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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
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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I would say this cafe is worth the visit for the atmosphere alone. The walls are lined with antique books and it seems to always be busy. The prices are very reasonable for Copenhagen standards. I can't comment on the food because we didn't order any, but the hot chocolate was quite good. The reasons for 3 stars instead of... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went after seeing reviews on here, and we weren't disappointed! The atmosphere was lovely, so warming and relaxing. I loved the layout and the fact it looked like a library- it made it so cosy and relaxing. It was packed when we went, and we saw everyone was having a good time and playing games and stuff. Very nice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have never loved a place as much as this one in Copenhagen. Cheap good food, free wifi, cozy ambience in the heart of the city. I always recommend to anyone visiting, it was the first place I was taken when I moved to cph and I returned at least monthly for almost 4 years.

Thank asma s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The breakfast is plentiful and very tasty! Highly recommend this place. It has a relaxing atmosphere and friendly staff.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is itself very unique, as you enter in a bookshop, while you realise that you can have your lunch and a beer as well. Actually the menu is quite wide, and all the food possibilities sound very tasty. The staff is friendly, the amount of the food is quite big. The queue was long so be prepared that... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a charming place - and the books! Good for breakfast or lunch. Staff were efficient and friendly and it is obviously very popular with locals and students.

Thank Gez44
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious meal and GREAT atmo. Highly recommend this spot down to us by our student living here. We loved the literary atmosphere.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there on a Sunday evening around 8pm. There are lots of books on shelves around you but it's not for reading by customers. The place is reasonably large and was very busy and noisy. There were many youngsters in one part of the restaurant causing a hell of a racket. Food and drinks have to be ordered at... More 

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Louisville, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the mango smoothie. Very good drink and the cafe has great ambiance. Has the look of a library and caters to students.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious brunch and friendly staff. Very highly recommended. Happy time. You will surely be pleased and satisfied!

Thank Ludovic K

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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, Local cuisine, Families with children, 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: 33 15 06 75

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Staying in Indre By (Inner City)

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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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