Copenhagen is one of the happiest places to live on earth and one of the most stylish too. With plenty of designer brands and Scandinavian chic everywhere you go, you expect to find menus that are equally as well thought out throughout the city.
From simple pastries to the very best smoked salmon, Copenhagen has some really good breakfast venues.
Next Door Cafe
A quaint little cafe, that has a focus on serving simple but delicious food. Antique glass topped tables frame the room, whilst walls and display cabinets filled with old tickets and other nicknacks give the Next Door Cafe a quirky feel.
Staff are friendly and attentive and diners can choose from blueberry pancakes, scrambled eggs, fresh bacon or breakfast sandwiches served in freshly made Danish brown bread.
- Larsbjørnsstræde 23, 1454 Copenhagen
- +45 27 12 08 18
- Monday – Friday 07.00AM – 6.00PM, Saturday and Sunday 09.00AM – 6.00PM
GRØD offers a completely unique concept in the breakfast restaurant scene as it is the world’s very first porridge bar. In the heart of Nørrebro, the owners simply wanted to redefine the humble porridge bowl to prove that it can be delicious, delicate and versatile.
Diners can choose from chia porridge with coconut flakes and almond milk, oat porridge with Icelandic yoghurt or gluten free porridge and complete their unusual breakfast experience with wide selection of fresh toppings including apple compote, peanut butter, freeze-dried raspberries and even chocolate cocoa nibs.
- Linnésgade 17, Torvehallerne, hal 2, 1361 Copenhagen
- +4550 58 55 79
- Monday – Friday 07.30AM – 7.00PM, Saturday and Sunday 09.00AM – 6.00PM
Mad & Kaffe
Mad & Kaffe is a definite must for anyone looking to enjoy a hefty Danish breakfast. Always busy, get there early to make the most of their fabulous “Build Your Own Breakfast” selection. Simple choose between 3 – 7 breakfast items and get stuck in.
Tapas size portions mean you can try a little bit of everything without going over board and customer favourites include avocado with chilli oil and beetroot, chorizo sausages, blueberry soy yoghurt with granola and organic cinnamon buns, all served up with super strong cups of coffee.
- Sønder Boulevard 68, 1720 Copenhagen
- Monday – Sunday 08.30AM – 8.00PM
The Union Kitchen
A sleek, trendy eatery located close to the picturesque Nyhavn bridge. The Union Kitchen can get very busy, and if you want to be guaranteed a seat you should book your table before heading there.
With a varied menu full of great tasting food, diners favourites include fried chicken & waffle with Harissa and watermelon, pulled pork breakfast bowl with kale poached egg and homemade shredded tortilla strips as well the hearty and filling hangover cheeseburger complete with truffle fries and chilli oil.
- Store Strandstræde 21,1255 Copenhagen
- +4533 14 54 88
- Monday – Thursday 07.30AM – 10.00PM, Friday and Saturday 10:00AM – 00:00AM and Sunday 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Paludan is a book shop and cafe offering great food in cosy surroundings with first class service. Offering the perfect place for quiet contemplation over a long, lazy breakfast, visitors can enjoy a hearty breakfast or just stop by for a coffee.
The menu includes some delicious looking dishes including morning plates with rosemary ham and fresh dark-rye bread, yoghurt with granola and berries, Norwegian smoked salmon and American style pancakes.
- Fiolstræde 12, 1171 Copenhagen
- +4533 15 06 75
- Monday – Friday 09.00AM – 10.00PM, Saturday and Sunday 10:00AM – 10:00PM
Having been a firm favourite for breakfast diners in Copenhagen for over 20 year, Cafe Norden offers generous breakfast and brunch plates served with efficient and friendly service.
Order your meal at the bar and get ready to tuck in to huge portions of fresh bread of various varieties, cheeses, cold meats, salmon, yoghurt, eggs, pancakes and freshly squeezed juices. Strong hot coffee is also including and they also cater for vegetarians and diners looking for a gluten-free option.
- Østergade 61, 1100 Copenhagen
- +4533 11 77 91
- Sunday – Thursday 08.30AM – 11.00PM, Friday and Saturday 08:30AM – 00:00AM
Start your day the Cafe Dyrehaven way, with some of the best breakfast dishes in town. Located in the Vesterbro neighbourhood, the Cafe has a great atmosphere , a friendly vibe and even throws in outdoor blankets for al fresco dining on chilly days.
Diners love their green shakshuka, eggs Benedict, avocado deluxe, freshly made rye bread and side orders of fresh fruit, energy bars and gluten free banana bread. Strong hot coffee can also be enjoyed with your meal.
- Sønder Boulevard 72, 1720 Copenhagen
- Monday – Friday 08.30AM – 02.00AM, Friday and Saturday 09:30AM – 00:00AM
A city centre coffee shop that serves up fresh breakfast plates to hungry commuters and laptop workers alike, Bevar’s is a great place to enjoy a hot cuppa or a hearty meal.
Cosy Scandinavian styling blends well with industrial touches and even a selection of books for visitors to enjoy, diners here love the simple breakfast plates of fresh brown bread, jam and cheese, chorizo sausages, organic eggs and fresh fruit and organic yoghurt.
- Ravnsborggade 10 B, 2200 Copenhagen
- +4550 59 09 93
- Monday – Wednesday 09.00AM – 00.00AM, Thursday 09.00AM – 02.00AM, Friday 09.00AM – 03.00AM, Saturday 10.00AM – 03.00AM and Sunday 10.00AM – 10.00PM
Wulff Og Konstali Food Shop
Wulff og Konstali Food Shop is an adorable bakery and cafe restaurant that is located close to Amager Strandpark.
Offering cosy interiors or outdoor picnic tables, diners love the easy self-service options and some of the best dishes on the menu include Danish style poppy seed croissants, avocado with sesame seeds and olive Oil, Høost organic Danish cheese with honey and roasted almonds, smoked salmon with artichoke cream and the vanilla waffle with saltedcaramel and freezedried raspberries.
- Lergravsvej 57, 2300 Copenhagen
- +4532 54 81 81
- Monday – Friday 07.00AM – 07.00PM, Saturday and Sunday 08.00AM – 6.00PM
Denmark is famous for great cake and baked goods, and Lagkagehuset certain does not disappoint. A pastry restaurant with oodles of freshly baked goodies to choose from, Lagkagehuset is a great choice for diners with a sweet tooth or those looking to grab something fast from the self-service selection.
Forget about the calories and savour the flavours of Grov Gulerodsbolle, Groft Speltstykke, rhubarb muffins, carrot muffins with cheese frosting, jam danish and mini apple cake, amongst others.
- Frederiksberggade 21, 1459 Copenhagen
- +4533 13 13 11
- Monday – Sunday 07.30AM – 8.00PM
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