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Nyhavns Faergekro

$$ - $$$European, ,
Nyhavn 5, Copenhagen 1051, Denmark
+45 33 15 15 88
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good52%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“herring” (120 reviews)
“potatoes” (19 reviews)
“roast beef” (9 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
European, Scandinavian, Danish
$$ - $$$
Nyhavn 5, Copenhagen 1051, Denmark
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

If you are in the mood for herring, what better place than Copenhagen. And what better choice than Nyhavn Faergekro's herring buffet. You have the choice of inside dining (downstairs) or outside on the beautiful Nyhavn canal as you watch the world walk by. The...More

Thank javagirl29
Reviewed 31 May 2017

First of all, the location is just perfect...........Outdoor seating by the canal, yes.....people watching central, yes..........great service and outstanding coffee, snacks and beers, yes..........Our group had a snack, beer and coffee and it was fantastic.........but man oh man is the location just perfect. Give it...More

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Great sunny spot outdoors. Full but very efficient service. As we walked along Seeing what people were eating we realised this was the place for us. Had the house lunch platter. Totally delicious and looked amazing. All wines poured at the table and even the...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

A nice little place in Nyhavn. A lot ofte people but service are very fine and quick. We just had coffe and cake while enjoing the wiew.

Thank Niels K
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I have been to that restaurant for 40 years. I always take the herring buffet and the chocolate mousse. Always excellent, I love this place

Thank lahulpe80
Reviewed 5 May 2017

So yes, there are cheaper places on the Nyhavn stretch, but this was our favourite. The staff were really friendly, and the little smorgasbord open sandwiches they sell at lunch just hits the spot. There is also a herring buffet at lunch that seemed very...More

Thank budgetfussy
Reviewed 3 May 2017

It was a recommended by a collegue, but this was a disapointment. I have been in several restaurants in Copenhagen that serve much better smørbrød than this. I actually did expect Nyhavns Færgekro to be bad as they are in Nyhavn and tourist stops by...More

Thank Fetsund_NorwayGry
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This is a very cosy restaurant on the famously picturesque Nyhavn. After we were seated, we had to wait 15 or 20 minutes for our order to be taken. We dont usually mind waiting for our food, as long as we have a drink, but...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I found herring heaven, a buffet loaded with an abundance of herring with all the necessary side dishes. They also have all the traditional Danish dishes. All are good. The location, sit outside and enjoy the views, Nyhavn and people watching. The price for the...More

Thank nancy s
Reviewed 25 April 2017

What we thought would be a nice start to our holidays, turned out to be an absolute disaster for us all. We were too early for our hotel room so decided to walk down to the district of Nyhavns and found a beautiful area full...More

Thank WalshFamilyIreland
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
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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