- In 2010 long-established summer restaurant Den Gule Cottage (the yellow cottage) up the coast from Copenhagen was joined by its neighbor, Den Røde Cottage. The red cottage is, as the name suggests, a charming red-painted stone house surrounded by trees and peaceful countryside on the coast road north of Copenhagen near Klampenborg. With both cottages now being leased by a talented trio of chefs from some of Denmark's best kitchens—Restaurant 1th, Søllerød Kro and Dragsholm Slot—the team headed by Anita Klemmensen were awarded their first Michelin star in 2012. What's more surprising are the prices: DKK 450 for 3 courses, DKK 550 for 5 or DKK 650 for a full 7 courses from the changing set menu. The cuisine is contemporary Scandinavian: Starters of lumpfish roe with new potatoes and dill, local, seasonal vegetables like artichoke and carrot, flavors of capers and apple—all served on spotless Royal Copenhagen blue porcelain.
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