Eat well in Aalborg
Aalborg is the culinary hub of North Jutland, where everyone can eat well. Top gastronomy from renowned restaurants to great café food, exotic take away and exciting street food.
Do you need a break? A day full og experiences for all your senses? Then come to Aalborg and experience the city. Visit the restaurants, experience the street art or be tempted by the exciting local shops.
At Penny Lane Café you will find a café, patisserie, bakery and boutique. Bread and cakes are of course home-baked, just as jam and pesto are home-made - made with great love for the craft and good ingredients. So start the day with a delicious brunch at Penny Lane Café.
Is there anything like shopping in a big city? In Aalborg there is shopping for every taste and budget. Lots of small unique shops, popular brand shops, supermarkets, department stores and centres.
In the middle of Aalborg you will find Salling ROOFTOP - a 1400 square meter rustic and urban city park at the top of Aalborg. At Salling ROOFTOP you will also find a Skywalk, which is a glass ramp more than 30 meters high, and you can stand and look down on the street below.
Mortens Kro is not just known for its world-class "smørrebrød"; the restaurant is also an experience for all your senses.
On foot you will find Aalborg Zoo 15 minutes away from the city centre, which is why it is obvious to use the garden as a breather and a unique setting to experience the wild animals. Look forward to seeing the exciting new facility, where orangutans and otters enjoy each other's company.
Just outside Aalborg city center you will find Vestre Fjordpark, which is Aalborg's fantastic answer to a large swimming and activity area.
At Aalborg Street Food there is 16 different kitchens, all of which deliver authentic food with inspiration from all over the world.
The city of Aalborg is the city where you always can find exciting events in the calendar - all year round. Whether you're into live music in the city streets, a big carnival, markets, experiences for children, street theater or something else entirely, you can experience it when you visit the city. Just look in the calendar!
Behag din Smag on Gabel's Torv is a coffee bar where there is strong focus on quality and craftsmanship. Here you can also enjoy a cup of warm Valhrona chocolate or a delicious eco tea.
Aalborg's waterfront is not just a open space in the middle of the city – it is a place with the possibility of walking along the fjord. It is also an area in constant change and development. This is where you really experience Aalborg's skyline and the city's change from a lively industrial city to an active cultural city.
Regardless of whether you like jazz, rock or classical music, then Musikkens Hus is the place to be. Located on Aalborg's waterfront with a wonderfull view of the Limfjord, you will find the musical meeting point of North Jutland in a striking and exciting building designed by the internationally recognized architectural firm Coop Himmelb(l)au.
Utzon Center is an experience both externally and internally. The centre, which was designed by the world-renowned architect Jørn Utzon together with his son Kim Utzon, was his last work, and the building stands today as a significant landmark in Aalborg. Inside, you can experience exciting exhibitions for both children and adults, which educates in architecture - and about Jørn Utzon.
At the modern restaurant Restaurant JØRN, located in the Utzon Center, you get a beautiful view of the Limfjord; and a delicious lunch prepared from fresh, local ingredients of the season.
With more than 75 street arts, Aalborg have a large and impressive outdoor gallery. Explore the many works with the digital guide "Aalborg Street Art Walk" in hand.
Visit Kildeparken at the Aalborg Kongres & Kultur Center, where well-known musicians - for example Sir Cliff Richard - have planted trees. A stand by each tree contains a small melody of the artist's best-known music.
After a nice walk, it's time to visit Kunsten, which offers world-class modern art. The completely unique setting was created by the Finnish star architect Alvar Aalto in collaboration with his wife Elissa Aalto and the Danish architect Jean-Jaques Barúel. End the visit with a cup of coffee and a piece of delicious cake in Brasserie Kunsten.
Located on Aalborg's waterfront, you will find Restaurant Fusion, which offers delicious menus. A restaurant that blends the best of Danish and international cuisine.
End the day with a delicious cocktail - or perhaps several - at Struktur, which makes some of the city's very best espresso martinis in beautifull surroundings.