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$$ - $$$
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Danish
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Skibbroen 13, Ribe, Esbjerg 6760, Denmark
+45 75 42 09 46
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Soenderborg, Denmark
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came on a rainy day for lunch. We had 'Stjerneskud' and 'Pariserbøf'. Both dishes were delicious. Service was great, fast and very friendly. Can only recommend.

Thank M S
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The food was nice, we had the day fish. It was not a lot of food, could have been more to our taste. And it's expensive. Two day plates and two coke for €75 is a lot of money. Even for Danish prices.

Thank rinkster123
Panama City, Panama, Panama
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I went there with a group of 7 people after my wedding, we were given a room upstair, just what we needed, with privacy but still never forgotten by the service. Labskaus was great and other dishes like the steak were very good, beer was good too.

Thank Adriana S
Vejen, Denmark
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our cooking club needed some inspiration and we agreed to visit the restaurant "Saelhunden" in Ribe. The courts were very tasty and plenty of it as well. (It's not that often that main course is served twice) Absolutely delicious! The staff was attentive, kind and very skilled in both their wine- as well as food menu. Example: A single white... More 

Thank Peter S
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We turned up on a Friday night without a reservation and were seated in the 'beer garden' as the outside was off limits due to a forecast of rain. A small menu, which made choosing easy! The food was excellent as was the service - very accommodating on a busy night. The neighbour's cat provided entertainment by trying to sneak... More 

Thank peter J
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Traditional building along the water front in the center of the historic town. This place is probably the best restaurant in town but is not mentioned in the tourist information brochure of Ribe. We discovered it by walking around and were lucky to find a free table as the place was almost full. The menu offers a limited choice but... More 

Thank ErwinBelgium
Hamburg, Germany
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Tasty traditional danish food with a personal twist. Both starters and main dishes were delicious. The place also offers a lovely view onto the canal which lies directly across the road. Try to find a spot outside, might be even well worth the wait.

Thank Ys_Sol
Cagliari, Italy
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here without reservation , the restaurant was almost full on wednesday. Seated outside along the river, very nice location if the weather is nice. Kind service, we had sea food. Smoked salmon was great even if the portion was quite small. Reasonable price

Thank PaolettoCagliari
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115 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We've just returned from our second holiday in Ribe in the last two years and found this super place by the river side. Very friendly restaurant and bar - it became the family local!

Thank EricCheshire
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Very good starters and shared meals. Food is traditional and the place really looks like an old house so cozy atmosphere. Really recommend to share something.

Thank Céline G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Danish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skibbroen 13, Ribe, Esbjerg 6760, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Jutland  >  South Jutland  >  Esbjerg  >  Ribe
  • Phone Number: +45 75 42 09 46

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