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Are you looking for a restaurant in Copenhagen that serves a sumptuous seafood platter, where you can indulge in various delicacies from the sea? Or maybe you are looking for delicious main courses with fresh fish and vegetables. We are here to help you get an overview. Here are 10 great restaurants in Copenhagen that serve seafood as their main ingredient.

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However, we would recommend you to order a day in advance if you are looking for the sumptuous seafood platter, as it is noted at several restaurants. Take a look at the list below and find your next seafood dinner  🦐 🦪 🦞

Restaurant Fiskebaren København

Flæsketorvet 100, 1711 København V
In the popular Kødbyen in Vesterbro, Copenhagen, you will find Kødbyens Fiskebar, also called Fiskebaren (The fish bar), which, as the name suggests, Or they actually serve a lot of great seafood dishes, so there is something for everyone. If you book your table a little late, Fiskebaren becomes lively in the late hours, so you can stay and have your after dinner drink. They have a large outdoor seating area which is well visited in the summer.

Gammel Strand 38, 1202 København K

Denmark's famous fish restaurant located in historic surroundings on Gammel Strand. The food at Krogs Fish Restaurant is based on the best ingredients from the Nordic regions and the maritime treasury. Try their Seafood Platter Royal, which they serve all year round, both for lunch and dinner. Must be pre-booked no later than the day before. On their menu is also to be found a 1/2 grilled lobster.

Fisk og skaldyr, restaurant Iluka København

Peder Skrams Gade 15, 1054 København K

Iluka is located in a beautiful, older building close to Nyhavn, but on a quiet street away from the crowds. Iluka means “Close to the Sea” and the menu here consists of various dishes with seasonal vegetables as well as fresh and delicious seafood. In addition to an exquisite dining experience, you get beautiful servings in beautiful surroundings.

Værnedamsvej 10, 1619 Copenhagen V

From locals drinking a glass of wine at the cozy tables on the pavement of Værnedamsvej, to the beautiful checkered floor and the arch-French menu inside - Les Trois Cochons is like visiting Paris for a while. On the plate you will find good French ingredients and specialties combined with the kitchen's flair for classic craftsmanship. If you are looking for seafood, choose their Plateau de fruits de mer et légumes with oysters, lobster, spiny lobster, prawns, crab claws, mussels, blinis with sikrom, vegetable crudité & grilled sourdough bread. Bon appetite.

Kammusling restaurant The Pescetarian

Amaliegade 49, 1256 Copenhagen K

Close to The Citadel (“Kastellet”) and Amalienborg, tucked away from the noise of the City Centre, though very central located, you will find The Pescatarian on the corner of Amaliegade and Esplanaden. Only fish and shellfish which are caught close to land are served and as Danish waters offer such a rich supply of delicious seafood, there will be something for everyone. For guests not in the mood for a big dinner, you can instead enjoy a snack menu and a glass of Champagne in the Oyster Bar.

Olufsvej 2, 2100 København Ø

Are you looking for an authentic Italian restaurant in Copenhagen that serves delicious seafood. Then you don't have to look any further. You find Restaurant L'Imperatore on Olufsvej in Østerbro. They offer you a little piece of Italy, where the ingredients are always fresh and the food tasty. Try their Emperor's Seafood Tower, a large array of grilled seafood (must be pre-ordered 24 hours in advance) consisting of lobster, spiny lobster, red king prawns, crayfish, crab claws, pocket crabs, red prawns in garlic aioli and grilled lemons.

Oysters, København

Sjællandsgade 1B, 2200 Copenhagen N

As the name suggests, here you can find both oysters and grilled steaks on the menu. They actually have a large selection of both fish and shellfish as well as beef tartare and different cuts of meat from the grill. Dive into delicious and tasty fish, seafood and steaks in a casual restaurant filled with locals – just like a bistro on the French coast. If you are looking for seafood, we can recommend their menu, Havets Frugter (Fruits from the Sea), with 10 delicious servings.

Hovedvagtsgade 2, 1103 København K

A French fish bistro, inspired by the simple, tasty and fresh Mediterranean cuisine, where the ingredients are in focus. You can choose both a la carte or a 4-course menu.
If you choose their Plateau, you get oysters, rosé
prawns, sashimi, ceviche, crab salad, scallops, crudité with anchovy cream, toasted brioche, spices and lemon. Enjoy it all while you dream away to the southern French Riviera.

Hummer, København

Nyhavn 63A, 1051 København K

Restaurant Hummer is located at the quiet end of the cozy but also busy, maritime Nyhavn, in the middle of Copenhagen. Surrounded by historic buildings and old ships overlooking the inner harbour, the stage is set for a meal out of the ordinary. The philosophy is simple and dogmatic - fish & seafood of the highest quality, wonderful wines & lots of pleasant moments. You can choose seafood platters of different sizes, half a grilled lobster and a lot of other delicious fish dishes.

Bredgade 78, 1260 København K

With a view of The Citadel, on the corner of Bredgade and Esplanaden, you will find Skagen Fiskerestaurant, Esplanaden. They also have a restaurant in Illum rooftop in addition to in Skagen and Kolding in Jutland, Denmark. Regardless of which of the 4 Skagen fish restaurants you choose, one thing is certain: freshly caught fish and shellfish make up large parts of the menu. Get a taste of Skagen, in the middle of Copenhagen.

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