Scan Magazine, Issue 141, April 2022

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Scan Magazine




Culinary Profile

Fresh seafood, live music and splendid surroundings What started as just one seafood restaurant in Skagen in 1970 has since grown to be a successful restaurant chain with four locations and a boutique hotel. At Skagen Fiskerestaurant, you’ll experience friendly and attentive service, live music, fantastic surroundings and, of course, seafood delights to please your taste buds. By Heidi Kokborg


Photos: Skagen Fiskerestaurant

If you love seafood, Skagen Fiskerestaurant will most definitely hit the spot. Here, you can gorge on dishes such as deepfried flatfish, pan-fried fish cakes with homemade onion compote, Norwegian lobster bisque, monkfish burger, steamed clams, fish and chips à la Skagen, marinated herring, and much more. “When I bought Skagen Fiskerestaurant in 2012, I thought there was a lack of focus on seafood in Denmark. Even though 42 |

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you can never be more than 50 kilometres away from the ocean in Denmark, most restaurants revolve around meat. That is why I wanted to focus on seafood instead,” explains Jesper C. Winter, owner of Skagen Fiskerestaurant. A couple of years after buying Skagen Fiskerestaurant, Jesper C. Winter thought it was time to expand the restaurant and allow other Danish people to get a taste of the delicious seafood they were serving

their guests in Skagen. In 2016, Skagen Fiskerestaurant opened their second restaurant, this time in Copenhagen, at Illum ROOFTOP. Shortly thereafter, the restaurant grew with two more locations in Aalborg and Copenhagen: one at Budolfi Plads in Aalborg, and one more on Esplanaden Copenhagen.