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Cafe Gammel Torv

$$ - $$$,
Gammeltorv 20, Copenhagen 1457, Denmark
+45 33 12 87 86
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (5 reviews)
“rye bread” (4 reviews)
“plaice” (4 reviews)
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Scandinavian, Danish
$$ - $$$
Gammeltorv 20, Copenhagen 1457, Denmark
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My finance and I ate breakfast, lunch and dinner out for a culinary experience in Copenhagen for 8 days this past November. Cafe Gammel Torv was the most authentic we tried for pickled herring and other Christmas fare. If you're not from Denmark, this is...More

Thank oneworldtravelbug
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I lokked for a restaurant and we found randomly this little restaurant. So lucky we were ! For the Dinner, we ate a Christmas Board with herring, salmon, Christmas sausage, Chirstmas pudding and a lot of differend dishes. It was perfect, the...More

Thank TrinityFrance
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We stopped here on a food tour. It doesn't look like much from the outside, there's no way we would have come if not for the tour. It's actually one of the oldest and most famous traditional Danish eateries in the city. The herring and...More

Thank Zuzka123
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Our group of 4 thoroughly enjoyed our meals- schnitzel, Danish meatballs and fish. The portions were plentiful and very tasty. Service was prompt and efficient. Restaurant is located near main square. Enjoy a taste of Copenhagen!

Thank RalphandVal
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Good service, food is amazing - everything homemade and has a personal touch. We came for dinner and even though the menue is smaller than over lunch, the quality was simply perfect.

Thank costa c
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Nice place, in the centre of Copenhagen. Only one server for 8/10 tables (Saturday night!), but the service was acceptable (a little bit too long wait) thanks to the abnegation of the kind waiter. Good dishes but not special, too much "touristic" in my opinion....More

Thank Weizi G
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Really nice place with a genuine Danish feeling all together. We enjoyed a late lunch consisting of lots of different dishes. We had preordered "Lunch plate 1" which in the menue doesn't really tell the enormous amount of food you really get. We started out...More

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 30 March 2017

i came here for lunch on the last day of my visit and chose the smørrebrød lunch platter. here it's different, you get served bread slices (good rye bread and white bread) , two kinds of lard (both very good) and butter (excellent) and then...More

Thank tatan48
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Asked a local about a good smörrebröd restaurant and he recommended Café Gammel Torv. Went around lunchtime on a Saturday and was able to get a seat although the place was packed with mostly locals (always a good sign). Had a sample menu which gave...More

Thank Freyzi11
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I love 'curry herring', so, as soon as I find it on a Danish menu, the decision is made. We arrived without a booking and were courteously welcomed, shown to a table and advised that the kitchen would close in 20 minutes' time. There were...More

Thank Pam G
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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$40
Scandinavian, Danish
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gammeltorv 20, Copenhagen 1457, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 12 87 86
Danish classic food
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