Denmark's prosperous and elegant capital city may be best known for its twee Little Mermaid, but it has so much more to offer the discerning visitor. From the quaint gabled warehouses of Nyhavn to unique atmosphere of the bohemian Christiania quarter, Copenhagen has some of Europe's most eclectic and interesting nightlife.

A night out in Copenhagen

There’s no denying it, Copenhagen’s bars are as effortlessly cool as the city itself. Nestled in the heart of the Indre By (Inner City) is Salotto42, an Italian bar which offers a homey, cosy feel – as if you were settling down for the evening in your own living room. Drinks here are served with delicate Italian finger food, which certainly makes it hard to leave. Be sure to try their speciality Negronis, batch made and aged in sherry casks – a treat like no other, we’re sure you’ll agree.

From Italy to the 1920s, Strom Bar near the university is an art deco style cocktail bar. Their drinks, however, are far from old fashioned. See where each of their classic cocktails with a modern twist falls on their cocktail compass. Is it fresh, weak, strong, rich, or somewhere in between? Just across the road from Strom is The Jane, a cocktail bar and club that will whisk you back in time to the Mad Men era. Here the whiskey flows easily and a sliding bookcase reveals a secret club where you can while the night away.

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