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Cafe Olai

££ - £££Cafe, European,
Sanct Olai gade, Helsingoer, Denmark
+45 49 20 16 07
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Danish
££ - £££
Sanct Olai gade, Helsingoer, Denmark
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant when others were closed on a Sunday evening. It was a real find, and we had a lovely meal of salmon, shrimps, spinach and asparagus, and a bottle of chilled rosé. Great atmosphere and service too. If we were staying...More

Thank ScottishScotts
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Cafe Olai is the most hyggeligt place I've been in Denmark. I travel to Denmark twice a year, often for weeks at a time. The Danes understand warm, communal feeling, and this place epitomizes it. The soft lighting, friendly service, blankets on the chairs, and...More

Thank Todd M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

It rained on & off all day and our little group of friends dove in and out of restaurants and cafés throughtout the day depending on what was near at hand when sudden refuge was needed. Café Olai however was a restaurant we sought out....More

Thank Falk V
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

A friendly place with nice service and good food and beers. I have been there for several times and I will be back of course.

Thank Anders386
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We had dinner at the Cafe while staying in Elsinore. It looks welcoming from the outside with candles on the tables and fresh decor, but what lets it down are tables not cleared and left with dirty plates etc. When we were there they had...More

Thank Charlotte1512
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Sorry but paying 15k for a Glass of Tap water in a city surrounded by water irked me. Food is good I ordered #32 a fried fish fillet with prawns lettuce tomato and asparagus..on dark bread .. nice lunch ok value.

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Happened upon this place with two hungry children and two tired adults in need of refreshments. Lovely helpful staff and very nice food. Reasonably priced. Would recommend.

Thank alison.mather
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This very cozy café has a good variety of traditional Danish "smørrebrød" (sandwiches) that tastes really good. However I got disappointed when ordering a plate with five different toppings to put on rye bread and only was served three pieces of bread, of which one...More

Thank Carol V
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Wanted to tray a traditional Danish lunch before heading to the castle. This place was great! Lots of locals so you know it was authentic. I had the 3 piece "chef's discretion" smorbord - put your trust in the kitchen. Got 3 open faced sandwiches...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Nice cosy little restaurant, good food, in particular the fish dishes. Good atmosphere and very friendly staff.

Thank Peter H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Danish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sanct Olai gade, Helsingoer, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen Region  >  Helsingoer Municipality  >  Helsingoer
  • Phone Number: +45 49 20 16 07
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