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Lele

$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Indre By (Inner City)
Contemporary, Asian, Vietnamese
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Vesterbrogade 40, Copenhagen 1620, Denmark
+45 53 73 73 73
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5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A joke that they still call this street kitchen. You pay a fortune - and cant even order a table - no no they want you to libe up to get a 25 eur cocktail while you are waiting, all the while they pretend to be cheap street hipsters. You need 3-4 dishes to feel just a little full. I... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being from the mid-West (USA) we were never exposed to Vietnamese food. The concierge at our hotel recommended this place as we had requested someplace within walking distance. We did not have reservations (highly suggested), but they were able to seat us (2) at the bar which is set up for couples dining. The menu is small and many items... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a party of three. The moment we stepped into the restaurant we were greeted by a very hospitable host. We got a window seat and shortly after a very friendly waiter poured water into glasses for us. We ordered the "complete sharing" menu which consists of 9 dishes. Every of the 9 dishes were served with an explanation... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

It's the most atas (high class) Vietnamese restaurant my Friend and I have ever visited. The selection is not huge, only about 15 dishes but the dishes we had we really good. Prices are hefty as the portions are not huge. We had the papaya salad which is not sour Nor authentic enough, but upon adding their sour Chilli, it... More 

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Bagsvaerd, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Dinner for two. We were going for a concert so didn't have all night. The waiter was informed about this and helped keeping pace so we could finish our meal in due time - which was a shame since it is a nice place. The papaya salat was disappointing, but the Crispy Rolls were excellent. The duck breast also. Cosy... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

I did not know what to expect. Tne courses sounded like odd combinations but in actual fact all were delicious. I could not fault the food nor the service. The staff were really helpful and friendly and the environment; look and feel of the restaurant were great.

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Thank 1979jlb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

I had the duck main with salad and crisp rice squares. It was good to try something new, with new unusual ingredients I normally don't eat. The rice crisps were very crispy, a little too crispy (very hard shell) even for me, but overall experience was nice. Desert chocolate ganache with ice cream - I recommend.

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Thank Anni V
Soderkoping, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Located at the heart of Copenhagen it´s easily accessible. Open and contemporary designed with urban appeal with open kitchen and bar. You get all Vietnamese specialities with a modern twist... lovely and good looking. Works well for both a romantic dinner as a business dinner.

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Szeged, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Short dinner, not more. Pho soup: incredible; vegetable curry: unbelievable!!! One of the best culinary experience in my life! Only one thing I've got to mention: we paid using our Gold Visa card, and they added 3% surcharge to the final bill saying that this is the procedure if someone is using an INTERNATIONAL card.... Very-very strange...

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Fremantle, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Lele is a trendy Vietnamese restaurant which serves quite excellent food. It was originally very down-to-earth and affordable. Now it seems it has become so trendy that the staff has developed a snobbish attitude. The wine is expensive (the cheapest bottle is 350dkk and not very good).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$43 - $171
Cuisine
Contemporary, Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vesterbrogade 40, Copenhagen 1620, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighborhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 53 73 73 73
Description
At Restaurant LêLê the kitchen is authentic, Vietnamese cuisine, marching to the beat of modern and international tendencies. The food at Restaurant LêLê is simple, yet the flavors are filled with nuances. Whether you are into sweet, salty, sour, hot, crisp or mild, there are plenty of tasty dishes to choose from. Restaurant LêLê is the beating heart of LêLê, which also comprises five street food restaurants and a food truck called LêLê Street Kitchen. The restaurant is where all of the inspiration and culinary development originates from, and where new and ingenious dishes are continuously thought out by Executive Chef, Vincent Chaisy - with a Michelin background - as well as Co-owner, Anh Lê. On weekdays the ambience at Restaurant LêLê is cozy and relaxed. On Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, you will instantly feel the urban vibe. In the middle of the dining area you will find the bar which functions as both a pre-dinner-drinks bar and a cocktail bar. If you are looking for a special location with a private entrance, bar and wardrobe for an event, the private dining room can be booked. The private dining room has been used on numerous occasions for both receptions, product launches and exclusive, private dining.

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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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