Welcome to the culinary paradise of Copenhagen! If you’re a foodie or just love exploring local flavors, then Copenhagen’s food markets are a must-visit. These vibrant hubs of gastronomic delight offer a treasure trove of fresh produce, delectable street food, and artisanal treats. From historic marketplaces to trendy food halls, Copenhagen’s food markets are a feast for the senses, with each offering its own unique ambiance and culinary offerings. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds and embark on a gastronomic adventure as we take you on a tour of five of Copenhagen’s most beloved food markets.
This is one of the most popular Street Food markets in Copenhagen, which came to replace Papirøen, but in a slightly more remote area. Here you will find different international food stalls, in a very colorful and special environment. You can have a good time, listen to music, while enjoying a beautiful view of the city.
It is located at Refshalevej 167A, 1432 København. It is open from Sunday to Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 02:00 a.m. Hours and opening may vary depending on the season.
In this huge market you will find more than 60 stalls selling everything from fresh fish and meat to gourmet chocolate and exotic spices, as well as small places where you can grab a quick bite. This is an excellent place to try the typical smørrebrød, one of the most characteristic dishes of Danish cuisine. The dish consists of a slice of black bread with butter and various cold ingredients. It is a kind of buffet served at noon very much in the style of Danish cuisine.
It is located at Frederiksborggade 21, 1360 København K. It is open every day from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. approx.
Its name was taken from the Meatpacking District in New York. This used to be home to the business of Copenhagen’s meat industry and is still made up of three separate areas, known as “Meat City” colored white, gray and brown for the dominant color of its buildings. In recent years, it has become a new creative cluster with a trendy nightlife and a wide range of high-quality restaurants.
It is located between the railway lines that go to the central station of Copenhagen and the street Sønder Boulevard. It is open Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (April to September).
Tivoli Food Hall
This food market is located right next to Tivoli, the fourth oldest amusement park in the world. It has 15 high-quality food stalls and is fast becoming one of the city’s favorite markets. It offers Nordic gastronomic options as well as international dishes. It is an excellent choice for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
It is located at Vesterbrogade 3, 1630 København V. Open Sunday to Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
The Bridge Street Kitchen (Broens Gadekøkken)
This small market is located on the island of Christianshavn, right in front of the port with the colorful houses of Nyhavn. It has very good food options, since the best-known fast food brands in Copenhagen are concentrated here, such as Gasoline Grill, Grød and California Kitchen.
It is located at Strandgade 95, 1401 København K. It is open from Sunday to Thursday from 12:00 to 21:00 and Friday and Saturday from 12:00 to 22:00. Closed in low season, usually from December to March.