Browse Our Recommended Pubs

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1420 Bar  New entry in the Guide in 2018 Specializes in Belgian Beers On the To Do List

New bar (May 2018) specializing in sour and Belgian beers. Cask beers are lambics.


Lots of International beer (US, UK, Belgium, etc) but some local ones as well.


Belgian and Danish beers.


Mostly the usual German suspects but a couple of taps will rotate new German "Craft" beers. The place to go if you just have to have a Schneider Weisse...


Friendly corner bar with decent selection of beers. Good mix of Danish and international beers. Bottle list includes a surprising number of lambics.



Brewers Inc  New entry in the Guide in 2017 Closed Sunday Closed Monday

Connected to Næstved Bryghus which brews the house beers. Currently, strictly pay-as-you go (no running a tab) and no WiFi.


Brewpub that brews some interesting beers along with the usual brewpub standards.


BRUS  Fred Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2016 Brewpub.

Newly opened brewery and tap room for To Øl. Restaurant open daily from 5pm.


Fairly standard brewpub. Good food. Now merged with the neighboring restaurant A Hereford Beefstouw.


Corner pub on Blågårds square, it is a former pharmacy. Live music Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings from 9pm. Owned by a non-profit foundation.


Cafe Gavlen  Full menu WiFi available Opens at 11am or earlier.

Cozy neighborhood corner cafe with 7 taps, all interesting. Bottle list runs to 20+, mostly international (Belgian, German, US)


Neighborhood pub right at the Amager end of the Langebro Bridge. Taps are a mix of Danish (include some macros), Belgian, American and Continental beers. No food but the Aristo restaurant across the way will deliver a gigantic burger.


Specializes in British cask ales, has Cask Marque accreditation.


Dia'legd  WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2015 Closed Sunday Closed Monday Has an unusual or regional beer on tap.

Serves beer from Bryggeriet Refsvindinge. Prices are very reasonable for Copenhagen.


As you would guess from the name, lots of Whisky, Whiskey and Beer.


Dudes Bar  New entry in the Guide in 2018 On the To Do List

New craft beer bar from Feb 2018. Food is pizza.


Small cozy basement bar not far from the main train station. About 2/3 of the beers are Danish, the rest are mostly quality beers from Germany and Belgium.


Fox N' Friends  Full menu New entry in the Guide in 2018 Opens at 11am or earlier. On the To Do List

New (May 2018) coffee and beer bar.


Cozy neighborhood bar with a decent selection of craft beers plus a few Belgian, German and US Imports.


Cafe Globen  Full menu WiFi available Closed Sunday On the To Do List

Traveler's club cafe. Bartenders are all volunteer members of the club.


Godt Øl  New entry in the Guide in 2018 On the To Do List

Cosy cellar bar with Danish and international beers.


Interesting beers from around the world. Pizzas available from a nearby pizzeria


Sports bar with craft beer.


Il Locale  Full menu New entry in the Guide in 2016 Specializes in Italian Beers

Italian craft beer bar at the site of the former Åens Ølbar. Beers from Birrificio Hibu (Milan) and other Italian breweries. Across the street from Himmereit.


The main reason this pub is listed is because I like the sign in front. So much that I use it has the title picture. The pub itself is a small, smokey local pub. They do have a couple of interesting beers and some worthwhile bottles. Right next to the main train station.


Kareten  Full menu Closed Monday

Restaurant with a beer emphasis. Taps not all that interesting but a good bottle selection.


Mikkeller owned Lambic and sour beer pub next to Mikkeller & Friends. An extensive selection of vintage Lambics.


Eclectic mix of mostly decent beers, with Danish craft beer among the 10 taps. Big selection of British and Belgian bottled beers.


Kød & Bajer  New entry in the Guide in 2017 Opens at 11am or earlier. On the To Do List

A small bar in the WestMarket specializing in Nordic beer and meat and sausage from the "Wild North." Smoked Reindeer Heart or Beaver Sausage anybody?


Tap room for the Kølsters brewery. Sandwiches and other light snacks available. Name means "Twelve Taps."


La Neta   New entry in the Guide in 2017 On the To Do List

A Mikkeller Taqueria -- the concept of Ramen to Biiru applied to Mexican street food.


Despite it's name the Lord Nelson specializes in Danish beer. Nelson shelled Copenhagen and destroyed the Danish fleet in the harbor. Sort of like opening a pub called the General Sherman in Savannah, Georgia. Allows smoking but non-smoking on Monday and Friday before 10pm.


Twice the taps as the original Mikkeller Bar and maybe three times the space. Mikkeller beers and plenty of guests. The bottle shop is now a separate pub, Koelschip.


Small pub with a selection of Mikkeller beers plus guests.


The latest edition to the Mikkeller empire. Located in a warehouse in the former shipyard in Refshaleøen it is the home of their barrel aging projects.


Another Mikkeller pub, this one even smaller then the original, Only 10 taps they also do specialty cocktails. Usually a good selection of To Øl beers.


Nordvest Ølbar  WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2017 Closed Sunday Closed Monday

Locals pub off the main street in the ground floor of an apartment block. Mostly Danish craft beer with the odd German and American beer in the mix.


Modern brewery/brewpub in old factory building with lots of exposed brick and steel beams. There beers are starting to found in restaurants and cafes throughout Copenhagen.


Omegn   Opens at 11am or earlier.

A stall (2E) in the Torvehallerne market


Ølbaren A Fred top pick  WiFi available

Small, cozy pub with an excellent selection of beer.


The "Beer Carpenter" was a brewpub but the brewery is now in another location and has become a sort of Co-op with many brewing companies using it. Lots of interesting beers. On Monday large beers are the price of a small.


Narrow bar with a great beer selection. Across from Orsted Park


Peders   WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2017 Closed Sunday Closed Monday


Pegasus  Full menu Live Music Closed Sunday

Neighborhood tapas restaurant with an eclectic beer selection.


Japanese Ramen bar transported to Copenhagen by Mikkeller.


The original Mikkeller Ramen bar. Has to be seen, cannot be described.


Rbabarrab  Fred Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2017 Opens at 11am or earlier.

Coffee shop with 15 taps of good beer. Food is pizza and sandwiches. Affiliated with the Kihoskh store next door which has an amazing bottle shop.


Restuarant Barr  Full menu New entry in the Guide in 2017 Closed Sunday Closed Monday On the To Do List

Restaurant at the former site of Noma (and René Redzepi, the chef at Noma is a partner). Eclectic beer selection.


Irish bar with a wide range of O'hara's beers on tap and some Irish craft beer in bottles.


Skaal  Full menu New entry in the Guide in 2017 On the To Do List

New pub with a lot of taps and some good people behind it. Beer are a mix of Danish and quality international beers.


Friendly lakefront basement bar, sister pub to Østed Ølbar


TAP10  WiFi available Closed Sunday Closed Monday

A "Nordic Beer Bar" that have beers from Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Sampler of any 5 beers for DKK 100


Tap House A Fred top pick  WiFi available

Copenhagen's first "mega-tap" Fantastic selection of beer, both Danish and international. Happy hour specials and now serving some sandwiches.


Dive bar with decent (but not great) beer selection. Seven taps are rotating guests.



Three Floyd's & Mikkeller joint venture brewery. Six house beers and 14 guests, mostly Mikkeller and 3 Floyds. Food is Texas style BBQ