Food and drinks

Most of the food and cakes are made from traditional recipes
The Entrance Café serves cakes, dishes and desserts made from traditional recipes with a modern touch.

Restaurant and cafés

At Simonsen's Tea Garden (Traktørstedet Simonsens Have) you can try dishes and cakes made from traditional Danish recipes. You can buy open-faced sandwiches, and a light lunch based on traditional Danish cuisine. If you wish, you can buy a packed lunch, ready for pick-up one hour after ordering. The restaurant is open all year round. 

The menu in danish and english.

The Entrance Café - is a modern café serving hot dishes, snacks and desserts from noon and until the museum closes. You can enjoy your meal inside or outside on the terrace. The café is open during our high seasons.

In the 1970s neighbourhood you will find Café Bonnich. Here you can buy Danish pastry and a freshly brewed cup of coffee and tea, which you can enjoy in the café decorated as it orginally appeared in the early 1970s.

At the Bakery on Algade you can buy delicious cakes and breads made from historical recipes. The Bakery is open every day from Easter to New Year. 

On Sønderbrogade is a classic Danish hotdog stand selling Danish hotdogs and cold bevages. It's open during the high season and on most weekends.

Picnic areas

It is allowed to bring your own food and drinks into Den Gamle By. There are several picnic areas both outside and inside.

Madkassen - The Lunch Box - is an indoor picnic area with tables and chairs. At the vending machine you can buy hot drinks. Madkassen is open all year round.

Den Gamle By - Simonsen's Tea Garden
Enjoy a meal or cup of tea or coffee and a piece of cake at Simonsen's Tea Garden.
Den Gamle By - Café Bonnich
Café Bonnich looks as it did in the early 1970s. Try the Danish pastry made from original recipes.