Copenhagen Food News (August 2021) Openings, Events & Pop-Ups

Although most of the Danes have abandoned Copenhagen in favor of their summer houses in the countryside, there’s still quite a lot happening this August – for tourists and locals alike. Restaurant KOKS is popping up inside Tivoli until September, the Copenhagen Cooking festival returns at the end of the month, and so much more. Keep reading to see a list of the exciting new openings, events, pop-ups, and collabs happening this month in Copenhagen.

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h27 x People Like Us – August 6th

Hotel h27 is hosting a garden party on Friday, August 6th with Danish local brewery People Like Us. The event will take place in h27’s courtyard and the purpose is to bring awareness to socially marginalized groups. Come with an open mind, and come hungry – Restaurant PUK has prepared two and three-course menus, and beers from People Like Us will be available for purchase. Read more info here.

Rufino Osteria x Rouge Oysters – August 7th

Oysters, pasta, live music, and more! Enjoy a long table dinner from Rufino Osteria x Rouge Oysters inside the beautiful Nikolaj Kunsthal, an old church in the city center. There will be DJs in the courtyard before dinner, and live music performances after dinner. Read more info here.


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Grønt Marked – August 8th

On the second Sunday of every month (from May until December), you’ll find the city’s biggest farmer’s market, Grønt Marked, pop up on Refshaleøen. Shop organic vegetables, ciders, kombuchas, kimchi, ferments, and so much more.


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Ruby x Kamilla Seidler – August 8th

Popular cocktail bar Ruby is hosting a series of summer pop-ups featuring local chefs. On August 8th, Kamilla Seidler and the team from Lola will take over the kitchen and Ruby will shake up some special drinks for the occasion. Beau Clugston of Iluka will be next up in the chef series – stay tuned for more info!


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Madland – August 12-October 10

The sustainability-focused food festival, Madland, kicks off on August 12th and lasts until October 10th. According to their website, their mission is to “connect and equip professional food people as well as food citizens to take an active position on our responsibility and influence in sustainable change.” Click here to see the full program of events.

Copenhagen Cooking – August 20-29

Copenhagen’s annual food festival, Copenhagen Cooking, returns on August 20-29. The 10-day festival includes cooking classes and exciting restaurant pop-ups. Click here to see the full program.

Ved Stranden 10 x Lola – August 23rd

As part of the Copenhagen Cooking festival, Ved Stranden 10 and restaurant Lola are teaming up to bring Copenhageners an unforgettable Monday evening. Kick things off with a Champagne tasting and oysters at Ved Stranden 10, and continue to Christianshavn for grilling and games of pétanque. Click here to book your table.

Silberbauers Bistro Fruit de Mer Menu – August 25-26th

As part of the Copenhagen Cooking festival, Mathias Silberbauer is bringing Marseille to Copenhagen and serving a fruit de mer dinner at Silberbauers Bistro on August 25th and 26th. Indulge in fresh seafood and Mediterranean vibes on Jægersborggade. Click here to book your table.

Fiskebaren’s Shellfish Party – August 25th

As part of the Copenhagen Cooking festival, Fiskebaren is throwing an outdoor shellfish party, with oysters, langoustines, mussels, crayfish, shrimp, and sourdough bread and dips. There will also be live music. Click here to book your table.

KOKS Pop-Up at Tivoli

Restaurant KOKS on the Faroe Islands has a summer residency at the Japanese Tower inside Tivoli. From July 17th until September 4th, experience Faroese flavors right here in Copenhagen. Click here to book your table.


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The Hungries – Upcoming Events

Join our members-only food club! We are having both in-person events in Copenhagen (and Oslo!) as well as virtual events that you can join from anywhere in the world. VIP members also get discounts and perks at participating Copenhagen restaurants, shops, and hotels! Click here to read more. Here’s what’s coming up for The Hungries this summer…

Champagne Tasting + Canal Cruise – August 5th

Our friends from Champagnekælderen have arranged an exclusive Champagne tasting for 20 lucky members of The Hungries – on a boat on the Copenhagen canals! We will taste five different Champagnes on the boat, and finish with one more glass in Nyhavns Champagnebodega. Not a member of The Hungries yet? Sign up here.

Photo by Sebastian Coman Photography from Pexels.
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Virtual Wine Tasting with Costadilà – August 15th

Join us on Zoom for our next virtual wine tasting, this time with Italian producer Costadilà from the Veneto region. Móz Frizzante is one of our all-time favorite natural wines, so we can’t wait to chat with the producer and learn more about how they make their wine. Note: Roots Vin Butik is offering a 15% discount to VIP members of The Hungries until August 15th – so stock up on your Costadilà bottles now!

Copenhagen Food Tour – September 16-19th

Want to join us on an epic, weekend-long food tour in Copenhagen? We’re planning an all-inclusive food tour this September, visiting some of the city’s hottest restaurants. We’ll eat Copenhagen’s best burger, best pizza, best smørrebrød, best pastries, and best ice cream, and the trip will culminate with dinner at restaurant Alchemist – one of the world’s most groundbreaking culinary destinations. Spots will be extremely limited (only 10 spots!), and will be exclusively available for members of our food community, The Hungries. Note: This tour is now FULLY BOOKED. Stay tuned for future food tours.

What are you eating this month? Let us know in a comment below!

Kaitlin Orr

Kaitlin Orr and Anders Husa are food & travel bloggers and creative content creators. From their base in Copenhagen, they operate the largest and most influential restaurant-focused travel blog in Scandinavia.

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