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Marv & Ben

Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Indre By (Inner City)
European, Scandinavian, Danish
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Snaregade 4, Copenhagen 1205, Denmark
+45 33 91 01 91
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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Taipei, Taiwan
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I must say this is the one restaurant that will really surprise you....the food just look so simple but the taste is just so perfect....the connoisseur of Gourmet and Cuisine know that the hardest thing to do in cooking is doing it in the simplest way and make it so delicious that it just melts the second you taste it... More 

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Thank Christina Z
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Food is good and beautiful, even though there was no surprise. But the portion is too little and bread is not always supplied properly. My stomach is not really satisfied finally.

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Thank Zhang L
London
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114 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

In our quest to find restaurants that came as close as possible to the Noma experience, we tracked down chefs that have studied and worked there. This place was one such restaurant and we found it was a cunning strategy to guarantee an amazing meal. This restaurant is located a few streets away from the tourist hub and takes a... More 

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Thank Duck4360
Stockholm
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located in a nice area. The atmosphere is plain and simple but wellcoming. The service was excellent and the prices are decent. The winelist is limited but the wines we tried was very good. The menu consists of starter sized dishes and 4-5 composes a full dinner. The food is according to our opinion where the problems... More 

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Thank Pmein
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Marv & Ben is the place to go when you want to really enjoy flavours, but also be surprised. The creativity that you are exposed to here is on a level you don't see often- what a treat. The menu consists of a number of small dishes so after 4-5 you will be more than satisfied. I am not going... More 

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Thank foodie300300
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I went with the 4 course and wine parring. The first 2 was appetizers. The scallops had no flavor, even though it was a chervitze, the salmon was just ok. The meat dish was their pork(gris) it had quite a bit of fat and was VERY over cooked.. The setting in it self, was very nice, and the service good.... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Very quaint and cozy restaurant within walking distance from downtown Copenhagen. We chose the chefs choice with wine pairing, our server was excellent and knowledgable. The meal was superb and ingredients were explored as I never had before, the chef really pleased us all. Celery ice cream?!?! A bit pricey but worth it.

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London, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

We went here on the suggestion of a taxi driver and were thrilled that we took his advise. The restaurant is small, so I'd make reservations, and has an intimate feel to it. It is definitely not the average restaurant and you can tell that immediately from the decor. But you're still not wholly prepared for the food which combines... More 

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Sandefjord, Norway
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116 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Really liked the place itself. Stylish minimalistic surroundings but still warm. The waiter showed very nice and she also did very nice presentasjons during the evening. The food was very mixed. We had the recommended 5 course meal with the wine recommendations that followed it. Some of the dishes were exceptional but other were not that lucky. The wines were... More 

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Drøbak, Norway
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291 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

My expectations were high before this dinner visit and the meal was high class, but not impressive. The atmosphere inside is great and the location is really nice, old part of Copenhagen, quiet street with typical houses. Down in this basement you more or less enter into the kitchen. Nice! Food: Scallops with mandarin for starters and the chocolate brownie... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$125
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Danish
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Snaregade 4, Copenhagen 1205, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 33 91 01 91

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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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