Words Katrine Lund

Take a detour in between shows with our featured Copenhagen insiders. Today, head of design and owner of Mads Nørgaard Copenhagen, Mads Nørgaard, shares with you his hidden gems and favorite places in the Danish capital.


La Banchina

La Banchina is located a stone’s throw from where I live – how lucky can one be?

Here you’ll find the most beautiful view of the city, a very down-to-earth ambiance, and a great selection of organic and orange wines. You are always welcome to take a dip into the sea from the old jetty, and during winter, there’s even a sauna. What else do you need?


La Banchina

Refshalevej 141A,

1432 København K



Kgs. Have

I try to walk or bike through The Royal Garden in Central Copenhagen as often as possible. Here one can enjoy a little quietness from the city, and the garden’s beautiful botanical display, always in bloom, even in the cold Danish winter. See for yourself – right now, small, white flowers are blooming on the branches around the little fountain in the heart of the garden.


Kgs. Have

Øster Voldgade 4A,

1350 København


Lagkagehuset på Christianshavn

Sitting at the window seat with a cup of filter coffee (oh, yes!) early in the morning, watching the city waking up, is a great experience. Value for money, a view of the canal, open for everyone and true Danish hygge.



Torvegade 45,

1400 København K