Restaurant Niels retrieves its name from the history and the story of The Royal Danish Conservatory of Music that used to be housed in the same building. 

It was founded in 1867 by one of the most important musicians of Danish times; composer Niels Wilhelm Gade. More than a hundred years after his foundation, The Conservatory moved into the beautiful building that is now our restaurant, where they continued the tradition of composition and music history until 2008. 

The inspiring work of Niels Wilhelm Gade and The Royal Danish Conservatory of Music is now carried on through the name of our restaurant. Conveniently enough, the restaurant also happens to be located on a street that shares the same name, Niels Brocks Gade.