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Cafe Petersborg

$$ - $$$European, ,
Bredgade 76, Copenhagen 1260, Denmark
+45 33 12 50 16
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (45 reviews)
“herring” (15 reviews)
“meatballs” (11 reviews)
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European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Bredgade 76, Copenhagen 1260, Denmark
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This very old cafe (and previous Russian consulate) dating back to 1750 is a very good choice if you would like to try a traditionel Danish lunch. However, be aware that you have many options to choose between. Around 25 different open sandwiches, two or...More

Thank Gunnar G
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

The place was nice. Staff also is nice. If you want to try a Danish plate, this is a good one to try. Price are reasonable.

Thank DaniBi87
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I absolutely loved the Cafe Petersborg - go there at lunchtime for their amazing open sandwiches. Choose from a vast list of over 50. This is one of the oldest restaurants in Copenhagen and full of character. I went once on my own and went...More

Thank crozzygirl
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The Design Museum cafe had been on the cards but it was full to overflowing so we chances upon Cafe Peterborg. It was a great choice, most of the diners appeared to be local and as usual in Copenhagen we were well looked after by...More

Thank martin l
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a hearty lunch here after a long visit to the Design Museum. My husband's food allergies were also gracefullly taken into account.

Thank Maru P
Reviewed 15 October 2017

An interesting restaurant with a nice cozy atmosphere. The service was friendly and efficient. The food which came in huge portions was, we thought, good. We started by sharing three types of herring between two of us, but the portion size was so large that...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We were staying in a hotel near by so we tried this restaurant. I would say that the food and the beer were average. Nothing really special. A very normal restaurant.

Thank Maria V
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The restaurant has a very authentic feeling and you can definitely tell the age of the place. Lots of character throughout. The food was affordable and very large portions. We ordered the multiple course Smorgsbrod (spelling?), there was so much food! Very very very tasty...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Learning about this hidden gem from Andrew Zimmern's Delicious Destinations show, we had to make a stop here for lunch. It is located off a main thoroughfare and adjacent to the Castellet and the Design Museum. We were seated close to the doorway but that...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after visiting the little mermaid. The staff was fabulous and very helpful. We had some open faced sandwiches with an assortment of traditional toppings with some local beers. The restaurant is the oldest in Copenhagen with lots of warmth and history

Thank debra321
Indre By (Inner City)
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architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$30
European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bredgade 76, Copenhagen 1260, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 12 50 16
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