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Nyhavns Faergekro

$$ - $$$European, ,
Nyhavn 5, Copenhagen 1051, Denmark
+45 33 15 15 88
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good51%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“herring” (98 reviews)
“potatoes” (19 reviews)
“meatballs” (12 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
European, Scandinavian, Danish
$$ - $$$
Nyhavn 5, Copenhagen 1051, Denmark
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a Dane I must say to find a restaurant in this price range in Nyhavn one of the most beautiful streets in Copenhagen came as a huge surprise. We booked a table for 8.30pm on a tue evening due to the classic they had...More

Thank Viking77London
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Dined here for lunch after dining at another restaurant in Nyhavn for dinner the previous night. Both were good but this place was a bit better. Great waterfront location with dining indoors and outdoor for people watching. Lunch menu has a wide selection of individual...More

Thank CTManny
Reviewed 19 August 2017

For our first night in Copenhagen, we selected a restaurant near our hotel on the Nyhavn canal. The Nyhavns Faergekro had a good TripAdvisor rating and a menu that offered a large selection of fish and meats. It was a Wednesday evening and the menu...More

Thank DaveHMaryland
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We were looking for lunch and found it. Took a while, and the other eateries didn't impress. The smorrebrod with roast beef was great, really enjoyed it. The staff were busy (sunny day) but attentive. Great for resting and observing the people.

Thank neumanth
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Located right next to the Nyhavn boat tour stop: being the typical tourist, my mum and I decided to have lunch here after finishing our canal tour of Nyhavn. Thanks to the location, the view from the tables outside is terrific!! We came around 11.00...More

Thank Sonia-dahae
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Since Nyhavn is a nice place to sit and watch all kind of people go by, we decided to go for dinner at this place. The waitresses are a bit slow, but very friendly! The main dishes are fair in quality and price (the salmon...More

Thank FlipperFlap
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Small portions of food. Few vegetarian potions. Good view of New port. More suited for taking a beer in the sun, and not eating primary eating lunch.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We visited this restaurant a few times during our short stay in Copenhagen. My wife really enjoyed the Sea Food Buffet, just fell in love with it. It is located in the tourist area and one had to go down the stairs for seating and...More

Thank Ashok S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We were 3 people for dinner. Restaurant not full. Waited 10 min for menus. Had to get it ourselves. Ordered one Coke and two water. Expected tap water, but got Pellegrino at DKK 35/bottle. No big deal, but it is normal courtesy for a waiter...More

Thank tseverinsen
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This busy harbourside is always crowded with people, a very popular place to sit down and eat something. For once we decided to have dinner at Nyhavn fargekro, a chilly evening but with heated terras it was allright. Ordered a wiener- schnitzel and a plate...More

Thank Reflexxo
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$34
European, Scandinavian, Danish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nyhavn 5, Copenhagen 1051, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 15 15 88
  • E-mail
Restaurant Nyhavns Faergekro has maintained the charming and maritime Nyhavn atmosphere. Every day the restaurant offers freshly made 'smorrebrod' the famous Danish open faced sandwiches, as well as a herring buffet with more than 10 homemade, herring specialties. Guests can also chose between 20 different homemade aquavits, brewed with handpicked berries and herbs like St John's Wort, yarrow and woodruff. The evening menu consists of simple and traditional dishes made from the best produce in season as well as a selection of desserts.
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