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Den Grimme Aelling Restaurant

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Hans Jensens Straede 1, Odense 5000, Denmark
65 91 70 30
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Buffet
Good for:
Reservations
Buffet

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good value

Despite all tables were booked out and we could get one just for 1 hour we were happy being their: excellent informal atmosphere (it was Friday evening pre-Christmas and there were a lot of families with kids), great selection of meat and good buffet with salads, for ab. 150 Kr it was just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2015
Elena_KKKK
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Russia
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
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47 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Russia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Despite all tables were booked out and we could get one just for 1 hour we were happy being their: excellent informal atmosphere (it was Friday evening pre-Christmas and there were a lot of families with kids), great selection of meat and good buffet with salads, for ab. 150 Kr it was just wonderful!

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Rome, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We enjoyed a delicious lunch buffet for 149 krones each, drinks included. The food was very good: herrings with different sauces, many types of cheese, eggs, pate, salad, etc.. and beer and wine no limit. When we were there, there was also a huge family group deeply engaged in singing and chanting, which created a pleasant atmosphere. And the restaurant... More 

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Seattle, Washington
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is a great restaurant if you want to try all of the traditional Danish dishes. Affordable and tasty. But keep in mind that it is buffet style so the dishes are not always fresh.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

eat as much as you want/carvery set up. Lots of lovely bread, salads, meet off the bone. We were cycling across Demark, so healthy sized portions were very important to us! FYI cycling in Odense very very good

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Went there with a friend. The food was hot and tasted good. It's a very Danish style of Restaurant so it may not be too everyone's taste but worth a try. The young waiter was very helpful and friendly. His English was good. Only a small complaint please supply white bread not everyone likes Rye bread.

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

This is not a gourmet restaurant but the quality of the food was fine. We were two couples with an infant baby and the restaurant was very accomodating in finding us a table where we would not disturb the other patrons. The food was tasty and reasonably priced.

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Brampton, Canada
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103 reviews 103 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

We were amazed how great the simple food tasted for such a reasonable price. Lovely ambiance and tasty food - go for it.

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Trondheim, Norway
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

The "fairytale buffet" was a perfect dinner for the whole family at a very nice price. A large selection of courses, and you can choose your own meat, such as ham, veal, turkey, lamb, beef and mix as you please.

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Aalborg, Denmark
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110 reviews 110 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012 via mobile

This serves buffet Danish food. It's great food with a great variety. I recommend coming here if you want a traditional danish meal. It's great!

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

I went for lunch to this place and wasn't disappointed. Food tasted great. Buffet had a good choices. Staff was very friendly. Whole experience by visiting this place very pleasant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hans Jensens Straede 1, Odense 5000, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Funen and Islands  >  Odense
  • Phone Number: 65 91 70 30

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
  • Cuisine: Danish
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?