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Cafe Petersborg

$$ - $$$European, ,
Bredgade 76, Copenhagen 1260, Denmark
+45 33 12 50 16
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (44 reviews)
“herring” (15 reviews)
“meatballs” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Bredgade 76, Copenhagen 1260, Denmark
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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Design Museum cafe had been on the cards but it was full to overflowing so we chances upon Cafe Peterborg. It was a great choice, most of the diners appeared to be local and as usual in Copenhagen we were well looked after by...More

Thank martin l
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a hearty lunch here after a long visit to the Design Museum. My husband's food allergies were also gracefullly taken into account.

Thank Maru P
Reviewed 15 October 2017

An interesting restaurant with a nice cozy atmosphere. The service was friendly and efficient. The food which came in huge portions was, we thought, good. We started by sharing three types of herring between two of us, but the portion size was so large that...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were staying in a hotel near by so we tried this restaurant. I would say that the food and the beer were average. Nothing really special. A very normal restaurant.

Thank Maria V
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The restaurant has a very authentic feeling and you can definitely tell the age of the place. Lots of character throughout. The food was affordable and very large portions. We ordered the multiple course Smorgsbrod (spelling?), there was so much food! Very very very tasty...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Learning about this hidden gem from Andrew Zimmern's Delicious Destinations show, we had to make a stop here for lunch. It is located off a main thoroughfare and adjacent to the Castellet and the Design Museum. We were seated close to the doorway but that...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after visiting the little mermaid. The staff was fabulous and very helpful. We had some open faced sandwiches with an assortment of traditional toppings with some local beers. The restaurant is the oldest in Copenhagen with lots of warmth and history

Thank debra321
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Visiting this restaurant every 15 years while in Copenhagen !!! The food is tradition danish food and tasted like food tasted when I grew up in Denmark 50 years ago !!! Can't wait for the next 15 years to pass to come back again !!!

Thank Torben M
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The food is excellent in cafe peterborg, the staff is very friendly. The environment in the restaurant is great as well :)

Thank karenayi
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Go no further if you are looking for the best Danish open sandwiches on earth. Plenty of good "stuff" on top of the thin slice of bread. Good Danish atmosphere.

Thank Knut B
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$22 - US$30
European, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:00 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
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bredgade 76, Copenhagen 1260, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 12 50 16
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