Danish Michelin stars 2013
Here are the Michelin stars awarded to Danish restaurants.
Noma, 2 stars
Geranium, 2 stars
Kadeau, 1 star
Grønbech og Churchill, 1 star
Relæ, 1 star
Den Røde Cottage, 1 star
Kong Hans Kælder, 1 star
Søllerød Kro, 1 star
Era Ora, 1 star
Kiin Kiin, 1 star
Kokkeriet, 1 star
Formel B, 1 star
AOC, 1 star
Rasmus Kofoed and Søren Ledet at the Geranium Restaurant in Østerbro in
Copenhagen have been awarded yet another Michelin star to add to the one
they already have.
“Two stars? Really? Fanstastic,” says Rasmus Kofoed as ibyen.dk gives him the
news a few minutes after Guide Michelin Main Cities of Europe 2013 issued
its news release today.
“This, we didn’t expect,” Kofoed added after shouting out to assembled staff.
He may not have done so, but consensus among Denmark’s food buffs has long
indicated that Geranium provides Denmark’s most luxurious gastronomic
experience and that the restaurant on the eighth floor in Parken deserves
“We have had a fantastic development – but you can never know with the
Michelin guide. But I’m overjoyed that they also think as we do,” Kofoed
What does the extra star mean for you?
“Time will show. Right now we are all gathered, as we are every morning. But
today we’ll be opening the champagne,” he adds.
Geranium has room for 60 á la carte guests. It is listed as Number 49 on a
list of the 50 best restaurants in the world.
This autumn, Kofoed’s partner Søren Ledet won first prize in the European
championships for professional waiters – the Coupe George Baptiste.
Gerankium opened in September 2010 and received its first Michelin star in
A lunch menu costs DKK1,100 while a dinner menu costs DKK1,450 – excluding
While hopes were fulfilled for Geranium, Michelin failed to award René Redzepi
at Noma restaurant in Copenhagen a coveted third star to bring it to the
level of Paul Bocuse’s l'Auberge du Pont de Collonges, La Pergola in Rome
and Gordon Ramsay in London.
Noma has been awarded first place in the San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best
Restaurant Awards for three years in a row.
The restaurant has recently been in the news after more than 60 of its guests
went down with the norovirus. Over the past year, Noma has had a waiting
list of more than three months – and irrespective of the recent episode,
that waiting list is not expected to be shortened.
15 stars to Denmark
With today’s announcements, Denmark now has a total of 15 Michelin stars.
Apart from Geranium and Noma, Restaurant Kadeau in Christianshavn has been
awarded a new single star, while Restaurant Nimb in Copenhagen, which had a
star, has closed.
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