Frederiksberg sets the precedent for culinary trends in Copenhagen, one of which is the fashion for creating international dishes with locally sourced ingredients, a practice which results in healthier food fusions. Formel B does just this, using farm-fresh ingredients to serve tasty French meals. Quaint candelit tables are attractive for dining inside, or in the summer months the terrace is a popular spot in which to relax with a dish and enjoy the balmy Danish sun. A rustic and colorful garden surrounds the restaurant and adds to the charming atmosphere.
Address and Telephone: Formel B, Vesterbrogade 182, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark +45 33 25 10 66
Another French-themed brasserie in Frederiksberg, Les Trois Cochons or ‘the three pigs’ as it translates in English takes southern French cooking to another level. Housed inside an old butcher’s shop, this is the place to experience scrumptious, original recipes bursting with flavor. Watch out for the confit de canard served with red cabbage, prunes, apples and a tangy jus. The sharing menu option here gives the chance for groups to sample a variety of tapas-style plates all in one sitting.
Address and Telephone: Les Trois Cochons, Værnedamsvej 10, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark +45 33 31 70 55
A short walk away from the Frederiksberg Park, Frederiks Have has been a Nordic culinary staple in the heart of Copenhagen for many years. Housed in a magnificent 19th century building with its own charming courtyard, this establishment is sleek and chic and oozes with sophistication. Specializing in Swedish and Danish plates, top picks from the menu include the glazed breast of pork with swede and carrot, and the light and crisp Stellenbosch chenin blanc. Vegetarian options are plentiful too, and the a la carte menu is both first-class and reasonably priced.
Address and Telephone: Frederiks Have, Smallegade 41, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark +45 38 88 33 35
If what you seek is traditional Danish delicacies, look no further than Café Lindevang. Renowned for their generous portions and use of local grocers and farmers, this is one of the most authentic food spots in Frederiksberg. Operating since 1938, Café Lindevang serves a delicious traditional roast beef with buttery boiled potatoes and green beans which is not to be missed. Try the deep fried camembert with strawberry jam for dessert and you will not be disappointed.
Address and Telephone: Café Lindevang, Sløjfen 6, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark +45 38 34 38 34
Mielcke & Hurtigkarl is a gourmet creative culinary restaurant, and is a joint which is housed inside the spectacular rose gardens which adorn Frederiksberg Park. A great place to dine with a loved one, the picturesque herb garden here lines the terrace and emits fragrant aromas as guests dine on the terrace. Award-winning chef Jakob Mielcke Hansen is the mastermind of the kitchen here, and is the man responsible for delectable creations such as a Cedar Tree & Pickled Plums dish.
Address and Telephone: Mielcke & Hurtigkarl, Rederiksberg Runddel, Copenhagen, Denmark +45 38 34 84 36
Saigon Quán provides a break from typical Danish cuisine in Frederiksberg. Delicious Vietnamese dishes are the speciality here, and top menu picks include the chicken with garlic and ginger and the sautéed roast beef. Always brimming with customers and set in a fancier part of town, it’s worth booking ahead to secure a table here. A top taste of Asia in the heart of Denmark.
Address and Telephone: Saigon Quán, Godthåbsvej 48, 2000 Frederiksberg +45 38 10 19 00
At Fiasco guests are given the chance to indulge in gourmet dishes which come with a reasonable price tag. Blending classic Italian cuisine with a touch of Nordic panache, most of the produce here is sourced straight from Tuscany to ensure unbeatable quality and authenticity. Excellent dishes here include the braised lamb risotto seasoned with lemon parsley and parmesan, and the tartar of salted veal served with truffle cream and cauliflower.
Address and Telephone: Fiasco, Gammel Kongevej 176, Copenhagen, Denmark +45 33 31 74 87
Danes value the homemade dining experience, and at Von Fressen this is exactly what you get. Everything here, from the bread to the salad dressing and ginger ale, is delightfully made on the premises. The menu here changes frequently and draws on culinary influences from Germany, Italy and Australia. Don’t miss the gemüse lasagne, a dish made with a rich basil and tomato sauce, grilled vegetables, creamy mozzarella and generously topped with parmesan.
Address and Telephone: Von Fressen, Vesterbrogade 124, Copenhagen, Denmark, +45 33 25 29 82
Restaurant Mêlée gets its name from the famous rugby term, as its owners harbor a duel passion for both French cuisine and sport. The star chef and owner Jens Vestergaard developed Mêlée’s country kitchen style with a focus on using only the best quality produce to give an authentic and rustic taste. An array of aged cheeses and cured meats are popular here, and don’t miss the duck breast served with mushrooms and crispy kale for a delicious dinner.
Address and Telephone: Restaurant Mêlée, Martensens Allé 16, 1828 Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark +45 35131134