Tivoli Food Festival

Experience the Tivoli Food Festival from 18-26 May, a celebration of delicious craftsmanship and the freshest seasonal produce from across Denmark.

As always, Nimb hosts an array of exciting events - delightful treats for both your palate and your glass.

Come, raise a toast, and bon appetit!

19.05 Smørrebrød Celebration

19.05 Nicolai Tram dinner

22.05 HTH Live Kitchen - Lemaître and Vahé

22.05 Blind tasting

23.05 Flødebolle Workshop

24.05 Italian kitchen party with Nimb Bar

26.05 Taste of Tivoli (Fully booked)

26.05 DM in Blind Tasting


Elevated smørrebrød delights in elegant surroundings

Smørrebrød Celebration at Fru Nimb

Celebrate the classic in Danish cuisine as we open the doors to a genuine smørrebrød (open-faced sandwich) celebration at Fru Nimb. 

Indulge in a Smørrebrød Feast! Enjoy three lavish smørrebrød creations – a delightful mix of classics and innovative flavours. We will pair your feast with generous pours of beer, water, and your choice of white or rosé wine (all included!). Aquavit will also be available for purchase. 

Savour your meal for a full two hours while enjoying live music. Afterwards, explore Tivoli Gardens’ enchanting spring garden and discover more of the Tivoli Food Festival’s culinary magic. 

Tickets must be purchased in advance.


First serving

  • Elderflower marinated herring, whipped crème fraîche and fermented wild garlic
  • Fru Nimb's fishcake with remoulade and lemon
  • Fru Nimb's gravlax with honey mustard sauce and kohlrabi

Second serving

  • Lightly smoked new potatoes with lovage emulsion, radishes, sweet peas, and crispy onions
  • Fru Nimb's vol-au-vent with fricassee of tender spring vegetables and confit chicken
  • Ground beef steak with fried egg, sautéed onions, and cucumber salad

Third serving

  • UNIKA "The White Lady" (a white bloomy rind cheese) with fruit compote
  • Apple tart with vanilla crème fraîche and salted caramel sauce
  • Grand Marnier marinated strawberries with vanilla ice cream from Kødbyens is

19 May at 12:00 - 16:00

Fru Nimb - entrance via Tivoli 

DKK 750.
Includes three smørrebrød, beverages (house beer, water, white and rosé wine).  
Please note that admission to Tivoli Gardens is not included.

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Memorable dining experience in harmony with nature

Whole roasted game and gastronomy over open fire

Experience Nicolai Tram from the Michelin-starred restaurant Knystaforsen, serving a delectable dinner by the glow of a campfire. 

Nicolai lights his outdoor kitchen, setting a beautiful table amidst nature. Indulge in a terroir-driven tasting menu celebrating the wild surroundings of his Swedish restaurant, Knystaforsen. Ingredients are meticulously sourced: some from nearby rivers and lakes, others foraged from the forests, while game and artisanal products come from trusted local suppliers. Watch as Nicolai prepares your meal over an open fire, serving dishes family-style for a shared dining experience. 

Accompanying your feast, enjoy a selection of Nordic and European beverages crafted from fruits, berries, and, of course, grapes. Non-alcoholic options are equally curated, sourced from Knystaforsen or their close partners. 

Tickets for the event must be purchased in advance.

May 19 at 19:00 - 20:30

Communal Tent, Tivoli Gardens

DKK 1,000 per person 
Please note that admission to Tivoli Gardens is not included in the price.

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Experience French cooking up-close

HTH Live Kitchen with Étienne Lemaître and Nicolas Georges Vahé

Join top chefs Étienne Lemaître and Nicolas Georges Vahé for an exciting culinary demonstration at the HTH Live Kitchen. Discover how classic ingredients find entirely new expressions through a fusion of French culinary style and Nordic elements. 

Étienne Lemaître has served as a chef at the French Embassy for 22 years. He has cooked for prominent artists, heads of state, and monarchs, and previously worked in the USA, Switzerland, Poland, and Cyprus. 

Nicolas Georges Vahé a french, trained chef, chocolatier, and pastry chef. In 2000 he brought his talent to Denmark to work at the renowned Falsled Kro in Sydfyn. Afterwards he moved on to restaurant Fakkelgården in Kruså, until he in 2006 decided to bet on the sales of gourmet specialities. Now it is time for him to go back to basics: simple, good and easy food. 

22 May at 17:00 - 17:45

The Orangery, Tivoli Gardens

The event is free and is included in your entry ticket


Can you guess the wine?

Blind Tasting

Join the Tivoli Food Festival and the Danish Championship in Blind Tasting team for a fun and informative wine competition in the Communal Tent by the Open-Air Stage.  

Do you know your grape varieties, regions, and vintages? Or maybe you’re just eager to learn and have some fun? Then this is the event for you! 

Under the expert guidance of Thomas Ilkjær (Wine Academy) and René Langdahl Jørgensen (Wine for Beginners podcast), you’ll sample three quality wines. They will teach you tasting techniques and what to look for. 

Compete against fellow participants to guess the wines’ origin, age, and grape varieties. Fantastic prizes await the top three winners! Whether you win or not, you’ll leave with newfound knowledge and a deeper appreciation for the world of wine. 

Registration is required to participate. Prior to the competition, you will receive a registration email, which must be completed before you arrive at the Communal Tent by the Open-Air Stage. 

You must be over 18 years old to participate. 

Tickets for the event must be purchased in advance.

May 22 kl. 17:30 - 19:00

Plænen, Tivoli Gardens

DKK 100 per person.
Please note that admission to Tivoli Gardens is not included in the ticket price.

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Flødebolle Workshop with Cakenhagen

Flødeboller, a beloved Danish sweet treat, are chocolate-coated treats with marshmallow foam filling atop a wafer base.  

Join expert pastry chefs Silje Vestergaard Jürs and Adalheidur Dogg Reynisdottir from the Cakenhagen patisserie to create your own! 

Meet them at the Community Tent by the Open-Air Stage for a demonstration on crafting these exquisite local treats. Learn how to add delicious flavours, sprinkles, and other toppings. 

Cakenhagen, a Tivoli Gardens haven for those with a sweet tooth, opened in 2017. This classic Danish pastry shop boasts a seductive French twist. Silje, hailing from a baking family and trained as a pastry chef in 2023, is a valued member of the Cakenhagen team. Adalheidur, Cakenhagen's head pastry chef from Iceland, has embraced Danish pastry culture – especially flødeboller!

23 May at 14:30 - 15:30

Communal Tent, Tivoli Gardens

The event is free and is included in your entry ticket.


HTH Live Kitchen

Italian kitchen party with Nimb Bar

Get ready for Friday Rock with a taste of Italy. Join Damiano Pezzi as he shakes up exciting cocktails in the HTH Live Kitchen. Experience the flavours of a summer evening as he crafts drinks with Malfy Gin and Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto aperitivo, in collaboration with Pernod Ricard. Damiano will share stories from the vibrant Italian cocktail scene while creating his surprising and complex concoctions. 

Damiano Pezzi, a renowned Italian bartender, brings his award-winning mixology skills to Nimb Bar, where he creates innovative and complex cocktails. 

Malfy is an Italian super premium gin, distilled with botanicals from the Amalfi Coast and Sicily, following distillation principles that date back to the year 1055. 

Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto is an Italian liqueur with notes of bergamot, lemon, chamomile, lavender, rosemary, and mint—aromas and flavours often associated with the traditional Italian garden.

24 May at 17:00 - 19:00

The Orangery, Tivoli Gardens

The event is free and is included in your entry ticket


Embark on a culinary journey through Tivoli Gardens

Taste of Tivoli (Fully booked)

Experience the tastes of Restaurant Paafuglen, Figaro, Kilden, Fru Nimb, and Cakenhagen as they unite to create a special Tivoli Gardens menu just for you.  
This unique opportunity allows you to visit five of Tivoli Gardens restaurants in one communal table seating in the Communal Tent by the Open-Air Stage. 
The menu will feature five small dishes; one from each of the participating establishments. The dinner will conclude with coffee and sweets from Original Coffee & Lakrids by Bülow. 
Tickets for the event must be purchased in advance.

26 May at 17:30 - 20:00

Communal Tent, Tivoli Gardens

DKK 595 per person including dinner & drinks
Please note that admission to Tivoli Gardens is not included in the price

Reserve a table


Compete with the finalists 

Danish Championship in Blind Tasting

Experience the captivating art of blind tasting at Nimb, Axelborg, as the Danish Championship in Wine Blind Tasting unfolds. Witness the thrilling competition as Denmark’s finest palates go head-to-head, identifying wines solely through smell, sight, and taste. 

Ready to try your own hand at blind tasting? Your ticket grants you a unique opportunity to taste the same four finalist wines alongside the expert competitors. In addition to the honour of participation, the audience members offering the most correct answers also win a prize! 

Join us for an exciting afternoon of sensory exploration. Test your skills against the best with four exquisite wines. 

Last year, the finalists tasted the following wines: 

  • 2007 Comtes de Champagne, Taitinger, Champagne, France – Chardonnay
  • 2021 Swartland Skerpioen, Sadie Family Vineyards, South Africa – Chenin Blanc + Palomino Fino
  • 2017 Gevrey-Chambertin 1er cru Estournelles St. Jacques, Frédéric Esmonin, Burgundy, France – Pinot Noir
  • 2017 Brunello di Montalcino, Le Potazzine, Tuscany, Italy – Sangiovese

Tickets for the event must be purchased in advance. 

Sunday, May 26 at 16.30 – 18.00 

Axelborg, Vesterbrogade 4, 1620 Copenhagen 

DKK 495 per person.
The price includes access to the Danish Championship in Wine Blind Tasting finale, tastings of the four finalist wines, savoury snacks, and the chance to compete alongside the experts.

Please note that admission to Tivoli Gardens is not included in the price. 

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