Bang and Jensen is on Istedgade; the former red-light district of Copenhagen. The interior is fun and kitschy, and the ambiance is friendly. The ancient pinball machines and the table football are popular with the patrons. Most of the clientele at this cafe consist of the young and the trendy, especially women. Breakfast, which is served all through the day until 6p, is the specialty of the house, though the menu leans more toward brunch offerings. The unique thing about Bang and Jensen is that you are given a form on which you fill in exactly how you want your food served. The bar takes over after 8p on Saturdays and after 10p the rest of the week.
Apollo is Copenhagen's first brewery and restaurant, located next to the Tivoli Gardens main entrance. Live jazz performances occur on the first Sunday of every month, accompanied with a special menu. The beer is cloudy and delicious, as it is both unfiltered and unpasteurized. The restaurant offers a small but varied range of dishes, some containing beer. If you come in the daytime, you might see the brewer himself working by the handmade copper pots, always eager to answer your questions about his beer.
Kiin Kiin offers diners a chance to indulge in a variety of tantalizing dishes in a delightful ambiance. This cafe-restaurant also features a wine bar that houses wines from all across the world; the wine connoisseurs should be pleased with this collection for sure. Take-away is possible so if you lack the time for a sit-down dinner, stop by and pick up your parcel.
K Bar is the last name in martinis in Copenhagen. Located in the city center, this sleek, international cocktail lounge attracts 30-something urbanites looking to hang out with friends in a relaxed, intimate atmosphere. The martinis in this bar come in more than a dozen varieties, including a litchi martini. The lounge has comfortable couches for you to settle into as the booze starts to flow.
This is a favorite hangout for the city's intellectuals. Literary hotshots from Danish publishing giant Gyldendal frequent this place, together with students and professors from the nearby faculty of theology. All mix with local artists and a young crowd who are seeking a casual, pub-like atmosphere without too much drunken shouting and roaming about.
Serving a wide range of beer and ale, Ølbaren is a prime Denmark entertainment nightspot. Premium choices include Beamish Irish Stout, La Trappe Blonde, and Gouden Carolus Easter Beer. The selection on tap is constantly evolving, so you're always sure to discover something new to try. In case you're finding it hard to choose, the knowledgeable staff have you covered and are happy to make suggestions based on your tastes. This place is sure to leave your morning hazy, so drink up!
Opened in the 1860, the Vesterbro Bryghus has seen a lot of changes and upgrades since its genesis but still manages to hold on to its old world charm. With open brick walls, a sparkling chandelier dangling from the ceiling and brass and copper fixtures with intricate designs, the bar has a definite turn-of-the-century feel. The house brews a few specialized hand-made beers which is unpasteurized and unfiltered. Team them up with traditional Cajun food and indulge in the perfect combination of good food, bubbly drinks and a trendy yet cozy ambiance.
Whether you want to have a hearty breakfast consisting of fresh-made bread from the in-house bakery, lunch on fresh salads, homemade burgers and delicious steaks or simply sit at the bar and grab an afternoon craft cocktail or a cup of gourmet coffee, Streckers Cafe is the place to go. With a sleek wood bar, leather stools, a massive gilded mirror, open brick walls and fancy hanging lamps, the pub gives the feel of a new-age tavern. Live music nights are held every evening wherein international artists come in and perform for an enthusiastic audience. With so much happening, it is a very popular spot for both locals and tourists, so remember to book a table.
Located in a city where drinks can be pricey, the Billy Booze offers pints and shots and a great discount. The bar is located near the Town Hall, right in the center of Copenhagen, stays open late into the night and sees quite a crowd of college students. If you are in the mood for some cheap alcohol and dancing along to the beats of a DJ on a spacious dance floor, come to this place and dance the night away.
The name itself suggests that Never Mind is all about having fun and doing away with your inhibitions. A gay nightclub, right in the heart of the city, Never Mind has the most talented DJs, and friendly bartenders keeping patrons in high spirits. In the company of disco lights and like-minded crowd, one becomes oblivious to time here, and the crew never seems to mind that at all. Request your favorite songs, try out interesting drinks and party the night away, such is the moto of this friendly nightclub.
With super-cheap drinks, long happy hours and DJ nights, the Drunken Flamingo draws in the young crowd of the area. The bar located in a covered terrace in the center of town and has a nice garden space where you can relax and have a smoke. Heat lamps are kept here for the chillier winter days. The dance floor is big enough to fit in a big crowd so bring all the friends you want and spice up your Friday and Saturday nights with groovy beats and zippy cocktails.