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“Waiting for "the guide" to move beyond the capital”

Restaurant Rudolf Mathis
Ranked #1 of 28 Restaurants in Kerteminde
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$50 - US$189
Cuisines: Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Danish
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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208 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Waiting for "the guide" to move beyond the capital”
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Rudolf Mathis is an old establishment, and has always had a special space among food-lovers - especially fish-lovers - on Funen. The standard is now on a level, which equals or surpasses many "metropolitan" restaurants with recognition in Michelin and other guides. Their home smoked salmon is famous and fantastic. Their other seafood dishes are innovative, full of flavour and extremely beutifully presented. Wines - either as a wine menu or as open wines - perfectly match their menus, whether set or a la carte. The setting is worth a visit in itself, in the pittoresque village of Kerteminde - directly at the newly restored harbour and with views to the village, the fishing harbour and the new cultural centre. In good weather, eating on the terrace is obvisous, but even inside, you get the feeling of the outdoors. I guess many more than I look forward to Micheling moving beyond the Copenhagen area from next year on - my guess is that a star is lurking...

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Steinar V
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lunde i telemark
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Nice seafood restaurant in a small town.”
Reviewed 21 July 2013

We came for good seafood and was not disappointed.
Excellent food .Not cheap. Service was slow but friendly.
Nice view of the harbour from virtually any table.

Visited July 2013
Thank ragnarotterstad
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Simply superb”
Reviewed 23 June 2013 via mobile

Great food, sensible wine pairing, devoted waiters = simply great overall experience.

I can only highly recommend to visit this place and enjoy the chef's creations.

I will certainly return.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank MichalZ77
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Arhus, Denmark
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Best fish in Denmark”
Reviewed 24 May 2013

I'm certainly not a big fish eater, but Puk Larsen at restaurant Rudolf Mathis has been cooking fish at this amazing place for over 25 years.

He manage to continuously have an updated, yet classic french/danish menu with some of the most amazing fish you will get.

The staff is excellent and provides good suggestions in wine and helps to provide a great atmosphere.

This is not a cheap place to eat but compared to other restaurants in Denmark in the same league you get good value for money. Further the restaurant is situated in the center of Kerteminde just next to the harbour and if you come by ship you can get served on your own ship.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank hoerup
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Frankfurt, Germany
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418 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
“Deserve five star despite sulky waitress”
Reviewed 3 November 2012

The restaurant is located ideally with excellent views to the harbour which sets the atmosphere.
The fish menu is excellent with lots of attention to detail to every dish. This is explained by the waiter - a friendly and charming gentlemen who knows his way around wines in intricate details. All worth five stars and I would come back despite the sulky waitress.She was called Sarah, I think. Sje uttered one remark about me behind my back plus looked sulky and really looked like she could not be bothered. At one point I had not heard what she had explained about the ingredients in the sauce and she arrogantly retorted "as I just said this court bouillon is based on white wine and butter and not cod...". Actually quite a rude attitude. I am wondering why she does not feel honoured to be able to work in a restaurant of this calibre. Maybe unemployment is just not high enough in Denmark.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Evoqueen
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