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Eating places on Zealand 2023

Are you in doubt about where to find the best restaurants and taste experiences when you visit Zealand? Here you will find our recommendations for the most delicious restaurants and tasting experiences around the island.

Are you looking for a specific city or area on Zealand? So jump to our overview here

Ice house

The Waffle Corner Dog Place

The small family-owned ice house is definitely worth a visit if you make your way past Hundested. The freshly baked waffles with homemade ice cream and home-made guf on top help to create the good experience that it is to visit the Waffle Corner.

The small place secured a nice place in the top 10 of the best ice houses in Denmark in 2021. You can read more about the poll below.

Gourmet and brasserie

Restaurant Næs

At Restaurant Næs, they offer both gourmet and brasserie, but whether you choose one or the other, the quality is top notch.

All the dishes are made from fresh and local ingredients, and the focus is on tasting the food with the herbs that are in season.

Street Food


On Refshaleøen you can experience street food, where creativity and innovation are in focus. The many food stalls are carefully selected, and you can therefore be sure that the food is top notch. 

In addition to the good food, Reffen also offers various fun events such as bingo, various quizzes and concerts.

The Danish Dining Guide 2020

The best restaurants on Zealand

Since 1978, food critic Bent Christensen has published Den Danske Spiseguide, where you will find a collection of the best restaurants that serve exceptionally good food in different price ranges. 

Get an overview of the best Zealand restaurants in the Danish Dining Guide 2020 below.

Gastronomic experience

Hotel Brittany

With a beautiful panoramic view over Hornbæk Lake, you can enjoy a meal at Hotel Bretagne. The hotel's Restaurant has chosen to concentrate on a small selection on their menu, where the quality and taste are top notch. 

The cooking style is a combination of French and Nordic cuisine, and there is as much focus as possible on using local ingredients - with a small sprinkle of French specialties.

World-class gourmet


Judging by the two Michelin stars and points in White Guide Denmark, Alchemist is the best restaurant in all of Denmark. 

Alchemist is an experience beyond the ordinary. The dining experience consists of 50 dishes, which are served in the breathtaking rooms, theater and art. If you go up in food, it is a must to visit Alchemist.

At Alchemist you can expect the unexpected!

Organic taste experiences 

Restaurants with the Organic Food Label

The Organic Eating Label represents the restaurants that put their efforts into using organic ingredients in their cooking. We have compiled a guide to the restaurants on Zealand that have received the Organic Food Label - you can see the guide below. 

Popular ice house on Amager 

Ottos Is

The ice house opened in 2020 on Blekingegade on Amager, and has since attracted lots of visitors. Otto's Ice Cream offers ice cold temptations, tasty coffee and delicacies made from the best ingredients. 

On a visit to Otto's Ice Cream, it is definitely recommended to try their popular Bananasplit! The dessert has a whole special story behind it, which you can read more about below.

World-class gastronomy 2020

White Guide Restaurants in Copenhagen

White Guide Denmark is a dining guide that focuses on the absolute best restaurants in all of Denmark. If you want a dining experience on Zealand beyond the usual, then select the next restaurant to visit in the guide below. 

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