Browse Our Recommended Pubs

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1420 Bar  Fred Honorable Mention Live Music WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2018 Specializes in Belgian Beers

New bar (May 2018) specializing in sour and Belgian beers. Cask beers are lambics. Weekly events including open mike comedy (Danish and English) and live music.


Formerly Fox 'N Friends now tap room for Amager Bryghus. They still have guest beers at this point.t


Cozy neighborhood bar. Smoking allowed.


Belgian and Danish beers.


Beat Cafe  Closed Monday New entry in the Guide in 2018 On the To Do List

Record shop and beer bar.


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...


Bicycle Brewing  Closed Sunday Closed Monday Closed Tuesday New entry in the Guide in 2018 Brewery tap, may have limited hours

Tiny brewery with a tasting room.


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  Closed Sunday Closed Monday New entry in the Guide in 2017

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.


Broaden & Build  Fred Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2019 Brewpub.

New brewpub in the harbor district. Owned by a former chef at Noma.


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.


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.


Craft Tap Bar  WiFi available Closed Sunday Closed Monday New entry in the Guide in 2018

Pub in a former pharmacy. Was originally called Vesterbro Ølhus


Dia'legd  WiFi available Closed Sunday Closed Monday Closed Tuesday New entry in the Guide in 2015 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.


Upscale restaurant with some decent beer. Lots of beers from the contract brewer Kissmeyer.


Dudes Bar  Full menu Live Music WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2018

New craft beer bar from Feb 2018. Food is pizza. Big screen TVs carry sporting events.


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.


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


Godt Øl  WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2018

Cosy cellar bar with Danish and international beers.


Himmeriget  Fred Honorable Mention WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2016

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


Holm Cider  WiFi available Closed Sunday Closed Monday Closed Tuesday New entry in the Guide in 2018

Cider bar and shop with 5 taps of Danish and imported cider.


Sports bar with craft beer.


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.


Gourmet hotdog place with beers from Amager Bryghus. John is also famous for his hot sauces. Next to Warpigs brewpub.


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.


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


La Neta   Full menu WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2017

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.


Open March thru September.. Somewhat sparse Mikkeller branding compared to their other locations. Shares building (and kitchen?) with the Standard restaurant.


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 Closed Sunday Closed Monday New entry in the Guide in 2017

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. The new BRAW bar in the basement has beers from their experimental brand (BRAW) and some guests and is definitely worth a visit.


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 Closed Monday Closed Tuesday New entry in the Guide in 2017


Japanese Ramen bar transported to Copenhagen by Mikkeller.


The original Mikkeller Ramen bar. Has to be seen, cannot be described. Very close to 1420 Bar.


Rbabarrab  Full menu WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2017

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

Restaurant at the former site of Noma (and René Redzepi, the chef at Noma is a partner). Eclectic tap list and an excellent selection of Lambic’s in bottles.. Surcharge for paying with credit card.


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


Skaal A Fred top pick  Full menu WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2017

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


Stout  Closed Monday New entry in the Guide in 2019

Corner pub with a good selection, tending towards the darker styles. No WiFi.


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