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Tour code: 6027CPTFOOD
Dip into the trendy food and restaurant scene of the Danish capital on this 4-hour Copenhagen food walking tour. With a local, food-expert guide, learn about the city’s burgeoning reputation for fresh, light and seasonal cuisine made using natural produce, and seek out the locals’ favorite eateries, shops and markets. Food samples vary on each tour depending on the season, but expect to enjoy goodies that will pretty much make up a full meal, from artisanal cheeses to open sandwiches, organic hot dogs, apple wine and delicious craft beers.

Highlights

  • Copenhagen food tour, led by an expert local guide
  • Learn about the history of Danish cuisine on a walk around town
  • Sample artisan cheese, organic hot dogs, a smørrebrød open sandwich and more
  • Visit some of Copenhagen’s leading delicatessens, shops and restaurants
  • Explore Copenhagen Botanical Gardens and try Danish apple wine

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

This is a great opportunity to sample some of the most unique food in Copenhagen! Use your guide's insider knowledge to discover the best places to eat and drink, and learn about the city's flourishing food scene as well as its charming attractions.

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What You Can Expect

Copenhagen Food Tour

Try artisan cheese on your Copenhagen Food Tour!

Join your guide in central Copenhagen and set off on your 4-hour food tour of the city’s food repertoire and gastronomic heritage.
Having had a fairly staid culinary reputation, the Danish capital has recently emerged as a foodie's paradise, as local chefs turn to light, seasonal and innovative ingredients, and zingy, minimalist flavors rather than the stodgier, comfort Danish staples of the past.

Stroll around the buzzing streets and let your guide show you the locals’ best-loved eateries. The city’s boundary-pushing food scene is in a continuous state of flux, so food stops may vary on the day of your tour. The places mentioned simply give you an idea as to the types of of eateries and outlets you might call at.
Work your way to the Torvehallerne indoor market and pause at Arla Unika, Copenhagen’s trendiest cheese vendor. Sample some artisan cheeses created in collaboration with Michelin-star-awarded chefs, and peruse the goodies. Then, head for the Bornholm Shop to run your tastebuds past some caramels, preserve and liquorice. 


Meander around the pretty Copenhagen Botanical Gardens and taste some crisp, Danish apple wine, before calling at the Aamanns café – where the customers dig into smørrebrød — tasty, rye sourdough bread open sandwiches topped with mostly organic and free-range ingredients. Saunter on to Nørrebro Bryghus, a beer connoisseur’s café and restaurant. Taste three home-brewed beers, and then sink your teeth into an organic hotdog bite at the Ecological Hotdog Stand.


Finally, head for Summerbird Chocolate. One of Copenhagen’s most innovative makers of luxury chocolate and candy, this upscale chocolatier receives rave reviews from locals for its hugely moreish flødeboller – chocolate-encased marshmallows.


After getting a real flavor of Copenhagen’s culinary delights, your tour ends back at the start point.

Customer Reviews

Arthur H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!

Robert Kenneth S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Excellent tour-interesting tidbits of history/culture and food! Loved the sausage man and the market!

Blake M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was awesome, the guide was entertaining, the food was excellent.

Betty F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Michelle was an excellent tour guide. Not only did we gain an understanding about Danish food, organic production and a no waste mentality ... we also learned a lot about the Danish economy, the Danish people and culture. Two thumbs up in every way for this tour.
In case you're wondering, the food samples were plentiful and filling. A light breakfast is all you need before you embark on this tour.

Cindy B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great tour guide! Lots of interesting information.

Fredrick S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Maria was a wonderful tour guide for this most delicious tour of Copenhagen cuisine. We did a lot of walking, went into the park and walked by some very interesting places, learned a little history...all while enjoying a large variety of the food that Copenhagen has to offer. It was all delicious, and in the few places that would be difficult to get back to, we had an opportunity to purchases items during the tour. Fantastic tour...highly recommend.

Sally W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Greatly enjoyed, learnt about the food and cuisine of modern Copenhagen. Tastings more than enough to and very delicious.

Jill D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great tour with lots of great traditional Danish food. Lots of walking and a great history lesson was a bonus!

Jennifer J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Our tour guide Maria was very knowledgeable about the food and the area - she told great stories! Maria had a great rapport with the vendors and was friendly and chatty with our group. Also, all the food was wonderful!

Su P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Very enjoyable tour and food tasting. Maria was a friendly informative guide. We had already been in Copenhagen for a few days but this took us to places we had not found.

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