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Restaurant Groften

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Inner Vesterbro
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Vesterbrogade 3 | Tivoli, Copenhagen 1620, Denmark
+45 33 75 06 75
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Los Angeles, California
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132 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a very traditional Danish restaurant inside the Tivoli gardens that appears to specialize in smørrebrød. Having heard all about the dish on our walking tour the day before we decided to try it and were pretty disappointed. The menu had a ton of options, but it felt very overpriced for what was offered. The sandwiches we ordered were... More 

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Tonsberg, Norway
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112 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a Nice day in Copenhagen Tivoli me and my kids tried this Place. Service was Nice all night long. The restaurant looks pretty tired and need a makeover. Food was fast, maybe to fast... For starter i had a Soup that was tasty. Kids had different dishes form the kids menu and they where happy about it all. It... More 

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Hoersholm, Denmark
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traditional and very busy restaurant in Tivoli. They have managed to maintain the atmosphere and the setting is very nice.

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Denver, Colorado
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1,115 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,220 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This was our third visit to Restaurant Groften as it is one of our favorite restaurants in Copenhagen. It is located in Tivoli Gardens and serves delicious traditional Danish food - the service is excellent and the atmosphere is wonderfully cozy and relaxing. Note: you will need to pay Tivoli admission to enter the park and dine at Groften -... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Groften in Tivoli gardens is not the best restaurant in Tivoli gardens by far, but it is a place to go just for the atmosphere .

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Oxted, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We had a fabulous dinner here at the start of the Christmas season . It is situated in the very spectacular Tivoli gardens which at this time of year are truly magical fairyland of lights and xmas trees. The food is very traditional Danish. Large portions. lots of choice, the wine menu was surprisingly cheaper than other restaurants in Copenhagen... More 

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York
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142 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We pre-booked early for a table at the Groften during the Christmas Fair season and it was worth it. The decor has hardly changed from when it first opened in the 1920s and it is located in an ideal place for visiting Tivoli Gardens first then relaxing and eating in the Groften afterwards. After a recommendation we ate the traditional... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Grøften serves classic Danish food, and that in a very cozy atmosphere, that can be compared a bit with the German beerhouses. During Christmas they have a buffet with danish Smørrebrød (Open sandwiches) and and we went there on boxing day and despite our high expectations, we did NOT leave nothing but happy and satisfied....and very full. The food was... More 

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vancouverr
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We were 13 people assembled for dinner to celebrate twins 70 birthday. None of us live in Denmark 3 from Canada, 2 from Ireland and 8 from England The table was reserved by e+mail.All our expectations were more than mt. The food was excellent and Morten our waiter was modt attentive and kept everyone happy Highly recommend for the atmosphere,... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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304 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Having paid 100kr to get into Tivoli Gardens and then to pay top whack for food was a little much but the food, atmosphere and service was superb. A memorable evening

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vesterbrogade 3 | Tivoli, Copenhagen 1620, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Inner Vesterbro
  • Neighbourhood: Inner Vesterbro
  • Phone Number: +45 33 75 06 75

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Inner Vesterbro

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Inner Vesterbro
This neighbourhood is home to Tivoli Gardens, a world famous amusement park and beautiful garden always worth a visit. Just west of Tivoli, you’ll find Copenhagen Central Station, from where you can reach just about every part of Denmark within 5 or 6 hours, or you can reach Copenhagen Airport in less than 15 minutes. Next to the Central Station, you’re in the middle of “old” Vesterbro, where several cultures and hundreds of languages are spoken in an area not more than one square mile. This neighbourhood is considered one of the most trendy places to live in and to visit in Copenhagen. For a real treat, visit Kødbyen ("meat town"), home to several restaurants, cafés and nightclubs, all within a short walk of each other.
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