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Kanalen Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
European, Scandinavian, Danish
As featured in Taste Copenhagen
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Wilders Plads 2, Copenhagen 1403, Denmark
+45 32 95 13 30
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Is to take them to Kanalen, at night, in December! It's cosy, welcoming and gorgeous. The staff, the food, the location, the decor, everything is perfect. If i'd had a ring with me, i'd have proposed, it's that perfect a place.

Thank stevemanning2
Astoria, New York
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually stumbled into Kanalen after walking past its annex and commenting on its hygge -- a distinctly Danish word and phenomenon that translates loosely to a feeling of warmth and comfort. Though we had plans that night, we came back two nights later to find the annex closed, and walked over to the main restaurant instead. Glad we did!... More 

Thank Anthony D
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went to restaurant Kanalen for lunch, having read some good reviews of the place. We where not disappointed. The service was professional and warm, and the food was excellent. The menu is small and focused and I got the impression that it changes often, maybe even daily. I had Toast as a starter and the Tartar... More 

Thank Kasper R
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for lunch. Tried the Christmas menu where I had salmon and then duck. Gorgeous dishes that were well presented and tasted beautiful. Excellent timing with all our dishes too. Staff were very attentive and friendly and had great humor. The service was on point. The place is lovely too, very light, warm and Scandinavian in style, and then... More 

Thank misslovgreen
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I will absolut recommend this restaurant, you get really good food, compared with the price you pay for it. Has a great atmosfere, just beside the water.

Thank OleP
Copenhagen, Denmark
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265 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

What a great experience. We went on a spontaneous lunch and had a great time. Well prepared food, friendly and relaxing atmosphere. And the service was very good. I will be back.

Thank WebbDavid
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Not a traditional restaurante in a positive way . It was truly amazing to have dinner in this wonderful restaurant . Reinvented dishes with all the traditional taste . Very good wines in the menu and the staff very professional . Definitely a must in Copenhagen!

Thank Daniel G
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Had 4 course menu, 3 were outstanding but pork dish curiously no where near same standard as others. Otherwise would be 5 stars

Thank Phillip S
Copenhagen, Denmark
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

While Copenhagen has a lot of good restaurants considering its size, the variety is not always great. At the moment, it seems that most upmarket restaurants in town offer some kind of interpretation of New Nordic. This genre has arguably done a lot for Danish gastronomy (and has brought in a large number of foodie tourists), but I mostly find... More 

Thank ThomasWilliam402
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Cosy canal-side restaurant not too far from central Copenhagen. Relaxed atmosphere and attentive staff with excellent English (appreciated by us non danish speakers!). The setting is lovely and the food was generally excellent with desert a particular highlight. They offer an a la carte menu with starters, mains and deserts all presented in one list. Price of each dish gave... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Scandinavian, Danish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilders Plads 2, Copenhagen 1403, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Christianshavn
  • Neighborhood: Christianshavn
  • Phone Number: +45 32 95 13 30

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Christianshavn

Neighborhood Profile
Just across one of the many bridges from Indre By, you’ll find Christianshavn. An eclectic area with old brick lanes, houses dating back to the 16th century, and canals which are home to many boats and ships, some of which has been turned into restaurants or even serve as fully furnished homes. The best known attraction in Chistianshavn is Christiania, a “free town” of residents who squat on a former military area. However just a stone’s throw away from Christiania, you’ll find some of the most fashionable waterfront apartment buildings in Copenhagen as well as the splendid Royal Opera House.
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