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$$ - $$$Seafood, European,
Skibbroen 13, Ribe, Esbjerg 6760, Denmark
+45 75 42 09 46
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (4 reviews)
“filet” (3 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Skibbroen 13, Ribe, Esbjerg 6760, Denmark
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the top restaturant in Ribe, close to the centre and Dome i Ribe, excellent food, good service, and atmosfere was great

Thank Pelupetravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been visiting the restaurant twice this summer and I got to say that I find it the best restaurant in town. I know that there are competitors to the title, however, measured on Quality, service and atmosphere Saelhunden takes the price for the...More

Thank MartinFJ71
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great place. Location historical and a beautiful location next to the Ribe å. A worm welcome. Great services. Absolutely high quality local food. Delusions. Absolutely a must when you visit this outstanding city.

Thank Jørn S
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Great Danish food and service! The building is next to the water and is very old and charming. Try the Stjerneskud menu/dish - it is beautiful.

Thank Stine W
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant it selv is situated in one of the old buildings in Ribe. The food is well made. We had the platter for two which was delicious in all ways with fish, various sausages, cheese and and small cake to end it all off.

Thank Jan_Bjerre_Aagesen
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Having read previous reviews, we booked ourselves in for lunch on Sunday. We each had the platter, which was absolutely delightful and astinishingly good value. The staff were friendly, the atmosphere was welcoming and the setting lovely. We would not hesitate to go again!

Thank Brisgovian
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Saelhunden is located in the harbor of the old town of Ribe. The house in itself contributes to the atmosphere of the restaurant in a significant way being old and somewhat bent. It is not hard to imagine that food has been served to roughened...More

Thank Bjorn_JE
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Although seafood themed, this restaurant focuses on locally sourced ingredients including meat dishes. It was full this evening, so probably go for a reservation. Food was very good, but not top drawer. I think this is fair to say, as the restaurant itself aims high....More

Thank Auggie B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Beautiful location, nice clean interior, fresh ingredients, and friendly staff. For the price and quality, I would highly recommend if visiting Ribe. We were strolling around and the restaurant choices in the main square area did not look as appealing as we hoped, so we...More

Thank Betty D
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Sælhunden along Skibsbroen in old Ribe the perfect place to try the local food and fresh fish. Renowned for their Danish fish open sandwich "Stjerneskud". As mothwatering as i had been told. Local beer from Ribe available too. Hyggelig setting in an authentic very cosy...More

Thank Berit F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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