Copenhagen Dining Week 2016: Letz Sushi

Copenhagen Dining Week 2016: Letz Sushi

As I’m sure you know, this past week was Copenhagen Dining Week. If you don’t know, it’s a great concept in which restaurants all over the city offer a 3-course menu including mineral water for 200 DKK (plus some fees, so you effectively end up around 225 DKK). You pre-pay and book your table online – there are still some tables available today and tomorrow!

I think it’s a great way to have a nice dining experience without breaking the bank. Restaurants usually join for one of two reasons: either they want to attract new customers and give them a great experience so they’ll come back, or they see Dining Week as a way to make some easy money. The latter means that their menu might have more of a “mass production” feel – one of my colleagues had that experience at a steak house. But especially if you opt for a newer restaurant, chances are that they’ll really try and impress diners to make sure they’ll come back in the future.

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Tickets are usually very popular, so if you want to get a shot at booking your favorite restaurant, you have to be early. Luckily, one of my good friends managed to get a slot to book, and she opted for Letz Sushi in Christianshavn. Letz Sushi is a chain with 12 restaurants in Copenhagen and the rest of Sjælland. The restaurant in Christianshavn is rather small, with a clean and minimalistic interior. I especially loved the tableware from Broste Copenhagen!

Our Dining Week menu started out with some edamame beans with freshly squeezed lemon juice and coarse salt. A classic that never disappoints!

Copenhagen Dining Week 2016: Letz Sushi

Then it was time for our starter: salmon sashimi and tempura shrimp, topped with chili mayo. Especially the sashimi was excellent, and you can always excite me with anything deep-fried!

Copenhagen Dining Week 2016: Letz Sushi

Copenhagen Dining Week 2016: Letz Sushi

The sushi was served on plates to share, and it was very good as well.

There were these tempura deluxe rolls, topped with salmon and avocado, which had a really nice crunch to them. Next up were the tuna rolls, topped with spring onions.

Copenhagen Dining Week 2016: Letz Sushi

We also had delicious cream cheese rolls, topped with lumpfish roe.

Copenhagen Dining Week 2016: Letz Sushi

Of course we weren’t cheated out of nigiri either – spicy tuna with dollops of chili mayo, and torched salmon with a creamy, rich Japanese mayonnaise, lumpfish roe, and fresh spring onions.

Copenhagen Dining Week 2016: Letz Sushi

For dessert, we got these adorable mini chocolate lava cakes – they were approximately the size of a mini muffin, but their richness and creamy texture were just right. And after all that sushi, I’m not sure I could’ve eaten a bigger cake, anyway! We also got green tea pies, but their texture was too rubbery for my taste – the green tea cream inside was delicious, though.

Copenhagen Dining Week 2016: Letz Sushi

All in all, a really great sushi dinner, especially considering the price. The only thing that was disappointing to me was the wine selection – they only have three whites, and only one by the glass. We opted for a bottle of German Riesling for the table, which was dry, crisp and fruity (us Germans know our Riesling!). They do have a good selection of Japanese beers and some sakes, too.


Letz Sushi Christianshavn   |   Overgaden Neden Vandet 41, 1414 Copenhagen   |   letzsushi.dk

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