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El Meson

Hauser Plads 12, Copenhagen 1127, Denmark
+45 33 11 91 31
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (6 reviews)
“tapas” (15 reviews)
“veal” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Hauser Plads 12, Copenhagen 1127, Denmark
Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I'll admit that we really wanted to go to Schonnemann's across the square, but it closes early and we were too late. Still, we were hungry and thought it would be funny to go for "Danish tapas". We were pleasantly surprised: the interior was quaint...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Really good food and amazing staff. They where really nice and treated us really well with extra deserts.

Thank Noel H
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Nothing exciting about the food, the restaurant is nice and cozy and service was okay. I wouldn't go back ...

Thank Almond_68
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Exellent food and special service. Lovely place to pass bye when you visit Copenhagen. Ill recommend it to everyone whose visiting Copenhagen.

1  Thank Ardit B
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Cozy restaurant with flavors of Spain located in a very nice and quite place. Delicious food, excellent service and reasonable prices. I'll definitely suggest it to everybody that likes good food, good wine and wants to have a good time.

1  Thank Rena1619
Reviewed 2 August 2016

An overpriced tourist trap with inconsiderate service and an incoherent menu. The food was ok but hardly anything to write home about. Not recommended.

1  Thank ValerieB_1975
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The service is the best I´ve ever experienced, the food was delicious and the atmosphere great! Highly recommended!

1  Thank mariafosse87
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Nice location, food delicious, service on top, live music, I highly recommend for family and romantic couple, I will come again.

Thank Sokol D
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We got an paella and it was a taste of Spain ! So delicious and the service was on top . I recommend the paella , but I will definitely come again and try one of their other dishes . On top , good work...More

Thank Danivi H
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Best Spanish restaurant in Copenhagen. I had a familly dinner, we order small tapas, portions was quite big. Food- excellent, service - fantastic 5 starts for sure!!!

1  Thank 722bella
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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David G
Hi, are you open 31 december 2016? what is the menu? thanks.
8 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$49
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hauser Plads 12, Copenhagen 1127, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 11 91 31
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El Meson is the oldest spanish restaurant in Scandinavia. It opened in 1976 and since these day it had been an Spanish restaurant with tapas and typical spanish food. In addition to sampling the flavors of Spanish cuisine, our costumers can be served in several languages: Danish, Spanish, English, Italian, Polish ... enjoying the kindness and friendliness of our waitress..