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Copenhagen shops

The Danes think of their neighbors as they would members of their family. Denmark is the baby sister whose idea of fun occasionally shocks.
– The Xenophobe's Guide to the Danes

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Georg Jensen

  • Indre By, Specialty, $$$$ $$$
  • Amagertorv 4
  • Copenhagen, 1160
  • +45-33-11-40-80
  • Website

One hundred-year-old Danish silver brand known for craftsmanship and innovative Scandinavian design.

Hay House

  • Indre By , House and Home, $$$$ $$$
  • Nytorv 9
  • Copenhagen, 1450
  • +45-42-82-08-20
  • Website

Modern-Danish design shop on the 2nd and 3rd floors of an Art Nouveau building overlooking Strøget. Features furniture, textiles, lighting, and kitchenware from the in-house team as well as established designers like Jakob Wagner and Komplot.

Illums Bolighus

  • Indre By , House and Home, $$$$ $$$
  • Amagertorv 10
  • Copenhagen, 1160
  • +45-33-14-19-41
  • Website

This Copenhagen classic and purveyor of homewares to the Royal Danish Court has been around since 1925. Known for fanciful window displays and excellent collection of contemporary and classic Scandinavian designers like Georg Jensen, Iittala, and Marimekko.

Royal Copenhagen

  • Indre By, House and Home, $$$$ $$$
  • Amagertorv 6
  • Copenhagen, 1160
  • +45-33-13-71-81 ‎
  • Website

Classic Danish porcelain and fine china that has been on the royal family's dining table since 1775.

Simply Chocolate

  • Indre By , Specialty, $$$$ $$
  • Illum, Østergade 52
  • Copenhagen, 1001
  • +45-33-13-56-22
  • Website

Local chocolatier with a sense of humor and modern aesthetic. Space-age foil wrappers with bright graphic fonts cover candy bars like the Minty Cindy (Dark chocolate, peppermint oil) and Grainy Sue (Dark chocolate, homemade muesli, caramel). Their flødebollers are a must-try; a marzipan base topped with whipped marshmallow and dipped in dark chocolate. Go for the four-pack. You wont regret it.


  • Indre By, Specialty, $$$$ $$$$
  • Sankt Peders Stræde 30A
  • Copenhagen, 1453
  • +45-33-12-78-79
  • Website

Handcrafted, custom bicycles built in a three-person workshop. If you're not on the lookout for a new set of wheels, pick out one of their sleek rustproof bells in copper, brass, or steel.

Tage Andersen Boutique and Museum

  • Indre By , Florist, $$$$ $$$$
  • Ny Adelgade 12
  • Copenhagen, 1104
  • +45-33-93-09-13
  • Website | Review

A fantasyland decked in fresh flowers, moss, twigs, and exotic birds in fanciful iron cages. Part shop, part art gallery, this otherworldly boutique showcases the creations of Danish flower artist Tage Andersen. There's a small fee to enter, but it's worth a peak — even if you're not in the market for an elaborate floral arrangement.

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