5 star rating: Highly Recommended 67 Reviews

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  • Location:Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)
Explore Copenhagen on a food tour and learn about the Nordic country’s burgeoning cuisine and restaurant scene! Discover produce as fresh as the Scandinavian air and scout out the locals’ favorite eateries and market halls with an expert guide at your side. Food samples change according to season, but the tour includes enough treats to comprise a full meal, with delicacies like artisan cheese, organic ice cream, home-brewed beer, open rye-bread sandwiches and more.

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!

After meeting your guide near Frederiksborggade in central Copenhagen, stroll around the city to learn about Danish cuisine and its gastronomic heritage. Throughout the past few decades, Denmark gained quite a conservative reputation when it came to food. However, its cuisine is experiencing a food revolution and many Copenhagen restaurants are replacing the heavy dishes of bygone decades with meals cooked from seasonal, local ingredients that sing with clean and pared-down flavors.

The best place to sample the new Nordic cuisine is, of course, in Copenhagen, so let your guide introduce you to the locals’ favorite eateries. The city’s burgeoning food scene is constantly evolving, so restaurants and delicatessens may be swapped on the day of your tour. Places mentioned are just intended to give you an idea of where you may visit.

Start with a stroll to Torvehallerne covered market halls to see Arla Unika, Copenhagen’s flagship cheese shop. Sample artisan cheese, developed in collaboration with the city’s Michelin-starred chefs, and admire the pungent wares on offer before strolling to Bornholm Shop to try liquorice, caramels and preserves.

Wander through Copenhagen Botanical Gardens and stop for a sample of of Danish apple wine while relaxing in the beautiful green surroundings. Then, take a break in Aamanns café – a hotspot for locals enjoying hearty open sandwiches called smørrebrød made from sourdough rye bread and predominantly organic and free range produce. Continue to a nearby restaurant called Nørrebro Bryghus to sample three different types of home-brewed beer, and then soak up the alcohol with an organic hotdog sample from Copenhagen’s Ecological Hotdog Stand.

Finish your tour at Summerbird Chocolate. Producing Copenhagen’s most luxurious chocolate and candy, the shop is also popular for its (highly addictive) flødeboller – chocolate-coated marshmallows.

Having eaten your way around Copenhagen, return to the start point where your tour finishes.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

So much fun!!!! This food tour was great. The guide provided a lot of history about the city and sites while sharing with us many different food and drink venues. Alternative were provided for those who couldn't/didn't want to drink the alcohol provided. The amount of food that we were given was substantial and all really authentic and delicious. The tour lasted the full 4 hours. There was a lot of strolling/walking. We covered a lot of territory. I would highly recommend this to anyone visiting Copenhagen in the future.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

A wonderful tour with a great guide and a true taste of Danish food!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Fabulous tour guide Maria. Very informative. Great whitt! We ate and drank our way through Copenhagen.
So glad we took this tour. ,!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Had wonderful food and a great walking tour. Wish we could follow Rosemary around for a week, she shares so much interesting information and history of the city.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Fantastic tour. Maria is an outstanding guide as she is highly knowledgeable and very guest focused. Maria went above and beyond to make us feel welcome and to be sure that everyone was having a great time. The restaurants and food shops that Maria selected were great. we highly recommend to every one!

Alan and Susan

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

A lovely way to see non-tourist aspects of Copenhagen. Great guide and wonderful food samples.

Dan
Canada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

It is one of the highlights of our trip to Copenhagen. Our guide Maria was very knowledgeable and friendly. The tour was not only a food tour but also an opportunity to learn more about Copenhagen's history and customs, Danish history and interesting facts. We sampled various local / organic products, including cheese, candy, beer, open sandwiches, honey, chocolate, hot dogs, etc. It was a very pleasant tour, and we highly recommend it without any reservations!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was a great way to kick off our stay in Copenhagen! Our guide gave an excellent overview of Danish food culture. Each stop was better than the last. It was a true highlight of our trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The Guide was very informative and accommodating. She spoke well and injected light humor into her narrative to keep things interesting.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Highlight of our trip to Copenhagen. Not only did we enjoy all the food but we had a great walk around the city. The commentary was interesting. I didn't feel like I was being lectured at but rather talked to as a friend. The guide was very approachable and nice. Would highly recommend.

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