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Pihlkjaer

Mejlgade 28, Aarhus 8000, Denmark (Midtbyen)
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Ranked #4 of 266 restaurants in Aarhus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $27 - $34
Neighborhood: Midtbyen
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English first
Cologne, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

After reading most of the other reviews and considering Pihlkjaer is the second highest rated restaurant in Aarhus, I had pretty high expectations which they failed to meet, I'm afraid. Let's start with the atmosphere. I'm not sure if this is the owners' intention, but if they tried to make the place feel like you're visiting friends or family and... More

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København, Danmark
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

We celebrated my birthday. Food was excellent, wine was evet better, but the waitress dotted the "i" This will be my new favorite in Aarhus.

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Singapore
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

The reviews were spot on ... Pihlkjaer is truly a gem in this wonderful city. Tucked away in a tiny courtyard in the Latin Quarter of town, the walk was all worth it. Warm and cosy interiors greeted us when we entered from the freezing cold, closely followed by the warm smile of the waitress. She was patient and explained... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Attracted to this (mainly) fish restaurant by the reviews seen, I was not disappointed. Some friends and I went for dinner in Pihlkjaer and enjoyed a great meal out, that was beautifully presented and tasted deliciously. Although the restaurant was full and the staff under some pressure, they took the time to explain the various components of the fixed starter... More

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Aarhus
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Dined last week in this restaurant that is very well sought. It is recommended to book your table in advance ! Surroundings are relaxed nice and cosy. Don't let the add placement in a back-yard discourage you. The food is by card or menu of the days displayed on a green board that the waitress is showing to you at... More

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

The restaurant is tucked away at the end of a courtyard so is easy to miss. The menu is very simple with 2 or 3 options per course. Whilst the restaurant specializes in Fish, which is cooked supremely well, there are normally a couple of meat choices for those who want's something else. The service is very attentive and friendly... More

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Lystrup, Arhus, Denmark
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This restaurant is owned by a fishmonger and focusses mainly on fish and seafood. However, meat is also on the menu to satisfy everyones taste. Each night the chef prepares a 3-course fish and meat menu and you can choose either 2 or 3 courses. Upon being seated, the waiter introduces "today's menu", which is dependent on season and the... More

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Windsor
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13 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I stumbled across this restaurant as I got drawn by the menu pointing to the end of the courtyard. I had an excellent meal. I chose the fish starter and the fish main and I must say that I was not disappointed. The level of care that went into the dished was excellent. Pudding was also a treat.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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106 reviews 106 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

At Pihlkjaer you have the possibillity of choosing the fish menu or the meat menu (you can combine the menu so that you get fish for starters and meat for main course) - This keeps the prices quite low compared to other fish restaurants in the city. We like the concept of more or less letting others choose your menu,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

This is a predominantly fish restaurant with just one starter and one main course option, although there is also a meat option for both. Our waitress described all the dishes to us in great detail in perfect English and we chose the fish. Our dishes came beautifully presented, accompanied by vegetables from the chef's garden and were perfectly cooked... rolled... More

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