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Address: | Copenhagen, Bronshoej 2700, Denmark
Phone Number:
+45 23 28 43 47
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Meet the Danes is a concept invented in 2001. The concept, which has become...

Meet the Danes is a concept invented in 2001. The concept, which has become well known, is based on the idea that our local hosts welcome tourists, guests or expats into their homes and spend approx. 3 hours with them over a home cooked dinner. You will be served 3 courses with wine or beer. The host will prepare a dinner in a cosy environment. So grab the opportunity to get a unique experience. COME MEET THE DANES Many nationalities visit Denmark every year. Meet the Danes would like to give our foreign guests a unique, personal and more authentic experience of Denmark and above all the Danes "the happiest people in the world"*. We invite you to meet and dine with the locals in their homes. Here you join the local people, who will cook up a homemade dish for you, while you learn more about each other as well as the culture and lifestyle. We are sure they have some tales to tell you. Thousands of visitors have met our hosting families and got a very personal experience. During these social dinners many of our hosts and guests form friendships. Meet the Danes is an opportunity to meet and learn more about other people's way of living.

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Perfect evening with an excellent menue :-)

we had a very Special inquiery to camilla! We planed an evening with Danish People and cook Danish Food in "our" house. She was interested and very helpful. She came with her... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
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Berlin, Germany
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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

we had a very Special inquiery to camilla! We planed an evening with Danish People and cook Danish Food in "our" house. She was interested and very helpful. She came with her lovely sister and cooked with us a special christmas lunch. We were surprised * how good it tasted, * that we learned a song for akquavit * how... More 

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Anettwaeber, Owner at Meet the Danes, responded to this review

Hi Jessi :-) Thank you so much for your nice review. I'm so glad to hear you succeeded with the 'Cooking Class' and got our wonderful host Camilla and her sister to join you at your rented house to cook together with 15 people. All the best Anett Meet the Danes More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I would recommend this program to everyone interested in cultural exchange while traveling. I had a most delightful, and delicious dinner with Kristen and Uffe. They even catered to my gluten free needs. Aside from excellent food, we had non stop conversation about a myriad of things. This was certainly a highlight of my time in Copenhagen. It was such... More 

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Anettwaeber, Owner at Meet the Danes, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fantastic review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed Meet the Danes program while traveling and that it was such a success meeting our host Kirsten and Uffe. We hope you will return and spread the word :-) All the best Meet the Danes More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

A wonderful experience !We met the entire family ,had a wonderful dinner,wine and enjoyed them very much. They picked us up at the train and even drove us home!

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Thank sam c
Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Our hosts were wonderful. They picked us up at a train station, showed us their local community and took us to their lovely home for a gourmet meal with wine. Catered to our long list of food restrictions and had long, wonderful conversations. Showed us how they lived, their family history. and really made for a memorable evening.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a great idea and I don't know why I have never seen it in any other city. You go on their site, select from a fairly long list of hosts and make a reservation. I was visiting during the first week of August so I had to send several requests because many Danes take holiday in August. Once... More 

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Pacific Grove, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Four of us were traveling together and we booked one night with Meet the Danes and had a wonderful, wonderful time. Emailing back and forth with our hosts was very easy. They were very interesting and informative to us about things to do. One of the hosts was a chef by profession so that was a wonderful and delicious surprise.... More 

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Thank 32840David
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We loved Meeting the Danes. One of our hosts is a chef, and an exacting one at that, and the food was delicious! My only complaint was that they had forgotten that my daughter and husband need to eat gluten-free. I would suggest that, yes, book the dinner, but be sure to follow up (as I failed to do) to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

We were looking for something other than the normal tourist dining experience and was fortunate to find Meet the Danes on google. We decided on Uffe and Kirsten as hosts. The booking experience was seamless and easy with prompt replies. Due to my schedule prior communication was limited but still effective. The venue(their private residence) was easy to find and... More 

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Thank Pieter V
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

We read about Meet the Danes in our guide book to Copenhagen and thought it would be an interesting experience. The web site was easy to use and we were able to select our hosts from a list. We chose mainly on their proximity to our hotel, but our shared interests were also a factor. We had good communication with... More 

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New London, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

I traveled with 3 other 20 something year olds and we really wanted to have a sit down meal with locals. It was everything and more than we hoped for. I HIGHLY recommend this program if you are someone who is interested in more than the typical tourist attractions. This is how you experience Denmark properly.

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