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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Coffee Shop
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“Democratic is a café at the library. Best coffee and homemade bakery - one of my favorites. Free wifi.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Corner Shop
“Nearby supermarket. Across the street is a new Rema 1000 - which is even better!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bus Station
“The opera is build by Henning Larsen Architects and located a cross the habour from the Queens palace.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Playground
“In Valbyparken you will find a 25,000 m2 large nature and sports playground with staffing during the daytime, where there is room for both play and learning. Kids love it.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Affordable and delicious bahn mi -- great to take to the cemetery for a nice picnic (this is normal here!).”
  • 18 locals recommend
Playground
“Right past "Den røde plads" is the black one which is also one of the most famous public spaces in Denmark, by BIG, Superflex and Topotek1”
  • 11 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Voted the best street food in Europe by 73 food experts in Lonely Planet’s recent poll. Owned by Rosio Sanchez who had a long career at Noma, before opening Hija de Sanchez. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Place to eat
“High end club, free wardrobe and entrance but usually a choosy picker. Always good music if you feel like dancing. Not much the place to sit and talk, but more the place to dance on the tables”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Very good wine bar on Østerbro. You can take bus line 3 from Frederiksberg to Østerbro.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Casino
“Biggest casino in Copenhagen. It's in a hotel, so you can eat dinner afterwards, or have a drink in the bar. The view at the top of the hotel is amazing. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“My Saturday coffee ritual. Double espresso, sometimes a croissant. Come before 9:30am on the weekend and enjoy a quiet morning”
  • 9 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“My go to Thai-spot owned by the sweetest family - Take-away is fast and nicely served, prices are low, currys are great <3 ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“The local upscale supermarked. Everything from confit de canard to toilet paper.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Another tiny place run by a Chinese couple. It's eat-in only and they only accept cash. Authentic food and great value for money. It doesn't get any more real than this.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Train Station
“Take the train from Svanemøllen Station to Copenhagen central station. Take approx 15 minutes. ”
  • 77 locals recommend
Café
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“Cosy cafe with a play corner for small children. The staff are volunteers, and the profits go to charity. A good place to visit if you decide to walk to Vesterbro.”
  • 13 locals recommend