Copenhagen Food News (March 2023) Openings, Events & Pop-Ups

Soon the icy and snowy winter will be behind us, and the sunny days will come. Spring is just around the corner, and Copenhagen will once again be in full bloom! But there’s still some time to appreciate the slow, hygge-filled days before summer goes into full swing. It’s March, and, as usual, there is lots to do in the city. Keep reading to see a list of the exciting new restaurant openings, events, pop-ups, and collaborations happening this month in Copenhagen.

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Frederiksminde x Fiskerikajen – March 1st, 7th, and 8th

Chef Jonas Mikkelsen of Michelin-starred restaurant Frederiksminde in Præstø is coming to Copenhagen for a limited pop-up series with Fiskerikajen, at their pop-up space Fiskerizakajaen. Mikkelsen will prepare a vegetable and fish-based bistro menu of five courses, alongside lovely wines. The price is 1000 DKK per person. Limited seats left. Click here to book a table.


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Connection – March 2nd

Intimate fine dining restaurant Connection by Alan Bates returns on March 2nd after closing for renovation. Make a reservation to see the beautiful new restaurant, and try Bates’ new menu. Click here to book a table.

Flere Fugle Birthday Party – March 4th

Popular Nordvest bakery Flere Fugle turns one year old on Saturday, March 4th. Drop by for a birthday party featuring lots of wine, beer, and baked goods, and a DJ from 16:00 until 1:00 in the morning.


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Muld x Josephine – March 5th

Chef Michael Craig of Muld restaurant (formerly of Amass and former head baker of Collective Bakery) will be taking over the kitchen at new natural wine bar Josephine in Amager on Sunday, March 5th. Drop by from 13:00 to try his à la carte menu with organic food from the farm. Walk-in only, available until sold out.

Copenhagen Dip Club – March 5th

Show your bravery with one last winter dip at Reffen on Sunday, March 5th. Come for a sauna, a swim, Danish fruit wine, and pasta from Fabro. Attendance is completely free! See below for more information.


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Italian Natural Wine Tasting – March 5-6th

On March 5th and 6th, Il Buco will host Vignaioli Artigiani Naturali (artisan natural winemakers from Italy) for a wine tasting fair. See below for more information about the producers attending and tickets.

Mirabelle Spiseria – March 7th

Chef Christian Puglisi’s restaurant Mirabelle is reopening on Tuesday, March 7th as Mirabelle Spiseria. After operating for ten years as a bakery, now the restaurant will focus on being an all-day Italian eatery and wine bar, with inspiration from Sicily and a focus on organic ingredients. There will be plenty of pasta, Sicilian specialty dishes (granita, arancini, etc.), as well as weekend brunches. There are both à la carte dishes as well as a seven-course tasting menu available. Click here to book a table.


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Villette – March 8th

The newest restaurant concept from from Martin Ho and Jesper Emil Norrie (owners of Pompette and Poulette), Villette, is finally set to open on March 8th. The restaurant is located on Fælledvej 12 in Nørrebro, and the head chef is Marissa Lippert from New York City, who previously owned Nourish Kitchen + Table in the West Village. The fare will be similar in style to her previous restaurant – delicious and nutritious, fresh, seasonal food that happens to be healthy-ish. Of course, there will be natural wine, a lot like what you find on the shelves at Pompette.


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International Women’s Day – March 8th

Celebrate International Women’s Day with a special dinner hosted by The Caribbean Housewife. As always, the menu will feature a four-course menu alongside pairings from female natural winemakers. Click here to book a table.

Vild Bistro – March 9-10th

On March 9th and 10th, Thomas Laursen (@wildfooding) and David de Silva (Kandy Spices), are hosting a couple pop-up dinners, combining their love of wild foods and French bistros. The price is 600 DKK per person and includes four courses and snacks. In addition to food, there will also be natural wine from Omada Wine. Click here to book a table.


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Bake Sale Fundraiser – March 19th

On Sunday, March 19th, Copenhagen bakers are hosting a bake sale for the victims of the earthquake in Syria and Turkey. Swing by Folkets Hus in Nørrebro from 11:00 to buy some pastries and coffee and support a good cause. All of the money raised will be donated to World Central Kitchen to provide meals to those affected by the earthquakes in Syria and Turkey.

David’s Bistro x Svovl – March 23rd and 24th

Chef David de Silva is having a pop-up at Svovl Vinbar in Østerbro at the end of March. Come by for good food and juicy wine. Click here to book a table.


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Pony Pop-Up – March 24th, 25th, and 26th

Restaurant Pony is back! Three generations of Pony chefs (Lars Lundø, Simon Sundby, and Tommi Sasaki Kondo) will cook for three nights at Fiskerizakajaen. The price is 1200 DKK per person and includes snacks, four classic Pony dishes, bread and butter, petit fours, bubbles, a wine menu, water, and coffee. All proceeds will be donated to Save the Children. Click here to book a table.


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Viaggio in Italia – March 26th

Visit Apotek 57 on Sunday, March 26th, for a special tasting menu dinner from chefs Marco Scanziani and Rosanna Riva. There will be regional Italian dishes as you travel with your tastebuds through different part of the country throughout your seven-course meal. Click here to book a table.


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Fiskebaren Fest – March 31st

Flock to Fiskebaren on March 31st for “fiskebabs,” fadøl, and Frauenpower wine. The party begins at 21:30 and DJs will keep the dancing going until 3:30 in the morning. It’s a spring fling!


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Sri Lankan Tropical Bistro – March 31st

Chef David de Silva is hosting a Tropical Bistro pop-up at Botti on March 31st, with Sri Lankan snacks, hoppers, and curries. There will be lots of traditional favorites, and also twists with local ingredients. Expect lots of spice and exotic flavors. Click here to book a table.

Brian Mark Hansen x Jonas Mikkelsen – March 31st

Although technically not in Copenhagen, this event was too exciting not to include in our food news – it’s worth traveling outside the city for! Chef Brian Mark Hansen (Søllerød Kro) is joining chef Jonas Mikkelsen at Hotel Frederiksminde for a one-night pop-up. The menu is 2500 DKK per person and includes snacks, six courses, and a wine pairing. Click here to book a table.

Community Dinners at Admiralgade 26 – March 1st, 8th, 22nd, & 29th

Admiralgade 26, the sister restaurant of natural wine bar Ved Stranden 10, is hosting community dinners every Wednesday evening. The theme changes weekly – on March 1st the venue will transform into a movie theater (and serve oysters, Japanese sandos, and noodles), on March 8th there will be beer and food with brewer Anders Kissmeyer, on March 22nd there will be an introduction to Brian Nygaard’s wines (in Danish), and on March 29th there will be a Brazilian feast. Seating will be communal and dishes will be shared, unless otherwise specified. Click here to book a seat.


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Wine Tasting Game Night – Every Thursday in March

Every Thursday night at Roots Vin Butik is game night – but not your typical game night, a wine tasting game night! Receive an introduction to wine tasting from an expert sommelier and taste four amazing wines (bubbly, white, orange, and red), paired with tasty snacks. Then, put your wine skills to the test with our blind-tasting game. The winner gets a prize!⁠ The price is only 265 DKK per person for the launch of the game night series. Click here to book.


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Fasangården x Torsten Vildgaard – January 12th-March

Chef Torsten Vildgaard (formerly Noma, Studio) has temporarily joined the team at Fasangården. He has developed a new menu which will launch on Thursday, January 12th, which will be inspired by a rustic, yet refined country kitchen. Vildgaard will only be running the kitchen until March, so don’t wait! Click here to book a table.


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The Caribbean Housewife x Kulturtårnet – Every Friday until May 26th

The Caribbean Housewife is returning to Knippelsbro, serving food and natural wine alongside one of the city’s most unique views. On every Friday, from mid February through May, the Culture tower welcomes guests to The Caribbean Housewife’s second Plantebistro. The plant-based menu includes an amuse bouche and a three-course shared menu featuring organic, seasonal produce. The food will be paired with three natural wines from importer Rosforth & Rosforth under the bridge. Click here to book a table.

The Hungries – Upcoming Events

Join our members-only food club! We have monthly in-person events in Copenhagen and Oslo, as well as meet-ups when we are traveling around 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 spring…

FREE Veggie Burgers at Gasoline Grill – March 12th

We know you love Gasoline Grill… and Gasoline Grill loves The Hungries! Everyone drools for their classic burger, but their new veggie burger developed in collaboration with MATR foods is next-level good – for veggie and classic burger fans alike! In the interest of getting the word out about these flavor-packed yet healthy burgers, Gasoline Grill is giving 20 lucky Hungries a chance to try them for free! Want to try one? Sign up for the club now!

Gasoline Grill is treating The Hungries to some free veggie burgers!
Gasoline Grill is treating The Hungries to some free veggie burgers!

Champagne + Oyster Bonanza – March 18th

Champagne and oysters… it’s a power couple for the ages. You know it, you love it – and now, Thirsties, the world really is about to be your oyster. At this event you’ll get to taste six different types of Champagne from the cellars of Champagnekælderen, which will be matched with four different types of oysters! (You’ll get 3 of each variety, so a total of 12 oysters per guest.) Mikkel from Østersbuddet, will come and present the oysters, and the guys from Champagnekælderen will tell you all about the bubbles you’re sipping as well. Only a few spots left – grab them on the forum!

Want to come drink Champagne with the Thirsties!?
Want to come drink Champagne with the Thirsties!?

First Look at Koan – Pre-opening Takeover – March 31st

Join an exclusive pre-opening dinner and an all-Hungries takeover of the new restaurant Koan in Copenhagen That’s right, a complete Hungries takeover of Copenhagen’s most anticipated new fine dining restaurant – before it opens to the public! The Hungries loved it in its pop-up phases at Empirical and then at Relæ, and we can’t wait to see it in its beautiful new, specially designed venue and permanent location. Grab your spot on the Discord forum!

The Hungries will get an exclusive preview of the new Koan!
The Hungries will get an exclusive preview of the new Koan!

Dim Sum Feast – April 1st

Where do you find the best dim sum in Scandinavia? Possibly at Zen Dim Sum, which recently opened in Frederiksberg. This place is approved by several of our Hungry members – want to try it for yourself? Join us for a dumpling feast! Copenhagen Hungries are doing a full takeover of the restaurant for lunch on Saturday, April 1st. Try thirteen different types of dim sum plus a couple surprises.

Dinner at POPL – April 15th

On Saturday, April 15th, the Copenhagen Hungries are heading to POPL, Noma’s burger restaurant, for a specially curated menu. You’ll receive a burger of your choice and a matching wine or non-alcoholic pairing. Kristian Rise, the beverage manager, will personally host us and has promised to pick some really cool wines from their cellar to go with the meal designed specifically for the Hungries. It should be a really great opportunity to experience their new fixed menu since head Chef Toni Toivanen (formerly Noma R&D and Inua) took the reigns.

POPL has prepared a special menu for The Hungries!
POPL has prepared a special menu for The Hungries!

Wine Tasting with Heinrich – April 27th

Hungries’ favorite wine producer, Heinrich, from Burgenland, Austria, will be in Copenhagen in April to host an exclusive wine tasting for The Hungries. Stay tuned for more info!

One of our absolute favorite winemakers is doing a tasting for The Hungries!
One of our absolute favorite winemakers is doing a tasting for The Hungries!

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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