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Den Franske Cafe

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Inner Oesterbro
Cafe, European, Danish
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Sortedam Dossering 101, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark
+45 35 42 48 45
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Just popped in whilst out for a Sunday walk round the lakes. Sat outside in the crisp afternoon sun with my wife, 2 beers & lovely view. Haven't eaten anything here as yet though can recommend for a cozy beer on a lazy day 🍻🇩🇰👏👏

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Thank Lawrence M
Oslo, Norway
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I like their tomato soup and fries..the burgers r ok. Good portions. Casual atmosphere n ok service. Ok prices .

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Thank Espen W
Copenhagen, Denmark
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

If you like to watch people walking by, while looking at the lakes and birds, while enjoying a nice brunch buffet, with a good variety of hot dishes and salads, including fried and scrambled eggs, sausages, tomato salad and two kinds of salmon, with fresh orange juice and coffee/tea on the side, "Den Franske Cafè" is highly recommendable.

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Thank Noble245
Copenhagen, Denmark
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110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Well, you can enjoy the lovely spot in Copenhagen with a cup coffee or a beer, but stop there. First up, you'll have to "pay" for the location, and don't get the value in the cuisine... unfortunately, but the waiters try to do the best they can, so once again, it is a great pit-stop on the way to another... More 

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Thank Morten P
Copenhagen
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10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I was there in the daytime. The staff was clearly annoyed by the fact that they had work to do. The room was cluttered with things things like empty beer boxes and litter that nobody seemed to care much about. The food was reasonable, but just that. This place isn't worth visiting.

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Thank mzedeler
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

As I was due to run the Copenhagen Marathon the next day, we were looking for somewhere to have a pasta dinner. We walked past this cafe which is right next to one of the city centre lakes and not far from a main road. As it was fair weather we decided to sit outside - the tables are under... More 

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Thank Albert_v_B
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Good location to have coffee overlooking the lake (and metro construction works at the moment). Staff is friendly although inexperienced it seems. Prices ok.

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Thank iWiebe
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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126 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

This place has tables set outside and if you want the warmth, sit inside. There are light meals, salads, sandwiches, etc and a selection of pastries served with a selection of hot and cold drinks. The hot chocolate comes served with lots of cream, and I had the elderflower cordial and chocolate cake which just warmed me up on this... More 

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Thank Hildyblues
Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We just stopped by one sunny afternoon for a glas of wine and some snacks, which it was great for. The staff was friendly and the view was nice. However, the place could use a small makeover to make it more modern. But I wouldn't mind to go back in the summer to sit outside and have a bit to... More 

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Thank jlykke
Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

This cafe has poor service, a mean staff and it was just an all round poor experience. The food and beverage is average which is why I'm giving them one star - at least they tried. If you want a great cafe in Copenhagen go anywhere else.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Danish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sortedam Dossering 101, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Inner Oesterbro
  • Neighbourhood: Inner Oesterbro
  • Phone Number: +45 35 42 48 45

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

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Inner Oesterbro
Home to the largest number of embassies in Copenhagen, Inner Oesterbro has Østerbrogade and Nordre Frihavnsgade streets where shopping for clothes and modern Danish design is a must, particularly if you're not on at budget. There exists a great array of cafés and restaurants, from the reasonably priced to pricier Michelin ones. Fælledparken, one of the largest recreational areas in Denmark, is a park home to the Copenhagen Carnival as well as one of the world’s largest relay runs, with thousands of teams competing over several days.
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