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If you go to Copenhagen

September 05, 2010|By Betty Hallock | Los Angeles Times Staff Writer


From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) is available on American and United. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $615. The Metro from the airport to the city center runs 24 hours, as often as every 4 minutes; $6.


To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (international dialing code), 45 (the country code) and the local number.


First Hotel Skt. Petri, 22 Krystalgade, Copenhagen; 3345-9100, Stylish and comfortable rooms (designed by graphic artist Per Arnoldi) in the Latin Quarter. Doubles from $187.

WakeUp Copenhagen, 11 Carsten Niebuhrs Gade, Copenhagen; 4480-0000, A new, inexpensive hotel with sleek, efficient rooms, within walking distance of central Copenhagen. Doubles from $150.

Nimb Hotel, 5 Bernstorffsgade, Copenhagen; 8870-0000, Renovated in 2008, the hotel in the Tivoli Gardens features luxury rooms, a world-class restaurant, a brasserie, a dairy, and wine and cocktail bars. Doubles from $436.


Herman, 5 Bernstorffsgade, Copenhagen; 8870-0020, A restaurant in the Nimb Hotel, where chef Thomas Herman prepares modern Danish cuisine. Four-course dinner, $130.

Noma, 93 Strandgade, Copenhagen; 3296-3297, The bastion of New Nordic Cuisine, featuring local wild herbs, beach plants, seafood and game. Seven courses, $189.

AOC, 2 Dronningens Tvaergade, Copenhagen; 3311-1145, Two young chefs put their spin on Danish cuisine, focusing on seasonal Nordic ingredients. Four courses, $95.

Relae, 41 Jaegersborggade, Copenhagen; 3696-6609, An intimate, casual restaurant in up-and-coming Norrebro; set menus include a vegetarian option. Four courses, $56.

Kodbyens Fiskebar, 100 Flaesketorvet, 3215-5656, A hip, bustling seafood-focused restaurant in the trendy meatpacking district, featuring a selection of Nordic fish. Small plates and entrees, $13 to $39.

Bo Bech Bageri, 46 Store Kongensgade, Copenhagen; 3918-5501, Chef Bo Bech's bakery, selling excellent organic sourdough bread. $6.

Aamanns, 10 Oster Farimagsgade, Copenhagen; 3555-3344, A contemporary take on the traditional Danish smorrebrod (open-faced sandwiches) in a bright cafe setting. Smorrebrod, $6.50 to $9.50.

Dop, at the Round Tower, 52A Kobmagergade, Copenhagen. A stand serving organic sausages on sourdough-linseed buns, or with roasted beets and mashed parsnips. Sausages, $5 to $6.

Meyers Deli, 107 Gammel Kongevej, Copenhagen; 3325-4595, The flagship deli and cafe from Claus Meyer, with modern Danish takeout. Entrees $9.50 to $17.

Coffee Collective, 10 Jaegersborggade, Copenhagen; 6015-1525, A micro-roaster with a storefront in Norrebro, serving direct-trade coffee, espresso and hot chocolate. Drinks, $2.50 to $10.

Mikkeller Bar, 8 B-C Viktoriagade, Copenhagen; 3166-2444, Danish brewer Mikkel Borg Bjergso's new beer bar, 15 taps of Mikkeller beer and some of the best beers in the world. Beers $5 to $11.


Copenhagen Visitor Centre, Vesterbrogade 4A, Copenhagen; 7022-2442,

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