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Food and beverages in The Black Diamond

Besides a great view of the harbour, our café offers delicious food and freshly brewed coffee in a pulsating and inspiring environment that gives room to both relaxation and immersion.

Cafe i Den Sorte Diamant Laura Stamer


The café is our welcome and gathering point for everyone in The Black Diamond, where the meeting between students, tourists, Copenhageners and staff of the the Royal Danish Library takes place. Here you can satisfy your hunger both mornings, noon and evenings, enjoy a wide selection of hot beverages and find something delicious for your sweet tooth.


You can buy food and beverages in the library’s staff canteen when it's open to the public.

Packed lunch

Packed lunch and beverages can be enjoyed at the tables by the Octagon, which is placed following the old entrance from the Garden of the Royal Danish Library.

Café opening hours

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Canteen opening hours

Monday-Friday: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Contact the café

If you have questions, comments or anything else regarding our café, please come by or send an email to