Restaurant Jordnær Gentofte

Copenhagen awarded new Michelin Stars, leading in all categories in the Nordics including three-Star restaurants

Photo: Anders Bøggild

Copenhagen is now the only Nordic capital with three top-rated Michelin restaurants. Restaurant Jordnær in Gentofte is the latest addition to this prominent list, making Copenhagen the leading Nordic capital in all Michelin categories.

Copenhagen has once again affirmed its status as a global culinary capital at this year’s Michelin Guide Ceremony Nordics, which took place on May 27th in Helsinki, Finland.

This year, Copenhagen saw an increase in Michelin stars and Bib Gourmand distinctions, highlighting the creativity, skill, and dedication of our chefs and their teams. The Danish capital received 26 Michelin Stars this year, spread over 15 restaurants, maintaining its position as the leading Michelin city in the Nordics. Stockholm takes second place with 16 stars, Oslo comes in third with 14 stars, whereas Helsinki has been rewarded with 8 stars and Reykjavik with 2.

Restaurant Jordnær team

Photo:Jesper Rais / Restaurant Jordnær

Amongst the notable achievements for Copenhagen at this year’s Michelin announcement is the award of the third star to restaurant Jordnær in Gentofte just 15 minutes north of Copenhagen and the only new Danish entry to the list, Restaurant Aure, which has been acknowledged with one star after being open for only 81 days.

The 29-year-old head chef at Restaurant Aure Nicky Arentsen also received the prestigious talent award, Young Chef Award. Nicky Arentsen has a past with Michelin restaurants Aoc and Jordnær.

Restaurant Aure - Michelin
Photo: Rasmus Lythcke / restaurant Aure
Restaurant Aure
Photo: Rasmus Lythcke / Restaurant Aure

In addition to the well-known star awards, 4 new restaurants in Copenhagen have been awarded with the Bib Gourmand for 2024. This includes restaurants Bobe, Gabrielle, no. 2, and Paesàno. The Bib Gourmand distinction highlights restaurants offering great quality and value cooking.

Copenhagen has also been awarded 7 Green Michelin stars and keeps its position as the capital with the most Green Michelin stars. The Green Star was introduced in 2021 as a recognition for restaurants with a strong focus on sustainable practices.

Overview of the Michelin stars in Copenhagen

Restaurants Awarded Three Michelin Stars

Restaurants Awarded Two Michelin Stars

Restaurants Awarded one Michelin Star

Michelin Green Stars

Michelin Bib Gourmand

Noma michelin

Press photos: Copenhagen Michelin Restaurants

Photo: Marc Skafte-Vaabengaard

Facts - Michelin stars in Copenhagen

  • 26 Michelin stars awarded across 15 restaurants.
  • Restaurant Aure is the newest entry after being open for only 81 days.
  • Nick Arentsen, head chef at Restaurant Aure, won the Michelin Young Chef Award.
  • Copenhagen now has 3 three-starred Michelin restaurants,  5 restaurants with two stars and 7 restaurants with one star.
  • 4 new restaurants have been awarded a Bib Gourmand.
  • 16 restaurants in Copenhagen now have a Bib Gourmand.
  • 7 restaurants in Copenhagen have a Green Michelin Star.
  • Copenhagen is now the leading Nordic capital in all Michelin categories.
  • In total, Denmark was assigned 44 Michelin stars at 31 restaurants this year.
  • The Michelin Guide Nordic Countries 2024 covers Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
Giuseppe Liverino

Senior Manager - Press & PR