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The 2022 hot list – Copenhagen’s best new restaurants, bars and cafés

The full list of all-new Copenhagen restaurants, bars and cafés

Do you want to know where to eat and drink in Copenhagen, Denmark, right now? Restaurant aficionados want to know what’s new, what’s popular, and where their favourite chefs have settled — and with a slew of highly anticipated debuts, there are more places to explore than ever before. We maintain a current list of all new Copenhagen restaurants, bars, and cafés that have opened in the last year, conveniently divided down month by month so you can see exactly when they opened. Here is the complete guide to Copenhagen’s newest, best and buzziest restaurants, bars and cafés.

November

1/12

Studio

Former Michelin-star restaurant Studio, which cooks modern Scandinavian food seen through an international lens, is back – this time in a space in Carlsberg Byen. 31-year-old Christoffer Sørensen, who has helmed Studio’s gastronomic direction since 2021, will continue to do so. The floor is still managed by Jesper Nielsen (formerly The Paul and Henne Kirkeby Kro), accompanied by Jacob Lyngse.

Studio
Paulas Passage 5
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Studio

Saji Copenhagen Denmark restaurant

1/12

Saji

Saji
Studiestræde 14
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Saji

November

Strutto Copenhagen Denmark restaurant

11/11

Strutto

Strutto was conceived by ​​Luca Donninelli who, together with his girlfriend Cecilia Aroni, dreamed of bringing the culture of ‘piadina’ to the heart of Copenhagen. The ‘crescia sfogliata d’Urbino’ is a typical bread of Montefeltro in the northern part of the Marche, and is topped with various Italian delicacies.

Strutto
Badstuestræde 8
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Strutto

Goldfinch Copenhagen Denmark restaurant

11/11

Goldfinch

Goldfinch is the highly anticipated restaurant by chef Will King-Smith, previously head chef of Geranium and Will at the Bridge at Broens Gadekøkken. There are a variety of dumplings, noodles, and traditional Cantonese dishes on the menu at this Chinese restaurant.

Goldfinch
Kongens Nytorv 8
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Goldfinch

October

Mathias Dahlgren Matbaren Stockholm Sweden restaurant
Mathias Dahlgren Matbaren Stockholm Sweden restaurant

30/10

Botti

Botti is a cool neighbourhood wine shop and bar from Bo Bratlann, Nicolaj Koster and Stefan Jensen.

Botti
Gammel Kongevej 107
Frederiksberg
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Botti

Skipper Bageri Copenhagen Denmark bakery
Skipper Bageri Copenhagen Denmark bakery

27/10

Skipper Bageri

Emil and Carolina Mørkeberg, a married couple who formerly founded the Vesterbro bakery Brød, have now launched Skipper Bageri. The space is simple, but cozy and with a few seats, so you can enjoy your coffee and bread in the shop. Skipperbrød, the bakery’s signature loaf, is a rich sourdough bread that pairs well with cheese and butter. There are also plenty of baked goods: cardamom doughnuts, pistachio croissants and seasonal pastries with apples.

Skipper Bageri
Østerbrogade 103
Copenhagen
Denmark

Film courtesy of Skipper Bageri

26/10

June

From the same team that brought you Frank, Polly, and Bistro Grimal comes June, an eatery that replaces Sol og Luna. The duo behind the restaurant, Anders Vendelbo and Anders Strier, are bringing in the former chef from Formel B, Asger Klausen, for the iteration. At June, vegetables are king.

June
Solbjergvej 8
Frederiksberg
Denmark

Film courtesy of June

Oranje Copenhagen Denmark restaurant

26/10

Oranje

On a historic boat in the Nyhavn harbour, the crew invites guests onboard for a seafood extravaganza.

Oranje
Nyhavn 65a
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Oranje

Juli Pizzeria Copenhagen Denmark

9/10

Juli Pizzeria

Juli Pizzeria
Nørrebrogade 200
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Juli Pizzeria

September

Psyche Café Copenhagen Denmark restaurant

15/9

Psyche Café

Letting food be the medicine is the ethos of Psyche Café, located in the former space of Relæ. Chef Mati Pichci’s French omelette has quickly become a hit.

Psyche Café
Jægersborggade 41
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Psyche Café

Et Cetera Copenhagen Denmark restaurant
Et Cetera Copenhagen Denmark restaurant

10/9

Et Cetera

This canteen and wine shop serves up Korean-influences dishes such as ‘korekko’ morning buns, Korean pancakes filled with kimchi and vesterhavs and barsø cheese and whipped yoghurt with black sesame seed granola.

Et Cetera
Haraldsgade 3
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Et Cetera

3/9

Diamond Slice

Diamond Slice
Blågårds Plads
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Diamond Slice

Josephine Copenhagen Denmark wine bar
Josephine Copenhagen Denmark wine bar

1/9

Josephine

Josephine
Frankrigsgade 15
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Josephine

August

Haidan Copenhagen Denmark restaurant
Haidan Copenhagen Denmark restaurant

24/8

Hâidan

At hotel The Audo, Hâidan is the hotel’s in-house dining concept. Chef Gabriele Rizzo is a Michelin-trained chef who has brought together Chinese and Scandinavian culinary traditions through the use of seafood in this restaurant. There is a wide variety of innovative tasting menus to choose from, with an emphasis on fresh, seasonal ingredients, presented in a style characteristic of the New Nordic style.

Hâidan
Århusgade 130
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Kim Matthiesen and Hâidan

Donda Deli Copenhagen Denmark restaurant
Donda Deli Copenhagen Denmark restaurant

18/8

Donda Deli

Donda Deli
Dybbølsgade 52
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Donda Deli

July

Juju Copenhagen Denmark restaurant

25/7

Juju

Juju
Øster farimagsgade 8
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Juju

6/7

Auren’s Deli

Auren’s Deli
Godthåbsvej 35
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Auren’s Deli

June

Janice Copenhagen Denmark wine bar restaurant

8/6

Janice

Janice
Vesterbrogade 122
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Janice

Hip Hop Copenhagen Denmark coffee bar

4/6

Hip Hop

Hip Hop
Frederiksberg Allé 41
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Hip Hop

Ripotot Copenhagen Denmark restaurant
Ripotot Copenhagen Denmark restaurant

1/6

Ripotot

Ripotot
Store Kongensgade 56
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Ripotot

May

15/5

Pauli

Pauli
Borgbjergsvej 13
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Pauli

Rascal Copenhagen Denmark wine bar

14/5

Rascal

Rascal
HC Ørsteds Vej 38
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Rascal

Restaurant Mark Copenhagen Denmark

9/5

Restaurant Mark

Restaurant Mark
Axeltorv 3
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Restaurant Mark

Lamar Copenhagen Denmark restaurant

9/5

Lamar

Lamar
Gammel Kongevej 27
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Lamar

April

Bistro RK Copenhagen Denmark restaurant

4/4

Bistro RK

Bistro RK
Nørrebrogade 160
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Bistro RK

March

Levi Copenhagen Denmark restaurant

31/3

Levi

Levi
Ny Østergade 24
Copenhagen
Denmark

Photography courtesy of Levi

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