Breakfast in Copenhagen

Breakfast in Copenhagen

Early risers or visitors arriving Copenhagen in the morning have plenty of cafés and restaurants to choose from located in several places across the Danish capital. Our team has tested some of them, and here are some recommendations for your breakfast in Copenhagen.

A hearty breakfast should get your day started, and an early breakfast or brunch are never far away in Copenhagen.

Breakfast in Copenhagen
Cafe Bang & Jensen

Café Bang & Jensen
Located in the posh end of Istedgade, this former pharmacy houses a delightful café that is very popular with the Vesterbro locals. The atmosphere is cozy and relaxed and you will feel instantly at home among quaint lamps and odd unmatched chairs.

Between 08:00 and 10:00 you can tuck into a delicious breakfast buffet. After 10:00 you can make individual brunch orders: hard- or soft-boiled eggs, organic coffee or green teas.

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Breakfast in Copenhagen
Cafe Europa 1989

Cafe Europa 1989
Located in the very heart of Copenhagen, on Amagertorv, Café Europa has been inspired gtom the very best of various Eiropean café cultures; the traditional French cafe, the cake houses found in Vienna and Budapest, the Italian coffee menus and, of course, the culinary inspiration from the Spanish tapas and the Greek yogurts.

Breakfast in Copenhagen
Jesper Gørtz at Lille Bakery

Lille Bakery
This little café and bakery, opened spring 2018, is located inside an industrial building at Refshaleøen a little outside Christianshavn, a popular district of Copenhagen. Lille Bakery is run by a former chef at NOMA, Jesper Gørtz, which is definitely reflected in the quality and taste of the bread and food served there.

Order their bread with cheese and ham and whipped butter. The huge slices of bread leave you with the perfect option of getting more dishes to taste as a supplement.

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Breakfast in Copenhagen
Mad & Kaffe Fredriksberg

Mad & Kaffe, Fredriksberg
You’ll find Mad & Kaffe at three locations in Copenhagen, all of them located in beautiful surroundings. The cafes are decorated to suit the spirit of the local area.

There is a breakfast card where you can put together your very own breakfast board, choosing from 18 different components. Everything on the menu is made from scratch with fresh and good (seasonal) ingredients.

Breakfast in Copenhagen
Mad & Kaffe Vesterbro

Mad & Kaffe, Vesterbro
When Mad & Kaffe opened in 2015 it took Copenhagen by storm. Ever since, the café has shining its light on Vesterbro.

Of you’re a brunch lover, this place should absolutely be on your bucket list. Located in one of Vesterbro’s hotspot locations, you can combine your own tasty breakfast plate by ticking the list of various breakfast possibilities. Mad & Kaffe also offer lunch and bigger meals.

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Breakfast in Copenhagen
Meyers Bageri

Meyers Bageri, Jægersborggade
This small bakery, where you can buy organic bread, freshly ground flour and cakes opens early in the morning and is often crowded. Not surprisingly since there’s only room for five people.

The Danish chef and entrepreneur, Claus Meyer, along with a baker and a confectioner runs this little delicious bakery. Especially the cinnamon rolls “kanelsnurrer” made with Valrhona chocolate is worth waiting for.

Breakfast in Copenhagen
Omegn & Venner

Omegn & Venner in Torvehallerne
Omegn buys their products from farmers outside Copenhagen and sell them in their outside stall in Torvehallerne. The selection of products depend on the season, but you will always find a great variety of vegetables and fruits.

Omegn has an indoor stall in Torvehallerne and here you can enjoy some delicious local products such as hams, sausages and cheese, and make sure to try one of their beers along with it. Opens every day, except Sundays (11am) at 10 am.

Breakfast in Copenhagen

Opened in March 2018, this is a newcomer in Copenhagen. Owner and manager Karina Schmitt Lund has specialized in making incredibly quality ice creams and sorbets, using ingredients and exceptional Nordic design, for which they have gained great acclaim and won international awards.

Not really a breakfast café, but a delicious ice cream before exploring the city is not a bad idea.

Breakfast in Copenhagen
Wulff & Konstali

Wulff & Konstali
In this bakery located on Amager, Copenhagen South, you can mix your own brunch or breakfast from a menu. You can choose between 21 different choices with everything from freshly baked bread and pastries, eggs, bacon, waffles, chia porridge, yoghurt and granola, avocado and much, much more.

Wulff & Konstali has made delicious brunches since 2008.

Breakfast in Copenhagen
We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and when you travel and have a full day of exploring Copenhagen in front of you, then breakfast becomes even more important. We therefore hope this little guide is helpful when you’re going to decide where to start your day in the Danish capital.

Breakfast in Copenhagen, compiled by Admin

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