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Paludan's Book & Cafe

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Fiolstraede 10-12, Copenhagen, Denmark
33 15 06 75
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Dining on a budget

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  • 135
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  • 9
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  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Civilized food

Any restaurant/cafe that has a book theme is alright by me. Cafe Paludan is opposite CPH Uni and has a great student feel with a warm environment. The food is very good (quality and quantity) for the prices (mains are 60-120 DKK) and I look forward to coming again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Manthos K
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Athens, Greece
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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275 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Athens, Greece
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Any restaurant/cafe that has a book theme is alright by me. Cafe Paludan is opposite CPH Uni and has a great student feel with a warm environment. The food is very good (quality and quantity) for the prices (mains are 60-120 DKK) and I look forward to coming again.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The cafe has a long history behind it. There's a ton of books. If you like something that could look like a cafe from a modern Harry Potter, this is it.

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Puebla, Mexico
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

It's a very interesting concept! It's right in front of the University of Copenhagen so expect to run into students! The atmosphere was glorious! Full of books and I felt in an old library-restaurant straight out of a movie! I would definitely recommend to go with friends here! A nice coffee or dinner is really good! A hidden gem in... More 

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St. Johns, Newfoundland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The place was very crowded & full of students. We had a coke, a cheeseburger and a Caesar salad and the bill came to 198 kr. The portions were generous and the food was delicious. There was hardly a free table. People constantly came & went. You go up to the bar and order, pay & you get a number... More 

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Odense, Denmark
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I come here often when I am in Copenhagen. Good quality food for a very good price. Located next to the round tower. Perfect place for lunch or dinner. Many students. You order at the bar and food gets served at your table.

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76 reviews 76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

An amazing brunch/breakfast- one of the best I have ever had. Nice place with loads of books surrounding you. Free wifi. Would highly recommend.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We went there on a Friday afternoon to have some drinks. The bar was very trendy and self service. All the books make the place look very cool. It was very crowded, so we did have to wait a while to get our drinks. Especially the ginger ale was very nice, real ginger flavor. Our coffee and tea were also... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Came here for brunch on a Saturday. A lot of people, but be there around 11am and you probably will get a table. Brunch was reasonable priced (99 DKK incl. juice or smoothie) and extremely good!! Really nice place, would definitely come back on my next visit to Copenhagen!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I have been to this cafe twice. It's super central and for being in Copenhagen also really cheap. Tried both the goat cheese hamburger and the full plate with cheese and sausages. Both really good! It's often very crowded but I never had difficulties in finding a seat. Nice choice of drinks too with discounts for students on beer. Recommended!

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I love this place! I use to come here for studying or grab a drink with friends on the afternoon. If you are looking for a nice place with great atmosphere with affordable prices, this place is definitely for you!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Fiolstraede 10-12, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By
  • Neighborhood: Indre By
  • Phone Number: 33 15 06 75

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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