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Geist

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Neighbourhood:
Indre By (Inner City)
European, Scandinavian, Danish
As featured in A Foodie's Guide to CPH
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Kongens Nytorv 8, Copenhagen 1050, Denmark
+45(0)3313 3713
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18:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 01:00
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Food not bad but just plain uninteresting food with only one exception (fish - pighvar). Several of the dishes tried to be experimental and interesting but were very poorly composed so the overall dish didn't leave any good impression. Definitely not worth it. Copenhagen has much better restaurants - also at a better price.

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Thank jesperstiga
Kristiansand, Norway
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went together with my wife for dinner here. We had a couple of interesting drinks in the bar first. Lots of good looking people in the bar and the vibe was ok.service was a bit slow. We ordered eight different small pretty tasty dishes that were ok, but they didnt really peak the top. Wine package selected from the staff... More 

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Roussillon, France
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second visit to Geist; I wanted to return because I had enjoyed the atmosphere, the "formula" and the cuisine on my first visit 18 months ago. Geist doesn't feel like a typical restaurant - it sits somewhere between a tapas bar and a very classy nightclub with its dark wood, grey walls and funky Danish lighting. The... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the six-courses menu, and were surprised by the creative touch of all our dishes. The free coffee and complementary 'cotton candy' were really appreciated. But you do not need to be there for a cheap meal. Yet, very good and personal service.

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Thank R P
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here completely at random whilst visiting Copenhagen. Wanted some authentic Danish food and as the menu on the website came up completely in danish; we decided this was THE place! The restaurant itself is beautiful and all the staff were very polite. The atmosphere was great. The menu is not massive but it's really all you need! If... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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181 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here because of recommendation of friends and we really liked it, the best seats are towards the street. great food and drinks, service very good but not excellent.

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St. Louis Metro
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Stopped in with a colleague for small dinner and drinks during a conference. We were both pleasantly surprised by this place! Very inventive small plates to suit a wide range of tastes. The drinks were amazing...the bar staff were very informative and made mixing drinks look like performance art. There were some slow spots with staff, but overall it was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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125 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with a large business group. On arrival the restaurant entrance was intriguing and the welcome was nice. Staff were quick with drinks and the food came out quickly. Lobster tartar which looked awful but was quite nice, duck with figs which I really didn't like and suckling pig with truffle (doubt it) and artichoke (tons of it) which I... More 

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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Came here on my second night in Copenhagen during a recent business trip with a colleague. I had made a reservation a week prior & when we arrived promptly for our 830pm reservation (on a Friday night), we were seated at the end of the bar facing the kitchen (not in the dining room). The waitress continued to ignore us... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Some colleagues and I ate at Geist for dinner while on a business trip to Copenhagen in Oct2016. The restaurant has modern and vibrant ambiance and the best that I saw while dining on Copenhagen. The beef tenderloin with beet root was extremely tender and cooked to perfection. I equally enjoyed the duck breast with pumpkin purée. While my two... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Danish
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 01:00
Monday
18:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 01:00
Thursday
18:00 - 01:00
Friday
18:00 - 01:00
Saturday
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kongens Nytorv 8, Copenhagen 1050, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45(0)3313 3713

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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 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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