RECIPE: PAN-FRIED HERRING WITH “BROKEN” POTATO SALAD, HERBED OIL AND CAPERBERRIES

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In the autumn ’smørrebrød’ should be more flavourful and filling. Maybe that is why this pan-fried herring with ’broken’ potato salad, herbed oil and caperberries is one of our most popular specials in September and October.

Autumn calls for slightly heavier dishes and our regulars love this flavourful version of the classic pan-fried herring.   Continue reading →

NEW POTATOES – A DANISH SUMMER DELICACY

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Acknowledged Danish Food Writer Katrine Klinken interviews our Head Chef Jimmi Bengtsson about the new crop of Danish potatoes and our various open-faced potato sandwiches. We invite you to see the interview on Katrines Youtube channel Klinken’s Kitchen.

“Open-faced sandwiches with potatoes (in Danish: kartoffelmad) is a Danish ‘smørrebrød’ classic which is especially tasty in June and July when the Danish potatoes grown in the open field are in season,” says food writer Katrine Klinken.
Listen, learn – and work up an appetite – when Katrine Klinken interviews   Continue reading →

”THE BEST SMØRREBRØD IN COPENHAGEN” AT CCFF 2019

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We are proud and honoured to have been invited to participate with one of our signature dishes at “The Best Smørrebrød in Copenhagen” at Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival 2019 (photo from last year’s event).

On Saturday 31 August 219 the popular Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival (CCFF) focuses on UN World Goal no. 11, Sustainable Cities and Communities.
This calls for a celebration of the festival’s home city, Copenhagen, and possibly the city’s most important contribution to world cuisine:   Continue reading →

RECIPE: WHITE ASPARAGUS WITH SAUCE MOUSSELINE AND SHRIMPS

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Crisp, new Danish asparagus is one of the most popular dishes among our regulars when we write it on our specials board.
We serve the asparagus with a creamy sauce mousseline and juicy, freshly peeled shrimps.

New Danish asparagus are an amazing spring delicacy – and very popular among our regulars when we write it on our specials board in early May every year.
We serve the crisp asparagus with a creamy sauce mousseline and juicy, freshly peeled shrimps.   Continue reading →

BERLINGSKE & AOK NOMINATES: BEST LUNCH IN COPENHAGEN 19

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”The details are top-notch at Kronborg whether it concerns frying a fillet of plaice or whipping up the best home-made mayonnaise,” explains the expert jury about Berlingske and AOK’s nomination for BEST LUNCH IN COPENHAGEN 19.

Every year Danish daily Berlingske and their culture section AOK celebrate people, buildings, breathing spaces, bars and restaurants which make Copenhagen special.
An expert jury has chosen 20 categories and in each category they have nominated five potential “Best in Copenhagen”-winners.
We are proud and honoured to have been nominated for “Best Lunch in Copenhagen 2019”.
The jury explains their nomination by stating:   Continue reading →

SØREN FRANK: ”THE BEST CLASSIC ’SMØRREBRØD’ IN TOWN”

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”Razor sharp execution of ’smørrebrød’… in a cosy ambience, with efficient service and reasonable prices,” ensured us five stars from Søren Frank, Restaurant Reviewer at Danish daily, Berlingske.
The review was published on Thursday 7 February 2019.

“There is no fiddling about at Kronborg, just razor sharp execution of classic ‘smørrebrød’ (aka open-faced sandwiches),” writes Søren Frank, one of the most respected restaurant reviewers in Denmark, in the Danish daily Berlingske Tidende on Thursday 7 February 2019.
Søren Frank concludes:   Continue reading →

MARTIN KONGSTAD LISTS HIS FIVE FAVOURITE FOOD EXPERIENCES IN 2018

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“The seasoning was perfect, distinct without being too much and it is – without comparison – the best traditional meat balls I have had in a Danish restaurant,” said Restaurant Critic, Martin Kongstad about our ‘frikadeller’ (meat balls).
Martin Kongstad even included our humble ‘frikadeller’ on his Top-5 list of food experiences in 2018 (photo: Radio 24/syv).

“I have never – and I repeat – never had decent ‘frikadeller” (meat balls) in a lunch restaurant,” says Restaurant Critic, Martin Kongstad, when he reviewed our Christmas Lunch in November 2018.
This changed when he paid us his second visit, which made him claim:   Continue reading →

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

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“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 →

”THE MAP OF THE BEST ’SMØRREBRØD’ IN DENMARK”

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Ole Troelsø readily recommends Restaurant Kronborg if you are looking for modern ‘smørrebrød’ in a classic environment with 18th century Copenhagen charm. Ole Troelsø is the Culinary Editor at Danish business daily Børsen and Author of the book “The Best ‘Smørrebrød’ in Denmark”.

“The Christmas lunches are fast approaching and it is time to probe the market for ‘smørrebrød’,” says Ole Troelsø, Culinary Editor at the Danish business daily Børsen, under the headline “The Map of the Best ‘Smørrebrød’ in Denmark”.
Adding, “Luckily they are better than ever before.”   Continue reading →

COPENHAGEN FOOD: THE BEST PLACES FOR “JULEFROKOST”

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“Here it’s all about “hygge” and home-made food made from great ingredients and there’s plenty of it,” write the foodies behind the culinary online universe, Copenhagen Food about Restaurant Kronborg. They have put together a guide, featuring the best places in Copenhagen to have your “julefrokost”.

”Are you looking for a restaurant where you and your friends can enjoy “julefrokost” in Copenhagen? There are plenty of great places, traditional as well as modern. A safe bet for the truly classic Christmas lunch for you and your party is Restaurant Kronborg in Brolæggerstræde. Here it’s all about “hygge” and home-made food made from great ingredients and there’s plenty of it,” write the foodies behind   Continue reading →

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