The oldest restaurant in Copenhagen

Welcome to the homepage of The little Pharmacy – the oldest restaurant in Copenhagen.

Here you will find information about our cosy restaurant, once frequented by the well-known Danish poet Hans Christian Andersen, amongst other famous Danish artists. you will find that our menu includes everything for an original Danish culinary experience.

Our restaurant consists of 4 separate low-ceilinged rooms, lighted by old petroleum lamps, glowing on the leaded window panes with motifs of forest gods and nymphs.

If we have not managed to answer all your questions on our homepage, please do not hesitate to contact us on the following telephone number +45 33 12 56 06.

H.C. Andersen among the regular guests

When you eat at The little pharmacy, you sense the wings of history. Perhaps you are sitting where some of Denmark’s greatest artists had their regular table. Among the many who have visited The little Pharmacy are H.C. Andersen, Axel Sandemose and Peter Faber.
The famous Danish poet frequented the The little Pharmacy every day in 1854, while he wrote The ugly duckling and enjoying the lunch and a snaps. H. C. Andersen’s favorite dish was 3 kinds of herring with onion, capers, bread, fat and butter. Imagine what can come from a good herring and a snaps…