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Ved Kajen

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, European,
Nyhavn 43, Copenhagen, Denmark
+45 33 16 29 00
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good42%
  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“fish platter” (6 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
“crusty bread” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Grill, Gluten Free Options
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Nyhavn 43, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After walking around Nyhavn on a snowy afternoon, I came across this lovely place looking for a place to dine with my friends. It's an extremely cozy place with a beautiful setting and the neighborhood charm makes it even nicer. We had vanilla tea to...More

Thank Irina C
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I had the grill buffet, with a reasonable variety in meat, sausages, chicken, salmon and vegetables. The food was very good, but I wish it would have been a bit warmer although I understand the need to keep a compromise between warmth and keeping the...More

Thank ristosan
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Possibly the tastiest lobster soup I’ve ever had. Very simply made with no fussy, unnecessary extras. Delicious! The bread that came with it was very fresh and filling. I was fortunate to be able to sit outside at the quayside and watch the world go...More

Thank Bilbo B
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

After a mornings sightseeing , and busy afternoon planned , we were looking for something quick , and not too dear . We found exactly what we were looking for in Ved Karan in the picturesque Nyhavn . On a Friday lunchtime it was pretty...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 29 December 2017

At first I was afraid that this is a tourist trap but the food was really good. I tried lobster soup and mussels- very seasonal at the moment. The service was common to tourist trap (average at best) but food was good. Also, they accidentally...More

Thank Reljo
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Ok, if you want masterchef 'art on a plate' then this isn't for you. It's a dimly lit, very cosy small place but it saved us when we were wondering if any restaurant in Copenhagen had any places ...and this was only at 5:30pm! Everywhere...More

Thank TonyGlover
Reviewed 19 October 2017

A quite cozy place, and we were fortunate to get a table fast. However it went a bit downhill from there as we had to wait quite a wile for the rest. Do not order the lobster soup, it is not tasty and as thin...More

Thank BusinessTravel2013
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We went here twice, once for lunch and once for dinner. We went for lunch mainly because sitting outside in the sunshine with a glass of cold white wine in Nyhavn is actually quite pleasant, even if it is a tourist trap. We had herrings,...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Nyhavn is a perfect place to eat. The food was delicious, we had sea food and a steak, it was really tasty and the neighborhood added a lot of charm.

Thank Elena257
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Recently my husband and I were staying at a hotel near this restaurant and decided to have lunch there. The food was excellent, especially the lobster bisque! It was the best lobster bisque we have ever had! The fish and chips weren't bad either! And...More

Thank Judith G
Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its
blend of charming old buildings and bold new
architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nyhavn 43, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 16 29 00
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Ved Kajen is a cosy, original Nyhavn restaurant. It has a classic and charming atmosphere and appeals to a lot of guests. Which visit us for both breakfast, lunch and dinner, or just for a drink while enjoying the view of the old harbour. Lunch menu is full of classic authentic courses giving you the Nyhavn feeling. Dinner menu has both a la carte, and our Grill buffet and salat bar.
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