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Cap Horn

$$ - $$$
Indre By (Inner City)
Pub, Gastropub, European, Danish, Gluten Free Options
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Nyhavn 21, Copenhagen 1052, Denmark
+45 33 12 85 04
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited here in January with no reservation and was welcomed to a lovely table for the two of us. We both had duck to start followed by the dish of the day (coal fish) and steak they all tasted fantastic especially the duck. We had puddings and coffee and all came to a reasonable price with excellent service and... More 

Thank Isabelle C
Lund, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nyhavn is fantastic! This restaurant is in the very middle of Nyhavn. Nice outdoor seating and beautiful and comfortable indoor. Food is great, service is good and prices are ok.

Thank Kristerjonsson
Oakland, California
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we had the venison in the most perfect demi glaze. my husband got an irish coffee, please try it, they do it very well.

Thank Riss R
Manresa, Spain
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243 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Caphorn is a restaurant located in Nyhavn, in the center of Copenhagen. We came here the last day of the year and we could eat at 15h more or less a fantastic lunch without paying a large amount of money. Here we tasted a cod carpaccio (normal), artichoke soup with trufle (incredible! Fantastic! In fact, we ordered the same dish... More 

Thank AlbertSalichs
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely very long lunch here. The food was delicious - especially the mixed smorgersbord - they also catered well for a child with gluten and milk allergies. A great wine selection and the staff were extremely friendly/attentive and the surroundings very comfortable with a lovely clientele. Slightly more expensive than some of the other restaurants in Nyhavn... More 

Thank nameda
Washington, DC
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67 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is some of the best food and service I have received in quite some time, not just in Denmark, but worldwide. I was hesitant about this restaurant because it was on the touristy Nyhaven, but I was quite surprised with the quality and service. I had the three course prix fix menu, which consisted of raw Danish salmon, lamb... More 

Thank cherrytree80
New York City
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drawn to this place by the fireplace on a blustery winter afternoon. Very cozy and friendly. Herring and smorrebrod deemed authentic by our Danish host. A wonderful find!

Thank mrganem
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In this incredibly cosy location, with its little fireplace on the second floor, I was blessed to enjoy the best lamb steak I ever got. Simply delicious. And the service... impeccable. Really worth the while!

Thank Manu W
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely excellent New Years Eve meal, best venison and lobster we have ever had . Very good service from all the staff. In Copenhagen for 4 nights and we went again 2 nights later - food and service (and atmosphere) just as good. Only minus is that with a small menu (that's no problem) the menu was nearly identical to... More 

Thank RGM26
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is always busy but we managed to get a table for a late lunch. I would suggest booking in advance to avoid missing out. Great food at normal prices for Copenhagen. Was a little cramped for space but that didn't matter to us as the place has a warm cosy atmosphere. Service was good too.

Thank grahamgpg73

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
Pub, Gastropub, European, Danish, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nyhavn 21, Copenhagen 1052, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighborhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 12 85 04
You will find Cap Horn a short walk down the cobblestone street of the charming quay, Nyhavn. Every day Cap Horn's chefs prepare dishes based on the seasonal offerings of fresh produce. Cap Horn prefers to use organic produce and all of the ingredients are carefully selected with a focus on quality and with consideration for our climate.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Indre By (Inner City)

Neighborhood Profile
Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its blend of charming old buildings and bold new architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which consists of three buildings, two of which are new and situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and venues of the inner city and its surrounding neighborhoods, are alive all year round with everything from jazz festivals to outdoor ice skating rinks and parachuting at the lakes right in the center of the city. This compact area boasts beautiful old castles, tranquil parks, and bustling squares where you can always find a bench to stretch out your legs whenever you need a break.
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