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Den Grimme Aelling Restaurant

$$ - $$$, , European
Hans Jensens Straede 1, Odense 5000, Denmark
+45 65 91 70 30
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good26%
  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible8%
Oct 9, 2017
“Delightful ”
Aug 24, 2016
“Okay food”
Closed Now
All hours
Scandinavian, Danish, European
$$ - $$$
Hans Jensens Straede 1, Odense 5000, Denmark
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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

This is my second journey here to DK from the US but the first time I've visited Odense. This restaurant is a jewel tucked away in a beautiful city. I honestly I loved every thing I tried. ♡ all the food was so good. The...More

Thank Toni H
Reviewed August 24, 2016

The food is alright, however, the staff is not very attentive, and we got the feeling that the staffe would would like to get us out as soon as possible, so they could resell the table

Thank Marlene P
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

I am a coeliac, and was looking to try and combine what might be Danish food with my dietary requirements. Den Grimme Aeling was near to our hotel and was stated to be a Danish buffet, so we gave it a go. Firstly, the staff...More

1  Thank bobjanh
Reviewed March 7, 2016

This was very Danish dinner buffet with not many different options. Its not very fancy but fairly reasonably priced and delicious enough.

Thank LuckyGilmour
Reviewed January 2, 2016

I was probably expecting a little more of an Ugly duckling or Hans theme in the restaurant. I was quite disappointed to walk in and find a buffet with a complicated menu with drinks. i found it confusing. Choosing a menu and when the drinks...More

Thank Amia_C
Reviewed December 2, 2015

We were in Odense to see what we could see on a rainy November day. We needed some lunch and found this restaurant. We took the lunch buffet which seems to be a good value for money. There seemed to be locals there and the...More

Thank kacytjobb
Reviewed November 2, 2015

Meat looked good and roasted potatoes were fine, everything else seemed like a second-rate salad bar. There are better options in Odense for the price. Lovely building and location.

Thank emilee l
Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

The buffet was pretty good, although some dishes like dried tomatoes are far from the Danish cuisine. What is missing is the fruit. The staff can speak English and the menus are written in English and in German as well. The location is good the...More

Thank Marco B
Reviewed January 8, 2015

Despite all tables were booked out and we could get one just for 1 hour we were happy being their: excellent informal atmosphere (it was Friday evening pre-Christmas and there were a lot of families with kids), great selection of meat and good buffet with...More

Thank Elena_KKKK
Reviewed January 6, 2015

We enjoyed a delicious lunch buffet for 149 krones each, drinks included. The food was very good: herrings with different sauces, many types of cheese, eggs, pate, salad, etc.. and beer and wine no limit. When we were there, there was also a huge family...More

Thank Samanta T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Scandinavian, Danish, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hans Jensens Straede 1, Odense 5000, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Funen and Islands  >  Odense
  • Phone Number: +45 65 91 70 30
  • E-mail
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