• Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
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Dip into the trendy food and restaurant scene of the Danish capital on this 4-hour Copenhagen food and walking tour. With a 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

  • 4-hour Copenhagen food tour, led by a 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

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 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 taste buds past some caramels, preserve and licorice. 



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

ngbolick

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Fantastic experience. Highly recommend.

Alana Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

This was fantastic tour. We were provided great food sampling and history. It allowed us to understand the city a bit and help us navigate when we were our own. i would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Copenhagen!

marial9090

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

The Copenhagen food tour was a highlight of my stay in this great city. I loved that it was basically walking tour with an informative narration by our attentive guide. The tour started with a good overview in a gourmet food market where we were offered regional specialties at a series of stalls, a wonderful lunch of open faced sandwiches in casual, but nice restaurant, a tasty local 'polse' at a popular hotdog stand, and we rounded up the tour in a microbrewery with a generous range of beer samples in a cheerful setting. The guide was charming, welcoming and well informed of the city's history, which added to the enjoyment of the experience. There was a lot of fast-paced walking involved, so it may not be for everyone, but is on my list of must do it again for the next time in Copenhagen. I have recommend it to friends. Like all tours, the guide is a big factor in making the same itinerary either terrific or just OK, and our guide was a winner. I would have appreciated better directions to the meeting place.

Esther A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

I loved this tour! It was fun, informative and oh so delicious. Our guide, Rosemary, was fabulous. Her love of the city was infectious. We learned about the neighborhoods we visited and sampled great food. The food! It was all yummy - from the honey at the Botanical Gardens to the smørrebrød at Aamanns and the amazing cheese at Torvehallerne! And there was so much more we ate! The pace was perfect and the amount of walking was just right. I'm so glad we took this tour at the beginning of our vacation. It set the tone for a wonderful trip. Thank you, Rosemary.

John M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

The old adage applies: save the best for last. My girlfriend and I only had a few days in Copenhagen, and we were excited that the Copenhagen Food Tour would be our last main event. Birgitte did not disappoint. From the first few minutes of the tour until its waning seconds, Birgitte's passion and excitement never faded. She was extremely knowledgeable about the history of Copenhagen, the role food has played in the country's development and evolution and about the city in general. For a couple of foreigners, her insight gave us a different appreciation of the city, and is something that we will not soon forget. Highly recommended!

Vinbekk

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

We had a great time. We have done many food tours and this is up among them. A shame we didnt get to do the lolly shop, but being a Sunday tour it was closed. Thoroughly recommend this. Out tour leader was very knowledgeable and very funny

Andrea W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

We've had the most enjoyable Saturday in Copenhagen with the food tour and our guide Gitte. Not only was Gitte the most aimable and funny person, but fluent in German, English, Danish and Swedish! She led us through Copenhagen always making sure everyone was feeling good. We started at Torvehallerne in Copenhagen with some nice treats and walked a nice long tour through the city, visiting Aamanns, a deli where we had a very delicious choice of smoerrebroed, had a beer tasting in one of the local breweries, ate organic poelser at a local stand in the city and found other nice places, chocolate not being excluded :- Everything garnished with informative and funny anecdotes by our guide. We highly recommend the tour for everyone in Copenhagen and although this was our second visit to the city we found places and areas we hadn't been to the first time. Nordic cuisine is definitely a highlight and the tour gives you a very good first insight into it!!!

virginie

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Our tour guide Maria had a wonderful knowledge and was quite funny.

Jorge D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

We have a wonderful experience walking around Copenhagen and tasting the best of its culinary culture. The number of people in our group was 10, small enough to meet people from around the world and large enough to have a beautiful sharing time.
Our Canadian guide was amazing!

Francine F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Birgitte was fabulous. Wealth of local knowledge, history and was very passionate about food and her love for the city. She made us fall in love with Copenhagen. She took us down streets that showed the true culture and we ate food that was delicious!

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