Food & Drink

A Nordic Take on a French Classic

The lights at Je t’aime are low, which is exactly the kind of lighting you would expect from a restaurant claiming to love you.

Formerly a beloved dive bar, the location near Copenhagen’s Central station is dim and cosy, with high ornate ceilings, wood panels in floral blue and deep burgundy and vintage-looking, comfortable furnishings throughout the large space.

There’s a large a la carte menu as well as a four course menu option. While French food is often heavy, filled with butter and cream (not complaining), Je t’aime has taken classic dishes and lightened them just slightly – less butter, more fresh vegetables and portions that don’t overwhelm – but you will definitely leave satisfied.

Je T'aime Copenahgen Seats and Vintage Scientific Botanical Pictures | Scandinavia Standard
Flowers at Je T'aime Copenhagen | Scandinavia Standard

The complete four course menu is 400 DKK and includes two starters, a main and a dessert, while mains start at 150. They also have a lovely French wine menu that’ll force you to really take your time over the decision.

Je t'aime tables | Scandinavia Standard

Starters: Pumpkin soup & foie gras

Starters - Pumpkin soup & foie gras | Scandinavia Standard

Mains: Baked cod and Coq au Vin

Mains - Baked cod and Coq au Vin at Je t'aime | Scandinavia Standard

Desserts: Marzipan cake and chocolate mousse

Desserts - Marzipan cake and chocolate mousse at Je t'aime | Scandinavia Standard

Next time you’re craving an elegant meal in a laid-back setting, add Je t’aime to the ever-growing list of “must-try” spots in Copenhagen.

See the complete menu and book a table at Je t’aime

Je T’Aime

Dybbølsgade 9
1721 København V

Opening hours
Monday – Saturday 10.00am -12.00am
NB kitchen closes at 10.00pm
Sunday Closed

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Rebecca Thandi Norman

Rebecca Thandi Norman is a co-founder and Editor-in-Chief at Scandinavia Standard.