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Den Gamle Kro

Certificate of Excellence
French, European, Danish
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Overgade 23, Odense 5000, Denmark
+45 66 12 14 33
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Anno 1683, but up-to-date ;)

Very nice place for diner in the city centre of Odense. If you are looking for good food, friendly staff in an historic setting, Den Kamlr Kro is definitely worth your visit!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Richard A
Good for:
  • Business meetings
  • Romantic
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice place for diner in the city centre of Odense. If you are looking for good food, friendly staff in an historic setting, Den Kamlr Kro is definitely worth your visit!

Thank Richard A
Tirupati, India
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this place on seeing the trip advisor reviews and being a Sunday night most of the other places were closed. We had reservations for dinner but came here quite early as my friend had to leave soon. The inside of the place is cosy and atmospheric.Its traditional Danish food and it was good. We had onion soup and... More 

Thank bhavana m
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Visited here during a businesstrip. The service was good, The atmosphere nice. Decent food. We had duck which was shot some days ago, luckily The waiter warned us about The hauls.

Thank 825sannaa
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Having been turned away one night for not having made a reservation, I returned the next night duly planned. A worthwhile experience starting from the unbelievable 1683 dated sign board to the various awards. The most impressive dish was "Red Wine Marinated Mallard garnished with Salt baked Celery and Pumpkin Quince drizzled with Cranberry red wine glace and Pommes anna!... More 

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Dublin, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

My wife and I ate dinner here with another couple attending a conference. We arrived at about 6:30 and even though we did not have a reservation this seemed to be an advantage as we were seated immediately and had an entire room to ourselves throughout our meal. Our waiter was very cordial and took the time to give us... More 

Thank Dkilano
Denver, Colorado
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I read a lot of good reviews of this place but I was not at all impressed. The wine list was horrible, not much to choose from at all. They did have a few interesting cocktails though. The food was just 'ok', it definitely did not live up to the hype. The restaurant itself is lovely, very historical and nicely... More 

Thank boogietoe
Long Island, NY
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53 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

First of all, just the atmosphere in the restaurant is just amazing - the decor is beautiful, and the romance of eating in a restaurant that old (although the food is not) was incredible. The food is VERY good and VERY freshly and carefully prepared, and the waitstaff was just wonderful - extremely friendly and taught me the proper danish... More 

Thank Nekolover
New York
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302 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This restaurant focuses on traditional foods like duck, herring, veal cutlet and beef dishes. The service is decent if a bit perfunctory. The rooms are ancient and interesting. The courtyard tables are the most sought after. Popular so try to reserve in advance.

Thank NewYorkWendy
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We had a catfish-filet and a variation of danish and french cheese. Everything fitted. The food was outstandingly delicious! A real sensation of taste! The waiters were perfectly friendly and polite. Their English and German were perfect. When they recognised we spoke German at the table they switched to German too. A high-level restaurant! Central and pittoresque and with excellent... More 

Thank Sally T
Stockholm, Sweden
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Service is usually at the top of my list of priorities, and while this restaurant's is competent, it is not the reason it stands out. It's a genuine old Danish inn - its interior has seen very little changes in at least 25 years - with an incredible atmosphere. Small 'rooms' with only a few tables ensure the place never... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Overgade 23, Odense 5000, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Funen and Islands  >  Odense
  • Phone Number: +45 66 12 14 33

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 60
  • Cuisine: French, European, Danish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Romantic


Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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