Copenhagen is the largest city and capital of Denmark and is a cool metropolitan city with a wide variety of interesting museums, like for instance The National Museum, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek and Louisana, various entertainment options, including the famous Tivoli Gardens amusement park, but also culinary lovers should definitely pay a visit to Copenhagen.

In total the restaurants in Copenhagen hold thirteen Michelin stars, more than any other city in Scandinavia and the Danish capital is rapidly gaining recognition as a great destination for fine food.

The most famous restaurant in Copenhagen is Noma, a place where they serve unusual Nordic gourmet food, which was chosen in 2010 as The Best Restaurant In The World.

In this article you will get an overview of the best restaurants in Copenhagen.

Kiin Kiin

Kiin Kiin is one of only two Thai restaurants in the world holding a Michelin star. It is an exclusive and charming Thai restaurant with a nice, oriental, elegant atmosphere. The style of cooking in this restaurant is modern Thai. The food is of a high standard and that is combined with a great ambience and service, which makes dining at Kiin Kiin an unforgettable experience.

To ensure they continue to serve stunning dishes, the chef and his staff travel to Thailand every year to get inspiration for the new culinary season.

Formel B

Formel B serves food inspired by the Danish and French cuisine and this innovative restaurant uses fresh seasonal products from Denmark. Formel B holds one Michelin star and they offer a menu of six dishes and this menu changes every fortnight. They also offer a very attractive wine menu, with wines going from a couple of hundred Danish Kroner per bottle to the world’s best labels.


Kokkeriet, located in the historic quarter of Nyboder, serves modern European based dishes based on local fresh Danish seasonal products. Their winelist represents the world of wines but is dominated by French wines. The menu changes monthly and the culinary guests can choose from menus with 3, 5 or 7 courses.

 Kokkeriet, currently holding one Michelin star, has a remarkable cosy, personal and casual atmosphere.

King Hans’ Cellar (Kong Hans Kælder)

King Hans’ Cellar or Kong Hans Kælder like the Danish people call it, is one of the oldest gourmet establishments in Copenhagen and this restaurant offers the classic French cuisine with a twist, using exclusive ingredients like caviar, fine vegetables, truffles, lobster and various meat and fish.

The knowledgeable staff and the great location with vaulted ceilings, combined with the high quality food and one of the best wine lists in the country, makes this restaurant, which holds one Michelin star, one of the best restaurants in Copenhagen.


Best Restaurant In The World Noma Copenhagen DenmarkCredit: GuardianNoma is the most famous restaurant in Copenhagen and is the only restaurant in Denmark with two Michelin stars. It was also ranked best restaurant in the world in 2010 and 2011. Chef Rene Redzepi, who used to work in former best restaurant in the world ‘El Buli’ in Spain, serves the best produce from Iceland, the Faeroe Islands, Greenland and Denmark and his specialities are shellfish and fish.

The atmosphere in the restaurant is romantic and pleasant.

Please make sure to book a table at Noma well in advance!