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Ved Kajen

$$ - $$$Seafood, European,
Nyhavn 43, Copenhagen, Denmark
+45 33 16 29 00
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good42%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“lunch” (25 reviews)
“fish platter” (6 reviews)
“crusty bread” (2 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
All hours
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Nyhavn 43, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Recently my husband and I were staying at a hotel near this restaurant and decided to have lunch there. The food was excellent, especially the lobster bisque! It was the best lobster bisque we have ever had! The fish and chips weren't bad either! And...More

Thank Judith G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the center of Nyhavn on the canal with outdoor seating. The service is good, but not great. The food is excellent and we had 2 very good meals there while on our trip. One person in our party is gluten free and she...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of dozens of restaurants that line the canal at the Nyhavn Port ...Very pleasant atmosphere, good service and a wonderful fish plate for 179 DKK You can get there by various means, but bus 66 from the Train stations drops you off just across...More

Thank Easybob2014
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We didn't have much time and had to find a place for lunch (in a hurry) before setting off to the airport. There are dozens of restaurants lining the canal, spoilt for choice really but which one to choose. Hadn't done any research because we...More

Thank WalesShadwell
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Nice patio in Nyhavn. One of many in the area. The service was very good and the fish and chips were very fresh, The price was pretty high but what tourist restaurant isn't in Copenhagen

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

No cooking going on in this place, just the reheating of canned and frozen ingredients. Avoid this tourist trap.

Thank DenPlettfrie
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This restaurant requires adult supervision. The service was poor, at one point after we finished our waiter had disappeared from the facility for an extended period. Finally we we able to attract another waiter who said our waiter was in the restroom. The door to...More

Thank Odojoe
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Located in Nyhavn and a very cosy interior and good food. It got very noisy and almost impossible to hear each other through dinner, I think because of the stone floor and no carpets. The staff seemed a bit busy and unfocused. The location is...More

Thank Linda190483
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Nyhavn is the most touristy area in Copenhagen, it has many restaurants so difficult to make up your mind as the all look alike. We chose the Ved Kajen. We sat outside (even though it was a little cold ) but the waiters would not...More

Thank Anica221
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

waiters were too busy flirting with each other to worry about their tables. one girl was trying to learn spanish and giggling instead of taking tables outside. many people came in visibly annoyed with how long their bill was taking. all servers on their phones...More

Thank katiegraves18
Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its
blend of charming old buildings and bold new
architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and
venues of the inner city and its surrounding
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nyhavn 43, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 16 29 00
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