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Marv & Ben

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Indre By
European, Scandinavian, Danish
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Snaregade 4, Copenhagen 1205, Denmark
+45 33 91 01 91
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great experience

Went in on a recommendation and luckily get a table without a booking. I had The full tasting menu with matching wine and liked everything. Good presentation and excellent service with good information on the food and wine being served. I would definitely return and who would if thought raw catfish... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
Cassian J
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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  • German first
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English first
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Went in on a recommendation and luckily get a table without a booking. I had The full tasting menu with matching wine and liked everything. Good presentation and excellent service with good information on the food and wine being served. I would definitely return and who would if thought raw catfish would be so good

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Had dinner on Tuesday and it was great. Not cheap but really interesting with some exciting choices. One of these places where there are are range of dishes - cold, hot and sweet - and you choose how many you want and it what order. Of course some worked better than others for us but that is the whole point,... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We love the "Dish of the day" menu, which is basically 4-course chef's choice. We like that we were told what the selections are (unlike other restaurants) so we could decide whether to go for the a la carte or not. The menu at our visit has catfish, new potato, lamb and a rhubarb-based dessert - everything we want from... More 

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Belgium
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122 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

First of all, the food was excellent, but considering the price we paid, I would expect the service to be excellent as well ... and it wasn't: - When we arrived the owner (I guess) instead of welcoming us, called for "service!" so that the lady upstairs came to "really" welcome us - Nobody took care of our jackets -... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

It was an interesting concept with all natural organic food. We ate there with work and had a set menu of 4 dishes. Got good wine recommendations that fitted really good with the food. Desert was my favorite. Nice atmosphere.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Very enjoyable - tasty small portions, good variety - unobtrusive but efficient service - pleasant space in the old city - good value for money (by expensive Danish standards) - a better deal than Noma!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 349 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I had imagined that 'Marv & Ben' were two American restaurant owners, not so! This is a cool place, an unassuming entrance into a cosy ground floor almost open plan with the kitchen and then upstairs to our table in a completely different high ceilinged dining room with spacious tables and plenty of room in between, something I always appreciate.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Concept of the restaurant is very nice. Small dishes, but you take more than the usual starter and main course. However, portions are in general really small and somewhat overpriced. The lamb was very hard to find in the dish, it was that small. Service is slowish at best and we didnt really feel welcome. Wines are expensive for the... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We read about Marv & Ben in our guide but were pleased to find it full of locals and not at all touristy. The cuisine is distinctly Nordic and the service matches this, direct, clear but not cheesy or over-friendly. The envrionement is warm, intimate and in the heart of the historic core of Copenhagen. The options available to try... More 

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Taastrup, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We were four having a dinner after a very good theater show, and it turned out that the experience at Marv & Ben made it a memorable night out. The menu card consists of 13 different dishes, each dish comes with a recommended glass of wine, but you may choose a different glass or bottle of wine. Each dish and... More 

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Additional Information about Marv & Ben

Address: Snaregade 4, Copenhagen 1205, Denmark
Phone Number: +45 33 91 01 91
Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD $31 to $125
Cuisine: European, Scandinavian, Danish

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Snaregade 4, Copenhagen 1205, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By
  • Neighborhood: Indre By
  • Phone Number: +45 33 91 01 91

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $31 to $125
  • Cuisine: European, Scandinavian, Danish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?