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Cap Horn

$$ - $$$, , European
Nyhavn 21, Copenhagen 1052, Denmark
+45 33 12 85 04
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good52%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Pub, Gastropub, European, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nyhavn 21, Copenhagen 1052, Denmark
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1 - 10 of 656 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was raining cats and dogs, so ducking into this lovely, warm little restaurant was just what the doctor ordered. Beautifully decorated and cozy. We enjoyed the traditional Danish open faced sandwiches and the local beer. Delish! Our server was darling, too, and was gracious...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2018

Had dinner with a group of friends here recently. Whereas the atmosphere was nice and the staff polite the quality of food did not match the price level and the staff were not competent enough to manage the billing of a group individually, so things...More

Thank Coldings
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Tiny pregnant pink shrimp impossible to peel. Average open face sandwhiches at very high tourist prices. Left dissapointed and hungry.

Thank LessWork M
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

A liquid lunch prior to boarding our cruise ship to continue our Baltic Cruise. Perfectly placed beside the canal after a busy morning exploring the city. Good beer, helpful servers, and pleasant views.

Thank Aelodnewydd
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

My MO whenever I visit a new city is to go to the most touristy spot and find out what’s really happening from one of the employees who works there. So I show up at Nyhavn—and I chose this particular restaurant because it was around...More

1  Thank themovabletype
Reviewed July 21, 2018

On our last night in Copenhagen we came to this restaurant. Everything was perfect. The food was delicious, the view of the colorful buildings was lovely, and the service was excellent.

Thank phyliss g
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Very nice and small restaurant. Delicious food. We tooks starter carpaccio and meat as main course, it was super. Wine was good also. Vey kind staff. Nice view of Nyhavn.

Thank Ksezek
Reviewed July 6, 2018

We enjoyed a hot sunny day eating quayside in the shade at Cap Horn. I had a delicious lamb roast with fresh vegetables and it was served professionally and promptly. Good mix of locals and tourists with no smokers evident.

Thank BrianThomas
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

We had the fish and a glass of champagne, and it was AMAZING! The servers were lovely. The two drawbacks were that outside got too cold in the evening, and the prices were really steep for the food we got. I would suggest finding a...More

Thank Andy N
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Great location, nice seats indoors by the window with a view over Nyhavn´s lively crowd. Food was good, I´m gluten-free and that was not a problem. The best thing about this place was our lovely waitress Ida! She was so genuinely happy, always with the...More

Thank NordicF
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nyhavn 21, Copenhagen 1052, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 12 85 04
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You will find Cap Horn a short walk down the cobblestone street of the charming quay, Nyhavn. Every day Cap Horn's chefs prepare dishes based on the seasonal offerings of fresh produce. Cap Horn prefers to use organic produce and all of the ingredients are carefully selected with a focus on quality and with consideration for our climate.
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