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A.C. Perch's Tea Shop & Tea Room

Kronprinsensgade 5, Copenhagen 1114, Denmark
+45 33 15 35 77
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  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

typical and interesting «  salon de thé » . Tea tasted very good but the service was too long and the waitress did not agree to let us sit wherever we wanted. unpleasant

Thank Superpinkblueapple
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every year in November we ae 3 friends going to Copenhagen. Everytime we stop at A.C. Perch´s tearoom to relax with there different tea and good cakes and bread. It´s an oldfashioned place. You feel the history here. The service is also perfect. And when...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We chose the "Perch's classic ceremony" which has all one can wish for: sandwiches, scones, cakes and tea, of course. All is high quality, ambience and surroundings are authentic, and service is generally fine, albeit a bit stressed. The noise level can be a bit...More

Thank Mogens J
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We wanted to experience a 'tea' on our trip to Scandinavia and this place was interesting to us because we read that it serves the Royal Family...I mean if the tea is good enough for the Queen of Denmark then it's definitely good enough for...More

Thank AdventureUnlimited01
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The outside of the building is being renovated so it was covered in scaffolding. Inside builders were doing some repairs to the windows when we arrived so not the best atmosphere. Service was very slow and tea was brought a long time before the scones...More

Thank LAW64
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Again this year we visited Perch's Tea Room - and selected the Classical Ceremony starting with a glass of Cremant. The menu was again delicious and we enjoyed the clam and quiet surroundings and the fact that we were able to talk together, as the...More

1  Thank Linda V
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

I should declare that I have taken tea in England many times, which probably biases my opinion. I know Perch's tea well. They make fine tea (although expensive relative to other equivalent quality tea such as F&M's). I was therefore looking forward to taking Afternoon...More

3  Thank drlambda
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Affordable afternoon tea with lovely staff. They even accommodated for a friend who was vegetarian/gluten intolorent/lactose intolorent. Reserving a table is recommended.

Thank Anne-Sofie T
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

When you walk to the Round tower, or "Rundetårn" in Danish, just a few minutes walk from "Strøget" you will run into small shops that have been there for ages and just sticking your nose into a real chease shop in Copenhagen is a treat...More

Thank Patrik C
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were celebrating our friend´s 5oth birthday. Booked in advance for tea ceremoni. The choice of tea sorts was overwhelming and we ended up with 6 different kinds. Small sandwiches and fresh scones were delicious and the chocolates sweet and a nice touch at the...More

Thank Ala E
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28 May 2017|
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Response from Christian H | Property representative |
We can definately recommend our tea room for a light lunch or as a five o clock tea. We are not at typical breakfast place. Menu consist mainly of finger sandwiches, scones and small cakes. Looking forward to wellcoming you.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 19:00
09:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kronprinsensgade 5, Copenhagen 1114, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 15 35 77
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A.C. Perch's Tea Shop & Tea Room is the oldest tea shop in Europe.

Niels Brock Perch opened his little shop in Kronprinsensgade 5 in the year 1835, and it hasn't changed since. Naturally, the shop has been renovated since then, but apart from electric light and some staff, everything has stayed tea same.

The Perch family owned the shop until 1894, when the Hincheldey family took over. Today the 4th generation is in charge of the shop, and not seldom 3 generations operate behind the counter at the same time.

Because the shop is a family business, we have been able to serve our customers personally, - which means that the customers are familiar with the faces behind the counter. It is our deepest wish that the customers feel welcome here, and politeness and friendliness are some of our major deeds.
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