My Favorite Copenhagen “Quick Food” Tour

For those who don’t already know, the Copenhagen of 2015 is a fantastic “foodie” city, but this wasn’t always the case. I don’t recall Copenhagen ever being singled out as a great place for food lovers when I lived here as a teenager. All that changed, however, with the rise of restaurants like noma (four times ranked the best restaurant in the world) and the entire “new Nordic cuisine” movement. There is a huge amount to be said about the restaurant culture of Copenhagen, and I certainly intend to say more on the subject in a later post. For now, though, I’d like to give you the inside scoop on my very favorite Copenhagen “Quick Food” Tour, one that I always suggest to visitors and that I am always eager to join!

“Quick food” doesn’t necessarily mean this food is quick or simple to prepare, but the amazing eats and sweets on the tour can be purchased and consumed quite quickly. They don’t require sitting down at a restaurant; rather, the various stops along the tour will take the diner (or diners) from Nørreport Station all the way to Rådhus Place (City Hall) and Tivoli, which means not only will you eat extremely well, you will also see one of the most charming stretches of the city as you travel to each food destination. As an extra bonus, you’ll even get a bit of exercise between “courses”.

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