The oldest teashop in Europe

    A.C. Perchs

    The A.C. Perchs Tea Shop can be a little hard to find. Tucked into a small side street off Købmagergade, this teashop is truly one of Copenhagens hidden gems. The shop opened in 1835 and has been selling tea to Copenhageners ever since. The Hincheldey family took over the business in 1894 and have been running it ever since. Currently the fourth generation of Hincheldeys are running the company and they continue to focus on quality and excellent service in both the Teashop and the Tea Room. Stepping into the downstairs teashop is a like stepping back in time. The interior is virtually the same as a 180 years ago – as they say; “we added electric lights and changed the staff once in a while”.

    The teas are well priced (42 kr. For 100 grams of white tea), the staff is always very friendly and welcoming and simply seeing the inside of the shop is worth it. Upstairs you can find the A.C. Perchs Tea Room. The tearoom offers more than 150 different types of tea along with cakes, scones, finger sandwiches and even sparkling wines.

    On most days you can just walk in and be seated, but reservations are recommended if you want to visit the Tea Room on a Saturday.  Though it is not a cheap place to eat, it is also not the most expensive. If you love tea, then this is the place for you.


    A.C. Perchs København
    Shop & Tearoom
    Kronprinsensgade 5
    1114 København K

    Opening hours:
    Fri-sat:     09:00-19:00