Framed by nature, the cuisine at Mielcke & Hurtigkarl in Copenhagen is clearly inspired by its beautiful surroundings.
By Kalle Bergman
Mielcke & Hurtigkarl is located on Frederiksberg in The Royal Danish Garden Society, one of Denmark’s oldest and most beautiful gardens. Framed by nature, it’s cuisine is clearly inspired by its beautiful surroundings. The restaurant is a curious and stylish cabaret of gourmet experiments, contemporary art and elaborate designs set to create a total experience.
Behind the stoves at Mielcke & Hurtigkarl is Jakob Mielcke – an autodidact chef who has travelled the world. He has worked with great chef such as Pierre Gagnaire, both in his restaurants in London and in the infamous three-Michelin-starred in Paris. In 2002 he returned to Denmark as head chef at Jan Hurtigkarl & Co. In 2008 he opened Mielcke & Hurtigkarl together with the legendary Jan Hurtigkarl in the Royal Garden Society where he now explores his creative vision. Jakob was recently listed by Phaidon as one of the 100 most creative chefs in the world.
The wine pairings at Mielcke & Hurtigkarl, presented by Sommelier José Santos, are often interesting. Ranging from classics to crazy, many pairings are suprising, but most of them work extremely well. Mr Santos doesn’t adhere to a particular philosophy, but seems to roam free, working with a palette of wines from all across the globe.
Mielcke & Hurtigkarl
Frederiksberg Runddel 1
+45 38 34 84 36