Have you ever come across an oysters? Well, if not then we are here to let you a long dig in with a deep-dive on oysters in Denmark to provide you with all you need to know, from where to eat them in Copenhagen to how to find them in the wild including knowing about Limfjordsøsters, are you ready to explore?

What Are Oysters?

The oysters are spectacular species on their own, The provide and release a nutty, meaty, metallic and with a taste of iodine which tickles the inside of your cheeks. Oysters from Limfjorden are a shallow sound in the northern part of Denmark's that are rare treats and rated among and considered the best in the world. The various types of Oysters are found in a shallow inlet of northern Jutland. Talking broadly about Limfjord oysters, they are some sort of a celebrity among bivalve enthusiasts. They are famous for growing slowly, resulting in a firmer texture and more complex taste. Limfjord oysters are also dubbed “the best oysters in the world,” which are quite rare to find.

Types of Oysters in Denmark:

Denmark generally consists of two kinds of Oysters, The first is the native European flat oyster more commonly known as the Belon oyster, Whitstable oyster (when from England) and the Limfjord oyster, briefly called as Limfjordsosters. The other one is Pacific oyster (crassostrea gigas), a foreign species that was accidentally introduced to the region.

Most Popular in Denmark!

If you are on the go as a tourist or native you must be noticing that each menu of the restaurant is highlighted with a variety of fresh shellfish, flown in daily from Europe. As these are dominated by favorites from England and France, what about Denmark? The country’s shallow coastline and temperate climate is ideal for growing the celebrated delicacy. So here we are seen with most popular Danish oysters.

Tourists Choice of Oysters: Know The Taste!

There is one famous way to pick wild oysters in denmark, and that is with the help of an oyster safari. The tours are quite different. The Wadden Sea Center is located in the Wadden Sea: a UNESCO World Heritage Site in southwest Jutland. The oyster beds are only accessible at low tide, which makes the trek through the exposed sea feel otherworldly. A research proved that, nearly Ninety-five percent of Denmark’s oysters are exported, due to the reason of a marine research center in northern Jutland that also arranges oyster safari tours, They say they are widely available and eaten oysters, but we’re trying to change that.

Luckily, there is no bad choice amongst the oyster adventures. If you wish to have one with the safari adventure you easily can as both the centers offer similarly-priced experiences with a knowledgeable guide and a pair of waders. The cherry on the top to notice is you can eat safaris support efforts to remove the invasive Pacific oyster. So, now if you’re eating oysters for the greater good; how often do you get to say that?

Place Where To Eat Oysters!

There is not one specifically mentioned, but various places you can visit in order to have oysters at any point of the time of your day if you are currently staying in Denmark. The Western Jutland not in your travel plans? Not to worry! There are a number of places in Copenhagen where you can regularly find Limfjordsosis oysters. You are advised to keep an eye out for Oyster Trophy Week in October. The weeklong celebration in Copenhagen kicks off oyster season in Denmark with a series of tastings, talks, and tours.

Author's Bio: 

I'm a writer and illustrator. I did graduation in Journalism. For my Postgraduate thesis, I researched on Communicative Science and Disorder.