly recommend this restaurant.

1  Thank DoHu88
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We went for an early dinner and not disappointed. I had fish of the day which was salmon, new potatoes and asparagus sauce - delicious! Husband had stjerneskud - plaice, shrimps, asparagus dish. Really cosy atmosphere and pleasant service. Food was great. We might go...More

1  Thank NikitaMeems
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

While others say it was expensive, we fed 3 people, 3 course meal with bread refill, shots and beers for a little over $100. It was completely worth it! The food is authentic and delicious. A wonderful experience of culinary delights!

1  Thank spazcat1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skibbroen 13, Ribe, Esbjerg 6760, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Jutland  >  South Jutland  >  Esbjerg  >  Ribe
  • Phone Number: +45 75 42 09 46
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