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“Warm and cosy Lunch” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Penny Lane Cafe

Penny Lane Cafe
Boulevarden 1, Aalborg, Denmark
9812 5800
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Ranked #17 of 143 Restaurants in Aalborg
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Bakeries, Delicatessen, Danish
Dining options: Breakfast, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Takeout
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Warm and cosy Lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Friendly and cosy place for a very different lunch experience. Having walked all around Aalborg and not been tempted by Macdonalds, Burger King or the numerous bars I was relieved to find Penny Lane.

A large metal tea pot with 4 or 5 cups of tea to wash down an impressive salad platter with masses of amazing pork loin, preserved pears, mild onion pickle, olives, sundried tomatoes and a bread basket of fresh bread - perfect!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Bishopton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
“a pretty penny...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We loved this place. Quaint, quirky and utterly enchanting, this is the best spot we found in a long weekend in Aalborg.
The menu is an interesting mix of light but wholesome fresh food, with a very distinctive Danish theme...bread! This place is full of the aromas of beautiful breads and excellent coffee.
The food is quite exceptional and the service is quick and efficient. You could waste a lot of time looking for somewhere as acceptable as Penny Lane....and it won't cost you a pretty penny.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Toulouse, France
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Great sheep and cheese sandwich.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

I have been there 3~4 times. Sheep cheese and ham sandwich is the best for me. although I feel I bit heavy afterwards but I wouldn't mind to go once in a while. I also tried humus sandwich but I prefer my sheep cheese and ham. great atmosphere but be ready to stand and wait a while to be able to find a table.

Visited May 2013
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Aalborg, Denmark
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Worth the higher prices”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This is my go-to place in Aalborg if I really want to get good quality bread and cakes.
The baked goods cost a bit more than at other bakeries, but they are totally worth it.
The cafe serves different types of sandwiches,brunch, salads and select tapas plates.
If you are not form Denmark (and even if you are) you have to try one of their types of 'rugbrød', it is really good - especially compared to the prefabricated supermarket types.
To sum up - spend the extra buck - its worth it.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Norway
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98 reviews 98 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
“A must when in Ålborg”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Very good food, and the cakes!!!! The best hot chocolate and a lot og bakery and other food to take home! Nice atmosphere.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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