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Sokkelund is the quintessential neighbourhood brasserie, kitted out with lovingly worn-leather banquettes and handsome waitstaff in crisp white shirts. Breakfast, lunch, or dinner, join the steady stream of regulars for flexible bistro bites, including aromatic moules frites and some of the juiciest burgers in town.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Cafe, European, Danish
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free off-street parking
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Reviewed October 13, 2020 via mobile

Gotta love Sokkelunden and their tartar with bearnaice. Place is always very cozy and in lovely Frederiksberg

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 3, 2020 via mobile

There is no doubt Sokkelund is a magnet for social dining in Frederiksberg. The buzz within the cafe creates an excellent atmosphere with everyone half expecting to see someone of fame. This special atmosphere is let down by the quality of food. The mussels were...good but accompanied with a thin sauce that lacked flavour. Knorr could have made a better sauce. The pomme frits were dry and over cooked. Mc Donalds makes french fries much better. The cheese burger with bacon lacked flavour in the beef whilst the toasted burger bun resembled a soggy pizza bun saturated with fat. Great atmosphere but the food?!?! The judges of Vild med dans should speak out!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 28, 2020 via mobile

Had a business lunch with a colleague. Nice place, young yet professional vibes. We had the traditional Danish open-face sandwiches (Smørrebrød) which were all excellent. Better make a reservation. During lunchtime they seem to be very busy.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 6, 2020 via mobile

We are traveling across the world, and then, in our own little Denmark...... The best steak ever. Thank you. This was an absolute top pleasure.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 25, 2020

I've been visiting this 'bistro' several times during the past 15 years. Every time in the hope of it becoming my new hangout. Because Sokkelund is a super cosy place with no compromises on the French bistro interior. Just like NYs Balthazar (only smaller). Problem...has (almost) always been the prices, and every time I come here, its become even more expensive. Now the prices are more or less as expensive as Cafe Europa on Strøget/Copenhagen. But the food has actually always been quite good, though too expensive, which must be the reason why the place is always fully booked. On their classic Bistro menu is their menu of burgers, which I remember as quite good (and was something that people once talked about). They're not anymore. Its 200 kr. burgers (incl a small handful of frites)! And they taste like something from the 90s. Meat is bland, bun looks homemade but taste like from a supermarket, soggy lettuce and a boring mayo. But the worse thing was that the burgers was salty as hell (and I am usually not afraid of salt). Almost inedible. After two-three mouthful I couldn't eat more. I dont know what it is they are trying to achieve with these burgers, but they seem more our of place than ever. 2 beers, 2 Cokes, 4 burgers and 1086 kr poorer I am wondering if the french vibe was worth this family dinner.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020

We were very satisfied with our meals and environment of the restaurant. Service was also good, even though it was very busy friday evening.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

This is the place to go if you want to rub shoulders with Frederiksbergs rich and famous. The bar itself reminds one of Cafe Victor in the center of Copenhagen. The service and quality is however better at Sokkelund.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 25, 2020 via mobile

2 persons. Saturday, 10:30. Place was full, so book a table to be sure! We ordered a brunch menu each with filter coffee. Coffee was refilled four times in two hours, three time offerede because the Staff noticed the empty cups. One menuen adjusted, by...removal of cheese and added ham, without problems. A bit af a long wait from order to food service, but it was worth the wait! The salmon, spinach, egg, hollandaise dish was very good. Portion size was good. Price is maybe a little above Copenhagen average, but service and food quality, portion size gives acceptable value.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 21, 2020

I have been to this place numerous times over the past years but my last visit was a disappointment. First of all, the place was packed around lunchtime on this ordinary Wednesday in January. This obviously reflects the popularity of the place but it can...also be too much when you are asked to move from your table to the bar because your table is reserved and when you can hardly move around. Also, the prices seem to have moved upwards and out of a reasonable range. I had two pieces of "smørrebrød", one of which was excellent (roastbeef) and one that was average and lacking taste (stjerneskud) at more than 30 dollars a piece. This is Hybris and in the future I will certainly go elsewhere to some of the other excellent lunch restaurants around Copenhagen who command prices more in line with what you get and where you can sit in peace and enjoy your stay.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 23, 2019 via mobile

Food was really good, had yogurt with fruit and almond and honey and the pancakes. Fresh fruit on top of it. Orange juice was ‘fresh’ according to the menu but not freshly squeezed unfortunately so not great. Really busy so had to sit at the...bar but that was fine. A little more expensive than most breakfast places in Copenhagen but also bigger portions.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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