Copenhagen brims with stylish cafés and restaurants that are open all day long, serving high-quality food and coffee. We gathered the city’s top 10 spots for a tasty breakfast or a filling brunch.
Cafe, Restaurant, European, Danish, $$$$
The first Far’s Dreng café opened in 2015 in Ny Adelgade, just a stone’s throw away from Rosenborg castle among the city centre’s stylish bars and galleries. It didn’t take long until the city’s foodies, including various renowned bloggers, found out that its breakfast and brunch are among the city’s best. Two years later the public’s opinion became ‘official’ as Far’s Dreng was awarded as the City’s Best Breakfast and Brunch café by AOK guide’s readers. The seasonal dishes made with organic ingredients, refreshing beverages and plenty of vegetarian options are some of the reasons the cosy café has become a real favourite.
Cafe, Restaurant, Danish, European, Northern European, $$$$
Located just by the Nørrebro Lakes, Cafe 22 is the top choice for Copenhageners who want to indulge into a filling breakfast while gazing upon the view of one of the most beautiful locations in the city. Especially when the sun shines and Cafe 22 sets its little tables outdoors, locals head in beginning early morning in order to grab a table. On its menu, you’ll find pretty much everything, from sandwiches and pizzas to pasta and Danish dishes. On the weekends, the popular café offers a breakfast and brunch menu filled with meat, fish, pastries and fruits.
Cafe, Juice Bar, Danish, European, $$$$
There is no better way to start your day than with a glass of juice made of fresh fruits and/or vegetables. So, the girls behind Djuus decided to open a place that will serve a great variety of the beloved refreshment accompanied with homemade snacks for a complete and filling breakfast.
Sandwich Shop, European, French, Danish, $$$$
Fætter Fætter is relatively new in Copenhagen’s gastronomy scene and it only serves toasts. Yes, you heard that right. It offers plenty of combinations for vegetarians and meat lovers and it’s the ideal place if you’re looking for a quick bite in the morning or a takeaway snack.
Cafe, European, Danish, $$$$
Appropriately named the ‘cake room’, Kagestuen 43 offers fresh homemade sweets and pastries as well as the relaxing atmosphere to go along with them. Delicious brunch and breakfast dishes served on wooden plates, warm beverages and ‘grandma-style’ cookies make Kagestuen 43 Østerbro’s cosiest café.
Møller Kaffe og Køkken
Cafe, Restaurant, Danish, European, $$$$
Møller Kaffe og Køkken offers more than 25 combinations for a nutritious and tasty breakfast. Choose vegetables, waffles, meat or fish and create a breakfast dish that will boost your energy levels. With so many choices, it comes as no surprise Møller Kaffe og Køkken has more than once won ‘The City’s Best Breakfast’ award by AOK.
Bakery, Restaurant, Cafe, Italian, Danish, European, $$$$
Fresh pasta, homemade cheese, organic vegetables and the pastries made in Mirabelle’s own bakery are the reason Mirabelle has earned a place in foodies’ hearts. The hip café with the Scandinavian design lamps, the wooden tables and the beautifully bizarre black and white floor offers the right atmosphere for a casual breakfast on a Sunday morning or a break for brunch during the day.
The Union Kitchen
Restaurant, Danish, European, $$$$
On a street just five minutes’ walk from Nyhavn stands the Union Kitchen, a restaurant known for its original English meatballs, high-end cocktails and flavourful brunch and breakfast dishes. Its day menu offers plenty of choices but most guests go with brunch dishes, which consist of avocado toast, scrambled eggs, smoked salmon or yogurt with granola.
Restaurant, Danish, $$$$
With a strong focus on sustainability and ecology, Biom restaurant strives to serve dishes made solely of organic and seasonal ingredients. The result is quality and delicious dishes inspired by traditional Danish cuisine. Taste Danish gouda cheese and marinated cod accompanied with homemade rye bread and savour a proper local brunch.