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Copenhagen is reassuringly provincial

The capital of Denmark since 1443, there’s more to Copenhagen than canals and bicycles. Though still known for its free spirit (as epitomised by autonomous Christiania), it’s also celebrated for its harbor-bathing facilities, fashion weeks, and Michelin-starred restaurants. Recognized for its high quality of life and equally high living costs, Copenhagen is also the perfect city for families, with a wealth of activities exclusively for children and ample green space and parks. With the Øresund Bridge placing Sweden just minutes away, Copenhagen is the very picture of a youthful, modern city.

Bars & Pubs in Copenhagen

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    Cafe Runddelen

    Classic local dive bar
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    For good Belgian beer
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    Tapperiet Brus

    Brewery and beer pub
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    Øl & Brød

    Beer and smørrebrød
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    61 different taps
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    Evil Twin reigns
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    Mikkeller & Friends

    40 different beers on tap
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    For exquisite cocktails
    Locals' Pick
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    Voodoo Lounge

    A good rock bar
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    Duck and Cover

    For creative aquavit-based cocktails
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    BrewPub København

    Microbrewery with restaurant and bar
    Locals' Pick
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    A Hereford Beefstouw

    The former Bryggeriet Apollo
    Locals' Pick
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    Byens Kro

    Beer pub, popular with local students
    Locals' Pick
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    Excellent cocktails, with special ingredients
    Locals' Pick
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    Kind of Blue

    The soul of jazz is blue...
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    Wines from Argentina
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    Vinstue 90

    Slow beer
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    The Barking Dog

    New cocktail pub
    Locals' Pick
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    Francis Pony

    Downtown cocktails
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    Sophisticated cocktails
    Locals' Pick
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    The Log Lady Café

    Gay friendly café bar
    Locals' Pick
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    Ved Stranden 10

    Liquor and wine bar
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    Wine from the tap
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    Café Væksthuset

    Oasis of calm
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    Party in the Meatpacking District
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    Indie rock bar
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    Coffee and designer ceramics
    Locals' Pick
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    Copenhagen's only table tennis bar
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    Brass Monkey

    The rum tiki bar that will blow your mind
    Locals' Pick
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    Salon 39

    A winning combination of originality and tradition
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    Il Buco

    A bit if everything Italian
    Locals' Pick
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    Ørsted Ølbar

    Another musty must experience
    Locals' Pick
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    For a feel of Copenhagen
    Locals' Pick
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    Carlsberg Besøgscenter

    The legendary Danish brewmasters
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    Lord Nelson

    Great beers and fresh ciders
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    Brewery, pub and restaurant
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    Locally-acclaimed beer bar
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    One of the best beer bars in Copenhagen
    Locals' Pick
    Sign from Nørrebro Bryghus, a brewery and restaurant/cafe in Nørrebro, Copenhagen, Denmark +Add

    Nørrebro Bryghus

    Lunch, dinner and beer tasting
    Locals' Pick
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    Bar Rouge

    Elegant city center hangout
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    Shaken not stirred at Ruby
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    The Old English Pub

    Taking the term sports pub seriously
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    Charlie's Bar

    The best British bar in town
    Locals' Pick
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    Tryk Bar ApS

    It's all about atmosphere and the locals
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    The Australian Bar

    Twenty-somethings galore
    Halvandet - a pretty cool beach bar (this actually isn't it ;o)) on the old B&W yard area in Copenhagen +Add


    Ideal for beach parties and fun in the sun
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    Café 8TALLET

    A locals's favorite for brunch
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    Champagne bar at Hotel d’Angleterre
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    Café Intime

    A liberal café at Frederiksberg
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    Rosie McGee's

    Warm and lively club in central Copenhagen
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    Mojo Blues Bar

    Copenhagen's best blues bar
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    Library Bar

    Celebrity sightings possible at discrete gentlemen's club
    Locals' Pick
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    K Bar

    Cocktail bar for singles
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    Jailhouse Copenhagen

    Prison-themed gay bar
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    Zoo Bar

    Where the wild things are
    Locals' Pick
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    Vincafeen Bibendum

    Specializing in Argentinean wine
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    Drop Inn

    Old time spot with live music nightly
    Locals' Pick
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    Oak Room

    The place to mingle with the club crowd
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    Palæ Bar

    Established bar for the mature crowd
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    Fantasy cafe with surprises at every corner
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    Villa Vino

    Perfect for a pre-film glass or two
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    Bo-Bi bar

    Still the same a century later
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    The Globe

    The Irish pub for those with a competitive nature
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    Tjili Pop

    Neighbourhood dive for budding singer-songwriters