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Review of Il Senso Vinbar & Restaurant - CLOSED

Il Senso Vinbar & Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$14
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations, Takeout
Neighbourhood: Indre By (Inner City)
Description: Il Senso is an institution for the wine lover located in the city centre of Copenhagen. We have been awarded Wine Spectators "Best of Award of Excellence in 2016" and "Award of Excellence" for 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015 and have also been voted as "Best wine bar in Copenhagen" several times. Il Senso offers a wide range of wines, and the well educated staff is always ready with information about the different producers or a specific winery. In the kitchen Il Senso's head chef is preparing traditional antipasti as well as rustic Mediterranean dishes, these will differ from month to month. Wine tastings can easily be arranged and should you need a private area in the restaurant for a group this is also possible. We look forward to hosting you.
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Really charming, cosy and low key wine bar just across from the Kings Gardens. Good and attentive service as well.
I was surprised to see that this bar didn't even appear on my iPhones map so the address is: Gothersgade 87.
We had a glass of "Phyllit, Pinot Noir, Solveigs - 2011 for Dkr. 89,-. I bought a bottle for home as well (Dkr.200,-) as this is officially now my new favorite!

Thank LeeDenmark
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Il Senso V, PR-chef at Il Senso Vinbar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2016

Thank you very much for your fantastic review of Il Senso Vinbar. We are very pleased to find that our service and level of wine meet your expectations and that you have found a new favorite in Solveigs' "Phyllit" - it makes us happy to be "advocates" for wine of great taste.

Thank you for visiting Il Senso Vinbar!

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Reviewed 17 February 2016

This winebar has a great selection of wines from particular Italy. nice environment for tasting wines. They have the Coravin so you can taste a glass of expensive wines like Gaja, Ornellaia,
Sassicaia etc (min. buy 3 glass though). Definetely worth a visit if you like wine.

Thank Ragusa2007
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

We did not have a regular meal here. We saw their board advertising wines and walked in to just check it out. We were delighted with what we found. They had a very good selection of wines from traditional sources - Spain, Italy, France, South Africa, California, etc. You pick whichever you wanted to try, they bring the bottles to the table marked with the levels, and you pay according to how much you poured from the bottles.

We ordered a tapas plate to share. It had a good selection of cured meats, cheeses, fresh bread, and sides. Very nicely laid out, each one was very tasty.

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Thank Sonjee
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Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

The bar looked nice and inviting but despite not being busy it was a struggle for the waiter to find somewhere for us to sit.
We ordered 2 glasses of wine at 75kr (cheapest ) each but we were given such a small amount I thought he was giving me a taste before pouring a glass. When challenged the waiter said that they get at least 8 glasses per bottle. The next people in had the same conversation with him.

Thank Greg_F_10
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Reviewed 9 October 2015

My wife found this while walking Copenhagen. Reviews looked ok so we gave it a try. We were pleasantly surprised. Staff was great, especially the head Chef who spent a lot of time talking to us. Appetizers were creative, simple and delicious. Mains were also simple. Desserts were amazing….deconstructed Tiramisu was excellent. Was just nice to go to a restaurant in Copenhagen that had some substance versus foam this or foam that. Wine list, heavily Italian, was also excellent. We ended up going back a second night. Very similar experience.

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Thank FamFunIllinois
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