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Gitte Kik

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Indre By (Inner City)
Scandinavian, Danish, European
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Fortunstraede 4, Copenhagen 1065, Denmark
+45 33 11 15 37
10:00 - 17:00
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Pretty good traditional smørrebrød restaurant just across the canal from the parliament which shows in the clientele. They have ready made dishes for guests to see what they are ordering which is a good idea if you are not accustomed with the different types of garnishes.

Thank NilsRump
San Isidro, Argentina
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice typical restaurant. Best place to try a great variety of smørebrøds. The different ones are shown prepared over a table and one can select actually seeing how the dish look like. There are also some options of typical hot dishes. Prices are more than reasonable for the expensive Copenhagen, considering that with 2 smørebrøds you can be more than... More 

Thank Matías G
Laren, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Have been a loyal patron of Gitte Kik's for the past 25 years. Being an ex-pat Dane, any visit to Copenhagen must include a visit to Gitte Kik. The open sandwich bar is unique, hand crafted and offer a quality and variety unparalleled anywhere. If in need of something a little warmer the blackboard on the back wall offers even... More 

Thank MrCheistianWulff
Durham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

An interesting traditional smorresbrod restaurant in a cozy cellar, which is inevitably pricey because of it's location, but seems well patronised by locals. I would have thought that the portions would have been a larger given the price - DK 140 = £18 for two small plates of herring with lentils and a minuscule slice of bread. However that was... More 

Thank algreco55
Kolbotn, Norway
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Fantastic Danish sandwiches, great atmosphere and top service! It gives a taste of Danish tradition still living.

Thank Kjell E
Trondheim, Norway
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I have been a regular patron of Gitte Kik over the last twenty years and they are still my favorite Danish "frokostrestaurant". They have all the classics, their fried marinated herring is particularly memorable, so is their steak tartar, and don't forget their warm steak sandwich or the pork rib. And finish the meal with one of the ripe cheese... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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86 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Linguistics and History. Standing in the cellar doorway into ”Slotskälderen hos Gitte Kik” Smörrebrödsrestaurant, in Fortunsträde 4 (Street of Fortune (gambling, brothels – in older times, 1990'ies! Gambling is perhaps easier to legislate about!)), you have a sideways glance to your right to Christiansborg Slot (now: Folketinget/ Parliament), hence the double-name: ”The Castle's Cellar chez Gitte Kik”. In the early... More 

Thank Guegues
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

We ended up in the center of town for lunch. While there were a lot of sidewalk cafes around, and not a few American restaurants, like TGI Fridays, our guide pointed us to a basement café that served the traditional open faced sandwich. And It was different and unique food – something different. I had smoked Herring for the first... More 

Thank Charles C
Kanata, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

A great way to experience Danish smorebrod. Great service and good food. Choose your plate from the offer table and sit down at your table where it will be delivered.

Thank Roger W
Burlingame, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We got off the 2 hour tour, was raining and we found this little gem. Totally by luck. Restraunt was almost full but was lucky to get a table by toilets. Didn't matter! Everything we had was incredible. No menu, you go up and order from the plates you see. We didn't have a clue. Said I wanted herring looking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Scandinavian, Danish, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fortunstraede 4, Copenhagen 1065, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 11 15 37

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 neighborhoods, are alive all year round with everything from jazz festivals to outdoor ice skating rinks and parachuting at the lakes right in the center of the city. This compact area boasts beautiful old castles, tranquil parks, and bustling squares where you can always find a bench to stretch out your legs whenever you need a break.
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