”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 the nomination for Berlingske and AOK’s award BEST LUNCH IN COPENHAGEN 21.
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 15 categories and in each category they have nominated five potential candidates for the title “Best in Copenhagen”.
We are proud and honoured to have been nominated for “Best Lunch in Copenhagen 2021”.
The jury explains their nomination by stating: ”When ’smørrebrød’ is at Continue reading →
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.
RECIPE: AQUAVIT WITH YARROWS
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We use the Danish specialty, ’rygeost’, for, among other dishes, smoked salmon but in summer time our favourite is a classic Danish ’summer salad’. The soft cheese with its distinctly smoky flavour is one of the few unique Danish contributions to world gastronomy.
‘Rygeost’ (soft smoked cheese) is one of the few unique Danish contributions to world gastronomy. We use the smoky cheese for, among other dishes, a smoky crème for smoked salmon, but in summer time our true favourite is a classic Danish ‘Summer Salad’ (which incidentally has got nothing to do with a salad but is more like a spread – please see the recipe below).
Recipes for ’Summer Salad’ & Potato ’Smørrebrød’ with ‘Summer Salad’, Smoked Mackerel and Radishes Continue reading →
We follow all the directions concerning hygiene and distancing set by the public authorities in order for our guests and staff to stay healthy and feel safe – and for guests to enjoy their meal with us.
Restaurant Kronborg has always been known for the home-made traditional Danish ‘smørrebrød’, well-poured draught beers and attentive waiters with a sparkle in their eye.
But maybe most of all for its relaxed, ‘hygge’ ambience. We cherish that and try to preserve it – even in these quite confusing times…
One of the remedies to preserve the ‘hygge’ ambience, and ensuring that guests and staff feel and are safe, is Continue reading →
We thank all the happy guests who have reviewed us positively on TripAdvisor, earning us the prestigious “Travellers’ Choice” award from TripAdvisor.
“Congratulations Restaurant Kronborg on being a Travellers’ Choice Winner,” wrote the nice people behind the reviewer site, TripAdvisor.
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On Friday 14 and Saturday 15 August 2020 two of Copenhagen’s best loved ‘smørrebrød’ (open-faced sandwich) restaurants, Selma and Kronborg, will match ‘smørrebrød’ classics, e.g., the iconic ‘Dyrlægens natmad’ (The Vet’s Midnight Snack – pictured). The event is presented by the Danish microbrewery Mikkeller, which will provide selected beers for the delicacies.
Selma Copenhagen and Restaurant Kronborg host an afternoon with ‘hygge’ and selected ‘smørrebrød’ (open-faced sandwich) classics accompanied by selected beers from Mikkeller on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 August 2020.
The two restaurants will match their versions of ‘smørrebrød’ with herring, eggs and shrimps as well as the iconic ‘Dyrlægens natmad’ (The Vet’s Midnight Snack).
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If you are in the mood for some serious ‘hygge’ – and the best pan-fried fillet of plaice in town – food blogger Thomas Alcayaga recommends you have lunch with us.
”The fish fillet at Kronborg for lunch – and then a stroll through the city hand in hand with someone you love,” says popular food blogger/writer/photographer Thomas Alcayaga, best known for his blog MadEtMere, when LoveCopenhagen asks him to tip their followers about his favourite Copenhagen experience. Continue reading →
”Lots of restaurants in Copenhagen serve really good ‘smørrebrød’,” writes Editor, Rasmus Kramer Schou, from the popular Copenhagen guide ‘MigOgKbh’ (MeAndCph). Learn about the best places, as Rasmus and his editorial team guide you to their favourite lunch restaurants under the headline, “Where to find the best ’smørrebrød’ in Copenhagen”.
“Rye bread with toppings has, to everybody’s delight, had an amazing revival and is more modern than ever, “ writes Editor, Rasmus Kramer Schou, from the popular Copenhagen guide ‘MigOgKbh’ (MeAndCph).
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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 →
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 →