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Brændende Kærlighed, Vesterbro

Feel the love of the traditional Danish kitchen at Brændende Kærlighed at Vesterbro. This restaurant is as close as you can get to the traditional Danish cuisine without interrupting a private home.

ADDRESS: Vester Farimagsgade 6, Copenhagen V
EXPECTED PRICE: <100 DKK
EXPECTED DURATION: 2h
COVID-19 FRIENDLY: Yes
SUITABLE FOR GROUPS: Yes
ACCESS VIA PUBLIC TRANSPORT:  Yes (Vesterport St)

Brændende Kærlighed is a cozy little restaurant that serves traditional Danish food. Brændende Kærlighed translates to “burning love” and is the name of a classic Danish dish consisting of mashed potatoes topped with bacon and fried onions which can be served with different sides such as pickled beets. The restaurant serves three versions of the dish (pork, turkey, and mushrooms) to accommodate different diets.


They also make classic Danish “tarteletter” which is a kind of patty shell with different delicious fillings. In addition, they serve a dish of the day which are all likewise traditional Danish dishes. You can stay updated about the menu on their Facebook page.

Tarteletter from Brændende Kærlighed

If you want to practice how to say “rødgrød med fløde,” look no further. You can try the much-discussed dish at Brændende Kærlighed and the sweet taste of it will undoubtedly improve your pronunciation. They also serve the very traditional old-fashioned “æblekage” (apple cake) which is not the kind of cake you may think of when you hear the name; nonetheless, this classic is definitely worth a try.

Rødgrød med fløde from Brændende Kærlighed

Go to Brændende Kærlighed for lunch if you want to try the famous Danish “smørrebrød” (open sandwiches) or simply want a good, classical sandwich.

The prices are very student-friendly and you can get a nice dinner for less than 100 DKK; in addition, you can add a beer for just 15 DKK.

With room for only 10 seatings, they mostly serve take-away. Luckily, they collaborate with Wolt so you do not have to leave your couch to get delicious Danish food delivered straight to your home.

Traditional "brændende kærlighed" from Brændende Kærlighed



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