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El Tapeo

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Neighbourhood:
Indre By (Inner City)
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Peder Hvitfeldts Str 15 | 1173, Copenhagen 1173, Denmark
+45 33 93 11 66
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 00:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Vancouver, BC
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101 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This was the restaurant we chose our first night in Copenhagen and just ended up here as we wandered about the city looking for somewhere to eat dinner. The restaurant was very cute and had plenty of hygge but the price didn't quite line up to the overall food. Though the service was very good and friendly. We ordered four... More 

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Thank Dave R
Copenhagen, Denmark
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173 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

I like this place very much. We ordered only the fish tapas dishes and they were uniformly good. The service was excellent and the atmosphere is cosy. The wine was also very nice and we paid about DKK 500 a head for 3 and had plenty to eat and drink.

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Thank WernMachine
Oslo, Norway
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176 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

El Tapeo is a small cute charming restaurant located close to the Nørreport metro station. The food is actually Spanish (I think the cook is Spanish) so that was a pleasant surprise. The service is pretty relaxed (which is nice but maybe not if you are in a hurry) but unfortunately not super professional. I ordered a tapas mix for... More 

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Thank MamCandig
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Fancied tapas - so a quick google lead us to El Tapeo. Really nice - small and intimate with good background music without being overbearing. Food was great (veggie and non veggie tapas) along with nice wine. Special thanks for the loan of the phone charger as my airline boarding pass was on it!

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Thank Steve B
Nottingham
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312 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stopped off for a glass of wine, the owner was really friendly. The downstairs had a great atmosphere and the food looked good.

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Thank Russ1470
Banchory, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Two floors of tables. Cosy setting with great atmosphere. We chose set menu and were not disappointed. As a GF person I was given a separate cold selection board which was great, but unfortunately no bread. Howeverever if you know this you could take your own. The hot selection was fab, battered courgette, sliced beef, garlic prawns and the surprise... More 

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Thank mollyandsocks
Milan, Italy
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116 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Very cozy and small tapas restaurant, kind service and little tables on the sidewalk. Very good sandwiches and relaxing atmosphere for a fast snack.

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Peterborough, UK
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

We had lunch for two here on Sunday 1 May - Workers Day. We were the only people in the restaurant which was such a shame as this was a real treat for a foodie. Lovely pear and walnut salad, superb charcuterie, lovely chorizo and warm bread served with olive oil. We spoke to the chef and the manager -... More 

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Fargo, ND
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114 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

I really liked this place. stopped late on a Sunday so place had very few customers. The service was excellent. the young man talked to me about wines and items they could still serve me. the cook also came up and check with me about the food. I had chorizo cooked in red wine that was delicious -- I still... More 

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Thank SiteGuy
Copenhagen, Denmark
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Cosy atmosphere and very nice food - Tapas. We were served by Pernille who did an excellent job recommending, preparing and serving us.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$52
Cuisine
European, Spanish, Mediterranean
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Peder Hvitfeldts Str 15 | 1173, Copenhagen 1173, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 93 11 66

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Indre By (Inner City)

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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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