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Grabrodre Torv 13, Copenhagen, Denmark (Indre By)
+45 33 13 05 06
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Ranked #805 of 1,563 Restaurants in Copenhagen
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Indre By
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Buffet
Description: In Skildpadden (The Turtle) you can make your own sandwich, exactly how you prefer it. Choose between different types of bread, pick your topping e.g. Italian sausage, Danish ham, Brie and Gogonzola. Add your favorite vegetables, garnishing and homemade salad dressing.Also on the menu: Burger with ovenfried potatoes and other warm dishes.Skildpadden has free wifi…

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  • Danish first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Orange, Australia
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

You walk down a few stairs and discard maybe 200 years. There's a small front room where you pick up your basket and bread, a slab or two of traditional Danish breads, and your basic meat foundation. You then head down into the Salad Room where you add your choice of a variety of additives. You can then go take-... More 

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New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We were headed to another restaurant in Grey Friar's Square but were drawn to this charming eatery instead by the design-your-own-sandwich offerings. We chose turkey and emmenthaler although a variety of sausages was also available. The selection of artisan-type breads was wonderful and the accompanying salad bar was fresh and varied. A soft drink or premium bottled water is included... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

No pretensions this place, just a build-your-own-sandwich joint, but everything is right. The prices are decent (with a further discount for ISIC student card holders), good service, excellent ingredients and a beautiful situation from which to sit and watch the world go by. An authentic Danish experience.

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114 reviews 114 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

Nice authentic place with a simple but successful concept. Decide which kind of bread, salami and cheese you want and then build the rest from the salad buffet. You can't really go wrong with the fresh ingredients they provide!

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London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

This place is famous for their build-your-own-sandwich concept. Basically you buy a big bun and some filling (cheese and a meat such as chorizo) and then you go to the salad buffet and fill in as much of the delicious veggies as you can fit. Everything from mini-gherkins to rocket salad to guacamole. The atmosphere is quite bohemian and when... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2008

Cool cafe where you can design your own sandwhich

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Additional Information about Skildpadden

Address: Grabrodre Torv 13, Copenhagen, Denmark
Phone Number: +45 33 13 05 06
Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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