2 Best Restaurants in Funen and the Central Islands, Denmark

Den Gamle Kro


Built within the courtyards of several 17th-century homes, this popular restaurant has walls of ancient stone topped by a sliding glass roof. Though the menu is mostly French, you can still order inexpensive smørrebrød for lunch.

Overgade 23, Odense, 5000, Denmark
Known For
  • open-face sandwiches and other traditional Danish dishes
  • use of almost exclusively local produce
  • changing set menus (such as Provence and Fall)
Restaurants Details
Rate Includes: Credit cards accepted

Restaurant Under Lindetræet


The snug corner restaurant, situated in the same cozy, cobblestone neighborhood as the Hans Christian Andersen's Birthplace, serves seasonal Italian- and French-inspired dishes using Danish ingredients, such as grilled redfish with boiled potatoes.

Ramsherred 2, Odense, 5000, Denmark
Known For
  • three- and five-course dinner menus
  • ambitious and creative dishes
  • the Fairy Tale Menu (the signature of the restaurant)
Restaurants Details
Rate Includes: Closed Mon. No lunch Tues.–Fri., Credit cards accepted