The yarrow is beautiful and tasty. The flower has been used for medical purposes and culinary pleasure for millennia and makes for an aromatic, flowery aquavit which pairs exquisitely with autumn’s heartier ‘smørrebrød’, like our home-made seasoned rolled meat with lots of black pepper and lovage.


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Beech, aquavit, traditional, danish, smørrebrød, restaurant, kronborg, lunch

It is easy to make aquavit with the first beech buds of the year; however you need to be prepared to pick the buds just as they burst into bloom…

When the beech bursts into bloom spring has truly arrived in Denmark.
Every year we gather the first beech buds and make the fresh, aromatic aquavit with beech buds.
The recipe is simple but you have to prepared to pick the buds just as they burst into bloom…   Continue reading →

WOW: “The ultimate deluxe gentlemen’s (or women’s) luncheon”

smørrebrød lunch restaurant kronborg copenhagen guide

“Be ready for Restaurant Kronborg’s epic ‘Gentlemen’s Lunch’ with an empty stomach ready for all the pan-fried plaice and sweet remoulade, roast pork with pickled red cabbage, and the fresh beef tartare of the season you can handle,” recommends Journalist and Foodie Alexandra Pereira in her article about the best ‘smørrebrød’ restaurants in Copenhagen.

“Take a dazzling, delicious (and maybe slightly schnapps-hazed) tour of Denmark’s national treasure: the open-faced sandwich aka ‘smørrebrød’,” invites Journalist and Foodie par excellence Alexandra Pereira in the Icelandic magazine WOW.
Alexandra guides new-comers to Copenhagen to her favourite ‘smørrebrød’ restaurants and visited us for a Gentlemen’s (or women’s) luncheon.   Continue reading →

“Great price for top rate Christmas food”

Mikkel bækgaard Christmas lunch restaurant kronborg copenhagen

“I had a super cosy evening with great food, aquavit from Elsinore and lovely beers from Nørrebro Bryghus,” writes food journalist Mikkel Bækgaard about the premiere on our Christmas lunch 2013.

”The Christmas lunch at Restaurant Kronborg is DKK 379 plus drinks. I find this a great price for top rate Christmas food in large quantities. I therefore recommend it,” writes food journalist Mikkel Bækgaard.
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