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The Unexpected Copenhagen Neighborhood Not to Be Missed

The Refshaleøen waterfront.
The Refshaleøen waterfront. Photo: VisitDenmark
SUNNY OUTLOOK The view from Mikkeller Baghaven.
SUNNY OUTLOOK The view from Mikkeller Baghaven. Photo: Courtesy of Mikkeller Baghaven
Mikkeller Baghaven

The research facility of Danish craft brewery Mikkeller offers preview tastings of experimental beers. There’s also a 16-tap bar with outdoor seating. mikkeller.dk

MAGNETIC NORTH La Banchina’s communal dining.
MAGNETIC NORTH La Banchina’s communal dining. Photo: Courtesy of La Banchina
La Banchina

Once a ferry-passenger waiting room, Christer Bredgaard’s intimate cafe offers a prix fixe menu including fresh seafood dishes. Eat inside or lounge with the locals on the jetty. labanchina.dk

Skabelonloftet’s Yard PRC Room gallery.
Skabelonloftet’s Yard PRC Room gallery. Photo: Kristian Holm
Skabelonloftet

This former shipyard is now home to 20 studios shared by almost 60 artists. The creative community’s founder, Anette Holmberg, also programs the on-site gallery, Yard PRC Room. yardcph.com

Halvandet.
Halvandet. Photo: Copenhagen Media Center
Halvandet

Perfectly positioned for city sunsets, this beach club features a 4,300-square-foot swimming area in the harbor, pétanque and a casual restaurant, Hal(v). halvandet.dk

HAPPY HOURS The wine selection at Vinwerck.
HAPPY HOURS The wine selection at Vinwerck. Photo: Design Werck
Design Werck & Vinwerck

Scandinavian design guru Birgitte Bjerregaard’s gallery, bar and cafe offers furniture as well as Danish wine and small-batch Nordic liquors. designwerck.dk

A room at 71 Nyhavn Hotel.
A room at 71 Nyhavn Hotel. Photo: Courtesy of 71 Nyhavn Hotel
71 Nyhavn Hotel

This newly renovated 130-room waterfront property is a quick 10-minute bike ride from Refshaleøen, across the new Inderhavnsbroen bridge. It occupies a former warehouse, built in the 19th century, and the best rooms have harbor views. 71nyhavnhotel.com

Teaterøen

Housed in a former military complex, this performing arts center is known for its Teater Tapas program, a monthly presentation of 15-minute avant-garde shows. teateroen.dk

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