Cafes and restaurants

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In Herning and Ikast-Brande, you’ll find a great selection of restaurants for every taste. Whether you are going out for brunch, lunch or dinner; whether you like Italian, traditional Danish food, Vietnamese, a buffet or something completely different; there are plenty of options.

From street food to modern gastronomy

There are lots of places to go to have a food experience in Herning and Ikast-Brande. From cosy cafes and bistro food to Southern European restaurants and modern food concepts.

A last name that means something

Damgaard. A last name that means something, and Thomas Damgaard knows it. Now he has begun to leave his mark on Herning, as the third generation in his family to do so.

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There are so many good restaurants here. Find inspiration and get an overview of our great restaurant guide here.

Asian food

When Japanese restaurant Yutaka serves beautifully-plated sushi, ramen and much more, you can’t help but salivate. The decoration is Nordic, light and welcoming, and the food is served on 110cm low tables and chairs.

If you like running sushi, you should visit Den Kinesiske Mur.

Southern European food

At Ristorante Ravello, which is run by Danish/Italian couple Salvatore and Kirsten De Gregorio, focus is on the Southern Italian kitchen. Fresh, colourful vegetables and herbs, garlic, capers, chilli, olives, mozzarella, meat, fish, shellfish and homemade pasta.

Danish food

At Best Western Plus Hotel Eyde, you’ll find Restaurant Sankt Jørgen, which is one of the oldest restaurants in Herning. The lunch menu boasts Danish classics like open sandwiches (smørrebrød), Parisian steak and “Shooting Star” (rye bread with plaice and shrimp), while the evening menu contains fried-pork, hash and a large selection of Danish cheeses.

Kid-friendly restaurants

When you are taking the kids out for dinner, it makes such a difference if there is a playroom or they are given some crayons to keep them occupied while the food is prepared. Below are 3 kid-friendly restaurants:

Most cafes and restaurants in Herning, Ikast and Brande have highchairs and baby-changing rooms.

Restaurant Bone's Herning

Restuarant Bone's, the real American restaurant, right in the middle of Herning's high street.

Napoli Ristorante Pizzeria

Ristorante Napoli  is a family-owned, Italien restaurant. Charming and cosy interior.

Jensens Bøfhus - herningCentret

Jensens Bøfhus in herningCentret is a cosy family restaurant specialized in steaks. The restaurant is situated in the citys busy shoppingcentre with 80 stores, which makes it a great choise when you get hungry before or after shopping.


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Who doesn’t love a delicious, well-prepared breakfast or brunch with all the trimmings? Pancakes, fresh breakfast buns, eggs, bacon, fresh fruit, cold orange juice and coffee. There is nothing better than a good brunch with the entire family on a Saturday or Sunday, in order to extend the morning. Or why not spend some quality time brunching with your friends or partner.


Brunch is served in several restaurants and cafes in Herning and Ikast-Brande. Whether you want a large brunch or more of a brunch buffet, there are plenty of options to choose from. Find the best brunch in one of our featured restaurants and cafes.