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Ved Kajen

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Indre By (Inner City)
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Danish
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Nyhavn 43, Copenhagen, Denmark
+45 33 16 29 00
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08:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 22:00
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Orlando, Florida
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161 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant requires adult supervision. The service was poor, at one point after we finished our waiter had disappeared from the facility for an extended period. Finally we we able to attract another waiter who said our waiter was in the restroom. The door to the restroom was just across from our table and he was not in there. The... More 

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Thank Odojoe
Tonsberg, Norway
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in Nyhavn and a very cosy interior and good food. It got very noisy and almost impossible to hear each other through dinner, I think because of the stone floor and no carpets. The staff seemed a bit busy and unfocused. The location is idyllic!

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Thank Linda190483
Stuttgart, Germany
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166 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nyhavn is the most touristy area in Copenhagen, it has many restaurants so difficult to make up your mind as the all look alike. We chose the Ved Kajen. We sat outside (even though it was a little cold ) but the waiters would not switch on the heaters. The service was extremely slow. The food was quite tasty. We... More 

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Thank Anica221
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

waiters were too busy flirting with each other to worry about their tables. one girl was trying to learn spanish and giggling instead of taking tables outside. many people came in visibly annoyed with how long their bill was taking. all servers on their phones the whole time, won't return.

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Thank katiegraves18
Copenhagen, Denmark
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lovely dinner in the mostly candlelit restaurant. Nice interior with open kitchen. As starter had Carpaccio on a light bed of mustard - delicious. For main course a beef entrecôte with slightly bitter bernaise sauce (the way it has to be!) cooked to perfection and delightfully tender. The young server were attentive without in any way bein intrusive.... More 

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Thank TorbenG1905
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

If you have the possibility, avoid this restaurant. The food is ok, but they have a serious problem with the staff. Probally a management problem, but i have never experienced more uninterested and unfriendly staff. No engagement, no smiles, no service, no nothing. How are they able to work with this state of mind. Choose another restaurant if you want... More 

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Thank Trond K
London, United Kingdom
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570 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a snack but the salmon sandwich and side was a meal and a half. Good recommended beers from waiter. Perfect choice! Lovely inside ambience. Outside area too. In very popular area but a standout place for lunch and dinner and a coffee break.

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Thank goodguyjas
Finland
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Nyhavn has dozens of restaurants with basically the same menu so it was just a guess to choose this one. However, it was a lucky guess! We ate mussels and lobster soup, they were delicious. They were pricey, but then everything in Nyhavn is. All in all, we don't regret coming here and we would warmly recommend this place.

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Thank marurrur
Bergen, Norway
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201 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Nyhavn is THE place to visit for tourists in Copenhagen and this restaurant reflects that. It is nice and cosy, you can sit outside or inside, but the food is very average and not particularly cheap. I had veal, but the meat was tough and over-cooked, with tiny potato boats fried in old oil. One of my colleagues had fish... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I wasn't expecting too much from this based on the price and after reading some older reviews but we were blown away by it! I would have eaten there every day for the rest of the holiday it was so good. Nice cozy restaurant and the food was fantastic, we had steak, sausages, chops, salmon and an excellent salad bar... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Danish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 22:00
Monday
08:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 22:00
Thursday
08:30 - 22:00
Friday
08:30 - 22:00
Saturday
08:30 - 22:00
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Indre By (Inner City)

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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 venues of the inner city and its surrounding neighborhoods, are alive all year round with everything from jazz festivals to outdoor ice skating rinks and parachuting at the lakes right in the center of the city. This compact area boasts beautiful old castles, tranquil parks, and bustling squares where you can always find a bench to stretch out your legs whenever you need a break.
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