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Kanalen Restaurant

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Neighbourhood:
Christianshavn
European, Scandinavian, Danish, Gluten Free Options
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Wilders Plads 2, Copenhagen 1403, Denmark
+45 32 95 13 30
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Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a traditional restaurante in a positive way . It was truly amazing to have dinner in this wonderful restaurant . Reinvented dishes with all the traditional taste . Very good wines in the menu and the staff very professional . Definitely a must in Copenhagen!

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had 4 course menu, 3 were outstanding but pork dish curiously no where near same standard as others. Otherwise would be 5 stars

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Thank Phillip S
Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While Copenhagen has a lot of good restaurants considering its size, the variety is not always great. At the moment, it seems that most upmarket restaurants in town offer some kind of interpretation of New Nordic. This genre has arguably done a lot for Danish gastronomy (and has brought in a large number of foodie tourists), but I mostly find... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cosy canal-side restaurant not too far from central Copenhagen. Relaxed atmosphere and attentive staff with excellent English (appreciated by us non danish speakers!). The setting is lovely and the food was generally excellent with desert a particular highlight. They offer an a la carte menu with starters, mains and deserts all presented in one list. Price of each dish gave... More 

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Issaquah, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This was my third time to Restaurant Kanalen. They offer creative local fare in refined and well presented dishes. We had the prix fixe harvest menu and every dish was excellent. A very fun "caution" on the menu reads something like "Our ducks are hunted locally so caution there may me shot in them". One of the dishes was wild... More 

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Thank Pat B
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was a truly wonderful experience with friends. Our second visit in a year, the unique space next to a canal provides a background to Copenhagen unlike any other. The friendly staff provide seamless service, and the food is really fantastic.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Scandinavian decor and cosy atmosphere. Competent service. Three course pre-set menu and two appetizers. Scallops, pork breast with dehydrated potatoes, black berries with ice cream and crumble. Classic, tasty and well prepared!

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Thank Bregenholt99
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We had an experience where the service was outstanding - the staff were friendly knowledgeable and very approachable. Their knowledge about the food was outstanding. The food was outstanding!

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I ate here with a group of over 20 and we may not have had a typical experience but the food and the setting were very nice. We were transported to the restaurant by canal boat and were seated in a private dining room. The service was excellent and the restaurant certainly prepared a fine fixed menu for us. I... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Advanced cooking techniques, used with restraint. We each had the Chef's Menu: crispy scallops with a shaved squash salad, flatiron steak with root vegetables and chicken foam, apple crumble with lemon foam and vanilla ice cream -- all even more delicious than they sound. Attentive service, and great wine pairings with each course. Will definitely go back :-)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Danish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilders Plads 2, Copenhagen 1403, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Christianshavn
  • Neighbourhood: Christianshavn
  • Phone Number: +45 32 95 13 30

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Christianshavn

Neighbourhood Profile
Christianshavn
Just across one of the many bridges from Indre By, you’ll find Christianshavn. An eclectic area with old brick lanes, houses dating back to the 16th century, and canals which are home to many boats and ships, some of which has been turned into restaurants or even serve as fully furnished homes. The best known attraction in Chistianshavn is Christiania, a “free town” of residents who squat on a former military area. However just a stone’s throw away from Christiania, you’ll find some of the most fashionable waterfront apartment buildings in Copenhagen as well as the splendid Royal Opera House.
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