By the old forest mill in Marselisborg Forest in Aarhus is restaurant Skovmøllen which serves Danish food in idyllic surroundings, Morten Korch style. Skovmøllen has been a huge attraction since the beginning of the 1800s. The mill is close to both Moesgaard Museum and Moesgaard Beach. It makes Skovmøllen the perfect place to stop by for a lunch break or afternoon tea.
Classic Danish gastronomy
The kitchen staff are experts in Danish lunch cuisine and smørrebrød. The dishes are prepared with the utmost of respect towards the Danish kitchen and Skovmøllen’s unique history, appearance, and placement.
The kitchen at the mill is classic Danish. It uses Danish and local produce with much respect and consideration. The delicious food is created as a tribute towards Danish produce and the Danish gastronomic legacy. You can enjoy a shooting star with freshly caught fish and hand-plucked shrimp. For lunch, you can dig into one dish or create your own menu, depending on how hungry you are. In the afternoon, you can stop by for some coffee or tea and enjoy the home-baked confectionery of the day.
Saturday’s and Sunday’s, you can look forward to an exquisite weekend-brunch with Danish and local specialties. To pair with your delicious meals, you can enjoy local drinks such as beer from Aarhus Bryghus. They also have a large selection of schnapps.
The restaurant and its interior take you back to a long-gone time of our society. Padded chairs, benches with padded pillows, paintings in gold frames and candle lights send you back in time while you enjoy an old classic from the menu. Sit back and relax in a place with low ceilings, where time stands still and just enjoy the history, the forest, the water mill, the ‘hygge’ and the old, crooked walls that are part of the restaurant’s charm.