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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“Our local writer H. C. Andersen lived in this house, which is situated in the older area of Odense. Very charming to go for a walk there and see the charming cobble-stoned streets.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Zoo
“ake your family by the arm and have some great experiences in the Odense ZOO - get close to giraffes, lions and penguins in Europe's best ZOO!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Street Food Gathering
“Storms Pakhus - a gastronomic and creative food market Odense is a new, atmospheric food market of international format in Storms Pakhus' raw industrial warehouse at the harbor. Storms Pakhus offers both street food and creative workshops with the 3000 m2 storehouse with approx. 24 food stalls, 6 bars (Fridays and Saturdays the bars stay open late) and 12 creative workshops. Storms Pakhus is a place for popular, cultural and unique experiences on Funen. The ambition is to establish a framework for independent chefs who, based on the Funen pantry and food traditions, create unpretentious and modern meals. In parallel, Storms Pakhus is an incubator for local entrepreneurs and upcoming restaurateurs who get a platform to realize their dreams and creative potential.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Huge shoppingcenter. You can get everything over there. From clothes to good food and electronic etc. There is also a big cinema inside the shopping center. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Park
“The place to be during the summer! Take a your on the river on a guided boat or rent your own boat! The guided boat is a hop on-hop off, so it can take you to Odense Zoo or near Skovsøen (recommended) in the middle of beautiful forrest setting. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Garden
“Lovely green area next to the centre, inspired by some of H. C. Andersens stories.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“BRAND'S CLOTHING FACTORY - The City of the City Brandts Passage is located in the central part of Odense. Here you will find an oasis of shopping, dining and cultural offerings. It is the old clothing factory that sets the stage for the impressive cultural mecca. Here you will enjoy an exciting and vibrant environment with museums, cinema, specialty shops, restaurants and events all year round. Enjoy an inspiring and exciting day in Odense's exclusive neighborhood - and explore the many beautiful specialty shops. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Indie Movie Theater
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“Café Biografen is one of Odenses oldest cafés and it's also one of the cosiest cinemas. Definitely worth a visit!”
  • 23 locals recommend
History Museum
“H. C. Andersens childhood home is very famous to visit. It's a small museum-like place and it's cheap to enter. Worth a short visit when you're staying in Odense.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The building is a old clothes fabric turned into an art gallery. There are small shops and cafés close by too.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Route
“On this street you will find so many restaurants and cafes. The Danish cousin is very international and the quality for eating is very high! Also, try a "Pølsevogen" which is a wagon on the street that serves hot dogs. Typically Danish street food. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Sublocality
“Downtown - City Centre with cafés and shops. Typical opening hours: Mon.-Thurs. 10:00-18:00, Friday 10:00-19:00, Saturday 10:00-16:00 ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Museum
“"Den Fynske Landsby" is a place where you can experience how people lived on Funen during the time of H. C. Andersson. It's an open-air kind of museum where you can learn how people lived during more authentic times.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Plaza
“Charming area with unique boutiques and in the vicinity of the museum Brandts Klædefabrik, which is often considered a must to see in Odense.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Church
“ The main church of the city. Dates back to the middelages. Beautiful and worth a visit.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Here you can eat the best burger in town :) It's not cheap but the price/quality is quite fair.”
  • 13 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Art Gallery
“BRAND'S CLOTHING FACTORY - The City of the City Brandts Passage is located in the central part of Odense. Here you will find an oasis of shopping, dining and cultural offerings. It is the old clothing factory that sets the stage for the impressive cultural mecca. Here you will enjoy an exciting and vibrant environment with museums, cinema, specialty shops, restaurants and events all year round. Enjoy an inspiring and exciting day in Odense's exclusive neighborhood - and explore the many beautiful specialty shops. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Here you can eat the best burger in town :) It's not cheap but the price/quality is quite fair.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Food Court
“Food market, they have a bunch of food shops there. Indian, Danish, Marokkan, French, American, Mexican, you name it.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Goma, situated centrally in Odense, serves sophisticated and exciting Japanese food inspired by the classic, traditional and stylish Kaiseki Style. Connected to the restaurant you will find a lounge area, where Goma presents some of Odense's most interesting and innovative cocktails.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“Amys er en bar midt i Odense, hvor du kan føle dig hjemme. du mødes med venner, familie og kolleger. du kan drikke god vin, øl og cocktails. du kan spise lækre tapas. du kan indtage din fredagsøl eller -vin. du kan blive hægende uden at skulle bryde den gode stemning op. du kan dumpe ind inden og efter middagen, teaterturen eller sportskampen. du føler dig afslappet på grund af indretningen og musikken. du føler dig tilpas, fordi betjeningen er opmærksom og venlig. du egentlig bare hygger dig … Det er meningen med det hele.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“We love their 3 course menu with paired wine. Worth every kroner. French cuisine.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
“Cafe with french bistro food and good for late night drinks wether it is a work day og a weekend”
  • 11 locals recommend
Gastropub
“In the middle of odense is Eydes, which is the perfect place for a good brunch.”
  • 7 locals recommend

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