Of course there are many restaurants you could try, but here are some great dishes from 17 restaurants in 7 European countries for food lovers. Not all foods shown are native to the country.
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While I was in Copenhagen for a 7-hour layover, I stopped by Papirøen, which is a warehouse filled with street food vendors serving a variety of cuisines. About 30 minutes by train from the airport.
Restaurant Name: Pølse
Location: Papirøen (Copenhagen Street Food)
Meal: Roasted potatoes with bacon and spicy mayonnaise
Restaurant Name: Sweet Food
Meal: Creme brulee doughnut with vanilla ice cream
It was so good, I came back twice!
Restaurant Name: Restaurant Jolly
Location: Berlin, Mitte area (near Friedrichstrasse & Friedrichstrain Bahnhof station)
Meal: Dim Sum Mix served in a bamboo basket + Noodle soup with roasted duck
Restaurant Name: House of Small Wonder
Location: Berlin, Mitte area (near Oranienburger Straße station)
Meal: Chiffon cake served with a side of whipped cream
Restaurant Name: Ristorante dell’Arte
Location: Berlin, Alt-Trepow (near Treptower Park station)
Meal: Tagliatella pasta with a white mushroom sauce and beef
Restaurant Name: Unknown (a local German brought me here)
Meal: Potatoes with mustard, sunny-up egg and a fat meatball (a mix of pork and beef)
Restaurant Name: Fischkutter (KaDeWe, 6th floor)
Location: Berlin, Mitte (near Augsburger Str. station)
Meal: Swordfish (schwertfisch) fillet with 2 sauces and a yummy salad
Restaurant Name: Stex
Location: Budapest, Palace District (near Rákóczi tér metro)
Meal: Housemade gnocchi with ham strips and creamy spinach
Restaurant Name: Darshan Udvar Étterem
Location: Budapest, Palace District
Meal: Goulash soup with beef, potatoes and carrots
Restaurant Name: Restaurant Bruschetta
Meal: Fresh seabass fillet with prawns and polenta in a tomato-based sauce + Panna Cotta served with berries and whipped cream
Restaurant Name: Park Restaurant and Cafe
Location: Bled (next to Hotel Park facing Lake Bled)
Meal: Bled Cream Cake
Restaurant Name: Robba
Meal: Gnocchi with a fried fish and vegetables in a sauce + Krpice pasta with duck and a side of sauteed vegetables
Restaurant Name: Gerstner
Location: Vienna, Innere Stadt (near Karlsplatz station)
Restaurant Name: Bangkok
Location: Vienna, Mariahilf (near Kettenbrückengasse station)
Meal: Fried rice noodles with a variety of vegetables and fresh seafood (mussels, prawns, and calamari)
Restaurant Name: Nautilus Fischrestaurant
Location: Vienna, inside Naschmarkt (Mariahilf)
Meal: Fresh white bread with a chili oil dip + Chili mashed potatoes with wild-caught anglerfish (rospo) fillet and a side of mixed leaf salad.
I enjoyed literally everything I was served to the fullest.
Restaurant Name: Saense Lelie
Location: Zaandijk, Zaanse Schands area (near Koog-Zaandijk station)
Meal: Freshly made Stroopwafel
A stroopwafel is a waffle made from 2 thin layers of baked dough with a caramel-like syrup filling in the middle.
Restaurant Name: Little V
Location: Den Haag (The Hague) in Chinatown
Meal: Pho soup + Bánh xèo
If you’ve traveled to Europe, what is the name of the best restaurant you’ve been to?