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Restaurant LeLe

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Indre By (Inner City)
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Vesterbrogade 40, Copenhagen 1620, Denmark
+45 53 73 73 73
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17:00 - 23:30
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A very nice Vietnamese restaurant with good and tasty dishes. A lot of fresh ingredients cooked very well and with a subtle taste. The personel is very friendly as well. You can eat at a table but a seat at the bar is maybe even a bigger treat.

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Thank Erik M
Copenhagen, Denmark
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lele offers excellent Vietnamese food, a great variation of Vietnamese street food, is is indeed charming here.

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Thank louisegerdes1986
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent reception and very friendly staff. Great ambiance. The food unfortunately is not that great. No Vietnamese authentic experience, probably due to the fact that most of the kitchen staff seems to be Danish. At best it's an attempt at fusion kitchen, but not a very successful one.

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Thank Piotrahm
København, Danmark
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172 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

were there for the second time, and no disappointment. we had the big menu - 5 servings- 9-11 courses) great, got through a lot of special disheds, got a good Pinot grigio from northern italy and a Super fantastic red Rhone. go there, really

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Thank mnielsen1974
Koege, Denmark
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a first takeaway from Lele and were quite pleased, as the food is authentic and delicious, even it is not cheap. You easily pay 250kr per person, but it's worth it. Warmly recommend the mixed platters they sell as menues!

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Thank Kai U
Singapore, Singapore
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135 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am here for the 5. time. I love it. The service is Nice and attentive without being pushy :-) in effekt, I tipped. The food is sublime - and I am not convinced that wine goes well with any Asian food - in this case, Vietnamese. I recommend beer rather than wine. The location is perfect and the interior... More 

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1 Thank rbb001
Copenhagen, Denmark
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A restaurant complemented by 2 take-away outlets in the city. The restaurant is located in the new hipster area in Vesterbro Copenhagen. This was the 4th visit to the restaurant. In general the food is fresh and tasty. The Asian flavour is visible, but the cocking is adjusted to meet a more mainstream audience. You can call it modern Asian... More 

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Thank DanishModel
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Really nice and tasty food. I had the ceviche and caramelized pork; both were lovely. The charming Argentinian (maybe Uruguayan 🤔) waitress makes the whole experience even better.

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Thank David K
London, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Other commentators have noted the issue with the service and I can agree that that remains the biggest issue for the restaurant. The food is of good quality, and the flavours are perfectly good, but the cost (poor value for money) and the service are the two issues that knock this down to "Average" overall, which is a shame.

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Thank Jordan D
Leeds
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119 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by the hotel. The service was so slow. We sat for nearly 30 minutes waiting for a glass of water! The waiters had little knowledge on the food and wines. The ones that did have the knowledge seemed very disinterested. The food was very average. They use the same ingredients in most dishes!...Not so fusion! The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$43 - US$172
Cuisine
Contemporary, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:30
Thursday
17:00 - 23:30
Friday
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vesterbrogade 40, Copenhagen 1620, Denmark
  • Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Zealand  >  Copenhagen>  > Indre By (Inner City)
  • Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
  • Phone Number: +45 53 73 73 73
Description
At Restaurant LêLê the kitchen is authentic, Vietnamese cuisine, marching to the beat of modern and international tendencies. The food at Restaurant LêLê is simple, yet the flavors are filled with nuances. Whether you are into sweet, salty, sour, hot, crisp or mild, there are plenty of tasty dishes to choose from. Restaurant LêLê is the beating heart of LêLê, which also comprises five street food restaurants and a food truck called LêLê Street Kitchen. The restaurant is where all of the inspiration and culinary development originates from, and where new and ingenious dishes are continuously thought out by Executive Chef, Vincent Chaisy - with a Michelin background - as well as Co-owner, Anh Lê. On weekdays the ambience at Restaurant LêLê is cozy and relaxed. On Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, you will instantly feel the urban vibe. In the middle of the dining area you will find the bar which functions as both a pre-dinner-drinks bar and a cocktail bar. If you are looking for a special location with a private entrance, bar and wardrobe for an event, the private dining room can be booked. The private dining room has been used on numerous occasions for both receptions, product launches and exclusive, private dining.

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Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its blend of charming old buildings and bold new architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which consists of three buildings, two of which are new and situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and venues of the inner city and its surrounding neighborhoods, are alive all year round with everything from jazz festivals to outdoor ice skating rinks and parachuting at the lakes right in the center of the city. This compact area boasts beautiful old castles, tranquil parks, and bustling squares where you can always find a bench to stretch out your legs whenever you need a break.
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