Scan Magazine, Issue 104, September 2017

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Scan Magazine  |  Inn of the Month  |  Denmark

Inn of the Month, Denmark

Come innside! Vester Skerninge Kro is one of Denmark’s oldest and most famous inns, based in Southern Fyn. It has been an inn since 1772 and has served the local community and visitors with good food and a warm welcome ever since. Today, it is run and owned by Susanne Irene Christensen and her sister Karina, who welcome everyone with a big smile and a good chat. By Josefine Older Steffensen  |  Photos: Vester Skerninge Kro

The inn today comprises a restaurant, four bedrooms and a big event space in the old barn. It is located in a beautiful area surrounded by nature, making the old black and white building really stand out. The inn has been completely renovated by the Fenne-Fredriksens, the previous owners, to make it usable in the modern age; however, the integrity of the building has remained intact, with four small rooms comprising the restaurant.

an intricate five-course menu. The ingredients come from the local area and the menu changes with the seasons.

“It feels a bit like you’re sitting in someone’s home. It’s very cosy and informal,” says Christensen. The restaurant serves a mix of Danish and French classics, offering everything from a simple meal to

With Christensen looking after you as soon as you step through the door, you know that you can let your hair down and relax. Her friendly and professional demeanour makes this inn worth a visit.

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Love at first sight “It was love at first sight when I saw the inn,” explains Christensen passionately. “I’ve worked in hospitality most of my life and I love it. My aim is to really make people smile and give them a positive experience.”

Stay the night or spend the weekend here and go back to your everyday life feeling refreshed. The recently acquired old barn has been transformed into an event space for any occasion, be it a wedding, a birthday or a business meeting. Vester Skerninge Kro caters for everyone and can make any event unique. They are also using the space to host events such as wine evenings and talks a few times a month. Vester Skerninge Kro is an anchor for the locals and worth a visit for anyone coming by the local area. It is hard to go wrong with good food and a nice atmosphere all in a beautiful setting. Despite being 245 years old, the inn still plays a major role in the local community and provides great service for anyone visiting.


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