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Det Lille Apotek

££ - £££
Indre By (Inner City)
European, Scandinavian, Danish
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Store Kannikestraede 15, Copenhagen, Denmark
+45 33 12 56 06
11:00 - 00:00
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanted to visit this restaurant as it is supposedly the oldest in Copenhagen, I liked the restaurant décor and the staff were very friendly and female waitress told us about some authentic Danish food and drink and that's why I scored higher. Unfortunately the food is very average which is a shame as it could be better.

Thank Gareth P
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We chose this restaurant based on Rick Steves' recommendation. It may be a touristy guidebook favorite, but it doesn't disappoint. The decor is charming and the stone beef was delicious. We overheard an American patron complaining about the rude staff, but we found the service to be incredibly friendly and welcoming. You may want to make a reservation just to... More 

Thank Christine K
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Popular with locals and nordic tourists, the place offer a fantastic selection of Danish dishes like Herring, liver pateé, breaded fish, shrimps. The food is truly amazing ! Downside : It is on the expensive side of things. 4 adults and 3 kids €300

Thank Cesar N
Lund, Sweden
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Det Lille Apotek is one of the oldest restaurants in Copenhagen, dating back to 1720. It is located in the basement of an old building and has several small and cozy rooms and an authentic feeling/atmosphere. This place is really popular so it's best to make a reservation ahead of your visit. Their smørrebrød are simply fantastic! Try the "Apotekeranretning"... More 

2 Thank Pawestin
Como, Italy
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132 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

A very remarkable restaurant to try traditional Danish food. We had a true Christmas dinner and it was amazing. The environment is warm and fascinating. One of the best restaurant in town.

1 Thank Stefano C
Caldes de Montbui, Spain
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I dinner in this restaurant on december 2016, recommended by a friend who is living there. We could taste the typical danish cuisine, and surprisingly it was amazing. We enjoeyed the meal, where we could taste rather fish than food. For us was a great experience, and once we return to the city, we will repeat the experience

1 Thank Xavi V
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1,013 reviews
496 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

A old very danish and traditional restaurant where danish dishes are served with a genuine touch, when we where there it was very busy but they managed to get it all done with the danish smile, next time i will be there earlier and sit longer.

Thank JHE
Ballerup Municipality, Denmark
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Classic Danish Christmas dinner The restaurant is located in the heart of Copenhagen Good atmosphere, pleasant Waitress and really good food For a reasonable price Highly recommended

Thank kimM2750
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were lucky enough to stumble across this restaurant when on our way to the round tour. Fantastic menu with lots of choice and some real Danish dishes. Reasonably priced and a great atmosphere, too.

Thank wanderlustgirl2016
Roskilde, Denmark
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

For lunch or dinne - your are making the rigth choise here. If you are looking for a traditional Danish restaurant "Det Lille Apotek" is the place to go.

Thank DanishTraveller2009

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Scandinavian, Danish
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Store Kannikestraede 15, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 12 56 06

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its blend of charming old buildings and bold new architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which consists of three buildings, two of which are new and situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and venues of the inner city and its surrounding neighborhoods, are alive all year round with everything from jazz festivals to outdoor ice skating rinks and parachuting at the lakes right in the center of the city. This compact area boasts beautiful old castles, tranquil parks, and bustling squares where you can always find a bench to stretch out your legs whenever you need a break.
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