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Paludan's Book & Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Indre By (Inner City)
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Gluten Free Options
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Fiolstraede 10-12, Copenhagen, Denmark
+45 33 15 06 75
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Rome, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Central, very warm ambiance, young customers, nice staff, very good food, quick service, reasonable prices for Denmark. Bread is very good. You can serve yourself unbottled water for free.

Thank andricci63
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92 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we just wanted to grab some early dinner and had tried a few times to get in this restaurant, but it was always bursting at the seams, we were lucky on our last day in the City, it's not really a 'restaurant' more like a pub/cafe, there are lots of students, the food came quickly, portions were huge and it... More 

Thank BeandipUk
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great value in this New York style cafe decked out as a library. Definitely one to recommend - very impressed

Thank Twisted-Squirrel
Melbourne, Australia
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76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is really busy, be prepared to wait at least 20 minutes in line. Really nice decor, lots of books everywhere. The food portions are massive. The shooting star on the menu is the bomb! That's what you order here...always!

Thank PriyankaSacha
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a no frills café which is rammed at peak times. Bit of a scrum to queue to place your order but was probably the best value food on our three day stay in the City. prompt service though An excellent burger and I've never seen such enormous bowls of soup. Probably worth avoiding the tables near the front... More 

Thank Peter R
Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a decent burger, nice service and the atmosphere is quite good! Excellent location and always a good solution when you're looking for a bite and haven't booked anything in advance.

Thank NikosAla
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant/cafe as my girlfriend had researched how to do Copenhagen 'on a budget'. This place is a little gem! The ambience and surroundings of the place were superb and we were very excited to try the food. We ordered lasagne and tagliatelle, I had a beer, and the bill came to 208 DKK (roughly £20). Given this... More 

Thank GeeJunior12
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate there in January. It was very busy, we had to wait for a table arounf 20 minutes. Food was fresh but not the best quality. Herring though was very tasty. service a bit chaotic; we were not given hot chocolate we paid for. When I asked the waiter they told me to ask at the bar.

Thank Joanna B
Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grabbed the speciality burger after work and, though slightly more expensive than the other mains, was great value for money. The cappuccino I had afterwards was not nearly as good as I have had nearby and, I'm sorry to say, the quality of the brew seemed to vary depending upon who made it. The coffee aside, the food and the... More 

Thank Maddax665
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious. I got the chili con carne. Warm, spicy and a hint of Indian flavors. Served with jasmine rice. 2 pieces of bread and side salad. Did the passion fruit mango smoothie. Highlights: Order your food at the bar Find yourself a table After you order they give you a number placard and they find you and serve you your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fiolstraede 10-12, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighborhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 15 06 75

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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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