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Are Shops Open On Sunday In Copenhagen?

There is no law requiring retail stores to close on Sundays in Denmark, and opening hours will vary from store to store. With the exception of small local shops, most larger stores and shopping malls in Copenhagen are open on Sundays. However, be aware that most designer stores do not open on Sundays or are open with restricted hours.

Generally, most shops on Strøget, Copenhagen’s walking street, are open on Sundays between 10 am and 11 am to between 5 pm and 7 pm. But if you’re looking for a specific store, it’s wise to check their website first for their opening times.

Strøget is a pedestrianised street running from Rådhuspladsen to Kongens Nytorv. While it’s recognised as one of the longest pedestrianised streets in Europe, it comprises several streets and squares. Strøget is an ideal destination for shoppers looking for a variety of retail options and is also home to a vibrant selection of restaurants, cafes and bars.

Inside Illum department store looking down from the 4th floor to the floors below.
Illum Department Store

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Sunday Opening Hours For Department Stores in Copenhagen

Magasin Du Nord and Illum are high-end department stores in the centre of Copenhagen, selling accessories, beauty products, jewellery, men’s, women’s and designer brands.

Both have cafes and restaurants with a view from the fifth floor, which serve delicious food and are worth visiting for the food and the views.

Copenhagen is a beautiful city, especially when viewed from above. Check out this article listing Copenhagen’s most impressive rooftop views to find out more.

Department Store & WebsiteSunday Opening HoursDepartment Store Address
Illum10 am – 8 pmØstergade 52, 1100 København
Magasin Du Nord10 am – 8 pmKongens Nytorv 13, 1095 København

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Sunday Opening Hours For Shopping Malls in Copenhagen

Shopping malls tend to be a little away from the city centre, and as a rule of thumb, the further the mall is from the centre, the more likely it will close early on Sundays.

Shopping Mall & WebsiteSunday Opening HoursShopping Mall Address
Fiskertorvet10 am – 8 pmKalvebod Brygge 59, 1560 København
Fields10 am – 8 pm12, Arne Jacobsens Allé, 2300 København
Amager Centret 10 am – 5 pmReberbanegade 3, 2300 København S
Frederiksberg Centret10 am – 5 pmFalkoner Alle 21, 2000 Frederiksberg
Hellerup Waterfront Shopping Centre11 am – 4 pmPhilip Heymans Alle 17, 2900 Hellerup

Copenhagen Sunday Shopping – Supermarket Opening Hours

Use the opening times shown below as a guide. Supermarket opening times vary depending on location so check the website for your local store opening hours.

Public holidays will also impact supermarket opening times.

Supermarket & WebsiteSunday Opening Hours
Rema 10007 am – 10 pm
Lidl8 am – 10 pm
365 Discount8 am – 10 pm
Netto7 am – 10 pm
Fotex7 am – 8 pm
Super Brugsen8 am – 9 pm
A fruit and vegetable display at Torvehallerne Food Market in Copenhagen.
Torvehallerne Food Market, Copenhagen

Which Pharmacies Are Open On A Sunday In Copenhagen?

Most standalone pharmacies are closed on Sundays. However, pharmacies inside shopping malls tend to open at the same hours as the mall.

There is only one pharmacy in Copenhagen, Steno Apotek, which is open 24 hours a day.

The address for Steno Apotek is Vesterbrogade 6C, 1620 København, and their telephone number is +4533148266.

Steno Apotek, a 24-hour pharmacy close to the train station in Copenhagen
Steno Apotek – Copenhagen’s 24-Hour Pharmacy

An additional fee of 20.65 kr is applied to each item purchased from Steno Apotek between 5 pm on Saturday and 8.30 am on Monday. Prescriptions issued the same day do not incur this fee.

If you visit the pharmacy after 11 pm, you must ring the bell on the right side of the door for service.

Check out this article, Emergency Numbers For Copenhagen, and keep these numbers handy so you’re prepared in case of an emergency during your visit.


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7-Eleven Sunday Opening Hours In Copenhagen

You can find 7-Eleven stores at these locations around Copenhagen.

The 7-Eleven stores in the city centre tend to be open 24 hours a day. However, 7-Eleven further out of the city generally closes between 10 pm and midnight.

Sunday Opening Hours For Bakeries In Copenhagen

Bakeries in Copenhagen generally open around 7 am on Sundays, closing around 5 pm. But at the weekend, the good stuff may be sold out by lunchtime!

Copenhagen is an excellent Sunday destination, offering various sights and activities with easy access and reliable public transport. To learn more, check out What To Do On A Sunday In Copenhagen, my guide to exploring the most popular attractions.

I’m Happy To Help If You Have Any Questions

As a Copenhagen local, I can provide insider tips and recommendations to make your visit to this amazing city even more enjoyable. Feel free to get in touch if you’d like help with your trip.

Karen, the owner of My Path To Travel stood in front of Nyhavn Canal and the colourful buildings.

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