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Ringsted

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Ringsted

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Ringsted [27] is a city on the island of Zealand in Denmark.

Understand

Ringsted has a population of 20,575 (2009).

Get in

Get around

There is busses, a train station and lots of bicycle paths.

See

  • Church of Saint Benedict (Sankt Bendts Kirke). The church was built in the 12th century and contains the tomb of, among others, Queen Dagmar.

Do

  • Ringsted Kongrescenter, [1].
  • Kino Ringsted, [2]. Small cinema.

Buy

In Ringsted there is a lot of shopping, both in the center called ""Ringstedet", in the brand new "Factory Outlet" and not least in the city itself with a lot of different shops. The city centre also have a shopping centre called "Ringsted Centret", a nice place with exciting shops, ex. a well assorted shoe shop "Rica Sko" with the newest and most fancy shoes for the whole family! Go and try it on a day with bad weather.

Recently the city got a rather large shopping center called "Factory Outlet", which contains some interesting boutiques. There is also a small cinema (only 30 seats) in Ringsted, and a congress center with ever changing music and entertainment. What is very interesting about Ringsted is the nature that surrounds the city.

Eat

The choice of restaurants are not too bad for a city of this size. You can find cheap fast food, pizzerias, Chinese and even a Mexican restaurant. If you want Danish cuisine, you will have to spend a bit more, but will also be rewarded with some decent menues. The city does not have any real top end restaurants, but a few restaurants have found their way to the splurge section offering Danish, Japanese and Italian cuisine. Most of the restaurants are found in the area between Jyllandsgade and Nordre Ringvej.

Budget

  • Deep Pan House, Køgevej 28, +45 5767 1908. M-Sa 11AM-10PM, Su noon-10PM. Fast food restaurant serving deep pan pizzas, as well as Italian an Mexican dishes. Deep pan pizzas from 50 DKK, pastas from 50 DKK, nachos 60 DKK.
  • El Castillo's Cantina, Vestervej 2, +45 5767 6004. Mexican restaurant.
  • Firezza, Sct. Hansgade 11, +45 5766 1111 (), [3]. M-Sa 11AM-9PM, Su noon-9PM. Italian restaurant also serving pastas and meat dishes. The pizzas are made in a stone oven. The interior is stylish and distinguish this place from the ordinary pizzeria.
  • Hua Yang, [4]. Menus from 118 DKK, mains from 89 DKK.

Mid-range

  • Benløse Kro, Roskildevej 113, +45 5761 5412 (), [5]. Tu-Sa 5PM-10PM, Su noon-10PM. Old inn serving typical Danish cuisine. Large portions but not very sophisticated. Friendly service but a bit slow. Mains 89-224 DKK, Sunday lunch buffet 158 DKK.
  • Chr. VI Overdrevskro, Roskildevej 513 (10 km northeast of town, take bus 240 to Roskildevej/Nebsmøllevej stop, walk back to Roskildevej and continue northeast for 15 minutes), +45 5752 8912, [6]. W 5PM-9PM, Th-Su noon-9PM. Old inn dating back from around 1700, even though the present buildings are somewhat newer. Serves traditional Danish cuisine. Sunday lunch buffet 125 DKK, mains 100-125 DKK.
  • Ferdinands Bøfhus, Nørregade 31-33, +45 5767 6720 (), [7]. M-Th 11AM-10PM, F-Sa 11AM-11PM, Su 1PM-10PM. Restaurant specialising in steaks with a lot of different dishes to choose from. The restaurants brands itself as fusion/crossover, which is difficult to see why, but the steaks are great. The wine list is very limited, it is not possible to have a wine that matches the steaks. Most main dishes around 200 DKK, ranging from burgers 119 DKK, via 300g tenderlion 279 DKK to very large steak 599 DKK.
  • Kokken & Tyren, Nørregade 38, +45 5764 0101 (), [8]. Tu-Su from 5PM. Danish/French cuisine with many ecological ingredients. Decent wine list. Rustic interior and a nice patio. Mains 145-280 DKK.
  • Lins Restaurant, [9].

Splurge

  • Italy & Italy, [10].
  • Kudskehuset, [11].
  • Oishii, Tinggade 10, +45 5761 6666 (), [12]. M-Sa noon-9PM, Sa 1PM-9PM. Japanese restaurant serving sushi and other typical Japanese dishes.
  • Rådhuskroen, [13].

Drink

About a handfull of places to drink n' dance in the city.

Bars and clubs

  • Baghuset, Sct. Hansgade 31A, +45 5767 6898 (), [14]. M-W 3PM-midnight, Th 3PM-2AM, F noon-4AM, Sa 2PM-4AM. Bar with dance in weekends and live music now and then.
  • Crazy Daisy, [15].
  • Wengel, Nørregade 12. Th-Sa 4PM-1AM. Pub with live music now and then.

Cafés

  • Café Aspendos, Møllegade 11, +45 5767 0509. M-Sa 11AM-10PM, Su noon-10PM. Café serving drinks and light meals.
  • Café Slabberas, Butik 26, Klosterparks Alle 1, +45 5040 5303 (). M-F 10AM-6PM, Sa 10AM-5PM. Café serving drinks and light meals. Outdoor seating when wheater permits.
  • Cafe Valdemar, Torvet 6 (at the towns main square), +45 2395 0510. M-F 10AM-8PM, Sa 10AM-6PM. Café serving drinks and light meals. Outdoor seating when wheater permits.
  • Café Vivaldi, [16].

Sleep

Budget

  • Annegaarden Bed & Breakfast, [17].
  • Annettes Bed & Breakfast, [18].
  • Beo Beo B&B, [19].
  • Danhostel, Sct. Bendtsgade 18 (just beside the church), +45 5761 1526, [20].
  • Gyrstinge Village Hostel, [21].
  • Skovly Camping, [22].

Mid-range

  • Hotel Sørup Herregaard, [23].
  • Merløsegaard Manor, [24].
  • Scandic Ringsted, [25].

Splurge

  • Skjoldenæsholm Hotel and ConferenceCenter, [26].

Contact

Get out

Routes through Ringsted
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