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Kanalen Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
European, Scandinavian, Danish, Gluten Free Options
As featured in Taste Copenhagen
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Wilders Plads 2, Copenhagen 1403, Denmark
3295 1330
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Issaquah, Washington
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my third time to Restaurant Kanalen. They offer creative local fare in refined and well presented dishes. We had the prix fixe harvest menu and every dish was excellent. A very fun "caution" on the menu reads something like "Our ducks are hunted locally so caution there may me shot in them". One of the dishes was wild... More 

Thank Pat B
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a truly wonderful experience with friends. Our second visit in a year, the unique space next to a canal provides a background to Copenhagen unlike any other. The friendly staff provide seamless service, and the food is really fantastic.

1 Thank babs27911
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146 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Scandinavian decor and cosy atmosphere. Competent service. Three course pre-set menu and two appetizers. Scallops, pork breast with dehydrated potatoes, black berries with ice cream and crumble. Classic, tasty and well prepared!

Thank Bregenholt99
San Jose
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an experience where the service was outstanding - the staff were friendly knowledgeable and very approachable. Their knowledge about the food was outstanding. The food was outstanding!

Thank Sorenthor
Los Angeles, California
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553 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate here with a group of over 20 and we may not have had a typical experience but the food and the setting were very nice. We were transported to the restaurant by canal boat and were seated in a private dining room. The service was excellent and the restaurant certainly prepared a fine fixed menu for us. I... More 

Thank bccrab
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Advanced cooking techniques, used with restraint. We each had the Chef's Menu: crispy scallops with a shaved squash salad, flatiron steak with root vegetables and chicken foam, apple crumble with lemon foam and vanilla ice cream -- all even more delicious than they sound. Attentive service, and great wine pairings with each course. Will definitely go back :-)

Thank Heckelphone
Orangeville, Canada
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Group outing to this location, we took up the entire restaurant, and had an exceptionally good dinner, with exceptionally tasty food, and impeccable service. Would highly recommend this restaurant for dinner.

Thank swanny26
Doha, Qatar
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113 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked an early dinner at 5.30pm, prior to a later engagement and were one of the first to arrive for the service. First impressions were good, but the tables are quite close together and my chair was extremely uncomfortable. The food was okay, but not quite the Nordic taste sensation that some other reviewers have waxed lyrical about. My... More 

Thank JoshMainka
Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (12 guests) had a very delightful lunch and were seated outside with a wonderful wiew to the canals, enjoying the irresistible and beautiful September sun. The menu was very delicious and so were the wines - I can warmly recommend this restaurant. The staff was smiling, really competent, and very service minded

Thank shinz59
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very very Nice restaurant with à Nice peofesdional services! The restaurant is located close to the Channel insiste Copenhagen very calm. And refresging! So Nice menus, well cooked and made. Drinks and espacialky wines are famous! To recommand!

Thank eric p

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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, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, 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: 3295 1330

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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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