8 food experiences in Copenhagen, you don’t want to miss this summer
Slowly but surely (and finally), the temperatures in Denmark are starting to rise, and the longing for a vacation and warm summer days with good food and cold drinks has never been bigger. With the promise of good weather, we have taken a look at the cornucopia of food events, festivals and pop-ups that you don't want to miss!
5.-14. July: Jazz & Marked in Kødbyen
In connection with Copenhagen Jazz Festival, the former “Kødbyens Mad og Marked” is briefly returning to Kødbyen. For 10 days, the market in Vesterbro will be alive again, og there will be a lot of exciting experiences for both mouth and ears. Every of the ten days will have new koncerts to accompany the bites from the different food trucks. The opening hours are everyday from 11 am to 6 pm. Read more on Facebook.
15. July to 4. August: Gastromondo Festival
Gastromondo Festival is a travel-inspired food festival, where you, as a guest, get the opportunity to “travel” to different destinations in the world and have a three-course meal for a fixed price. Different restaurants in Copenhagen are participating in the festival with their suggestion for a three-course dinner inspired by a specific destination of their own choice. This year, you can – among other destinations – have a dinner with inspiration from Rome, Brooklyn in New York and Florence. Read more and buy your tickets for the festival via gastromondofestival.dk.
19. July to 3. August: Pop-up restaurant in Kulturtårnet
Are you a fan of fresh fish, tender meat and a tasty climate-friendly dinner with perhaps the best view of Copenhagen’s harbour? Kulturtårnet is hosting three intimate pop-up restaurants in the tower at Knippelsbro. In the period from 19. July to 3. August the focus will be on fish, and they will serve a fish menu with four servings and four glasses of wine from Rosforth & Rosforth. Read more and buy tickets via madbillet.dk.
9.-11. August: Street Food-festival om Søerne 2019
Street Food om Søerne is a small food truck festival around the lakes in inner Copenhagen. The event was very popular last year and it does not sound less exciting this year, when there will be a special focus on diversity and entrepreneurship. Get ready to taste a lot of new food concepts – in the shape of street food. Read more on streetfoodomsoeerne.dk.
22. August to 1. September: Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival
Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival covers more than 100 of food events in Copenhagen in the last ten days of August. You can experience everything from a private dinner at some of the most prominent Danish chefs’ homes to rooftop dinners and Middle Eastern festivities in the streets. See all events during Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival via copenhagencooking.dk.
23. August: Provence/rosé/rooftop-party at NIMB
Floods of rosé wine, Copenhagen’s nicest rooftop terrace and goodies from Provence. The 23rd of August, Theis Vine will invite you for a party at NIMB’s rooftop terrace, which is normally reserved for the guests of the hotel. The chefs of Tivoli will serve delicacies from Provence and Southern French temptations in a delicate buffet. So bring your best straw hat and put on your blue-striped blouse for this summer’s Provence-party at NIMB. Read more on madbillet.dk.
31. August: Arla Food Fest 2019
Arla Food Fest is a food festival that awakens and challenges children’s curiosity for food through experiences and surprises. This year, Arla Food Fest will be held in Søndermarken, and together with it, Madmodsløbet will be held as well. Madmodsløbet is a race that will take the young ones through six eatable controls – all of which will challenge the kids’ senses and taste buds. The race is arranged by Claus Meyer’s fond Melting Pot and Meyers Madhus, and the profits from Arla Food Fest will go to Arla Fonden’s work in establishing more MAD-camps. Read more on madbillet.dk.
31. August: Copenhagen’s best ‘smørrebrød’
Smørrebrød is a perfect example of Copenhagen food culture, and that is to be celebrated with the announcement of Copenhagen’s best smørrebrød 2019. The top of the Copenhagen “smørrebrød”-restaurants are invited to participate with their suggestion for just that piece of smørrebrød that is both sustainable, tasty and locally anchored. Restaurant Palægade, Selma, Restaurant Kronborg, Hallernes Smørrebrød, Restaurant Schønnemann og Aamanns are participating and serving their smørrebrød together with an ice-cold Jacobsen-beer and a little schnapps. All of it will take place by Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival’s festival centrum at Israels Plads by Torvehallerne. Read more on madbillet.dk.
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