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$$ - $$$
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Danish
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Skibbroen 13, Ribe, Esbjerg 6760, Denmark
+45 75 42 09 46
11:00 - 22:00
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Aalborg, Denmark
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for an early dinner and not disappointed. I had fish of the day which was salmon, new potatoes and asparagus sauce - delicious! Husband had stjerneskud - plaice, shrimps, asparagus dish. Really cosy atmosphere and pleasant service. Food was great. We might go back tonight!!

Thank NikitaMeems
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

While others say it was expensive, we fed 3 people, 3 course meal with bread refill, shots and beers for a little over $100. It was completely worth it! The food is authentic and delicious. A wonderful experience of culinary delights!

Thank spazcat1
1 review
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Sale undeniable restaurant is situated near a canal bank. The atmosphere is warm, it is an old style cosy place. Service is fast and food is very good. We asked the waitress, a young and kind lady, for advice and she suggested the Stjerneskud, a typical Danish seafood dish. It is prepared with plaice fillets, one steamed and one fried,... More 

Thank Paolo C
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Beautifully located on the water, this quaint restaurant has good atmosphere and was full on our visit, so is certainly popular. The steak was perfect and the fish as fresh as it gets.

Thank Amber C
Soenderborg, Denmark
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We came on a rainy day for lunch. We had 'Stjerneskud' and 'Pariserbøf'. Both dishes were delicious. Service was great, fast and very friendly. Can only recommend.

Thank M S
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The food was nice, we had the day fish. It was not a lot of food, could have been more to our taste. And it's expensive. Two day plates and two coke for €75 is a lot of money. Even for Danish prices.

Thank rinkster123
Panama City, Panama, Panama
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I went there with a group of 7 people after my wedding, we were given a room upstair, just what we needed, with privacy but still never forgotten by the service. Labskaus was great and other dishes like the steak were very good, beer was good too.

Thank Adriana S
Vejen, Denmark
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our cooking club needed some inspiration and we agreed to visit the restaurant "Saelhunden" in Ribe. The courts were very tasty and plenty of it as well. (It's not that often that main course is served twice) Absolutely delicious! The staff was attentive, kind and very skilled in both their wine- as well as food menu. Example: A single white... More 

Thank Peter S
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We turned up on a Friday night without a reservation and were seated in the 'beer garden' as the outside was off limits due to a forecast of rain. A small menu, which made choosing easy! The food was excellent as was the service - very accommodating on a busy night. The neighbour's cat provided entertainment by trying to sneak... More 

Thank peter J
Berlin, Germany
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Traditional building along the water front in the center of the historic town. This place is probably the best restaurant in town but is not mentioned in the tourist information brochure of Ribe. We discovered it by walking around and were lucky to find a free table as the place was almost full. The menu offers a limited choice but... More 

Thank ErwinBelgium

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Danish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skibbroen 13, Ribe, Esbjerg 6760, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Jutland  >  South Jutland  >  Esbjerg  >  Ribe
  • Phone Number: +45 75 42 09 46

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