We stopped at the D'Angleterre Hotel just as the rains started around 15:00 on a Tuesday in late July. The start was a less than encouraging journey: first to the terrace where the umbrellas did not provide sufficient protection from the elements; then the inner terrace part of the restaurant where we were told we had to eat and were asked to move to the bar which we did not enjoy the location/ambience at that time; and then to return to Restaurant Marchal and ask to be able to dine.
The hotel/restaurant is situated by the Kongens Nytorv with Nyhavn, Royal Theater and at the corner of the walking street Strøget. The square is under construction, the metro is being upgraded and extended and construction should take another four or five years. Noise could have been an issue on a sunny day if we had been on the terrace.
At the start, the wait staff of all locations seemed to be much more concerned with their own issues and many guests were left unattended for long periods.
Finally the menu was brought and delicious homebaked bread served with a special butter.
We ordered the langoustine and tomato which was located under a patch of delicious micro herbs and a blanket of cheese/cream(?) beautifully presented with wonderful flavours, a chicken Caesar salad (fairly identifiable) and two rhubarb desserts. The rhubarb dessert description did not prepare us for what was to come. A white mound arrived, 1/5 powdered buttermilk, 2/5 powdered white chocolate and 2/5 elderberry foam. The idea is to plow the spoon down to the bottom, cracking a layer of ice to get to the rhubarb below. Delicious and fun: how to experience a Danish winter on a plate!
Our waiter who was rather standoffish at the beginning, was positively warm and friendly by the end of our meal.
Recommend this restaurant for modern Danish food.
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