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Den Gamle Kro

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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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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Reinforces my belief in the Danish food tradition

The restaurant has undeniable atmosphere, and staff attitude helps making you relax and enjoy the feeling of going back in time. Amongst the other diners, several obviously have the restaurant as a favourite to return to. The menu offers the traditional cuisine. I would not recommend adherents of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
Stranats
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Oslo, Norway
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • 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
  • Any
English first
Stockholm, Sweden
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

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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Oslo, Norway
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The restaurant has undeniable atmosphere, and staff attitude helps making you relax and enjoy the feeling of going back in time. Amongst the other diners, several obviously have the restaurant as a favourite to return to. The menu offers the traditional cuisine. I would not recommend adherents of New French Cuisine to visit, unless they look to be converted to... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A must to be seen, the OLD KRO from 1683. The menu is newer and is a mix of classic Danish "Kro menus" and more modern touch. The service could have been more observant. 3 footmen serving seven tables on a quiet Sunday evening, should give you both water and bread with out asking twice. And when you speak a... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts, USA
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Old building (1600s) is a nice setting for a Danish meal. Multiple small rooms. Waiters in black and white. English and Danish menu. Had herring appetizer which was good and when waiter brought the Schnitzel we both said at the same time---it is what it is...and it was a great piece of Wiener schnitzel! No wine choice for a glass... More 

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Zeewolde, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I here the buffet with free drinks which was very good! They have a big selection and the food is nicely prepared and fresh. The selection is very danish but also with a twist of dishes we have adopted from other countries over the years. You can eat and drink as much as you want for a very reasonable price.... More 

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Virginia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

we asked at our hotel for a traditional Danish meal and they recommended this restaurant. The setting is an old Danish Inn and it had a beautiful atmosphere. The food was very good and we enjoyed it a lot.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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34 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This is my new favorite restaurant in Denmark. The food was so good that we went there twice in two days. It's the old-times traditional Danish food that is not easily found in Copenhagen. The concept of the building is really cool, too - they have kept the old building and its courtyard and enclosed it in another, newer building... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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136 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Other reviews here rate the food very highly. Our group ordered five different appetizers and entrees, and yet the consensus was that it was simply well prepared but not exciting. I will give kudos to the crème brûlée: it was probably the best I've had. But the other dishes were not really memorable. I liked everything else about this restaurant.... More 

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Warsaw, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Rated highly for Odense, but this is truly a world-class cuisine. I thought so highly of it that I am writing this review while I am still finishing my meal. I chose the 4-course monthly menu, which was outstanding. You will not be disappointed if you are a 'foodie'. I chose a St-Emilion 2006 Grand Cru to go with the... More 

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Russia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The restaurant was recommended by the hotel we stayed, and as there weren't any dinner options nearby we visited it, despite expected high prices. The decor is very nice with glass like polished copper dishes and oven, food was not bad, but I found it overpriced anyway, even for expensive Denmark. If the prices would be less, I'd rate it... More 

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Additional Information about Den Gamle Kro

Address: Overgade 23, Odense 5000, Denmark
Phone Number: +45 66 12 14 33
Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Funen and Islands  >  Odense
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 60
Cuisine: French, European, Danish

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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: Doing business, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?