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Restaurant Groften

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Inner Vesterbro
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Vesterbrogade 3 | Tivoli, Copenhagen 1620, Denmark
+45 33 75 06 75
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

I visited Grøften in August 2015 with my English Family incl. my 3 teenage grandchildren for lunch. We were disappointed with the food we were served. It was unexciting and badly combined. My husband and I ordered a platte with two different types of herrings which was served with a beetroot salad on the plate. We were both disappointed with... More 

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Thank 271dansker
Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great friendly and cheerful atmosphere. Excellent food, served very quickly. Waitress was cheerful and well spoken, and happy to recommend menu items.

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Thank wardmaynard
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258 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

A perfect place to seek respite from the crowds at the park, this restaurant is a quiet oasis for families or individuals seeking a good Danish meal and the chance to relax in the quaint atrium. They serve a nice variety of Danish foods and there is plenty on the menu for vegetarians and meat eaters alike. We enjoyed the... More 

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Dorking
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200 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2015

Set in Tivoli Gardens so we weren't expecting anything too amazing. However we enjoyed a relaxed and long lunch, which was tasty if not what you might term good value. However our waitress made all the difference - she was fun, friendly, helpful and attentive without being ever present. Of all the offerings in the gardens we were glad we... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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293 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2015

We didn't know where to dine when we visited the Tivoli Gardens. My wife started speaking with a gentleman while I waited at an ATM. He was local and suggested that this was the best place in the Tivoli to try local food; that is the Danish open face sandwich. We took his advice and were very satisfied. The food... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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110 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2015

Every time I return to my old country, a visit to Tivoli is a must. For my wife and I the visit to Tivoli is a highlight in itself but it is our lunch at Grøften that dot's the i. It is not the cheapest place but I recommend that you you book a table here for around 2pm as... More 

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Thank JAJ9999
New York
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386 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2015

If you need a restaurant inside of Tivoli (and don't mind paying the fee to get in), this is an option. The food is OK, nothing special. The location, right next to the Peacock Theater, is excellent. Sit under the glass "outside" for the nicest experience.

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Paramus, New Jersey
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed August 2, 2015

The famous restaurant is located inside the amazing Tivoli Gardens initially named as "The Theatre Cafe" The restaurant has a friendly menu with English subtiltles so it was easy for us to order a variety of sandwiches and Carlsberg beer. The service was good but our waiter forgot my french fries. Otherwise, I consider the meal prices as fair and... More 

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Dunkirk, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2015

When we, an American family, were brought to our table and realized we were seated in proximity to several large Danish family groups and heard no other languages beside Danish, I knew we had stumbled upon a find in Tivoli. Excellent Danish food in the heart of Tivoli, with Danish service. Come hungry, start with snaps and then follow with... More 

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Thank lovesmaryland
Copenhagen, Denmark
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196 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2015

This is one of the classic restaurants in Tivoli with a welcoming and very satisfying standard, a nice, relaxed atmosphere and a reminiscence of "the old days". You can choose to sit inside in different areas or outside, which can be a little chilly, even though most of the outside area is covered by a glass roof. On a cold... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vesterbrogade 3 | Tivoli, Copenhagen 1620, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Inner Vesterbro
  • Neighborhood: Inner Vesterbro
  • Phone Number: +45 33 75 06 75

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Inner Vesterbro

Neighborhood Profile
Inner Vesterbro
This neighbourhood is home to Tivoli Gardens, a world famous amusement park and beautiful garden always worth a visit. Just west of Tivoli, you’ll find Copenhagen Central Station, from where you can reach just about every part of Denmark within 5 or 6 hours, or you can reach Copenhagen Airport in less than 15 minutes. Next to the Central Station, you’re in the middle of “old” Vesterbro, where several cultures and hundreds of languages are spoken in an area not more than one square mile. This neighbourhood is considered one of the most trendy places to live in and to visit in Copenhagen. For a real treat, visit Kødbyen ("meat town"), home to several restaurants, cafés and nightclubs, all within a short walk of each other.
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