The clock is a quarter past seven, it is summer outside and the Danish Film Critic-guy and I both know that it probably will be impossible to get a table at Wascator at this point a Saturday night. The bar is always crowded, even if the weather tonight is so good that people should sit outside instead. However, sometimes you’re lucky, and we get the small table in the corner next to the bar. Jackpot!

Wascator serves big portions of solid Danish food. I order grilled fish, new Danish potatoes, asparagus and parsley sauce. Half way through the meal, Jørgen calls. He and his friend Philip are supposed to join us later, and half an hour later we leave the empty plates behind and move to a bigger table, where it’s a bit more room for the four of us. Philip buys the two last portions of dessert they have, and we all share it. It’s rhubarb pie with ice cream.

The rest of the evening tastes of beer. Wascator has their own beer (order it – just ask for a “Wascator beer”) and I lose our drinking game four times in a road. When we walk home three hours later, it’s still summer outside.

Wascator, Refsnæsgade 32, Nørrebro

Bus 6A stop Arresøgade (350 meters away)

25-40 DKK for a beer, 120-160 DKK for a meal

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Linn Grubbström

Linn is the main contributor of Guide To Copenhagen. She is from Sweden and has lived in Denmark since 2008. She lives at Nørrebro in Copenhagen and works with food photography. She also writes the Danish food blog Frk. Kræsen.