Villa Copenhagen – the newest venture from Nordic Hotels & Resorts – has announced further details of its F&B offer ahead of opening later this spring.

Occupying the former Central Post and Telegraph Head Office – an architectural landmark in the heart of Copenhagen – the 390-key property will feature a total of five restaurants and bars, each designed by Goddard Littlefair to honour the original features of the building while bringing a new energy to the Scandinavian aesthetic.

Tore Gustafsson, formerly of nearby hotspot Paté Paté, has been named Executive Chef and will be responsible for Villa Copenhagen’s sustainable food profile with a focus on carbon-free dining. Each venue will create dishes with locally grown produce, paying great attention to reducing meat consumption and eliminating waste. The F&B programme will also uphold the group’s commitment to eco-sustainability through a variety of meaningful on-property practices and amenities, including a hidden rooftop garden with its own beehive.

Located on the lower ground floor, Public breakfast restaurant is a multi-faceted, flexible restaurant space serving food throughout the day. Inspired by a series of archived photographs, its original archways and paneling has been cleverly referenced with an industrial palette of rich yellow bricks, grey exposed ducting and tan and grey upholstery. Attached to Public, Rug Bakery, meaning ‘Rye Bakery’ in Danish, will serve fresh bread and coffee to guests and locals alike.


The hotel’s all-day dining space Kontrast Brasserie is defined by a mid-century Danish design scheme juxtaposed with contemporary interpretations of past and present. A large open kitchen will add an element of theatre and interaction, while dishes prepared in a typical Scandinavian fashion and made using locally sourced ingredients will be the main focus.

Kontrast Brasserie

Offering a tongue-in-cheek, jovial aesthetic in the elegantly restored Post House, T37 Bar & Lounge retains its original features such as timber paneling, beautifully crafted doors, and marble columns. The eclectic bar space, boasting a bold colour palette, patterned rugs and oriental-inspired fabrics will serve a selection of light dishes.

T37 Bar & Lounge

Set atop the hotel, the Pool Bar will offer a colourful addition to the property. Inspired by the shapes cast from old paneling and copper from the roof, which will be used to form the bar front, all the fixtures and lighting have been curated to bring vibrancy and comfort to the rooftop.

Villa Copenhagen, a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, is set to open its doors in May (depending on the travel situation.