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“Music o.k, but food below average”
Review of Cafe Mandela

Cafe Mandela
Ranked #306 of 2,338 Restaurants in Copenhagen
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Danish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Inner Vesterbro
Copenhagen, Denmark
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Music o.k, but food below average”
Reviewed 3 September 2013

A Saturday evening :Good food and soul music sounded like a good combination .

But unfortunately the band was average and started playing 50 minutes later than announced.

But by far the worst was the food: We had mussels , where 60 % were not open ( and should have been thrown away before serving) , a below average burger and crepe suzette for desert (not home made).

On top of all this the two waiters had apperently been working two shifts, because they were allmost too tired to attend to our table and the only way to pay the bill,was to go to the bar to get their attention

All this came at a price: Mains d.kr 175..- which is not exactly cheap - I doubt that we will return!!!

  • Visited September 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Ambient drinking & eating”
Reviewed 5 August 2013 via mobile

This is a great venue - we enjoyed local beers, good wine, and steaks from the grill - we were so pleased that we stayed for dinner, with the ambient music, lovely staff and the overall relaxing atmosphere. A great choice if you are looking for a restful couple of hours with very good hospitality and charming staff !

  • Visited July 2013
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Prague, Czech Republic
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“Great place for snack or just coffee”
Reviewed 14 May 2013

Very nice place for having coffee or light lunch. I had stjerneskud (shooting star sandwhich) for the first time there and did not have any better one afterwards. The service was great. They also have some concerts in the evenings. And as eating in Copenhagen is pretty expensive, this place wont definitely ruin you.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Kisak
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