June 6, 2023

Well-known for being house to Noma, the world’s finest restaurant and a frontrunner within the New Nordic delicacies motion, Copenhagen has the fame of being an costly place to dine out. Nevertheless, with a little bit of analysis and planning, you could find some wonderful low-cost eats in Copenhagen. So, with out additional adieu, I current to you my record of the finest low-cost eats in Copenhagen.

PS: If you’re planning a visit to Copenhagen, checkout my earlier information to the perfect finances locations to remain in Copenhagen , m current overview of Subsequent Home Copenhagen– the most popular new luxurious hostel on the town plus this nice information from Sofia Vasconcelos on learn how to get pleasure from Copenhagen on a finances for households.



Tackle: Sønder Blvd. 73, 1720 København, Denmark

Absalon is arms down one among my favorite eating experiences on the planet and one the perfect issues to do in CPH – consider it as your front room away from house…your breakfast café, your afternoon hangout, your night bar and the place you eat dinner with over 180 different strangers!

Situated in an previous historic church on Vesterbro’s Sønder Boulevard, there’s a fantastic sense of neighborhood right here the place you can see a fantastic mixture of Vesterbro residents and vacationers, of all ages, color, creed mixing collectively on tables, having fun with some scrumptious meals and assembly strangers from all around the metropolis and the world. Throughout summer time, they transfer the lengthy tables outdoors when the climate permits.

Dinner ( 5.30-7pm ) prices simply 50 dkk however it is advisable to purchase tickets for the dinner on-line till 16:00 on the day. Leftover tickets are offered on the door from 17:00.

It was among the finest evenings I had in Copenhagen. I left with a full coronary heart , stomach but in addition a slight sense of regret- why aren’t they extra communal eating experiences like this on the planet?


Tackle: Eskildsgade 13, 1657 København V, Denmark

Madglad is one other Vesterbro traditional, which much like Absalon, affords the potential for a comfortable, communal eating expertise at a really reasonably priced value. Monday to Friday, between 16:30 and 21:00pm, friends are invited to seize a seat at one of many lengthy tables with colourful tablecloths, the place you might be joined by an entire stranger.

All you’ll be able to eat each day particular, served with totally different salads, hummus, and bread prices 85 dkk whereas  the vegetarian lunch buffet begins from round 40-50 dkk.

3. RizRaz Copenhagen

Tackle: Retailer Kannikestræde 19, 1169 København, Denmark

One other fabulous, top quality, if barely costlier buffet that caters for vegans and vegetarians is RizRaz. There are two RizRaz eating places in Copenhagen, one situated at St. Kannikestræde and one other at Kompagnistræde.

You may order a la carte dishes like their tasty burgers however their beneficiant vegetarian buffet, with dishes like falafels, hummus, pizza, pasta and salad is unimaginable worth. The lunch buffet ( 11.30 until 3pm ) begins at 145 dkk and the night buffet ( 3 until Midnight) is 185 dkk.

4. Det Græske Spisehus Ellas

Tackle: Fiolstræde 21, 1171 København, Denmark

Det Græske Spisehus Ellas is a bit of Greece within the coronary heart of Copenhagen the place you’ll at all times discover a energetic, pleasant environment and a few actually tasty, reasonably priced conventional Greek delicacies. The meals is cooked in keeping with household recipes handed onto the proprietor Christos by his mom Chrisula, who initially opened the kitchen. The concept for the restaurant got here to Christos after he seen the dearth of reasonably priced, good high quality Greek eating choices in Copenhagen. Lunch buffet begins from simply 129 dkk. ( Night buffet from 169 dkk )

5. Reffen: Copenhagen Avenue Meals

Tackle: Refshalevej 167, 1432 København, Denmark

In order for you meals that’s native, genuine and low-cost then don’t look farther than Copenhagen Street Food, a vibrant streetfood market located on Refshaleøen island, a person made island overlaying an enormous 6000m2 space the place guests can get pleasure from their dishes and drinks with front-row views of Copenhagen harbour. You may get pleasure from meals from 4 corners of the world, (Korean, Mexico, Italian and Danish  ) courtesy of fifty start-ups. bars and inventive workshops.sit within the solar on one among their deckchairs and luxuriate in panoramic views of the town’s waterfront.

My favorite place to eat here’s a Gambian meals startup right here referred to as Baobab- their Domodar aka peanut butter stew is basically scrumptious with a rooster or vegan model ( 79 dkk )


6. Domhusets Smørrebrød

Tackle: Kattesundet 18, 1458 København Ok, Denmark

Nothing is extra usually Danish to me than the common-or-garden open-faced sandwiches aka smørrebrød. To pattern among the finest  smørrebrød’s in Copenhagen, nip into Domhusets Smørrebrød (Kattesundet 18) on one of many aspect streets off Strøget. My favorite right here is the Stjerneskud : egg, shrimp and caviar, potato with a dollop of mayonnaise and fried onions on high. Every open confronted sandwich prices simply 15 dkk which is about €2. One other place to attempt smørrebrød is Slotskælderen Gitte Kik.

7. Tommi’s Burger Joint Kødbyen

Tackle: Høkerboderne 21-23, 1712 København, Denmark

Kødbyen or the Meatpacking District in Vesterbro is one among Copenhagen’s hottest locations to exit, and Tommi´s is without doubt one of the the reason why. Count on high quality quick meals burgers, high quality skinny minimize fries with a buffet of scorching sauces and relishes to douse them in, tasty milkshakes, craft beers all served with a beneficiant dose of Icelandic aptitude.

Veggie burger provide which incorporates fries and a soda is 99 dkk  (€13) whereas their Hamburger provide is 119 dkk ( €16)


8. Banana Joe, Nørrebro

Tackle: Elmegade 18, 2200 København, Denmark

Nørrebro is the multicultural hub of Copenhagen, with a mixture of the town’s best eating places, bars and a bunch of nice ethnic eats.

Due to native blogger, Alex Berger, again in 2012, I received the possibility to checkout among the finest worth for cash burger joints in Copenhagen: Banana Joes. Alex likes his burgers to have top quality meat, a bit messy, and stuffed with flavour which and that’s what Joes constantly delivers. It’s a one man operation and meals is delivered with a smile and a little bit of banter. I went for the fish burger which makes use of a pleasant hunk of salmon that Alex says is cooked higher than many of the “superb eating” eating places round city. Plus it’s incredible worth for cash: I paid round 48 dkk for the burger and one other 15 dkk for a fizzy drink whose identify I can’t keep in mind.

9. Ali Bakery

Tackle: Nørrebrogade 211

One other Nørrebro traditional, particularly for those who love genuine Lebanese/Palestinian meals & are visiting the city park Superkilen, is Ali Bakery. There’s lot of out of doors tables, so if the climate is good, that is the right place for a tasty brunch or breakfast. 

They do a scrumptious manakish right here:  A flatbread topped with both a mixture of cheese and nigella seeds or a Za’atar and olive oil mix. 

Manakish begins from simply 25 dkk. In addition they make actually respectable hummus right here ( 45 dkk ) and foul, cooked fava beans with lemon juice, crushed garlic and cumin ( 45 dkk) Pair the dishes with their freshly squeezed apple juice ( 35 dkk )

10. Zaggis Cafe

Tackle: Frederiksborggade 43, 1371 København, Denmark

Situated proper subsequent to the Dronning Louises Bro bridge, Zaggis Cafe  stays most likely worth for cash and when it comes to high quality, among the finest worth offers in Copenhagen- all the things on the menu is 20 dkk!

Tuna curry mayo sandwiches had been ace!

The espresso is fabulous, plus their toasted sandwiches and panini’s are scrumptious. Extremely advocate.

11 Subsequent Home Copenhagen Pizza buffet

Tackle: Bernstorffsgade 27, 1577 København, Denmark

If you happen to love good, stone baked pizza , then the all you’ll be able to eat pizza buffet at Subsequent Home Copenhagen hostel is fab. The dough is constituted of a 120-year-old sourdough or “lievito madre”, as it’s referred to as in Italian and it tastes fab. The buffet is served from Sunday to Wednesday from 4-10pm and Thursday to Saturday, 4- 11pm, all for the reasonably priced value of 129 dkk.

12 Inexperienced Mango

Tackle:  Torvegade 16, 1400 København, Denmark

I didn’t have the possibility to eat at Scurry Hub ( you’ll be able to have a Thai Inexperienced curry for simply 65 dkk- fabulous deal! ) however I did have eat a fairly respectable Thai Pink Curry at Inexperienced Mango.

The portion measurement is beneficiant and the employees are pleasant. The curries begin from 89 dkk for a veggie curry and 99 dkk if you would like Rooster.


13. 7-Eleven

A number of places in Copenhagen.

An affordable eats information to any metropolis in Denmark or Scandinavia wouldn’t be full with out a reference to 7-Eleven. By way of comfort and value, it’s incredible with a number of places all through Copenhagen together with the primary prepare station, airport and kiosks in all of the metro stations. To offer you an concept, a croissant or candy pastry prices 22 dkk, the traditional danish hotdog is 32 dkk, a pasta salad or regular salad prices 35 kr or you’ll be able to have the meal deal of a sandwich and drink for 72.50 dkk. Their pastries are very nice and low is respectable. 

14. Hotdog stands in Copenhagen

No journey to Copenhagen is full with out savouring one among their well-known hotdogs. You will see a number of hot-dog stands dotted all through the town and you’ll at all times be greeted with a well mannered smile and a few banter, whichever one you choose. There’s a few variations to select from:  my favorite is the traditional sausage stuffed into a bit of bread topped with mayonnaise, mustard, remoulade and toppings like fried onions, pickled cucumber. Those to undoubtedly checkout and are available beneficial are John’s Hotdog Deli and the Den Økologiske Pølsemand’ (The natural sausage man)

I sadly didn’t have the time to go to them however did pop into the Restaurant Fodkold on Radhuspladsen ( on the way in which to see Liverpool play on the Outdated Irish Pub ) Many locals would say they’re higher hotdog stands however I actually loved my hotdog right here and with costs of simply 35 dkk, I couldn’t argue. ( You may also seize a small can of Carlsberg for 20 dkk )

15. Too Good to Go

To Good to Go is a lifesaver when I’m travelling in costly cities like Copenhagen. I didn’t attempt in CPH however used it extensively in Vienna and Berlin and scored some unimaginable offers on scorching, cooked meals from native eating places. If you happen to don’t know the way it works, mainly it’s a cellular software that may join you to eating places and shops inside your radius which have surplus unsold meals.

Instance of a deal- for instance, right this moment, looking out in CPH, you’ll be able to choose up a bag of meals from the RizRaz buffet for simply 29 dkk! Sensible deal.