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“You can bring tourists here” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Hovedtelegrafen

Cafe Hovedtelegrafen
Kobmagergade 37, 5, Copenhagen 1150, Denmark (Indre By)
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Ranked #651 of 1,542 Restaurants in Copenhagen
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Danish
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Neighborhood: Indre By
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“You can bring tourists here”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This is a nice and wellsituated restaurant in which you can find good. - Danish - food. To be sure to get a table you need to book. Ask for a table next to a window. Restaurant only open at lunchtime. You have a fantastic view over Copenhagen.in summer or when the weather is good you have a nice big terrace.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • Danish first
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  • French first
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  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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English first
Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Dreadful service”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We were offered a table on the terrasse upon our arrival, only to be sent away two minutes later by the same waiter that "welcomed" us, who claimed that particular table was reserved -- even though it was not marked as such. It looked as if a few of his favourite customers had just arrived, so someone else had to give way... As he was very rude while informing us of this "reservation", we decided to leave the place at once. We had unfortunately experienced lousy service in Copenhagen before, but this was one of the worst cases thus far.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Provo, Utah
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21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“View is better than food, and food ain't bad”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013 via mobile

Go here for the view and location. Just off Stroget Street, this rooftop restaurant gives a view where you feel you are getting a helicopter ride around Copenhagen. The food is quite good too. It's expensive, but what isn't in Copenhagen?

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Epsom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Meal with a rooftop view of Copenhagen”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

With its extensive glass canopy, the roof-top café above the Post & Telephone Museum is a delightful and unexpected find. The rather plain sign displayed just about the door to the Post Office Museum Cafe gives little clue as to the treat that is in store if you persevere to the 5th floor (by lift).

Bright, attractively presented, this seems like the perfect spot for lunch or coffee. Admire the view or chat to your friends over delicious food - or do all four things at the same time. It isn't cheap, but the presentation is good and the service is friendly and welcoming.

In short a welcome respite from the bustle of central Copenhagen streets.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Surprisingly nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Visiting the Post & Telegraph museum with our kids, we decided to have lunch at the cafeteria. The view of Copenhagen was simply amazing. The interior design on the other hand was spartan and more "canteen"-like, so our expectations for the food were not that high. We were really positively surprised: we had four different dishes and all of them were very nicely executed, with high quality ingredients and beautiful presentation. Highly recommended.

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Fantastic views
Very good food

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Tattered interiors / cutlery and glasses not spotlessly clean
Slow service (although not more than anywhere else in Copenhagen, and still polite/nice)

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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