The Perfect Introduction to Smørrebrød

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“What I didn’t know is that Copenhagen has an entire genre of restaurant—generally decades-old, charmingly old-school taverns— dedicated wholly to the dish,” writes Carey Jones about “smørrebrød” and Copenhagen’s popular lunch restaurants.

“An atmospheric tavern that serves as a perfect introduction to the world of smørrebrød; there’s no faulting the smoked eel or roast beef, but herring deserves particular consideration, whether pickled herring, pan-fried herring, marinated herring, or curried herring,” writes   Continue reading →

”Fantastic food exceptional service”

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“Beautifully cooked food, attentive service and genuine care,” writes Jonathan F in his review of the traditional Danish lunch at Restaurant Kronborg. He recommends our lunch and awards us five stars of five possible at Tripadvisor.

“We really cannot recommend it enough,” writes reviewer Jonathan F on the travel website, Tripadvisor, under the headline “Fantastic food exceptional service”.
Jonathan was at a loss to find   Continue reading →

“An ideal first stop for the smørrebrød neophyte”


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Travel Journalist, Carey Jones, from leading American foodie glossie, Food & Wine Magazine, recommends smørrebrød (open sandwiches), like roast beef (pictured) and smoked eel, for smørrebrød novices.

“It’s well-known that the Danes have a knack for design, so perhaps it’s little surprise that their smorrebrod, the open-face sandwich that we’ll go ahead and call their national lunch, is so artfully presented,” writes Travel Journalist, Carey Jones, in the leading American foodie glossy, Food & Wine Magazine.
Carey Jones visited Restaurant Kronborg during a recent gastronomic visit to our fair capital, and describes our traditional Danish restaurant as follows:   Continue reading →

“The best possible introduction to Danish gastronomy”


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Anne B and Sophie B recommend the traditional Danish lunch at Restaurant Kronborg in Copenhagen as “the best possible introduction to Danish gastronomy” on their popular travel blog, AnneetSophieVoyagent.

“We had just arrived to Copenhagen when tried the excellent traditional restaurant in the centre of the city,” writes Anne & Sophie from the popular French travel blog, AnneetSophieVoyagent.
The two well-traveled French women were especially enthusiastic   Continue reading →

We’re in the insider guide to the best smørrebrød in Denmark

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Ole Troelsø, Gastronomical Editor at business daily Børsen, always returns to his beloved smørrebrød when he wants a nice, cosy and uncomplicated meal. Ole Troelsø has just published ”Insiders Guide to Smørrebrød”, portraying his 35 favourite restaurants serving smørrebrød, among them Restaurant Kronborg.

Ole Troelsø is the Gastronomical Editor at the business daily, Børsen, and has eaten at – and reviewed – more than 500 gourmet restaurants worldwide. But when Ole Troelsø feels like a nice, cosy and uncomplicated meal, he always returns   Continue reading →

Madetmere: “Hugely recommended”

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”I have never experienced pan-fried fillets of plaice achieving almost mythological status,” writes Thomas Alcayaga on the blog Madetmere about his lunch at Restaurant Kronborg.
He adds: ” I think I have to pass this on as a recommendation.”

“The prices are reasonable. The waiters are sharp-tongued but offer old school service. And of course, most importantly, the food tastes terrific,” writes Thomas Alcayaga on his blog, Madetmere, about his lunch at Restaurant Kronborg.

Thomas Alcayaga Madetmere best lunch in Copenhagen Restaurant kronborg

“If you feel like having lunch at Kronborg, I recommend you book in advance. I booked our table well in advance, so we were fine. But throughout our lunch we saw lots of hungry people who tried, in vain, to get a table.”

More about Madetmere and ”smørrebrød
Thomas Alcayaga had his debut in a kitchen at the age of five, and on his blog Madetmere he shares his recipes as well as his passion for the classics – and especially the Danish kitchen.
Read more about Thomas Alcayaga at Madetmere, including the complete review – and more pictures – of his lunch enjoying Restaurant Kronborg’s classic Danish ‘smørrebrød’ (sorry, in Danish only).
If you want to enjoy you own lunch with home-made ‘smørrebrød’, we invite you to book a table at Restaurant Kronborg.