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Restaurant Havfruen

Indre By
French, Danish
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Nyhavn 39, Copenhagen 1051, Denmark
+ 45 33 11 11 38
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A good place to eat

We visited Havefruen three times during a recent stay in Copenhagen. It's situated in the middle of the row of waterfront restaurants in Nyhavn. We found the staff to be very friendly and helpful and all spoke English well. We tried the fish and chips which were very good. The fish comes sliced... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We visited Havefruen three times during a recent stay in Copenhagen. It's situated in the middle of the row of waterfront restaurants in Nyhavn. We found the staff to be very friendly and helpful and all spoke English well. We tried the fish and chips which were very good. The fish comes sliced into sections. On another visit we had... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

There are what seems like dozens of places to eat in this area so you definitely have many to chose from that have good food. We stopped here for the seafood. The mussels were great and we got a HUGE bowl of them. The fish and chips were also very good. Great place to sit back and enjoy some seafood... More 

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Kongens Lyngby, Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We got the fish soup for starters and entrecôte and plaice for mains. The fish soup was ok, the entrecôte was well done (even though I asked for medium) but tasted well...but the plaice was the most bland fish we remember ever tasting! Service was a bit slow...and it's expensive, even by Danish standards

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Houston
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Even by the slow standards of European restaurants, being ignored for more than ten minutes after seating, with no offer of a menu or a glass of wine, was a bit too much to take. Despite the small crowd, they obviously had more business than they thought they needed. Instead, we went next door and had an excellent meal.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Really nice lobster starter, it was a whole lobster, halved and dressed, plenty for four to share. My daughter, her boyfriend and my husband had steak as the main meal and were all very impressed with it. I had lamb and sausage cous cous, sausage was great, lamb was really fatty and not cooked long enough for it to have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I went there with my family. This is a good resturant in old house. Service is so nice, food is great. We ordered mussels, oysters and plaits, very happy.

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Turku, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We went in to the restaurant with my colleague, yeah in this touris area, cause the better ones were full. The waiter did not know what is wheat beer. Wheat is not good for my colleague cause he is allergic to it. So we ended up getting wheat beers after all - despite several times asking for something else... The... More 

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NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I visited Copenhagen with my son and his family. One warm night we went out for a late night supper after 9:00pm. My one year old grandson decided to wake up and we were all hungry. The restaurant was very family friendly and we sat outside under a blanket and heater that took the chill out of the night, (it... More 

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We had lunch in this restaurant on a recent trip to Copenhagen. We ate outside and it was a pleasant experience watching the world go by in Nyhavn. My wife had smoked salmon and I had three types of herring. It was to die for. The service was good and the staff friendly. My son didn't fancy anything substantial and... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We had dinner there as we arrived in Copenhagen. The location and decoration are nice, but the manager is not very friendly. The waiter that served us that night was however friendly, efficient and nice. The food is very expensive and quantities are almost not sufficient. The salmon plate was certainly pepared in advance, and the desserts looked industrial :... More 

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Address: Nyhavn 39, Copenhagen 1051, Denmark
Phone Number: + 45 33 11 11 38
Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By
Cuisine: French, Danish

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  • Address: Nyhavn 39, Copenhagen 1051, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By
  • Neighborhood: Indre By
  • Phone Number: + 45 33 11 11 38

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Danish

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