Olsok: a Nordic celebration across beliefs and borders


Days of national celebration are a mixed bag in Norway. The biggest one is their Independence Day, taking place on the 17th of May. This marks Norway’s independence from Danish coalition that began in the 16th century, lasting until 1814. … Continue reading

In a word – Hygge


A good cup of coffee, brewed with care and love, can be the difference between a dreary or an exceptional day. The same goes for language: the words we choose and are prone to use can make us smile or … Continue reading

Competition: Baltzersen’s New Instagram Competition


Baltzersen’s is proud to announce our brand new weekly Instagram Competition! Here at Baltzersen’s we’re all about sharing the love. What better way to do this than have a weekly competition where we welcome YOU to share your favourite Baltzersen’s … Continue reading

Exciting News: Our Team Is Growing!


We are happy to announce the introduction of two new members to the Baltzersens team! Due to the overwhelming growth in business over the past few months, teamed with the arrival of baby Seth, Paul has come to the stark … Continue reading

Menu Revamp: Some changes are on the way…….


Baltzersen’s owner Paul has been attending a business growth course funded by Goldman Sachs called ‘10,000 Small Businesses’.  The course is a programme of learning and development funded by the Goldman Sachs foundation and delivered by Leeds University Business School.  … Continue reading

Lunch at Aaman’s: Cph Cronicles Pt V

Sign outside Aamans Deli copenhagen where we stopped for lunch.

I get the idea that Aaman’s is something of an institution in Copenhagen. It is credited with having the best smørrebrød in our guidebook, we were talking to a local at the Torvehellerne and she mentioned it was the place to go for simple yet modern smørrebrød. It has even crossed the atlantic with an outlet in New York. Continue reading

Craft Beer at Mikkeller: Cph Chronicles Pt IV


Mikkeller is regarded as one of the best craft beers in the world, so when you’re staying in his backyard it would be rude not to check out his bar…. Continue reading

Artisan Food at Torvehallerne: The Cph Chronicles Pt III

Potatoes at the Torvehallerne Artisan Food Hall in Copenhagen.

The Torvehallerne is an artisan food hall located close to Nørreport Metro Station in the centre of Copenhagen.  It showcases over 60 different food outlets, retail and food service, across two heated indoor glass-walled halls. The stalls range from organic … Continue reading

Speciality Coffee – Cph Chronicles Part II


Speciality coffee is nothing new in Scandinavia.  In fact 6 out of the first 7 world barista champions were Scandinavians and many have gone on to start their own roasteries.  Dane and 2006 champion Klaus Thomsen is one of the … Continue reading

Smørrebrød at Royal ‘Smushi’ Café: Cph Chronicles Part I


If you have ever visited Baltzersen’s and thought Yorkshire and Scandinavia is an interesting mix then one of Copenhagen’s most famous lunch spots, The Royal Smushi Café, has an even less likely fusion – Danish and Japanese. You enter head … Continue reading