In recent years, the gastronomic scene in Aarhus has seen major developments - four restaurants now hold a Michelin star – with the level of quality, variety and creativity flourishing all over the city.
Two highly popular food markets offer the ideal setting for a night out in an informal atmosphere, eating good food side by side with the locals. Walking around Aarhus, you quickly realise that food holds a special place in this city’s heart. From cosy cafés; high quality coffee shops; vegetarian eateries; bakeries; organic supermarkets to Danish ‘Smørrebrød’ and hotdogs - there is something for everyone, for every budget – a true foodie will feel right at home in Aarhus.
The Food Festival is an annual food event set in the beautiful bay of Aarhus. The festival takes place every year in the first weekend of September. It is the biggest food event in Northern Europe, hosting events such as Danish Championship in Hotdogs. Through such events, the Food Festival combines innovation and interaction with the audiences.
Food Walk offers guided gastro tours in Aarhus where you get to explore the city while tasting it. The guides tell you stories about Aarhus and take you to various eateries where you can meet the owners and taste the local specialties. Food Walk in Aarhus offers a unique experience where culture and food combines.
Discover that our beaches are full of delicacies like seaweed, prawns, mussels and herbs. Every day in weeks 28-31, you will find beach chefs on one of the beaches in Aarhus. The beach chefs will tell you about edible produce found on the beach and they have equipment for catching, gathering.